Ethnic Russians have big influence in Latvian election

Europe 10/05/18, 23:01

Latvians were casting their ballots Saturday in a parliamentary election in which a party catering to the Baltic nation's large ethnic Russian minority is expected to win the most support but have trouble forming a coalition government.Voters in Latvia, which is a member of the European Union and NATO, are ...

Latvian vote could see ethnic Russian party at the front

Europe 10/05/18, 00:43

A political party catering to the ethnic Russian minority is expected to win the most votes in Saturday's parliamentary election in Latvia — a Baltic member of the European Union and NATO — but it remains unclear if it can forge a coalition to take power.Latvia, a nation of 2 ...

Pope praises Latvians for keeping faith during occupation

World 09/24/18, 03:42

Pope Francis praised Latvians on Monday for resisting Soviet and Nazi occupation and persevering in their Christian faith, telling them: "You fought the good fight, you ran the race, you kept the faith."On the third day of his Baltic pilgrimage, Francis traveled to Latvia and placed flowers at the monument ...

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