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Contentious Parade Staged By Latvian Waffen SS Veterans

Veterans of Latvian Legion held a parade this month in Riga to honor a key 1944 World War II battle. The parade is controversial because the Legion was commanded by the German Waffen-SS, the Nazis’ elite police force, and fought against the Soviet army. 368 more words

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The Latvian Lunchroom

I jumped at the chance to eat at The Latvian Lunchroom in the Adelaide Central Markets for something completely different. Dad and I shared two meals, starting with the Latvian Snack Plate ($12), which included three pirags (soft pastry filled with bacon, onion and pepper) and our choice of three Smalk maizītes, or open sandwiches. 161 more words


Latvian soprano stars in Met's 'Butterfly' HD broadcast

NEW YORK (AP) — You’d never guess from watching her, but Kristine Opolais says that while she’s singing her heart out as Madame Butterfly she asks herself: “Oh, why, for what, all this suffering?” And when it’s over, she thinks: “I’m finished with this role, because it takes everything.” 542 more words

be different, be yourself

Today I feel like telling stories.

I come from small country called Latvia. As a kid I was member of choir, learned to play piano and flute, … 583 more words


I really hope I dont have to put a title to every single blog post I write.. ugh labels.

anyways day 1 was unsuccessful. I was all motivated last night when i created my blog. 806 more words

Lost in a Latvian bush

Some time ago, I had a gap year and I was backpacking around South America. I was just a 28 y.o. guy from Uruguay, living in Austria at that time. 393 more words

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