Ten top diplomats on 75th anniversary of WW2 end warn against efforts to falsify, manipulate history The future should be based on the facts of history and justice for the victims of totalitarian regimes, the statement says.
23:15, 07 May 2020
Latvia may cut share of Russian-language TV content to 20% The country's president has proposed corresponding legislative changes.
21:50, 11 February 2020
Ten Ukrainian IT companies' bank accounts blocked in Latvia – media The publication's sources refused to disclose the companies' names.
14:51, 18 December 2019
Ukraine's Sentsov arrives in Latvia to undergo rehabilitation Former political prisoner Oleh Sentsov will undergo rehabilitation at Jūrmala-based National Rehabilitation Centre "Vaivari."
23:40, 15 December 2019
Naftogaz files lawsuit with Latvian court to recover US$2.6 bln from Gazprom A court hearing on the motion is scheduled for late April 2020.
14:00, 29 November 2019
Latvian watchdog bans nine Russian TV channels Kovalchuk is a close associate of Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to media reports.
23:15, 20 November 2019
Ukrainian sailors freed from Russian captivity to undergo rehabilitation in Latvia The Latvian head of state confirmed that Ukrainian military would continue to undergo treatment in Latvia.
19:55, 16 October 2019
Latvian court confiscates US$30 mln belonging to Yanukovych's allies The issue of returning the recovered assets to Ukraine will be resolved at the intergovernmental level.
14:50, 15 October 2019
Georgia, Baltic states deem 'elections' in Russia-occupied Crimea illegal On Sept 8, there was a single voting day in Russia, where more than 5,000 polls were held at various levels.
09:20, 09 September 2019
Latvian FM congratulates Ukraine on Independence Day Rinkēvičs says Latvia has supported and will continue to support Ukraine.
16:08, 24 August 2019
Russian propaganda TV channel accused of inciting hatred in Latvia The regulator will continue monitoring broadcasters pursuing an unfriendly stance toward Latvia.
11:20, 15 August 2019
Seven delegations leave PACE session hall in demarche over Russia's reinstatement The legislators are returning to their home capitals for consultations regarding joint action in the Assembly during future sessions.
22:00, 26 June 2019
Ukraine's Zelensky meets with Latvian President Vējonis Zelensky thanked Latvia for remaining a reliable partner and friend of Ukraine in a difficult period for the country.
12:15, 21 May 2019
Latvian lawmakers label 1944 deportation of Crimean Tatars as act of genocide – media The resolution says it was adopted to "commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Crimean Tatar deportations" and to support "the policy of non-recognition of the illegal annexation of Crimea" by Russia in 2014.
20:10, 10 May 2019
Latvia to continue support territorial integrity of Ukraine – foreign minister Rinkēvičs reaffirmed Latvia's unwavering position that Crimea is an integral part of Ukraine.
22:38, 16 March 2019
Construction of 93 km of fence on Latvian-Russian border completed – media The total costs of the project are EUR 21.168 million.
15:13, 11 March 2019
Moscow’s missile capabilities in Baltics not nearly as dangerous as they seem – Foreign Policy "Don't believe the Russian hype," journalists say.
21:40, 08 March 2019
Latvian, Ukrainian Centers of PEN International organize campaign in Ukrainian political prisoners' support – media The campaign was intended to draw public attention to the discrimination, reprisals and human rights violations targeting the Crimean Tatars and ethnic Ukrainians in occupied Crimea.
16:43, 02 March 2019
Train of "four capitals" linking Kyiv and Riga to run more often Trains will run once every four days, Kravtsov said.
16:20, 18 January 2019