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Putin may still be fighting in Ukraine, but he's already lost the war against NATO

Yahoo Daily News 21 May 2022
It was the perfect plan. Putin would unleash his professionalized, modern army on Russia’s backwater breadbasket. Seize Ukraine’s government buildings, capture her leaders, and bask in adulation from the locals ... How long could it take? ... Take that capital, and Putin could move into Western-aligned nations like Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia ... NATO.
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EU state launches criminal cases over V-Day celebrations

Russia Today 13 May 2022
The legal action has been initiated against people who laid flowers at the Soviet memorial in Latvia's capital. Three criminal cases and 20 administrative ones have been launched against people who laid flowers at the World War II memorial in the Latvian capital, Riga, on May 10, the police said on Friday.
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Soviet monument controversy triggers Latvian government crisis

La Prensa Latina 12 May 2022
Riga, Latvia, May 12 (EFE).- Two days of gatherings by Russian-speakers in the Latvian capital at a controversial Soviet war monument, with some openly supporting Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, have culminated in a government crisis and a decision by lawmakers that paves the way for the memorial to be demolished.
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Trudeau pledges more troops to Latvia, but mum on permanent NATO presence in Baltics

Moosejaw Today 12 May 2022
throwing Canada’s clear support behind calls for dramatically expanded and permanent NATO forces in Latvia and fellow Baltic states Lithuania and Estonia ... Canada currently has nearly 700 troops leading a NATO battlegroup in Latvia, one of four such forces in the Baltics and Poland created in 2016 to deter and slow any Russian attack.
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US, Western Europe fret over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

TDT News 12 May 2022
The U.S ... “They think they’re gonna win.” ... U.S ... U.S ... But, the high-stakes uncertainty over what constitutes a “victorious” Ukraine has alarmed officials in some European capitals, notably those in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which are NATO members bordering Russia and especially worried about Moscow’s possible future intentions.
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WAR IN UKRAINE | US, Western Europe fret over uncertain Ukraine war endgame

AM New York 11 May 2022
The U.S ... U.S ... U.S ... But, the high-stakes uncertainty over what constitutes a “victorious” Ukraine has alarmed officials in some European capitals, notably those in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which are NATO members bordering Russia and especially worried about Moscow’s possible future intentions.
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Uncertain endgame: Will there be no winner in Russia-Ukraine war?

The Times of India 11 May 2022
NEW DELHI ... Could this come true though? ... But, the high-stakes uncertainty over what constitutes a “victorious" Ukraine has alarmed officials in some European capitals, notably those in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which are Nato members bordering Russia and especially worried about Moscow's possible future intentions.
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US, Western Europe Fret Over Uncertain Russia-Ukraine War Endgame

NBC Bay Area 11 May 2022
The U.S ... food 3 hours ago ... U.S ... U.S ... But, the high-stakes uncertainty over what constitutes a “victorious" Ukraine has alarmed officials in some European capitals, notably those in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which are NATO members bordering Russia and especially worried about Moscow's possible future intentions ... .
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Ukraine signs joint statement of cooperation with Poland, Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia

Anadolu Agency 06 May 2022
Ukraine’s interior minister signed a joint statement of cooperation Thursday with his counterparts from Poland, Estonia, Lithuania and Latvia in the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
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German, Ukrainian Presidents Smooth Out Dispute Over Visit

Radio Free Europe 05 May 2022
He was supposed to travel to the Ukrainian capital with the leaders of Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia on April 13, but Kyiv informed Steinmeier he was not welcome. "Irritations from the past have been cleared up ... ....
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Dirty Business: What European Wastewater Shows About Drug Trends

InSight Crime 03 May 2022
The drugs came from Mexico ... Latvia’s capital, Riga, saw levels nearly double from 57 milligrams per 1,000 people per day in 2019 to 109 in 2021 ... More than two tons of cocaine were seized in Latvia in 2019. More recently, in December 2021, Latvia confiscated 168 kilograms of suspected cocaine that had been concealed in banana boxes from South America.
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Latvian Russian-Speakers Protest Against Kremlin's War In Ukraine

Radio Free Europe 23 Apr 2022
Hundreds of people from Latvia's Russian-speaking community participated in a protest in the streets of the capital, Riga, against Russia's unprovoked war against Ukraine ... Ethnic Russians make up around 25 percent of Latvia's population of 1.9 million.
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Latvia Bans Rallies Near Soviet Monuments Ahead of 9 May Celebrations

Urdu Point 21 Apr 2022
... soldiers on the territory of Latvia," the statement read ... Last November, Latvia banned the use of the St ... At the same time, every year on March 16, a procession of SS legionnaires and their supporters takes place in Latvia's capital Riga, displaying awards and symbols of the Nazis.
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Gart to be re-elected President of out-of-favour Russian Luge Federation unopposed

Inside The Games 19 Apr 2022
Natalia Gart is set to be re-elected President of the Russian Luge Federation (FSSR) - an organisation which narrowly avoiding being expelled from the International Luge Federation (FIL) earlier his month - un-opposed ... Three members decided to abstain ... The next Congress is due to take place on June 18 and 19 in Latvia's capital Riga ... .
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Biden will not visit Kiev White House

Beijing News 16 Apr 2022
The president won?t visit Kiev, but US lawmakers are in the Ukrainian capital demanding more weapons ... "He's ready for anything," Psaki said of Biden, before adding ... In addition to Johnson, EU Commission President Ursula von der Leyen also visited the Ukrainian capital, as did the leaders of Austria, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland ... (RT.com) ....

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