Valdis Dombrovski's resignation was accepted by the Latvian president today
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Monday 08 December 2008
BALTIYSK, RUSSIA: I am standing on a headland overlooking the Baltic Sea. In front of me, the Vistula Spit, a long, low sandbar planted with spindly trees, stretches south-west into Poland. Container vessels carry car parts and consumer goods into the ship canal that leads to Kaliningrad, 40km to the east.
Friday 18 July 2008
The retro pleasures of the Hampstead novel are revived in this highbrow love story that would do any beach bag proud. On a visit to Estonia, Jack Middleton, one of England's "most promising young composers", falls in love with waitress Kaja.
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Wednesday 20 February 2008
A British tourist who urinated on one of Latvia's most revered monuments was made an example of by the Baltic state yesterday and sentenced to five days in custody.
Tuesday 07 February 2006
Wednesday 09 November 2005
Sunday 17 July 2005
Tuesday 19 April 2005
Wednesday 09 February 2005
Tuesday 23 November 2004
The Baltic centre for contemporary art has been plunged into uncertainty after its second director in two years quit the £46m gallery.
Sunday 05 September 2004
Wednesday 14 July 2004
Russia warned Nato yesterday against deploying forces in the former Soviet bloc and said that the Baltic states' failure to respect the rights of ethnic Russians represented a "threat" to the country.
Saturday 15 May 2004
Thursday 04 September 2003
Monday 30 June 2003
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