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  1. Miles from home: Greendale's Hilborn to compete in Olympics marathon - for LatviaRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Greendale

    The picturesque village of Greendale lacks resemblance to the decorative architecture of world capital Riga, and nearby Lake Michigan is a mere fraction the size of the Baltic Sea. But when the 2016 Olympics begin on a third continent Aug. 5, the European nation of Latvia and suburban Milwaukee's Greendale will hold a common interest.


  2. In an Upper West Side Townhouse, a Hidden Tribute to a Famed Russian ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Curbed

    Artist, professor, and philosopher Nicholas Roerich may have been born in Russia, but he's best known for the years he spent living and working in India, and for the moody, atmospheric paintings of the Himalayas he worked on there. While Roerich's work is well-represented in museums in Moscow and St. Petersburg, the best place to see his art in the United States isn't in a museum; it's in a three-story Upper West Side townhouse that looks like any other private residence on the tony block.


  3. Aberdeen v MariborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | BBC News

    The Dons have fallen at this stage of the competition in the past two seasons, with a play-off round to follow before the group phase begins. Aberdeen have beaten Fola Esch of Luxembourg and Ventspils of Latvia, while the visitors from Slovenia progressed on away goals against Levski Sofia.


  4. Primary placement auctions of Latvian Government debt securitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    The fixed rate for the non-competitive auction set by State Treasury will be published on Nasdaq Riga webpage after the competitive auctions . Latvian Government debt securities auctions under The Treasury of the Republic of Latvia are organized by Nasdaq Riga.


  5. In the footsteps of the CantonistsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Those who had survived the 25 years of forced conscription in the tsar's army were brought to be reintegrated into Jewish life. Most knew nothing about their heritage or religion.


  6. Rode will add some European flavour to CT CityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    On Wednesday the Mother City's new PSL club announced yet another high-profile addition to its squad when Latvian central defender Renars Rode was signed on a one-year deal, with a one-year option to renew. The capture of the 27-year-old came just two days after City had raided Orlando Pirates for the signature of highly-rated defender Tshepo Gumede.


  7. Book Review-"The Linden Tree and the Legionnaire, Article 58," by Diana MathurRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Messenger

    There is an exuberant joy shared by boys sledding down a winter hill with friends. It's a free and laughing, tumbling, competitive-yet-bonding experience, simple in the thrill of gathering acceleration and the rush of racing through the cold air, silver blades crunching cleanly through the snow.


  8. Aberdeen star Graeme Shinnie aims to end Maribor's Scottish successRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    And the full-back insists Aberdeen can take full advantage if the Slovenians think the Reds will be Pittodrie pushovers tonight. Maribor are undefeated in their last three trips to Scotland after eliminating Hibs, Rangers and Celtic from Europe in the last six years.


  9. Derek McInnes: Aberdeen don't need a Pittodrie win against MariborRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Sunday Herald

    Derek McInnes isn't too fussed about beating Maribor in their Europa League qualifying tie at Pittodrie tomorrow; as long as his Aberdeen side don't lose. European football, he insisted, has changed with the need to record a home win - once a requirement - now of less importance.


  10. Survivor Sidi Grunstein Gluck: More than half a dozen camps, then liberationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jewish Journal

    "Whose child?" Dr. Josef Mengele demanded, looking down at Sidi Grunstein's younger sister, Vera, age 6, who stood before him flanked by Sidi, 21, and their mother, tightly gripping their hands. No one spoke, and Mengele quickly dispatched them to a line of women and children.


  11. Latvian Brewery to Receive Overhaul from Mailitis A.I.I.M.Read the original story

    Wednesday | Contract

    The exterior of the historic brewery will be clad with wooden scaffolding. All images courtesy of Mailitis A.I.I.M. The historic Cesis Beer Brewery in Valmiermuiza, Latvia, will undergo a significant overhaul by local firm Mailitis A.I.I.M. to become a new hub for science and arts education.


  12. Atzili, Beitar visit Latvia - Mac TA takes on PanduriiRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jerusalem Post

    Atzili looks to continue his rich vein of form when Beitar visits Jelgava of Latvia in the first leg of the third qualifying round on Thursday. While he awaits the arbitrator's decision regarding his future, Omer Atzili has almost single- handedly led Beitar Jerusalem to what is arguably its most successful European campaign in club history.


  13. A woman walks past a H&M advertisement in Riga September 25, 2013.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thanh Nein News

    Dutch men and Latvian women are the planet's tallest people but Iranian men and South Korean women have grown the fastest in the last century, according to the largest ever study of height around the world. Americans, once among the world's tallest people, have dropped from having men and women at 3rd and 4th in the global height rankings a 100 years earlier, to placing 37th and 42nd respectively in 2014.


  14. Ukraine wrestler Belenyuk grapples prejudice, funding woes before RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Bangkok Post

    Taunted as a child over his Rwandese background, Greco-Roman wrestler Zhan Belenyuk has shrugged off the insults to become one of Ukraine's leading Olympic medal hopes. Zhan Belenyuk of Ukraine and Roberti Kobiashvili of Georgia compete in the 85kg category final at the Greco-Roman Wrestling European Championships in Riga, Latvia, on March 13, 2016 But the 25-year-old world champion son of a Ukrainian seamstress Svetlana and a Rwandese pilot has threatened to find another country to fight for if Ukraine does not come up with promised financial support.


  15. Aberdeen can beat Maribor in the Europa League and here's whyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Daily Record

    THE Dons have come up short in the third qualifying round in the past two years but there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic against the Slovenians. SCOTTISH football has had to take its fair share of criticism over our club's performances on the Continent in recent years.


  16. H1 2016 for Pillar: Transaction Amount Reaches 6.5 M Euros,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | GlobeNewswire

    Riga, Latvia, 2016-07-27 08:12 CEST -- H1 2016 for Pillar was mainly marked by preparation for construction works in the territory of New Hanza City financial and recreation centre located in the modern centre of Riga, namely, Skanste area, as well as by sales in the real estate portfolio. In the first six months of the year Pillar Group concluded 108 transactions regarding different properties for the total amount of 6.5 million euros.


  17. World's tallest people are Dutch men, Latvian women, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Globe and Mail

    A woman wears a chaplet of flowers and wild grass at "Wild Grass Market" in Riga in this June 22, 2007, file photo. A woman wears a chaplet of flowers and wild grass at "Wild Grass Market" in Riga in this June 22, 2007, file photo.


  18. Keizer author's second novel out July 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 |

    The Hidden Letters of Velta B. , written by Keizer author Gina Ochsner, will be released Tuesday but the journey to writing her second novel began 11 years ago with a story in the Boston Review. "His use of language, his lyric register, how he was describing what happened to Latvians during World War II and the occupations, was so unique, so unlike other narratives we hear about World War II, that I thought I have to find out more," Ochsner said.


  19. Alexander Genis: English is easiest for children, taxi drivers and idiotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Russia Beyond the Headlines

    Yelena Shubina publishing house will release Russian-American writer Alexander Genis's new book The Return Address at the start of August. Alexander Genis, who has lived in the United States since 1977, has compiled a book of anecdotes and memories about his friends and idols, including Sergei Dovlatov, Joseph Brodsky, Vladimir Sorokin, Tatiana Tolstaya and many more.


  20. Cold War ghosts haunt Latvia amid renewed NATO-Russia tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Thanh Nein News

    People take a selfie at the abandoned former Soviet R12 nuclear missile launch site in Zeltini. The Zeltini missile launch site, operational during the Cold War years from 1962 to 1984 when Latvia was under Soviet rule, at one time concealed at least eight nuclear missiles in its hangars.