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13 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Riga Shipyard shareholders Melniks and Remars-Riga fined EUR 14,200 each

The Financial and Capital Market Commission has completed a probe into suspected harmonization of actions taken by the joint-stock company Rigas kugu buvetava shareholders, and ordered the company's shareholders - Vasilijs Melniks and joint-stock company Remars-Riga - to pay the maximum applicable fine of EUR 14,200 each for making no mandatory ... (more)

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Baltic Times

Historic freedom anniversary to be celebrated in Latvia - The Baltic Times

This Saturday, Aug. 23, marks the 25th anniversary of the renowned human chain after one million freedom-yearning people in the three Baltic States joined hands in solidarity, more commonly known as the Baltic Way, reports LETA.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Stars and Stripes

NATO to shun substantial eastern footprint in nod to Russia

NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, British Prime Minister David Cameron and Gen.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, Germany, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Latvia, Vladimir Putin

Iol.co.za

Volvo adds glitzy details to woo China's rich

Volvo cars are displayed in a showroom in Riga, Latvia. The Swedish car maker will unveil its new SUV next week.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Reuters

Merkel pledges NATO will defend Baltic member states

The Baltic states have asked for an increased NATO presence to reinforce Article 5 of the alliance's constitution, which states that an attack on one of its members is an act of aggression against all, obliging them to react.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Telegram

Kellie Walsh answers 20 Questions

And this summer, while at the helm of two of St. John's' most distinguished choirs - Lady Cove Women's Choir and Shallaway, Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus - she's been busier than ever, criss-crossing the map to guest conduct, tour and compete.

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Forbes.com

Lessons In Entrepreneurship: Think Globally, Use Your Own Cash, And Learn By Doing

Entrepreneurs have got it wrong about education . Traditional models of sitting in classrooms listening to lectures have passed their sell-by date.

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Earth Times

Air pollution means death in cities

In downtown Riga, the particulates have been building as industry and traffic increases, just as in most of the world's great cities; Riga image ; Credit: A© Shutterstock In Riga, in Latvia, the European Commission have noted the PM10 levels off particulate matter affecting air quality While London and Paris are also heavily affected by ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

PR-inside.com

"Ab DNB Bankas : Company Profile and Swot Analysis" is now available at Fast Market Research

World Market Intelligence strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Ameriks: Latvian products should be exported to Western Europe

Latvian products should be exported to those Western European countries that have large communities of Latvian emigrants, Riga City Council Deputy Chairman Andris Ameriks said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", reports LETA.... Read more...

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Riga, European Capital of Culture Commemorative Coin

In 2014, the Latvian capital of Riga was selected as one of the cities to be the European Capital of Culture, and, to celebrate this honor, the Bank of Latvia has issued a special circulation 2 Euro coin - the first special 2 Euro coin to be issued since Latvia traded in the Euro for the Lat in January 2014.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Police have passed the unsolved death of Wisbech student Alisa Dmitrijeva to the coroner

An inquest will open in King's Lynn next month, almost three years after she was last seen alive.

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Music and Vision Daily

CD Spotlight. Feisty Drama

Jean Muller is a Luxembourgian classical pianist , and the son of Gary Muller, a piano teacher .

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Hartlepool Mail

Baize of glory for Hartlepool cue ace after TV debut

A BUDDING snooker star is hoping he is on cue for success after making his TV debut at the weekend.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Catallaxy

The importance of folk songs in the Baltic states

Our tour guides in Tallinn and Riga both made a point of the vital importance of folk songs and public singing in the cultural and political life of these small and much invaded and tyrannized states.

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The Baltic Times

Youth emigrating from Latvia way over EU average - The Baltic Times

The number of young people emigrating from Latvia is almost two-times higher than the European average, an expert has said.

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TrekEarth

Colourful Riga

Colourful Riga, Latvia Riga was founded in 1201 and is a former Hanseatic League member.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Russia's Import Ban Seen Costing Latvia 70 Million in Food Exports

RIGA, Latvia-Latvia stands to lose at least a 70 million in food exports to Russia under the import ban recently imposed by Moscow in retaliation against Western sanctions, according to statistics released by the Latvian Ministry of Agriculture.

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Art Daily

"House on the Corner": Latvia's former KGB headquarters gives up its dark secrets

A man walks past the "Stura maja" or "Corner house", the former headquarters of the Soviet KGB in Riga, Latvia on July 9, 2014.

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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Newsday

A flying camera for extreme sport fans

"There's no drone on the market which flies itself and can film us doing stunts," was the complaint that Latvian sports enthusiasts Janis Spogis and Edgars Rozentals kept hearing from friends.

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