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Much of Russia’s intellectual elite has fled the country

Economist 09 Aug 2022
In the 1990s and early 2000s the children of the Soviet intelligentsia rejected their parents’ beliefs, mocked anything Soviet and embraced capitalism as they understood it ... Independent media organisations such as Meduza and tv Rain have decamped to Riga, the capital of Latvia, and shifted their operations online.

EU member makes decision on Soviet-era memorials

Russia Today 05 Aug 2022
Kallas' announcement came two days after the mayor of Riga, the capital of neighboring Latvia, stated that the famous ‘Monument to the Liberators of Soviet Latvia and Riga from the German Fascist Invaders’ would not only be removed from the city’s Victory Park but also dismantled and recycled.

Hili Properties plc acquires majority shareholding in prestigious Romania office complex

Independent Online 05 Aug 2022
The company’s portfolio comprises seven groceryanchored shopping centres across Latvia’s capital Riga; a private hospital in Bucharest, Romania; properties housing restaurants in key commercial districts in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta and Romania; an industrial ...

When home is a ferry ship: An influx from Ukraine strains Europe

Indian Express 04 Aug 2022
More than a show. China’s exercises could help it practice an invasion. India set for Agnipath, worry in Nepal over Gorkha recruits ... Subscribe Now to get 66% OFF. The ship, which once ferried overnight passengers between Stockholm and Riga, Latvia, is now berthed next to Terminal A in the port city of Tallinn, Estonia’s capital ... Tears filled her eyes ... 1.

Latvia to completely destroy monument to Soviet soldiers

Russia Today 03 Aug 2022
The memorial dedicated to the liberation from Nazi Germany forces in Latvia’s capital was deemed not worthy to preserve. The Soviet World War II monument in the capital of Latvia will be dismantled and its parts recycled, Mayor of Riga Martins Stakis said on Wednesday.

Russian Media Regulator Moves To Annul Novaya Gazeta's Registration

Radio Free Europe 28 Jul 2022
The lawsuit was filed in the Russian capital's Basmanny court on July 26 ... Some members of the paper’s staff left Russia after it stopped publishing and launched the newspaper Novaya gazeta.Europe from Latvia's capital, Riga. Russia's media regulator, Roskomnadzor, has blocked that website inside Russia as well ... ....

Vitali Klitschko: the heavyweight on Putin’s hitlist

The Times/The Sunday Times 23 Jul 2022
... Ukrainian capital along with a consignment of buses from the mayor of Riga in Latvia to help evacuate civilians from Kyiv’s bombed-out suburbs.

Russia's independent TV Rain channel back on air from abroad

BBC News 18 Jul 2022
Known as Dozhd in Russian, it resumed broadcasting from Latvia, streaming a news programme on its YouTube channel ... Dozhd resumed its operations from a studio in Latvia's capital Riga at 20.00 Moscow time (17.00 GMT) on Monday with a Here and Now news programme ... More on this story. Related Topics. Top Stories. Features. Elsewhere on the BBC ... .

Snubbed president got tough with Zelensky – Der Spiegel

Russia Today 09 Jul 2022
The German president had been intending to pay a visit to the Ukrainian capital on April 13, along with his Polish counterpart and the presidents of Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia. However, the day before his trip, Ukrainian officials made it clear that Steinmeier was “not wanted” in the Ukrainian capital.

Amid conflict, Latvia leads Baltics in felling Soviet memorials

Al Jazeera 08 Jul 2022
Near the old town area of Riga, a 79-metre (259 feet) column commemorates the Red Army’s victory over Nazi Germany in Latvia ... It is one of at least 70 Soviet-era monuments, memorials or plaques set to disappear from public space in the coming months in Latvia ... In the 90s, Latvia rid itself of dozens of Leninist memorials.

GoCardless to acquire open banking platform Nordigen, combining broad open banking connectivity with bank payment expertise

Victoria Advocate 01 Jul 2022
LONDON and RIGA, Latvia�, July 1, 2022 /CNW/ -- GoCardless, the global leader in direct bank payments, ... Nordigen is a licensed Account Information Service Provider (AISP), regulated by the Financial and Capital Market Commission of Latvia and authorised in 31 European countries.

The Red Army: Liberators only in the Jewish perspective - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 30 Jun 2022
But as I heard recently in Latvia’s capital Riga and across contemporary Europe, viewing the Red Army in such positive terms is primarily a Jewish preoccupation ... This new resolve is especially felt in the three former Soviet Baltic RepublicsLithuania, Latvia and Estonia – and in former Warsaw Pact member Poland ... (credit ... .

The Truth behind the Myth of Russia ‘Threatened’ by NATO

Balkan Insight 22 Jun 2022
Photo. EPA-EFE/ANDREJ CUKIC ... Photo ... Were NATO to base missiles in Ukraine’s Sumy region, for example, they would be some 520 kilometres from Moscow; Crimea, on the other hand, is 1,500 km from the Russian capital. Moreover, NATO members Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are a matter of hundreds of kilometres from Moscow; Saint Petersburg is even closer ... .

Riga hosts Three Seas Initiative Summit

TeluguStop 21 Jun 2022
Riga, June 21 . The Summit of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI) was held in Riga, the capital of Latvia, in a bid to explore new possibilities for. Read More. ....

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