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The history of the meetings between the national teams of Georgia and Latvia has already 5 matches, strangely enough the Georgians have never won, twice having drawn, and lost 3 matches.
RIGA - The Latvian parliament on April 3 will host a high-level international conference "60 Years of the European Project" to look back at the history of the European project and to discuss its future, the parliament's press service said.
Zirnis grew up in Latvia and represented his country at the 1995 U18 European Championship C-Pool and the 1996 and 1997 U20 World Championship B-Pool tournaments shortly after the country's independence.
Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis and his wife are paying a visit to Georgia. Calling Vejonis is "a very devoted friend of Georgia," President Giorgi Margvelashvili said at a joint press conference this morning, adding that Latvia has done a lot to ...
"The series contains various features of Latvia today, as well as an interpretation of my personal memories [at an] intuitive or partly subconscious level," she explains via email.
Sberbank of Russia has announced the plan to sell 100% in the Ukrainian subsidiary bank to a consortium of investors, which will include Latvia's Norvik Banka and a Belarusian private company, the corresponding legally binding agreement was signed on ...
Situated on the cape where Latvia juts into the Baltic Sea, Kolka used to be a busy fishing town, and one of the cultural homes of the Livonians, the country's Indigenous inhabitants.
The coin is legal tender in the Republic of Latvia, yet its release in circulation is unlikely, for by nature collector coins are works of art, enjoying high demand from the numismatic community and other interested parties.
RIGA - In the coming years new European architecture will be developed and Latvia will have to work hard to get into the core of the EU during this process, said Latvian MEP Sandra Kalniete (Unity) in an interview with the Latvian public television on ...
Riga's Russian Theater stands as a testament to the endurance of Russian culture in Latvia, as well as a bridge between the two, despite political tensions.
The amounts of Latvia's exports and imports were both smaller than those of Lithuania and Estonia in January 2017, while Estonia reported the widest trade gap among the Baltic states, according to the Central Statistical Bureau's data.
The political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, which this past autumn gained fame by helping U.S. President Donald Trump get elected, had also tried its luck in Latvia in the past by consulting two of the country's so-called oligarchs Ainars ...
Russia justified its 2014 annexation of Crimea, and ongoing support for rebels in east Ukraine, by claiming ethnic Russians there were threatened by ...
RIGA - Marats Kasems who has been expelled from Latvia's pro-Russia Harmony party and has joined For Independent Latvia party founded by Janis Kuzins, has participated in a meeting of the Russian State Duma compatriots affairs committee and ...
RIGA - Latvia's property tax is unfriendliest among the Baltic states, BDO Latvija audit company concluded. BDO Latvia partner and tax consultant Janis Zelmenis said that the company has studied property tax systems in all three Baltic states and ...
Latvia's producer prices increased for the first time in more than two years in February, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Tuesday.
RIGA - Latvia is a great place to invest in and has a great potential for attracting foreign investment, former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, who arrived on a two-day visit to Riga yesterday, said in an interview with BNS.
Spiky ETFE roofs top this airy forest resort and spa in the historic region of Kurzeme, Latvia. 3GATTI Architecture Studio and OFL Architecture teamed up to design the Pinecones Resort using sustainable construction techniques and prefabrication ...
British banks were also a part of the large-scale Russian operation for money laundering through Moldova and Latvia in the period 2010 - 2014, showed data from an international investigation, cited by The Guardian.
Canada is about to send some 450 troops to Latvia to lead an international battle-group of about 1,500. The force is to act as a deterrent to any potential Russian military action there.
Nations operating alongside Canada in Latvia will also be coming with caveats, some of which have raised eyebrows at alliance headquarters in Brussels, said defence officials, who were only authorized to only speak with the media on background.
The parties will discuss a number of topical matters of bilateral cooperation and review the results of 2016 in terms of the transportation of passengers and cargo between Belarus and Latvia. They will consider ways to strengthen the relations, improve ...
Latvia has reaffirmed its commitment to meet NATO defence spending targets by next year but will not follow other allies in bringing back Conscription, the country's top defence civil servant has said.
REZEKNE, Latvia - Elina Zujane's hometown is no stranger to war. Now she fears President Donald Trump may spark another.
Most people who live here are citizens, who of course require no additional right to live in Latvia. 'Non-citizens' are also a large group of people that can live here legally but don't have certain rights -- crucially, the right to vote.
Scott Taylor is again purveying eccentric notions about Latvia in an article published by The Chronicle Herald on March 12.
RIGA, Latvia - For a think tank, StratCom, NATO's Strategic Communications Center of Excellence, with its piked gate and guardhouse, looks more like a fortress.
Now he is the face and driving force of Shoalhaven Riverwatch, having taken over from Charlie Weir. A new book, Out of Latvia, which will be launched locally early next month, is Peter's amazing story. It is the story of two men, a generation apart ...
LDz Cargo, a freight-shipping subsidiary of the Latvian state-owned railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railway), carried 9.264 mln tons of freight in the first two months of 2017, up 5.9% from the same period in 2015, according to information ...
From a strategic point of view, he said he sees airBaltic as a strong investment given its successful business development strategy, its fleet renewal plans based upon CS300s, and Latvia's ideal geographical location in the Baltic states and northern ...
Latvia's Cabinet of Ministers has approved the draft law on whistleblower protection - a legal framework aimed at strengthening and promoting whistleblowing in the public interest.
12 percent of Latvia's population is classified as "non-citizens" by the government. They are ethnic-Russians who were not granted citizenship when the country gained independence in 1991.
Traditionally, getting a loan has been an all around pain in the ass. Filling out tons of paperwork for the bank application while hoping that the bank would approve you for a reasonable rate could hardly be described as a pleasant experience.
RIGA - The Riga City Executive Director, Juris Radzevics, has granted the required municipal authorization to all public events planned in the Latvian capital on March 16, the date when Latvia remembers its Legionnaires or the Latvian soldiers, who ...
Latvia's former ambassador to NATO Maris Riekstins, who is now the Foreign Ministry's inspector general, might become Latvia's next ambassador to Russia, but this report is not being officially commented for now, writes LETA.
Latvia's industrial production growth eased sharply at the start of the year, figures from the Central Statistical Bureau showed Monday.
Russian businessman Igor Kim could sell his Expobank in Latvia, according to Russian business newspaper Vedomosti, which says that other Russian banks could also exit Latvian market, writes LETA.
Minnesotans will have a rare chance to hear Juris Kronbergs, known as "the crown jewel of the Latvian literary world," when this Latvian-Swedish poet and translator gives a free reading at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 9, at the University Club, 420 Summit ...
The Latvian parliament ratified the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) last week, making the Baltic country the first of the EU's member states to do so on an individual basis.
A decision about Latvia's participation or otherwise in the world fair has to be made by the Cabinet of Ministers. The Latvian president believes that the Latvian government "should support the country's participation in EXPO 2020 as it would be a ...
Latvia made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm in 2000. Brainstorm's My Star finished third in a field of 24, one of the strongest showings for a country's first participation in the competition.
Safelayer is playing an active role in transforming the digital identity system that supports the Latvian national id card and the cloud signature services deployed by LVRTC.
"US Air Force transport aircraft with UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and military units Phoenix 10th Air Brigade of the US Army arrived at Riga airport," the Latvian Defense Ministry reported. The ministry said earlier that the new arrivals will replace ...
A U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter is unloaded from an Air Mobility Command C-5M Super Galaxy at Riga International Airport, Latvia, March 1, 2017. Five Black Hawk helicopters will be deployed to Latvia as part of a larger contingent of ...
Dubai: His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Monday received Raimonds Vejonis, President of Latvia. Shaikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai ...
Dubai // The UAE is to work with Latvia on joint projects that include security, education and food imports, the president of the Baltic state says.
Ambassador of Latvia Edgars Bondars held negotiations at the Ministry of Development of information technologies and Communications of Uzbekistan on 22 February 2017, reported UzDaily.
Dubai: Shaikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, met on Sunday with President of Republic of Latvia, ...
Triana Park has won Supernova 2017, the Latvian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song Line. Latvia has qualified for the Grand Final ...


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