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  1. Brattleboro circus artist wins international awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | The Brattleboro Reformer

    Chloe Walier is now an international award-winning performer after a recent trip to Latvia for the Golden Karl Festival, also known as Riga Circus. "It's all starting to sink in," she said, back at the New England Center for Circus Arts where she teaches.

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  2. LWC College seniors enjoy final campus festivalRead the original story

    May 3, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    By Duane Bonifer, Lindsey Wilson College COLUMBIA, KY-- Members of the Lindsey Wilson College Class of 2014 enjoyed the final festival of their college careers Thursday evening on the college's Campus Quadrangle. The seniors were recognized at the college's "Carnival and Fun Fair," which included a special send-off to LWC seniors.

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  3. 2015 for Pillar: Year of Changes and Good Performance as Sales Exceed EUR 18 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 8 | GlobeNewswire

    Riga, Latvia, 2016-02-08 10:02 CET -- For Pillar, a company operating in the field of real estate development and trade, 2015 was a year full of changes when reorganization took place in order to start a new working stage, and the number of supervised properties significantly reduced. In the past year, stability and moderate growth returned to the real estate market; therefore, Pillar can announce good performance as well.

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  4. Americans Topple Billings in Thursday Night ClashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 7 | KFBB

    Tyler Garcia scored twice while Connor Barta and Wade Wylie gathered two assists apiece to lead the Frontier Division leading Great Falls Americans to a 7-3 victory over the Billings Bulls during Thursday night NA3HL action at the Great Falls Ice Plex. Ricards Bernhards, a forward from Jelgava, Latvia, put the Americans ahead 1-0 after the first period.

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  5. The Latest: Anti-migrant protesters rally in PragueRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | KDWN

    Thousands of Czechs are rallying in the Czech capital of Prague, some against the influx of refugees and others in support of them. Some opposing protesters clashed briefly before police separated them.

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  6. The Latest: France rescues 4 trying to cross the ChannelRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | KTMF

    The Latest on the flow of thousands of would-be refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe : A French official says the coast guard has rescued four migrants who were attempting to get from the northern French city of Dunkirk across the English Channel to Britain in a small fishing boat. Pas-de-Calais spokesman Gaetan Genel said a fifth person who set off in the boat Saturday managed to swim to shore after the vehicle's motor malfunctioned.

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  7. Looking at Latvia's Cultural Fault LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | EurasiaNet

    Pedestrians wander through Riga's Old Town, Vecriga, the heart of the Latvian capital, where Western values of tolerance and openness appear to be getting shouldered aside by more "traditional values" that closely mirror the social agenda of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Municipal officials in the Latvian capital Riga last fall quietly decided to remove citywide public-service billboards that promoted tolerance.

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  8. The Latest: 6 asylum seekers arrive in LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 6 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " The Latest on the movement of refugees from the Middle East and elsewhere to Europe : Six asylum-seekers have arrived in Latvia, the first of 531 the nation has agreed to accept as part of the European Union's relocation scheme. Interior Ministry spokeswoman Ilze Petersone-Godmane says the two families of two adults and one child each "have expressed willingness to learn Latvian and integrate" in this Baltic country of nearly 2 million inhabitants.

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  9. Dutch riot police, anti-migrant protesters clashRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | Toledo Blade

    Riot police have clashed with demonstrators in Amsterdam as supporters of the anti-Islam, anti-migrant group PEGIDA tried to hold their first protest in the Dutch capital as part of a series of demonstrations in Europe. A square near Amsterdam city hall that had been earmarked for the PEGIDA demonstration had to be shut down shortly before the gathering as police and explosives experts examined what police called a "suspect package."

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  10. Reinforcing Deterrence on NATO's Eastern FlankRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | MetaFilter

    Wargaming the Defense of the Baltics. As Presently Postured, NATO Cannot Successfully Defend the Territory of its Most Exposed Members.

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  11. Russian Tanks Would Defeat NATO in BalticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Transitions Online

    U.S. military think tank says Russian forces would defeat NATO in less than three days should a war break out in the Baltics region. Russian tanks could roll past outgunned and outnumbered NATO forces into Tallinn, Riga within 60 hours, warns a report by the Rand Corp based on war games carried out by the think tank with U.S. military officers and civilian officials.

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  12. Russia 'could take Baltic capitals in 3 days'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Times of India

    According to several war games scenarios conducted by a US think-tank, it would take between 36 and 60 hours for Russian battalions to occupy the Estonian and Latvian capitals of Tallinn and Riga. The report comes amid rapidly declining relations between Putin and the West.

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  13. Russia's air force conducted a mock NUCLEAR attack against Sweden...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Mail

    It comes after US military predictions claimed Vladimir Putin's forces could overrun Europe in three days as NATO has not been bolstering its fleet A NATO report claimed Russia's military drills have now reached levels 'unseen since the height of the Cold War.' It comes after US military predictions said Vladimir Putin's forces could overrun Europe in just three days as NATO has not been bolstering its fleet since Russia took Crimea.

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  14. Sweden re-militarises island off Russian coast as top army commander...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Independent

    An analysis of war games predicted it would take less than three days for Russian forces to occupy the Estonian and Latvian capitals it would take between 36 and 60 hours for Russian battalions to occupy the Estonian and Latvian capitals of Tallinn and Riga. It highlights, the report says, how ineffective Nato's forces have become, as they would be entirely under-prepared for any potential attack launched by Moscow.

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  15. SAF Tehnika in Latvia raises sales 2%, makes EUR 605,000 profit in H1Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    SAF Tehnika group, which makes telecommunications equipment has reported unaudited consolidated net turnover of EUR 6.85 million euros for the first half of its 2015/16 financial year, up 2% from the same period in the previous financial year, according to the statement submitted to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange, informs LETA.... Read more...

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  16. Jerusalem's embarrassing Eurocup campaign continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Jerusalem Post

    Hapoel entered the game knowing it already had no chance of progressing to the round of 16, but still had plenty of pride to play for. Hapoel Jerusalem is still without a win in the Eurocup Last 32 after losing 103- 94 at home to Avtodor Saratov of Russia on Wednesday.

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  17. Christopher Flach, Solo Exhibition of Paintings @ 2015 Cesis Art Festival - LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | 24-7 Press Release

    NEW YORK, NY, August 12, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- About the Exhibition Sponsored by the Latvian Ministry of Culture, "Forward Man" a series of six large scale paintings was installed as a solo exhibition in the Old Flower Market Pavilion at the 9th Annual Cesis Art Festival in Latvia. About the Cesis Art Festival http://www.cesufestivals.lv/en/ The Cesis Art Festival features a diverse range of art forms including music, visual art exhibitions, opera and drama performances.

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  18. Russia could overrun Baltics in 3 daysRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Washington Times

    On the same day the Secretary of Defense, Ash Carter, announced new resources being sought to strengthen Eastern European defenses from any possible Russian aggression, a report from the RAND corporation was released and states that with current force structure, Russia could overrun NATO defenses in the Baltics and be in Riga or Tallinn in under three days. NATO forces would face severe casualties even with available U.S. airpower being employed and could not stop the Russian advance, unless nuclear weapons were used.

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  19. Iraqi tribal leader warns of new extremist Islamist groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | The Peninsula

    Riga: Iraq's Sunnis must be given a greater role in the political process of the war-torn country in order to prevent the possible rise of organisations even more extreme than the Islamic State , an Iraqi tribal leader told AFP on Wednesday. "There is no doubt we must remove and defeat IS.

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  20. Ozols handed Saints chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Sky Sports

    Loose forward Ozols played rugby union for his country before switching codes and was in the Latvia team that lost to Spain in qualifying for the 2017 World Cup. "Mikus is a strong-running, skilful player who helped start his club Sigulda, which is on the outskirts of the capital city Riga, and became player-coach," said Saints reserve team coach Ian Talbot.

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