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11 hrs ago | The Baltic Times
Snow cover several centimeters deep is reported from multiple locations on Dec. 6, Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center has said.
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15 hrs ago | The Baltic Times
The Maxima supermarket in the Sahara center on Lubanas Street and the Rimi supermarket at Augusta Deglava Street closed on Dec. 6 after Riga City Council construction board said there were threats to load carrying capacity.
20 hrs ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Latvia needs more such tourism products as the Mark Rothko Art Center in Daugavpils and the "Riga Bourse" Art Museum to maintain travelers' interest in Latvia's tourism offer, Latvian Tourism Development Agency Director Armands Slokenbergs said during the Latvian Tourism Forum today, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.... Read more...
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Neither Ukrainians nor EU citizens have been shown the whole picture of the consequences of Ukraine signing the EU association deal, Jeffrey Sommers, Associate Professor of Political Economy & Public Policy at the University of Missouri, told RT.
Who knew Baryshnikov was a theater kid? Growing up in Riga, Latvia, little Misha was introduced to the world of drama by his culture-vulture mom, Alexandra.
More than 200 people have come to the Town Hall Square to rally in support of Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs - but part of these people are employees of the municipal public transport company Rigas satiksme that is heavily subsidized by the Riga City Council.... Read more...
Plus, fears of a new 'gas war' as Gazprom pressures Ukraine to pay its bills, and a Polish archbishop may face trial for abusing boys in the Dominican Republic.
Plus, smoggy Krakow restricts coal stoves, and a donation from an unexpected source helps spiff up a historic Armenian monastery.
The former Gestapo and NKVD remand prison in Lviv, now housing the Prison on Lontskoho Street National Memorial Museum of the Occupation Regimes' Victims, hosted a presentation of documentary evidence revealing crimes that the occupation regimes' organs of repression had committed in Latvia.
The joint-stock company Rigas kugu buvetava achieved LVL 30.63 million in turnover in January-September 2013, a 3.4% decrease on the respective period in 2012, when the company turned over LVL 31.72 million, according to the company's unaudited financial report submitted to the NASDAQ OMX Riga stock exchange, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.... Read more...
Three free church concerts take place in Tallinn and Helsinki this week to commemorate the Riga Maxima store collapse victims, Postimees Online reports.
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Plus, Belarus extradites a Russian executive and scientists find traces of WWII chemical weapons worryingly close to the Polish coast.