Stories about Latvia from June, 2008
Latvia: Economic Crisis and Theft
Baltic reviews some of the signs of economic crisis in Latvia: lamps and veggies stolen from gardens, gas stolen from pumps and trucks.
Latvia: Flags and Commemorations
Baltic writes about flag-flying and commemoration days in Latvia.
Estonia: Tax System
AnTyx writes about Estonian economic policies and tax system.
Latvia: Domestic Politics
Itching for Eestimaa, Latvian Abroad, and Baltic weigh in on Latvia's domestic politics.
Latvia: Newspaper in the “Internet Age”
Latvian Abroad fears that one Latvian paper – Diena – may not “survive in the Internet age.”
Latvia: Politics Update
Baltic writes on a busy Thursday at the Latvian Saeima – and posts an update on Friday.
Europe: Geographic Confusion
The Czech Daily Word reports that John McCain “still thinks that Czechoslovakia exists.” Lituanica reports that “the Czech-Moravia Football Federation officially apologized to the Lithuanian Football Federation and Lithuania’s Embassy in Prague for playing the national anthem of Lithuania’s neighbouring Baltic State Latvia during a friendly match between the Lithuanian...