Latvia

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Estonia removes Soviet-era tank monument amid Russia tensions
Monument taken down in city of Narva, while Finland says it will cut tourist visas for Russians by 90%

Jon Henley

16, Aug, 2022 @12:07 PM

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Latvia urges Australia to support designating Russia as state sponsor of terrorism
After meeting with Penny Wong, foreign minister Edgars Rinkēvičs says he will call on European Union to also support sanction

Sarah Martin and Paul Karp

08, Aug, 2022 @5:46 AM

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Nato to put 300,000 troops on high alert in response to Russia threat
Alliance’s leader predicts this week’s summit will agree its most significant transformation in a generation

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

27, Jun, 2022 @3:05 PM

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How worried should Europe be as Russia starts cutting off gas supplies?
Analysis: Putin is determined to use resource as a weapon, as shown in move to cut off Poland and Bulgaria

Rob Davies

27, Apr, 2022 @5:14 PM

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Western Europe leaders rebuff Ukraine fast-track EU membership appeal
Emmanuel Macron says ‘we must be vigilant’ despite eastern member states wanting to show Ukraine ‘path is open to them’

Daniel Boffey in Versailles

10, Mar, 2022 @6:51 PM

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‘I’m a dead man walking’: ex-Russian spy says defectors in UK are at risk
A Latvian double agent is getting death threats after British authorities inadvertently disclosed his alias

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

27, Feb, 2022 @8:45 AM

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Living near Ukraine? Share your thoughts on the situation
We would like to hear from people living living and working in countries near Ukraine about their thoughts on the situation

Guardian community team

24, Feb, 2022 @5:49 PM

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Prepare a swift response to Russia invading Ukraine, Latvia tells west
Nato not sending a clear signal would mean ‘glue that keeps us together’ has failed, says foreign minister

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

07, Dec, 2021 @1:13 PM

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EU executive: let Belarus border nations detain asylum seekers for 16 weeks
Rights group criticise EU Commission over proposals for emergency measure to tackle crisis

Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

01, Dec, 2021 @6:34 PM

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Alleged Costa del Sol cryptocurrency con artist arrested
Alleged scammer from Latvia had been living a life of luxury on Spanish coast

Sam Jones in Madrid

23, Nov, 2021 @2:42 PM

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The Guardian view on Belarus and migrants: exploiting the vulnerable | Editorial
Editorial: Alexander Lukashenko is to blame for the plight of people trapped on the border with Poland – but he isn’t the only one

Editorial

09, Nov, 2021 @6:59 PM

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Chess: Fide world event controversially goes ahead despite Covid-19 lockdown
Next week’s Grand Swiss in Riga will continue after gaining exemption from Latvia’s new Covid-19 restrictions

Leonard Barden

22, Oct, 2021 @11:39 AM

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