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05/15/2018 13:20Satellite monitoring of forests wins the SpaceTech Challenge    ( 150sec (press release) (blog) )
This weekend's hackathon event was held at Riga Technical University ... Space3ac, Lattlelecom, ArcticStartup and Latvian Independent Television, ...
05/14/2018 22:20Ardena continues M&A strategy with CMO buy    ( )
... adding a manufacturing facility in SÜdertälje, Sweden, and development and quality control (QC) laboratory in Riga, Latvia, to its site network.
05/12/2018 05:20A survey of 40 years of Imants Tillers' paintings at the University Gallery | Jill Stowell    ( Newcastle Herald )
... has strong links with his parents' native Latvia and is assembling work for a major survey exhibition in the Latvian National Museum of Art in Riga.
05/11/2018 18:15NGOs ring alarm bell over government attitudes    ( )
Following a drop in democracy rating for Latvia at the Civicus, which has ... While the Latvian Institute of International Affairs says Latvia's position is ... against holding the Baltic Pride in RÄŤga and labelled LGBT people as "sick".
05/10/2018 22:25Mount Greylock Grad McComish Competes for Icelandic National Team    ( )
RIGA, Latvia -- Mount Greylock Regional School alumnus and Bates College rising junior Benni McComish recently competed for the Icelandic ...
05/04/2018 14:20Paris Jewish graves in danger    ( Arutz Sheva )
The Conference of European Rabbis' Standing Committee met this week in Riga, Latvia, to discuss strengthening the Jewish community and its institutions. One of the most sensitive and charged issues that arose at the negotiating table was the removal of human skeletons from their graves by the Paris ...
05/04/2018 13:20European rabbis discuss 'legislative terror'    ( Arutz Sheva )
The Conference of European Rabbis' Standing Committee met on Monday in a synagogue in Riga, Latvia, to discuss strengthening the Jewish community and its institutions. Attending the conference were rabbis and rabbinical judges from around Europe, including from Germany, France, Britain, ...
05/04/2018 12:20Estonian, Lithuanian universities outrank Latvia in Times Higher Education New Europe rankings    ( Baltic Times )
RIGA - Estonian and Lithuanian universities outrank Latvian higher education establishments in the Times Higher Education university rankings in "New Europe” or the 13 nations that have joined the European Union since 2004. Times Higher Education New Europe University Rankings cover 53 ...
04/27/2018 17:05On lead of the Supervisory Council    ( GlobeNewswire (press release) )
Riga, 2018-04-27 13:29 CEST (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The first Supervisory Council meeting of AS “Baltic Telekom” was held where Guntis Lauskis was elected as chairman of the Supervisory Council and Arta Snipe as his deputy. Guntis Lauskis has acquired master degree in law at University of Latvia ...
04/27/2018 07:05Former Edmonton Oilers centre Mark Letestu's playoffs are over, now the NHL free-agency wait ...    ( National Post )
Canada's team flew to Riga, Latvia, on Thursday for a training camp prior to camping out in the city of Herning, Denmark, for the round-robin games. Recently released Anaheim Ducks assistant coach Trent Yawney, who handled their defence, obviously checks off all the boxes to coming here if the ...
04/25/2018 06:05Russian OSCE Envoy Urges to React on Rights Activist's Detention in Latvia    ( Sputnik International )
Gaponenko, who advocates the preservation of Russian-language secondary school education in Latvia, was detained in the country on Friday. ... Lukashevich has also firmly condemned Gaponenko's taking into custody, expressing his hope that Riga would not unleash a "witch hunt" against those ...
04/20/2018 16:05Ministers' financial affairs, part two    ( )
They may have control of the reins of power, but most of Latvia's leading politicians generally have fairly humble lives, at least as far as their earnings are concerned, according to official tax ... He's also a professor at the Riga Technical University, where he made €7,800 or 10.7% more than in 2016.
04/20/2018 13:05Europe's Depopulation Time Bomb Is Ticking in the Baltics    ( Bloomberg )
Lauris Urtans, another law student, said that most of his classmates from secondary school have either left for Riga or Western Europe. With fewer young Latvians staying and getting married, buying houses or starting families, the school system is slowly shrinking. The population is skewing older.
04/20/2018 03:05Offseason training could put Cats on right path for next season    ( Arizona Daily Star )
Barnes traveled to the Czech Republic, Serbia and Latvia for a five-day trip. While there, she picked up a verbal commitment from Latvian guard Mara Mote. ... into the game.” Mote plays for TTT Riga in the Latvian junior league and averages 12.9 points and 5 rebounds per game.
04/19/2018 17:05Veteran olim who helped Israel to 'exceed all expectations'    ( The Jerusalem Post mobile website )
Born in Kovno, Lithuania, in 1925, Arens spent his early years in Riga, Latvia, after his family moved there when he was just a year old. In 1939, prior to the Holocaust, Arens moved with his family to the United States. After graduating from George Washington High School in 1943, he began studying ...
04/07/2018 14:05Exhibition - 1919: The Republic of Latvia Turns One Year Old    ( Baltic Times )
RIGA - The exhibition 1919: The Republic of Latvia Turns One Year Old will be on view at the Romans Suta and Aleksandra BeÄźcova Museum in Riga (Elizabetes iela 57a, Apt. 26) from 10 April to 20 October 2018. Many Latvian museums and other cultural institutions are celebrating Latvia's Centenary ...
04/06/2018 13:25Russia began testing missiles with live munitions in Baltic Sea    ( - unit of India Herald Group Publishers [P] LIMITED )
Riga sources added that Russian defense ministry said that its Baltic Fleet, based in its European enclave of Kaliningrad, was preparing for routine training in the Baltic Sea, including live fire drills to practice hitting air and sea targets. Meanwhile Latvia's Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said "It is a ...
04/05/2018 09:05In Riga parents went on a protest March against the transfer of schools to the Latvian language    ( The Siver Telegram )
More than a thousand inhabitants of Riga took part in the March of angry parents against the full transfer of school education into the Latvian language. This was reported edition The event was organized by the movement “the Staff of protection of Russian schools” and party “Russian Union of ...
04/04/2018 02:01BBC: Russia threatens sanctions over Latvian language in schools    ( Kyiv Post )
Pupils from Russian schools in Latvian capital protest education reform 15 April 2004 in Riga. Several hundreds of pupils demonstrated instead of going to schools today to protest against reform on language proportion changing bilingual education to 60 percent in Latvian and 40 percent in Russian.
03/31/2018 22:05Parents' meeting in Latvia gathers more than 900 opponents of school language reform    ( TASS )
RIGA, March 31. /TASS/. All-Latvia parents' meeting in Riga attracted over 900 participants who disagree with transferring national minorities schools to teaching in Latvian, a representative of the Russian School Protection Headquarters movement Andrey Tolmachev told TASS on Saturday. "People of ...


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