The Baltics’ biggest candy lovers live in Estonia and Latvia

Figures from the newest Maxima Retail Compass industry overview reveal that the average Latvian eats 3.9 kilograms of chocolate every year, just...

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Baltics' European election playbook

Welcome to POLITICO’s special edition European Elections Playbook series. I'm Ryan Heath, political editor at POLITICO, and I'm ex...

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A cat-loving young couple from Riga

Riga and cats have a long history, going back to 1909 when the Cat House was built in the old city.  It is a symbol of Riga’s love of...

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Population Migration and Estonia: Adapting in an Age of Immigration

Across Europe, a wave of migrants from war-stricken parts of the world has, since the beginning of the 2015 refugee crisis, washed over national...

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EU Gas Import Infrastructure – why more is good and why looking at annual utilization figures alone is wrong.

Over the past year I have been surprised at the discussion regarding gas import infrastructure to the EU. Many have argued that Europe does not ...

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The present-day future, 3 myths about video banking

VILNIUS - Nowadays, remote customer support provided by the bank staff during routine self-service operations isa good practice. Fast-paced tele...

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New study shows Europe’s fiscal winners and losers from EU immigration

OXFORD - A large majority of European Economic Area (EEA) countries saw net fiscal benefits from EU immigration (people born in one EU country a...

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Lithuanian, Estonian SMEs more keen to invest in development than Latvian companies - SEB survey

RIGA - Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Lithuania and Estonia are more keen to invest in development than Latvian companies, accordi...

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Analysis: Riga Mayor’s ‘selfie’ politics face gloom

With new Saeima (Latvian Parliament) elections slated for Oct. 6 this year, Latvia’s political parties are gearing up although no big chan...

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