Russia has imposed an entry ban on the Latvian National Electronic Mass Media Council head Ivars Āboliņš and director of Latvian State Language Center Māris Baltiņš, Russia's news agency TASS reported April 30.
Rīga’s stint as European Capital of Culture back in 2014 was a tremendous opportunity for the capital to flaunt its creativity, beauty and vitality. In 2027, another Latvian city will be given this honour, and no fewer than nine regional centers have thrown their hats into the ring. In the lead up to the big decision in June, Riga-based journalist and tour guide Philip Birzulis examines the cultural credentials of each of the hopefuls.
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