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Latvia: Ukraine Crisis Prompts Ban on Russian TV Broadcasts

Latvia is joining Lithuania in banning Russian state television broadcasts because it found that several programs about the Ukraine crisis were tendentious and not in its national security interests.

National Geographic Channel Pulls ‘Nazi War Diggers’ Series

Archeologists said the show, set for May, crossed the line in its handling of human remains.

Luck’s on Their Side, but Americans Don’t Need It in Rout

The United States men beat the Czech Republic and Canada edged Latvia, 2-1, to set up a rematch of the 2010 gold medal game.

A “precision investment” blown under the radar by “rag traders”

Sweden and Switzerland Win Hockey Openers

Erik Karlsson’s two goals lifted Sweden over the Czech Republic and Simon Moser’s score with 7.9 seconds left lifted Switzerland over Latvia as the Olympic men’s h...

Sweet Sugar Propaganda of 1935

RIGA - On April 14, 1935, about 3,000 people gathered inside the main city theater in Jelgava, the home of the sugar factory. They came to hear presentations about benefits of sugar consumption during an event that would become the launch of the nationwide campaign to promote sugar consumption in...