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  1. Latvia to buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from USRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | DefenceTalk News

    Latvia said Friday it would buy Stinger ground-to-air missiles from the United States next year, amid concern in the ex-Soviet Baltic state over Russia's sabre-rattling in the region. "A decision was taken to buy the Stinger missile system," Latvian chief of defence Lieutenant General Raimonds Graube said on public television.

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  2. African swine fever quarantine announced in Latvian Vilaka and Gulbene countiesRead the original story

    Yesterday | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The Food and Veterinary Service has announced an African swine fever quarantine in several counties in Vilaka and Gulbene regions, informs LETA, according to an announcement in the government's official newspaper Latvijas Vestnesis.... Read more...

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  3. Study on Internet 'trolls' commissioned by NATO now releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    When The Guardian newspaper began reporting on the Ukraine crisis in March 2014, their message boards were met with swathes of pro-Putin, anti-Western comments leading to the question. Is this backlash genuine, or is the government hiring internet... StratCom Centre of Excellence and conducted by scholars with Latvian Institute of International Affairs and Latvia's Riga Stradins University, takes a serious look at something most Internet users deal with on a daily basis: Internet trolls .

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  4. Snooker: Ashley Hugill puts up brave performance against world champion Stuart BinghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | York Press

    YORK snooker star Ashley Hugill enhanced his growing reputation in the sport despite losing 4-1 to world champion Stuart Bingham in the Riga Open in Latvia. The young amateur made his live television debut on Eurosport against the world number two, who beat Shaun Murphy at the Crucible in May to grab the game's biggest crown.

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  5. Barnies Going Back OverseasRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 31 | WVII

    Former University of Maine men's basketball standout Troy Barnies has signed a new deal with Atomeromu SE Paks , Hungarian's 'A' division professional team in the European League. Barnies will begin his fifth professional season after spending stints with four different teams.

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  6. Former Black Bear Troy Barnies Inks Pro Deal with Atomeromu SE PaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Maine Black Bears

    Former University of Maine men's basketball standout Troy Barnies has signed a new deal with Atomeromu SE Paks , Hungarian's 'A' division professional team in the European League. Barnies will begin his fifth professional season after spending stints with four different teams.

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  7. U.S. to start deploying heavy weaponry in Latvia in autumnRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Xinhuanet

    The United States will begin the deployment of its heavy weaponry in Latvia this autumn, the Latvian Chief of Defense Lt Gen Raimonds Graube said on public television Friday. The U.S. weapons will be stationed at a military base in Adazi, a municipality just outside Riga, according to information provided earlier by the Latvian Defense Ministry.

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  8. British Sports Direct to unveil first shop in Riga on 1st AugustRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Britain's leading sports retailed Sports Direct will unveil its first shop in Latvia at the ''Olimpia'' shopping mall in Riga tomorrow, the shopping center's spokeswoman Zane Sulca informed LETA.... Read more...

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  9. Armenia National Basketball Team To Participate In 3x3 U18 European ChampionshipRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | Groong

    ARMENIA NATIONAL BASKETBALL TEAM TO PARTICIPATE IN 3X3 U18 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP 10:20, 31 July, 2015 YEREVAN, JULY 31, ARMENPRESS. Armenia will participate in 3x3 U18 European Championship.

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  10. Fleeing Russian recession, Kubana finds new Latvian home - The Baltic TimesRead the original story

    Friday Jul 31 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Kubana, originally an alternative festival that launched in a remote Russian region six years ago, has moved to Riga and will take p...... ... Read more...

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  11. ERC Newsletter #31/15Read the original story

    Thursday Jul 30 | Paddock Talk

    ERC NIGHT STAGES PLANNED FOR EXCITING ACROPOLIS RALLY This year's Acropolis Rally route is currently being finalised by the Greek Motorsport Federation , but we can exclusive reveal that the penultimate round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship is likely to contain stages run at night - offering a real test of bravery and skill to drivers and co-drivers alike. Subject to the route being approved by the FIA, scruntineering is scheduled to take place on Friday 9 October, the ceremonial start and opening stages will take place the following day, while the final gravel stages will be held on Sunday 11 October.

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  12. Arla, Valio deny interest in Latvia's JelgavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | Just-food.com

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  13. The Baltic and the BearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 29 | Al Jazeera

    For months, NATO has been building up its military presence in the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania amid fears that, after the Russian sponsored separatist conflict in Eastern Ukraine, their turn may be next. But have these nations, part of the Soviet Union until the early 1990s, been adding to the tension by discriminating against their large ethnic-Russian minorities? I begin my journey in the Latvian capital Riga, starting point for a trip that will eventually take me across the three Baltic republics, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, which regained their independence in the early 1990s amid the dying moments of the Cold War.

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  14. Ukraine bans Putin buddy Depardieu for five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Bangkok Post

    Ukraine said Tuesday it had blacklisted French film star and newly minted Russian national Gerard Depardieu in apparent retribution for reportedly refusing to recognise the independence of the former Soviet state. French actor Gerard Depardieu, pictured in Cannes on May 22, 2015, is blacklisted by Ukraine in apparent retribution for reportedly refusing to recognise the independence of the former Soviet state A spokeswoman for the National Security Service of Ukraine said the 66-year-old actor was this week barred from entering the country for five years.

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  15. The views holiday brochures will never show you: Fascinating photo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | Mail on Sunday

    Brits abroad on candid camera: Ugly truth of tourists' behaviour in Europe's most popular resorts revealed in jaw-dropping pictures 80 tourists fall ill with food poisoning on Spanish boat trip as officials trace source back to PASTA SALAD served on board Mixing business with pleasure: Infographic reveals 27% binge drink on work trips, 11% admit to having sex with a stranger and some even end up in jail Postcards to heaven: The touching notes daughter sends by balloon to her late father as she travels the world in his memory British family's four star 'holiday from hell': Tourists are served raw sausages and narrowly escape injury after tiles fell off walls in bathroom at 'luxury' Spanish resort British Airways flight from Paris issues Mayday call and makes emergency landing at Heathrow with pilots in oxygen masks after they 'smelt burning in the cockpit' British tourist arrested in Abu ... (more)

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  16. Proposal Would Have Boars Roaming Latvian Cap...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Wild boars that have invaded Latvia's capital Riga and attacked residents could be captured and moved to NATO's Adazi military training area north of the city, the head of the Baltic nation's hunter's association said. "Military training that is conducted there would not affect them much," Haralds Barviks of Latvia's LATMA hunting association said, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported.

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  17. Russia bans import of several Latvian fish canneries' productsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    As of August 1, several Latvian fish canneries are banned from exporting their produce to Russia.

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  18. Proposal Would Have Boars Roaming Latvian Capital Sent to NATO Training GroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | The St. Petersburg Times

    Wild boars that have invaded Latvia's capital Riga and attacked residents could be captured and moved to NATO's Adazi military training area north of the city, the head of the Baltic nation's hunter's association said. "Military training that is conducted there would not affect them much," Haralds Barviks of Latvia's LATMA hunting association said, Russian news agency RIA Novosti reported.

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  19. Winterhawks sign import players Rodrigo Abols, Carl EricsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | OregonLive.com

    France's Antonin Manavian, right, checks Latvia's Rodrigo Abols, left, during the Hockey World Championships Group A match in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, May 12, 2015. The Hawks announced on Monday that Rodrigo Abols of Latvia and Carl Ericson of Sweden -- both in their 19-year-old seasons -- are set to come to camp.

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  20. Household consumption expenditure rose by Riga residents in 2014Read the original story

    Monday Jul 27 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The latest data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) shows that in 2014 average monthly household consumption expenditure per household member comprised EUR 299 (1), which is EUR 1.24 or 0.4% less than in 2013. ... Read more...

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