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Russia Considers NATO Military Airfield in Lielvarde a Potential Threat


The commissioning of a military airfield in Latvia means the build-up of NATO’s potential near the borders of Russia, according to the official representative of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, Maria Zakharova, on the official website of the country’s Foreign Ministry.  “In the south-east of Latvia, the reconstruction of the military airfield in

Russian-Language TV Channel Deprived of Broadcasting License in Latvia


The National Electronic Media Council (NEPLP) of Latvia has cancelled the license to broadcast the Russian-language “First Baltic Channel”. According to the statement given by the Council, the decision was made because during the year three significant violations of the law on electronic media were revealed in the activities of the channel.   As specified, firstly,

Latvian Pensioner Outraged by Russian Letters on Local Sour Cream


A pensioner from Latvia got outraged by the inscription in Russian on a jar of local sour cream of the Lazdona dairy plant.  “Is there already a second STATE LANGUAGE in Latvia???” Skaidrite Krallisha asked in her Twitter post. Vai Latvijā jau ir arī otra VALSTS VALODA??? ? pic.twitter.com/TbBqCRMVwl — Skaidrīte Kralliša (@SkaidriteKr) October 2,