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11 hrs ago | The Baltic Times

Dobele in mix for gas security - The Baltic Times

Latvia's Dobele gas storage facility could serve as a regional importance gas infrastructure base, Economy Minister Vjaceslavs Domvrovskis believes.

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15 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Russian Intelligence Questioning Latvian Border Crossers on Ukraine

RIGA, Latvia-The head of Latvia's national security committee is accusing Russian intelligence agents of discretely surveying Latvian opinion near the Baltic nation's eastern border, much like it did in Crimea before annexation of the Ukrainian region.

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16 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

airBaltic to launch Riga - Poprad flight

For the upcoming winter season, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Poprad, Slovakia, on 13 December 2014.

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20 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

Draft decisions Project of JSC RFF 29 April 2014 Shareholders Meeting

5. To elect LTD - I.F. REVIZIJA", reg.No. 40003621245, legal address: Elizabetes street 45/47, Riga, LV-1010, sworn auditor Elita Stabina, license No 162 as an auditor of JSC "RIGAS FARMACEITISKA FABRIKA" for the year 2014, determining remuneration at the amount of 4000 EUR without value added tax.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Baltic Times

Zdanoka remains stuck in Soviet past - The Baltic Times

The British Broadcasting Corporation writes in an article that the Ukraine crisis has not only caused a rift between the EU and Russia, but it's also deepening divisions in the European Parliament.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Pravda

Ladies of the night in Eastern Europe looking forward to NATO troops to come

Mayor of the Latvian city of Ventspils, Aivars Lembergs, shared his ideas about what the Latvians expect from the planned growth of NATO military presence in the Baltic region.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Russia, Asia

GlobeNewswire

Listing of SIA ExpressCredit bonds on Baltic Bond List

NASDAQ OMX Riga decided on April 11, 2014 to list 3 500 SIA ExpressCredit bonds on Baltic Bond list as of April 14, 2014, but taking into account that as of April 11, 2014 only 2 400 bonds are issued, trading will be available with the issued 2 400 bonds.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Hispanic Business

Youthful Baltic Sea Festival 2014

'Along with the music, environment and leadership are the fundamental pillars of the festival.

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BBC News

'Russian agent' row hits Latvia

The Ukraine crisis has not only caused a rift between the EU and Russia - it's also deepening divisions in the European Parliament.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Investors from Russia an Europe interested in purchasing "Riga Plaza"

In an interview to the daily business newspaper Bizness&Baltija, the Latvian representative of the U.S. investment group New Century Holding Karlis Cerbulis said that the investment group is receiving more and more offers to purchase the ''Riga Plaze'' shopping mall and entertainment center in Riga, cites LETA.... Read more...

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Seven Days

Vermonters Aim to Break Guinness World Record for Longest Contra-Dance Line

What does it take to break a Guinness World Record? First, a big idea. Second, perseverance.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Baltic Times

Liepaja offers port to NATO - The Baltic Times

Liepaja Mayor Uldis Sesks is positive towards the possibility of stationing NATO ships at the Port of Liepaja, reports LETA.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Transworld

PARBMX x MENTAL / Feeling good with David Budko

"David Budko took another trip to Riga, Latvia for a 1 day session at the freshly rebuilt "Monsterparks" indoor park.

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The Baltic Times

Trouble-maker Aijo risks loss of Latvian citizenship - The Baltic Times

National Bolshevik activist Beness Aijo, recently deported by Ukraine, now in the UK, vows to sue the Latvian government, because, it is "planning to illegally strip him of citizenship," reports LETA.

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Radio Prague

Eliyahu Rips: The Latvian Palach-inspired "human torch" protester who survived

When Jan Palach burned himself to death in January 1969 over the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia, his radical protest was echoed by a number of young men in the Eastern Bloc.

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The Baltic Times

Ballerinas take the stage in Riga festival - The Baltic Times

The 19th International Baltic Ballet Festival opens with a concert at the Riga Central Railroad Station at 5 p.m. on Monday, April 7, reports LETA.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Chicago Jewish Community

Making beautiful music together

Can a violin be famous? What if it was made by Antonio Stradivari, was played by Leopold Auer-and debuted the solos from Nutcracker and Swan Lake? Vadim Gluzman plays this violin now.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Highland Park, IL, Northbrook, IL, World News, Israel, Middle East

Russia Taday

Wooing NATO troops would be like inviting the USSR - Latvian mayor

"If NATO troops move in, it practically means a foreign occupation," Aivars Lembergs, Mayor of Ventspils, stated as cited by the local media.

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GlobeNewswire

Primary placement auctions of Latvian Government debt securities

Latvian Government debt securities auctions under The Treasury of the Republic of Latvia are organized by NASDAQ OMX Riga.

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City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

Ukrainian businessmen to invest EUR 1.058 mln in Liepaja coffee factory

The new Ukrainian owners of Latvian coffee maker Liepajas kafijas fabrika Ltd. plan to invest EUR 1.058 million this year for the purchase of new equipment and begin producing ground coffee for the Latvian market, as well as instant coffee mainly for exporting to Ukraine, the company's board member Romans Pasternaks told the business information ... (more)

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