Wednesday Aug 13
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.
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.
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.
American Represents Usa in Finals of New Wave
American representing the USA in "Finals" of New Wave: International Competition to find the best NEW POP STAR.
The Baltic Times
Russian officials urge festival organizers to switch venue to Crimea ...
Russian State Duma members have urged organizers of the popular New Wave music festival in Latvia to relocate to Crimea in response to Latvia's decision to ban three Russian singers from traveling to Latvia.
Fort Wayne News-Sentinel
Report from Riga: Voices of Unity youth choir wins gold medal in gospel music category
Editor's note: The Voices of Unity youth choir, a program of the local Unity Performing Arts Foundation on Fort Wayne, has been competing during the past week at the World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia.