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News Latvia » History: Latvia has joined the group of oldest free nations – Vejonis

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/latvia_has_joined_the_group_of_oldest_free_nations___vejonis/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

"Over the first 100 years we have won our independence, we have lost it during the occupation, but we have restored it again and we have our own country," said Vejonis, presenting a book "Continuity Doctrine in the Context of Latvian History" compiled by ...

News Latvia » History: Former President of Latvia discusses roots, current relevance of Michigan National Guard partnership

News channel or source: https://www.dvidshub.net/news/262685/former-president-latvia-discusses-roots-current-relevance-michigan-national-guard-partnership
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

In an interview earlier that day, Ulmanis spoke of how Latvia’s close ties with the Michigan National Guard helped guide his country through a tumultuous moment in history. He noted that in the immediate post-Soviet era, even something as simple as the ...

News Latvia » History: Photos of Riga, a Vibrant Baltic City Full of History

News channel or source: http://www.india.com/travel/articles/photos-of-riga-a-vibrant-baltic-city-full-of-history/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

The architecture is distinguished by the intricate facades you see on the buildings, with beautiful carvings of mythical creatures and flowers and ornately decorated windows and doorways. The old town also has a number of restaurants and bars where you can ...

News Latvia » History: Azertag news agency removes Latvian MP’s interview from website after ARMENPRESS’ reaction

News channel or source: https://armenpress.am/eng/news/919839/azertag-news-agency-removes-latvian-mp’s-interview-from-website-after-armenpress’-reaction.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The Azerbaijani “Azertag” official news agency removed from the website the January 18 interview of Latvian lawmaker Ivars Balamovskis ... Azerbaijani democratic republic from the book titled “History of Azerbaijan: Drastic Turn” by teacher and ...

News Latvia » History: Winter Olympics 2018: Vonn makes history, Yarnold back on form

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-sports/42773940
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Latvia's Martins Dukurs had looked set to win the title for the ninth season in a row, but a delayed points deduction for a sled materials violation in last week's race in St Moritz meant his South Korean rival finished top of the standings. Meanwhile ...

News Latvia » History: Russia finds young men who love guns — and grooms them

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/global-opinions/russia-finds-young-men-who-love-guns--and-grooms-them/2018/01/18/0090fbb2-fbd1-11e7-a46b-a3614530bd87_story.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Latvian authorities were so spooked by the possible intelligence ... cases as isolated and unimportant if it weren’t for the fact that Russia does have a history of using paramilitary groups, along with disinformation, corruption and other tactics ...

News Latvia » History: The Baltic States: Gained Dependence – OpEd

News channel or source: http://www.eurasiareview.com/19012018-the-baltic-states-gained-dependence-oped/
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

She humiliates not only herself but Lithuanian nation. The role of a pleading nation in EU and NATO does not fit the independent Lithuania that has a long history of struggling for sovereignty. Latvia is also ready to be a recipient of foreign military ...

News Latvia » History: Greece set to enter next bailout phase as day-after talks near

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/Business/2018/01/22/Greece-set-to-enter-next-bailout-phase-as-day-after-talks-near.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Greece is nearing a key milestone in its financial-crisis history, as it moves a step closer toward the ... “They have over-exceeded their requirements for preparing a balanced budget,” Latvian Finance Minister Dana Reizniece-Ozola said.

News Latvia » History: Trump's itchy Twitter thumbs have redefined politics

News channel or source: https://www.cnet.com/news/donald-trump-twitter-redefines-presidency-politics/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

A year after Trump became US president in one of the biggest political upsets in modern history, candidates for any public office ... Denmark's prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Latvia's foreign minister Edgars Rinkevics and Norway's prime minister ...

News Latvia » History: The Baltic States: gained dependence

News channel or source: https://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Baltic-States-gained-by-Adomas-Abromaitis-Security-180119-724.html
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

She humiliates not only herself but Lithuanian nation. The role of a pleading nation in EU and NATO does not fit the independent Lithuania that has a long history of struggling for sovereignty. Latvia is also ready to be a recipient of foreign military ...