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Aleks Tapinsh

A Latvian journalist splitting my time between three Baltic capitals – Latvia's Riga, Lithuania's Vilnius and Estonia's Tallinn. I blog about Latvia and the Baltics.

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Latest posts by Aleks Tapinsh

30 July 2010

Latvia: Concerns Over the Future of the Largest Daily, Free Press

With the ownership of the largest daily newspaper, Diena, in question, many journalists in Latvia fear business interests and political influence would rule the news coverage ahead of the October...

6 December 2008

Latvia: Freedom of Speech Controversy

Prominent Latvians are outraged over the detention of a university lecturer at a seaside town of Ventspils by the security police. The economic crisis, a bank bailout, and the launched...

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