Students descend on Latvia for model European Parliament

  • 2017-10-26
  • Louis Dowling

October 3-8, 2017 saw over 80 high school students from 11 countries arrive in Riga, Latvia. The students came to the city so that they could participate in a simulation of the European Union parliamentary process.  Representatives from Austria, Belgium...

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Lithuanian president voices US vice-president Baltic air defense expectations

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaite says she updated US Vice-President Mike Pence on the expectations in connection to additional US military instruments to ensure air defense of the Baltic States. The US vice-president, in turn, said he reassured the Lithuanian, Latvian and E...

Russia's parliament ends term with more repression

Last week, the Russian State Duma of the sixth convocation held its last plenary session, breaking up ahead of the Sept. 18 parliamentary election. The end of this legislature was fitting: its very last act was to adopt a draconian package introduced by United Russia lawmaker Irina Yarovaya that ...

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