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  French Open: Jelena Ostapenko beats Halep to win first Grand Slam   Unseeded Jelena Ostapenko fought back to stun third seed Simona Halep and become Latvia's first Grand Slam champion at the French Open Trump election: Baltic warning over Russian move on Nato  Lithuania has warned that Russian President Vladimir Putin may test Nato in the weeks before Donald Trump becomes US president 2 Lithuanian climbers killed in French Alps avalanche  The two climbers were killed in an avalanche Sunday in the Argentiere sector of the Mont Blanc range   US announces new tank and artillery deployment in Europe  The US is to deploy heavy weapons in a number of European nations, amid Nato concerns over Russia's role in Ukraine Lithuanian plane with 2 on board missing over Baltic Sea  Rescuers are searching the choppy waters of the Baltic Sea for a small plane with 2 pilots on board which has gone missing en route from Sweden   Estonia ruling party wins election  Estonia's governing Reform Party won a national election overshadowed by security concerns sparked by Russia's role in Ukraine NATO jets scrambled 400 times this year for Russian intercepts  NATO has scrambled fighter jets to intercept military flights close to alliance members' airspace in Europe, the alliance's secretary general said Student shoots and kills teacher in Estonia   A 15-year-old student shot and killed a teacher inside a classroom. There were 4 other students inside, but no one was injured Nato jets 'intercept Russian plane'  A Russian spy plane Ilyushin-20 has been intercepted over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions in the region   Latvia's center-right ruling coalition wins vote   The opposition pro-Russian Harmony party won most votes in with 23%, while the Western-oriented three-party government had 56% Ukraine crisis: Obama in Estonia ahead of Nato summit  US President Barack Obama is on his way to Estonia for talks on Russia and the Ukraine crisis with Baltic leaders Tour de France: Navardauskas makes history for Lithuania  Ramunas Navardauskas becoming the first Lithuanian to win a stage of cycling's most prestigious race Lithuanian president wins run-off   Incumbent President Dalia Grybauskaite has declared victory following a second round of voting in the Baltic country's presidential elections Incumbent favorite in Lithuania presidential vote  Hard-nosed incumbent Dalia Grybauskaite is widely expected to win a second term in Lithuania's presidential election Estonian prime minister is resigning  57-year-old Andrus Ansip says he will step down next week after nearly nine years in office Beaten protest leader leaves Ukraine  Dmytro Bulatov who says he was abducted and tortured has left the country for medical treatment Latvia becomes 18th country to adopt the euro  Latvia has become the member of the eurozone, which for all its dents still represents stability and security to the Baltic country's leaders EU rejects Russia 'veto' on Ukraine  The EU will not accept a 'veto' by Russia on the bloc's ties with ex-Soviet republics, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso has said Latvia supermarket group boss sacked  Gintaras Jasinskas, chairman of Maxima Latvia, has lost his job over controversial comments he made after the collapse of a shop in Riga EU leaders gather in Vilnius under Ukraine cloud  Leaders of the EU are gathering in Vilnius for a summit rocked by Ukraine's shock decision not to sign a far-reaching agreement Latvia's prime minister resigns over deadly roof collapse  Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is resigning in the wake of a deadly supermarket roof collapse Latvia supermarket collapse 'murder' Map of Riga Latvia


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  Latvian president Andris Berzins has described the collapse of a supermarket in the capital Riga as 'murder'
2013 Nov.22   Race to find Riga collapse survivors  Rescuers in Latvia's capital Riga are spending a second night sifting through the rubble of a supermarket that collapsed, killing dozens of people 2013 Nov.21     50 dead, including 3 firefighters, after supermarket roof collapse Map of Riga Latvia
  A criminal investigation has begun after the roof of a supermarket in the Latvian capital Riga collapsed, Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis has said
 A Maxima supermarket located in Zolitude, (20 Priedanes street) collapsed at 17:41 local time. 39 more were injured. An unknown number of people were able to leave the store on their own after the initial collapse in the worst disaster in Latvia since 1950
  Latvia store in deadly roof collapse  At least six people have been killed and dozens more are feared trapped after the roof of a supermarket collapsed in the Latvian capital, Riga 2013 Jun.20   Latvia's medieval Riga Castle damaged by fire  A fire has partially damaged the Riga Castle, a medieval fortress that houses the National History Museum of Latvia

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2012 Feb.18   Latvians reject Russian in vote  Latvians have resoundingly rejected the option of making Russian the country's second official language, results from a referendum indicate

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2011 Sep.17   Pro-Russia party wins most votes  The Harmony Centre won 31% of the vote. The new Zatlers Reform Party won 19% while the Unity bloc of PM Valdis Dombrovskis took 17% 2011 Aug.30   Planes collide during training in Lithuania  A French Mirage 2000 jet fighter collided with a Lithuanian plane during a training mission. No one was hurt during the training exercise 2011 Feb.20       Children's home fire kills 10
Map of Haapsalu Estonia  A fire has swept through a home for disabled children in the town of Haapsalu. 9 adults and 37 children were inside the wooden building

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2010 Dec.6   Wikileaks reveals US-Nato Baltic plan  The US and Nato have drawn up plans to defend the Baltic nations against Russia, latest US diplomatic cables disclosed by Wikileaks show 2010 Oct.2       Latvia government 'set for win'
  Centre-right government, led by Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis, will be returned to power for a third term, exit polls and early results suggest 2010 Oct.1   Latvians vote in crisis elections  Latvians have begun voting in elections that are expected to reflect anger at the government's tough austerity measures in the Baltic state 2010 Jul.22   Spain, Latvia take Guantanamo detainees  Two more people held at the Guantanamo Bay detention facility have been transferred to other countries

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2009 May.17     EU official claims Lithuania win
  European Union budget commissioner Dalia Grybauskaite with 68% backing has claimed victory in presidential election

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2008 Oct.13   TV stars' party comes second in vote  A conservative opposition party won the 1st round of is national election 2008 May.29   Navy hopes to solve WWII plane mystery  Naval experts will begin searching for an airliner that crashed into the Baltic in June 1940 with 9 people on board, including a U.S. diplomatic courier 2008 Feb.7   NATO dismisses Afghanistan crisis  Defence ministers have dismissed talk of a crisis over its operation in Afghanistan, saying the alliance was making progress in the country

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2007 May.31   Surgeon elected as president  Valdis Zatlers, 52, criticized for taking undeclared cash presents from patients, had the backing of the four-party government coalition 2007 May.17   Estonia hit by 'Moscow cyber war'  The country's websites have been under heavy attack for the past 3 weeks. Many of the attacks are being hosted by Russian state servers 2007 May.2   Estonia shuts consulate  Pro-Kremlin youth groups attacked diplomats in protest at the relocation of a Soviet war memorial 2007 Apr.28   Estonia blames Russia for unrest  Estonia has accused Russia of provoking 2 nights of rioting over the removal of a Soviet war memorial in Tallinn 2007 Apr.27     Fresh clashes over statue   Police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets after clashes erupted following the removal of a Soviet war memorial in Tallinn 2007 Apr.26     Estonia removes Soviet memorial
Map of Tallinn Estonia
  The authorities have removed a contentious war memorial in Tallinn, despite overnight protests that left one person dead
  Estonians see memorial as a reminder of decades of Soviet rule. Russia says it should not be removed. The move provoked a condemnation from Russian officials and lawmakers. 40 people were injured and 300 arrested during clashes as police used tear gas to disperse ethnic Russian demonstrators
2007 Feb.23     Fire in care home kills 26   A fire at a home for the elderly and disabled in the town of Alsunga, west of the capital Riga

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2006 Nov.29   NATO signals Afghan reinforcements  NATO leaders meeting in Riga have agreed to step up operations in Afghanistan with more troops on the ground 2006 Nov.28       NATO eyes Afghan handover in 2008
  At a 2-day summit, Secretary-General de Hoop Scheffer insisted the alliance will prevail in its first mission outside Europe   Bush denies civil war is engulfing Iraq  President Bush is calling the violence there part of an al Qaeda plot to spark divisions between Sunni and Shiite Muslims 2006 May.31   Government collapses  Prime Minister Brazauskas' coalition government were stepping down after Labor withdrew from the minority coalition 2006 May.21   Swedes complete ice hockey double  Olympic champions blanked titleholders Czech Republic 4-0 in the world championship final in Riga 2006 Feb.17   Veerpalu gold in historic ski race  Andrus Veerpalu successfully defended his Olympic 15-kilometer classical title, giving Estonia a third gold 2006 Feb.16   Smigun clinches second gold medal  Estonian became the first athlete to win 2 gold medals at the Torino Winter Olympics

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2005 Aug.10   Copter in Baltic: 14 feared dead  A helicopter carrying 2 pilots and 12 passengers crashed and sank off the Estonian coast 2005 May.7       Bush: Baltics 'should move on from war'  President says the US will never forget the suffering of the Baltic states under Soviet occupation 2005 May.6   Bush to meet Baltic leaders  President is at the start of a tour marking the 60th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe 2005 Apr.21   NATO meets in ex-Soviet republic  Foreign ministers are meeting in the Lithuanian capital, the alliance's first major gathering in a former Soviet republic 2005 Apr.20   Rice calls for change in Belarus  US Secretary of State has described Belarus as the 'last true dictatorship'

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2004 Apr.6       Lawmakers sack president  Rolandas Paksas illegally granted citizenship to a Russian businessman who contributed to his campaign 2004 Apr.5   President faces the axe  A parliament is due to decide whether to impeach Rolandas Paksas on three charges of violating the constitution 2004 Mar.28   French singer jailed for killing lover  A court has sentenced Bertrand Cantat, 40, to 8 years in prison for killing his actress girlfriend during a fight 2004 Feb.5   Government to step down  Prime Minister Einars is saying his Cabinet can't continue working without a majority in parliament

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2003 Dec.9   Latvian climbers die on NZ peak  The bodies of 4 climbers have been found dead near to the summit of Mount Cook 2003 Nov.15   Verpakovskis stuns Turkey  Solo goal earned Latvia a shock 1-0 win over World Cup semifinalists in the first leg of their Euro 2004 playoff 2003 May.11   EU vote clears 50% mark  Lithuania set to become the first ex-Soviet republic to vote itself into the European Union after 2-day referendum 2003 Jan.5     Right-winger Paksas wins elections  Rolandas Paksas scored an upset victory in presidential runoff election, unseating the incumbent by a wide margin

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2002 Oct.6   Latvians vote for major shake-up  Latvians are ushering in newcomers to take the country into NATO and the EU. New Era party secured the biggest majority 2002 Sep.19   Celtic hits 8 against Suduva in UEFA cup  Henrik Larsson-inspired Celtic whipped Lithuanian side FK Suduva 8-1 in the first leg of their UEFA Cup 2002 Jul.11   Kirsipuu takes stage victory  Estonian won his third Tour de France stage to turn a round a disappointing season

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2001 Nov.30   Prince flower girl charged  16-year-old Alina Lebedeva has been charged with hooliganism for trying to swipe Prince Charles in the face with flowers 2001 Nov.10   Prince urges mercy for flower girl  Charles has made a plea for leniency towards Lebedeva, 16, who swiped at his face with carnations 2001 Jul.18   Nazi hunting group asks Chavez  Simon Wiesenthal Center has asked President to intervene in a search for 18 war criminals, including 14 Lithuanians 2001 Jan.13   Lithuania mourns victims of Soviets  Hundreds gathered to pay their respects to 14 people who died while demonstrating for independence in 1991
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  Józef Klemens Pilsudski was a Polish statesman; Chief of State and de facto dictator (1926–35) of the Second Polish Republic