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Latvia and Lithuania act to counter migrants crossing Belarus border
Along with Poland, the two Baltic states accuse Alexander Lukashenko of ‘hybrid warfare’

Jon Henley, Andrew Roth in Moscow and Jennifer Rankin in Brussels

10, Aug, 2021 @3:39 PM

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5,000-year-old hunter-gatherer is earliest person to die with the plague
Remains of man found in Latvia had DNA fragments and proteins of bacterium that causes plague

Nicola Davis Science correspondent

29, Jun, 2021 @3:00 PM

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British nationals in France face losing rights if they miss residency deadline
Call to extend 30 June deadline over fears Britons will lose access to healthcare and pensions

Lisa O'Carroll and Jon Henley

15, Jun, 2021 @8:06 AM

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Britons face one-month deadline to retain rights in four EU countries
Tens of thousands have yet to apply for post-Brexit residence in countries with 30 June cut-off date

Jon Henley Europe correspondent

31, May, 2021 @6:43 PM

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Controversial South Korean director Kim Ki-duk dies of Covid aged 59
The director, who faced accusations of sexual misconduct, died while being treated in Latvia

Guardian film

11, Dec, 2020 @3:22 PM

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The Rifleman review – Latvian war epic aims high
This trench-warfare tale is its country’s biggest box-office success, but it is guilty of some bad misfires

Ellen E Jones

24, Jul, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Why are Google and Apple dictating how European democracies fight coronavirus? | Ieva Ilves
In Latvia we wanted to harness smartphone technology for contact tracing. We ran into a Silicon Valley-built brick wall, says Ieva Ilves, an adviser to the Latvian president

Ieva Ilves

16, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Coronavirus in Europe: Germany and Austria reopen restaurants as new normal beckons
Restaurants reopen in parts of Germany, while Italy relaxes travel restrictions

Luke Harding, Kate Connolly in Berlin and Sam Jones in Madrid

15, May, 2020 @3:56 PM

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Global report: Trump threat to cut trade ties over Covid-19 branded 'lunacy' by Chinese media
President says he doesn’t want to speak to counterpart Xi; Brazil passes 200,000 infections; Baltic travel ‘bubble’ begins

Alison Rourke

15, May, 2020 @3:32 AM

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Nato to launch fundamental review of its future direction
London summit ends with vow by members to stand together against Russia, China and threat of terrorism

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

04, Dec, 2019 @3:19 PM

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Turkey denies blackmailing Nato over Baltics defence plan
Erdoğan blocks Nato military plan, unless Turkey gains support for fight against Kurds

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

03, Dec, 2019 @9:02 AM

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Mariss Jansons obituary
Conductor renowned for performances of Mahler, Strauss and the Russian romantics with the world’s great orchestras

Barry Millington

01, Dec, 2019 @8:04 PM

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