The march of the Latvian Legionnaires brings together veterans of two divisions of the World War II-era German Waffen-SS.
Lithuania’s defense minister said NATO states “need to address” permanent anti-aircraft power across the Baltic states and Poland to counter Russia.
The Baltic country claims Russian jets and vessels neared its borders 13 times last month.
The Latvian ambassador to Canada said he does not feel safe even as NATO forces arrive ahead of Russian war games simulating an attack on the West.
Reports suggested Russian ships might be readying for the arrival of a U.S. ship in the region.
Children are asked to promise good behavior and adults are told to stock up on candy.
Russia strongly protested the move to take down the Communist monument.
The study recorded increases (or decreases) in height in 187 countries across a century.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry called a contest for the best response.
According to defence minister Raimonds Vējonis plans for voluntary training are underway.
The project, which involves a Ukrainian tank positioned outside the National Library, awaits approval from Riga’s pro-Russian mayor.
Officials in the Baltics are calling for higher NATO vigilance as Russia steps up drills.
Pro-Russian tensions have been rising in Latvia, where around a quarter of the population speaks Russian as a first language
Tensions were already high between Latvia and its neighbor Russia; now the Latvian foreign minister has come out as gay.
The Russian President condemns "aggressive nationalism" and "chauvinism" in Europe, as Latvia responds "look in the mirror"