Latvia voted to demolish a WWII memorial. Or did they?
The Kremlin is expanding its digital reach. But this time, Moscow’s aims are domestic.
In August, Latvian pop singer Laima Vaikule stated that she would never perform in Crimea, illegally annexed by Russia in 2014. After the comment, she faced widespread popular criticism in Russia and a special investigation by the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs.
Pro-Kremlin media’s failed targeting of Latvia’s centennial celebrations underscores Baltic fortitude against Russian soft power.
Are Russia’s shady deeds in Finland a crime or security risk? Both scenarios require open discussion as well as better laws and regulations.
Pro-Kremlin media in Lithuania mocked Poland’s proposal for a permanent American military base, on its eastern territory, and argued that building it would provoke Russia.