· July, 2009

Stories about Latvia from July, 2009

Latvia: Limiting civil liberties

  18 July 2009

Free Speech Emergency in Latvia argues that a new government proposal to expand security police powers would increasingly limit the scope of civil liberties in Latvia.

Lithuania: Russian charter challenges loyalty

  13 July 2009

Lituanica comments on news that a Russian NGO is starting to issue so called Russian charters – a certificate of allegiance to Moscow – to ethnic Russians outside of the country and sees it as a potential threat that state citizens of other countries may declare loyalty to Moscow.

Russia: Seven sisters – a short story

  10 July 2009

English Russia tells a short story with pictures of the Seven sisters – more known as Stalin skyscrapers – built in Moscow 1947-53, and points to other examples in the former “Eastern bloc.”

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