In less than eight months of 2014, mankind has managed to use up its annual ecological budget for this year.
Ukraine's Security and Defence Council acknowledged on August 28 that Russian forces have captured the city of Novoazovsk and surrounding villages in the south-eastern corner of Ukraine. Fighter of Ukrainian voluntary battalion Dnipro-1 recalls the events from an eyewitness point of view.
Latvia condemns the armed invasion of Russian military forces in Ukraine. It is a clear act of aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity and ruins the basic principles of international law, notes Latvian Foreign Ministry.
President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine has changed his plans to go on a visit to Turkey, stating the Russian troops are deployed in Ukraine.
Even in our modern age and civilized world there are some harsh locations where people manage to survive in tribes and nearly primitive conditions. Here are five such tribes presented by National Geographic survival instructor Hazen Audel.
The risk of Ebola virus entering Latvia is low. However, it is not impossible, says infectologist Yury Perevoshikov.
If NATO begins regular rotation of its forces within members states of Eastern Europe, Moscow will ‘respond’ in order to protect its own security interests, as it has been confirmed by Russian officials this week.
«Nusra Front», the Syria branch of Islamist organisation «Al Qaeda» has released an American journalist held captive for nearly two years. The release was negotiated by the government of Qatar.
Up until August 31st, in Aluksne, Lielvarde and Liepaja there will be joint military exercises involving the National Guard of Michigan and Latvian Armed Forces, titled Winds of Change. Nearly 200 soldiers and national guardsmen will be participating in them.