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Lithuania Bans Russian Broadcaster RT Over Kremlin Ties The move follows a similar ban on RT in Latvia last week, where regulator called RT 'propaganda' and also said the channel was controlled by Kiselyov, the head of Russia's state-backed Rossiya Segodnya news agency
Voice of America | Jul 8, 2020 4:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Latvia-bound military plane turned back after Canadian troops possibly exposed to COVID-19 A military plane carrying Canadian troops to Latvia as part of a NATO mission in that country has been turned back after a commissionaire who checked members into the flight tested positive for COVID-19. | Jul 4, 2020 10:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Latvia bans Russian television channel RT HELSINKI (AP) The Baltic nation of Latvia has banned the state-controlled Russian television channel RT, saying that it is effectively controlled by a media figure who is under European Union sanctions.
Lufkin Daily News | Jun 30, 2020 7:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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Latvia unveils large statue honouring Covid-19 healthcare workers around world Monument shows female medical professional in face mask and gloves with outstretched arms
The Independent | Jun 19, 2020 09:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The pandemic has united us: A media divide fades in the Baltics As politicians in Latvia and Estonia ceded the stage to medical experts, Russian speakers became a new audience for local news in Latvia and Estonia.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jun 18, 2020 3:05 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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A 20-foot-tall statue honors the frontline workers fighting Covid-19 around the world By David Williams, CNN Latvia is honoring the doctors, nurses and medical workers on the front lines in the fight against Covid-19 with a giant statue in the nation's capital. | Jun 18, 2020 2:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Denison, Texas
Aerones abandons industrial drones to focus on ground-based robotics as it raises $1.6M Way back in 2018, Aerones detailed its plans to use large, industrial drones to clean wind turbines. The company had already raised $3.6 million to date and moved from Latvia to the San Francisco Bay Area. But things change fast in the world of startups a
TechCrunch | Jun 16, 2020 4:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why are Google and Apple dictating how European democracies fight coronavirus? | Ieva Ilves In Latvia we wanted to harness smartphone technology for contact tracing. We ran into a Silicon Valley-built brick wallCoronavirus latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe Covid-19 pandemic has led to a rush by governments, private companies and
The Guardian | Jun 16, 2020 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Zion Williamson Becomes Face Of NBA2K, But USA Absent From Esports Open In Latvia According to widespread reports including Williamsons own social media accounts on Twitter and Instagram, the NBA 2K franchise will feature the New Orleans Pelicans famed rookie on the cover of their next edition, NBA 2K21, making Zion the youngest player | Jun 12, 2020 4:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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DEAC Data Centers Have Launched Internet Exchange (IX) in Europe, Baltic States and Russia Data center provider DEAC has launched new Internet Exchange (IX) in all its data center locations by opening reliable and fast network gate between Baltic States, Europe and Russia RIGA, Latvia, June 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Major increase in data traffic
PR Newswire | Jun 3, 2020 07:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend