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Saturday Aug 30 | Real Clear Politics

Erase the Line Between Old and New NATO

It is time to call a spade a spade. By annexing Crimea, supplying separatists with weapons and personnel, and now directly intervening in Ukraine, Russia has broken the rules-based system in Eastern Europe and has undermined international laws and norms.


Related Topix: NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Riga, Latvia Travel

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Baltic Times

Ukraine crisis leads to less Russian tourists in Europe, claims agent - The Baltic Times

The number of Russian tourists in Europe has reduced by 40 percent amid the crisis in the Ukraine, CEO of the travel agency Baltic Travel Group Vlads Korjagins claims.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Latvia, World News, Russia Travel

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Wirral Globe

Former Wirral soldiers finish 15,000-mile motorbike trek for war veterans

TWO former soldiers from Wirral are back from a 15,000-mile motorcycle trek through 26 European Cities to raise cash for war veterans.


Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Merseyside County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, Brussels, Belgium Travel, Europe Travel, Belgium Travel, Riga, Latvia Travel, Slovakia, World News,

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Poland, Latvia protest words of Russian politician

Poland and Latvia have summoned the Russian ambassadors to protest threats by nationalist politician Vladimir Zhirinovsky, who last week said Poland and the Baltic states would be "wiped out" in the event of a war between Russia and the West.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Vladimir Putin

Sun Aug 10, 2014


Foraging for Woodland Gems

In late August 2012, my brother and I spent three weeks in the Baltics. Shortly after we arrived into Latvia, we spent a day in Gauja National Park, doing as many a Latvian does - foraging for mushrooms.


Related Topix: Travel, Europe Travel, Latvia, World News

Sat Aug 09, 2014

Magic City Morning Star

Berchtesgaden Before Insula

When I heard that a book was being prepared about the DP Camp Insula, I immediately recalled my own experience living in Berchtesgaden in 1945.


Related Topix: Europe, Latvia, World News, Travel, Europe Travel, Germany,