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Sunday, 04.10.2015, 07:48
Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have genuine cause for concern, British historian Robert Service, an expert in Russian history, pointed out in an article in the Financial Times, cites LETA.
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The research commission set up to examine Soviet Latvia's KGB documents will include more than twenty doctors of sciences – respected historians, sociologists, literary scientists, philosophers, lawyers, and others, informs LETA.
In the year 2015, the Riga Port celebrates its glorious anniversary – it is 815 years old, and on the occasion of the significant anniversary a unique international photo campaign OSTA. CILVĒKS. VĒSTURE (PORT.PEOPLE.HISTORY.) will take place on September 21-27, 2015 in Riga, Latvia, reports BC port’s press service.
On September 12th, the Latvian national men's basketball team defeated Slovenia in a final 16 match of the European Men's Basketball Championships (EuroBasket 2015), informs LETA.
15 years ago, the domestic beverage producer Latvijas balzams started making what was, at the time, the first hard cider in Latvia, Lucky Dog, based on apple juice concentrate and a recipe developed by Latvian food technologists. Today, hard cider with the Lucky Dog brand is available in five flavors and is the second most popular hard cider in Latvia and the 12th most popular alcoholic beverage.*
The world is changing and Riga will never be finished! These are the truths that no one will challenge. Living here and now we sometimes do not notice how the city, its streets and squares are changing, let alone such a comlplex and significant facility as the port.
To honor the contribution of the Riga resident and creator of the recipe for Riga Black Balsam, the pharmacist Abraham Kunze, JSC Latvijas balzams in cooperation with the Riga City Council announces an open tender for a design project for a memorial to A. Kunze in Alberta Square in the Riga Old Town.