Sunday, 3 July , 2022

Latvia

Attacks on monuments of the Soviet liberators

FIR follows with concern the attacks on monuments of the Soviet liberators in various European countries At the beginning of April, we had to experience...

NATO Members at Odds Over Buildup in Eastern Europe

The Baltic states and Poland want a significantly expanded NATO presence on their soil, but some countries are skeptical Posted on May 18, 2022 Categories Tags...

The new EU: Erasing the memory of victory over Fascism

Protests kick off over plans to demolish Soviet memorial Multiple protesters and opposition politicians were detained in Latvia By Akash Maurya May 14, 2022 Several hundred people attempted...

Latvia, a disappearing nation

Since it joined the EU, the country has lost one-fifth of its population By Gordon F. Sander January 5, 2018 RIGA — Atis Sjanits...

Washington’s Kurdish Client Collapses

The crisis at the border of Belarus is just half the story. Why would Kurdish migrants flee their Western-style democratic regime? By Ted Galen Carpenter...

3 years in a Polish prison (2016-2019) for activities against NATO

Nov.1, 2021 We remind our readers that publication of articles on our site does not mean that we agree with what is written. Our policy...

Hold on, Algirdas. You are not alone

Aug. 13, 2021 On August 9-11 solidarity rallies were held in Riga (Latvia), Kiev (Ukraine), Tallin (Estonia), Chisinau (Moldova), Tbilisi (Georgia), Liege (Belgium), Moscow (Russia)...

Fractious EU summit rejects Franco-German plan for Putin talks

Bloc to explore sanctions instead, as gathering also holds ‘emotional’ debate over Hungary’s LGBT laws By Jennifer Rankin 25 Jun 2021 A Franco-German plan to restart talks with...

The new EU ideology: Latvia for the Latvians!

Baltic nation’s President says it will be true ethnic homeland by 2030, despite fact 1 in 4 are Russians 1 Mar, 2021 photo: © Sputnik...

Latvia goes further than a simple ban on Russian TV news...

18 Feb, 2021 Tens of thousands of Russian-speaking Latvians will be turning down the volume and listening out for neighborhood snoopers after a new law...