Stories about Latvia from September, 2006
Baltics: Pan-Baltic History
Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa muses on the so-called “common pan-Baltic history.”
Estonia: Generalizing About Latvia
Giustino of Itching for Eestimaa generalizes about Latvia: “Plus, if things have been hard for Estonia, Latvia's always gotten it just a little bit shittier.”
Eastern Europe: Video documents homophobia on the rise
The latest twist in the long-running saga of anti-gay violence and state oppression took place yesterday in Moscow, as an appeals court upheld the earlier lower court ruling to ban Moscow's Gay Pride March in May 2006. The gay rights activists who brought the case will now attempt to challenge...
Latvia: Sandra Kalniete
All About Latvia writes about Sandra Kalniete, the newest candidate for president: “Kalniete’s biography represents Latvian history before and after the fall of the Soviet Union.”
All About Latvia writes about the upcoming parliamentary elections.