Tag Archives: Riga

Eyewitness: Reminiscing Baltic Summers

This summer our editors have been busy crossing the Baltic Sea…  

Losing Riga – losing Latvia?

by Licia Cianetti On 1st June the residents of Riga went to the polls to elect a new City Council. The election came after four years under mayor Nils Ušakovs, the first ethnic Russian to lead an administration in the capital. Ušakovs secured another victory for his moderate Russophone ethnic party, Harmony Centre, and kept […]

From Our Baltic Logbook: Riga, Eurovision, Cybercrime and Stag Nights

Our editor-in-chief Anna-Cara Keim intends to write about the Eurovision Song Contest and finds herself travelling to Riga instead. The original topic of this article was this year’s Eurovision song contest. And the plan was to write about the performance of the Baltic Sea Region countries – why Poland and Latvia have not made it […]

Summer in Riga and what you can expect next

We admit that it has been a little quiet on Crossing the Baltic’s website lately but no worries, we have not disappeared. Instead some of the board members embarked on a summer holiday to Riga where they not only visited Crossing the Baltic’s Latvian correspondents but also fell in love with this incredibly beautiful city: […]

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