Stories about Latvia from June, 2007
Edward Hugh of A Fistful of Euros posts a thorough examination of Latvia's economy, complete with some policy proposals.
Latvia: The Battles of Cesis
An outstanding post by Marginalia‘s Peteris Cedrins on the history of Latvia's the Battles of Cesis – as well as some musings on the Internet vs real libraries: “Though I adore and am addicted to the Internet — I would rather my mind resembled a library than looked like cyberspace....
Europe: “Baltic” and “Nordic”
Itching for Eestimaa browses through the Time Magazine archives “to discover how those two loaded terms, Baltic and Nordic, were used in the 1920s and 1930s.”
Latvia: Another Mournful Date
“Only three days after we marked the June 1941 deportations, the flags again fly with black tassels attached — today we observe the 67th anniversary of the occupation of the Republic of Latvia by the USSR,” writes Marginalia.
Central & Eastern Europe: Gay Rights
Vilhelm Konnander posts an overview of the “events related to LGBT-rights [that] have given rise to both concerns and hopes about the situation of homosexuals in Central and Eastern Europe.”