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Latvia and the United States: Revisiting a Strategic Partnership in a Transforming Environment - The Baltic Times

On 26 May, from 16:00-18:00 at the Hotel Bergs LIIA organizes a presentation of the book and public discussion on Latvia-US cooperation in the r......

Skyforger reissues folk song album “Zobena dziesma”

Skyforger reissues folk song album “Zobena dziesma”Latvian pagan metal band has reissued their long out of print 2003 album Zobena dziesma (Thunderforge Records, TFR 003). In contrast to the heavy metal musical style on their other albums, Zobena dziesma is an album made up entirely o...

Afghani interpreter receives refugee status from Lithuania - The Baltic Times

Abdul Basir Yoususi, an Afghani man who once worked as an interpreter for Lithuanian troops in Afghanistan's Ghor Province and was relocated......

Lithuania and Romania to cooperate on enhanced NATO deterrence in Eastern Europe - The Baltic Times

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says that Lithuania and Romania will cooperate to ensure NATO's enhanced contribution to deterrence ......

Brigadere Annele trilogy English translation available

Brigadere Annele trilogy English translation availableLatvians Online recently got their hands on the English translation of the Latvian classic: - Dievs, daba, darbs, Skarbos vējos and Akmens sprostā. This is the work of a Latvian-American living in Minneapolis – Ilze Kļaviņš-Mueller – who has n...

Fairy Tale series “Eža Kažociņš” coin released

Fairy Tale series “Eža Kažociņš” coin releasedAs the first commemorative collector’s coin released in 2016, the Bank of Latvia has chosen to continue the Fairy Tale (‘’Pasaku monēta’) series (the first release – ‘Pieci kaķi’ was released in 2015), this time producing a coin inspired b...