Latest News for: Radio riga


Vladimir Putin urged to end crackdown on Russian journalists

The Observer 27 Aug 2021
“We demand that this campaign be halted right now.” ... The list includes prominent outlets such as the US-funded Radio Free Europe, the Riga-based Meduza, Bellingcat partner The Insider, TV Rain, the investigative website iStories, regional publications and others, including prominent human rights activists ... Others have been banned outright ... .

Underdogs and proud: Scotland’s fans reflect a nation growing in its sense of self

The Observer 18 Jun 2021
“The match with England is going to be tough” ... “This is good for people,” he says ... 25 years ago the big thing was going to Wembley, now the Tartan Army is more interested in going to Riga.”. Stuart Cosgrove, host of BBC Radio Scotland’s satirical football show Off The Ball, says football now is far less of a cultural shorthand for the modern nation ... .

Europe sends Biden a reminder why transatlantic ties matter

Taipei Times 28 Nov 2020
At the tail end of the Cold War, on the westernmost tip of the Soviet Union, Valdis Dombrovskis sat in his home in Riga and tried to tune in to Voice of America ... He was studying physics in Riga when the Soviet Union in 1991 collapsed and Latvia won independence.

Listen: Sportsound

BBC News 24 Sep 2020
BBC Radio Scotland coverage has started and there will be commentary of Riga v Celtic (18.00) and Sporting v Aberdeen (20.00), with updates ...

Latvia's shadow economy virtually unchanged over year: study 10 Jun 2020
Compared with 2018, when unreported economic activity in Latvia accounted for 24.2 percent of GDP, the reduction of the shadow economy in 2019 has been negligible, especially considering the steady economic growth recorded during that time, Arnos Saula, a SSE Riga professor and author of the study, said on public radio.

Student Lawsuit Accuses Liberty U Of ‘Profiting From The COVID-19 Pandemic’

TPM 14 Apr 2020
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr ... “I don’t think God wants Christians to just sit back and not protect what they believe in and protect the people they have a fiduciary responsibility to protect,” he said on the right-wing radio program “The Todd Starnes Show.” ... Kate Riga (@Kate_Riga24)  is a D.C ...  Have a tip? Send it Here! ... .

Pompeo Denies Knowing Parnas Or Anything About Yovanovitch Surveillance

Democratic Underground 17 Jan 2020
By Kate Riga ... In a Friday interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo finally addressed the alleged surveillance of former Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, saying that he’d “never heard about this at all.”.

Sanya, China Promotes Itself as a Visa-Free Tourism Destination in Riga, Latvia

The Record 29 Aug 2019
RIGA, Latvia, Aug ... The delegation is led by Rong Liping, Chairwoman of Sanya Municipal Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, and accompanied by officials from Sanya Municipal Committee of CPPCC, the Sanya Tourism, Culture, Radio, Television and Sports Bureau, and the Sanya Municipal Commerce Bureau.

News service staff want Latvian public radio's board to resign

Xinhua 10 Jul 2019
RIGA, July 10 (Xinhua) -- News service employees of Latvian public radio issued an open letter on Wednesday, calling on the public broadcaster's board to resign. In their letter, journalists cited radio correspondents' excessive workload, low wages and the outflow of the best journalists from Latvian Radio.
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