baltvideo.com http://baltvideo.com/ News video from baltic states Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:50:45 +0300 en-US http://baltvideo.com/media/baltvideo_logo.png baltvideo.com - news from baltic states http://baltvideo.com/en/feed 260 89 hourly 1 Hipster-Hitler came to Estonia http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/hipster-hitler-came-to-estonia Wed, 06 Jun 2018 18:50:45 +0300

The comic book "Hipster Hitler" appeared on the shelves of the largest Estonian trade book chains. The book is a slightly modified edition of the American original "Hipster Hitler" by James Carr and Arkhana Kumar, translated into Estonian. The comic about Adolf Hitler, portrayed as a handsome young man in "hipster" glasses and clothes, was released in Estonia by the Kunst publishing house. Book networks offer Estonian readers a "new way" to look at the history of Hitler, who, according to the advertising text, "in his own way was a hipster of the century." In addition to the Hitler's "hipster", Reichsführer Heinrich Himmler, Minister of Propaganda Josef Goebbels, Luftwaffe head Hermann Goering and other leading figures of the Third Reich, whose actions were unequivocally appraised by the international tribunal in Nuremberg, are represented in a playful-joking manner.

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Military drills "Saber strike" started in Latvia http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/military-drills-saber-strike-started-in-latvia Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:30:39 +0300

In Latvia, the traditional international military exercises Saber Strike began. Within the framework of these exercises, American pilots demonstrated to journalists how air refueling of combat aircraft is carried out in the air. In total, with the help of the KC-135 Stratotanker, 8 refuellings were conducted.

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Classic Car Cruise Parade took place in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/classic-car-cruise-parade-took-place-in-riga Sat, 02 Jun 2018 15:45:45 +0300

175 American cars, produced in the period from 1927 to 1970, descended on Saturday to the shore of Riga. Cars under the enthusiastic views of thousands of Riga people went to the seaside city of Jurmala.

 

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Laima Vaikule invites to Rendezvous http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/laima-vaikule-invites-to-rendezvous Wed, 23 May 2018 15:35:10 +0300

Laima Vaikule, Intars Busulis, Janis Stibelis, Janis Kirsis and others will participate in the international festival "Laima. Rendezvous. Jurmala - 2018 ». This was told by Laima herself at the restaurant "36 Line" in Jurmala, where she met with journalists to talk about the festival program. Within the framework of the event, there were "live" performances of participants and numerous greetings from foreign artists were made. The festival will be held from July 19 to 22 in the concert hall "Dzintari". This year at the festival there will be an innovation: each evening will receive its name and thematic direction: we are waiting for the colorful Opening, "Evening of Love", "Evening of Hits" and a grandiose gala concert.

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Hordes of caterpillars captured Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/hordes-of-caterpillars-captured-riga Wed, 23 May 2018 11:05:03 +0300

Residents of Riga continue to sound the alarm: the city was attacked by hordes of caterpillars that enveloped trees with dense cobwebs. The State Plant Protection Service reported that their department receives a lot of calls and e-mails from Riga residents with photos of caterpillars and cobwebs, which as if the network has enveloped trees. Apparently, the active spread of pests contributes to the favorable sunny and warm weather, established these days in the capital. It seems that now the invasion of caterpillars has already been seized by almost the entire city: terrible cobwebs are seen on trees in Imanta, Zolitude, Ilguciems and Kengarags. Although visually bird cherry looks unattractive, but the mole itself does not cause any harm to the tree itself, experts say. Next year it will again be covered with green leaves.

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Alytus welcomes national partisans http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/alytus-welcomes-national-partisans Sun, 20 May 2018 14:50:16 +0300

In the Lithuanian town of Alytus solemn events were held in honor of the Day of National Partisans. In the central square of the city there was a military construction. In 1945, fleeing from communist repression, about 50 thousand people left for the forest. Soviet authorities took more than 20 years to catch all the "forest brothers". Now they are considered to be national heroes in Lithuania.

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Victims of the war were remembered in Lestene http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/victims-of-the-war-were-remembered-in-lestene Tue, 08 May 2018 16:20:20 +0300

On May 8, in the town of Lesten, a solemn opening ceremony of a commemorative plaque dedicated to Latvian soldiers fighting against communist aggression was held. The event was attended by the Speaker of the Latvian Parliament Inara Murnietse, Latvian Defense Minister Raimonds Bergmanis. A memorable event was attended by about 500 people.

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The remains of the Red Army soldiers were found http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/the-remains-of-the-red-army-soldiers-were-found Sun, 06 May 2018 14:50:12 +0300

During the repair of the road in the Pampaly settlement of the Saldus Region of Latvia, the remains of 145 Red Army soldiers who were killed during the Second World War were discovered. On Sunday, April 22, the members of the squad arrived in their place and exhumed 145 skeletons. Five medals were also found to help identify the dead. According to the information of the portal, Soviet soldiers are likely to be reburied at the brotherly cemetery in Pampaly after carrying out jointly with the Russian scientific-historical expertise and identification of the dead. In 2003, 140 human remains were found on the other side of the same road.

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Nazi bunker For sale http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/nazi-bunker-for-sale Thu, 12 Apr 2018 12:20:05 +0300

The authorities of the Lithuanian city of Neringa intend to sell a network of military bunkers of the Second World War in private hands. This underground complex, located in the town of Alksnines, was part of an anti-aircraft battery built by the Germans in 1939 to protect the airspace of Memel. The Alksnines complex is located quite far from other settlements that are part of the municipal formation, and now it is considered the possibility of including it in the list of state and municipal real estate, which is supposed to be put up for an open auction.

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Victims of the war was remembered at Salaspils http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/victims-of-the-war-was-remembered-at-salaspils Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:05:03 +0300

On April 11, the International Day for the Release of Prisoners of Fascist Concentration Camps is celebrated every year, which was established in memory of the international uprising of the prisoners of the Buchenwald concentration camp that occurred on April 11, 1945. Laying flowers at the camp site in Salaspils took place, as usual, at noon. And, traditionally, the organization was assisted by the Russian embassy, ​​for example, it supported the elderly people - veterans and former prisoners of the camp, who themselves would be very hard to get to the memorial. As a result, about 150 people gathered at the ceremony.

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The secret bunker of the Baltic Fleet was found in Salacgriva http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/the-secret-bunker-of-the-baltic-fleet-was-found-in-salacgriva Fri, 30 Mar 2018 14:58:23 +0300

In the Latvian city of Salacgriva, which is located on the eastern shore of the Gulf of Riga, at a depth of nine meters, the Baltic Fleet's emergency headquarters of the times of the USSR was discovered. The door leading to the bunker was found by the new owner of the building above the shelter. It is known that the military headquarters was abandoned in 1987. There are training stands of Soviet analogues of Enigma encryption machines, numerous posters with Soviet agitation.

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A family of seals lodged on Ventspils city beach http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/a-family-of-seals-lodged-on-ventspils-city-beach Wed, 28 Mar 2018 14:45:25 +0300

An amazing natural phenomenon gave the spring sun to the inhabitants of the Latvian city of Ventspils. Dozens of seals climbed on the shore to bask in the spring sun. Passers-by caused a special delight of seal babies. To them, people tried to get as close as possible to take a picture. At such moments, the seals began to turn amusingly and to wave their fins. True, as it turned out, environmentalists told us that so the seals express their dissatisfaction with the close presence of a person and there is no desire to pose in animals.

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People are calling flowers and toys to the Russian Embassy in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/people-are-calling-flowers-and-toys-to-the-russian-embassy-in-riga Tue, 27 Mar 2018 14:30:25 +0300

The tragedy that occurred in Kemerovo does not leave Riga indifferent. Many of them came to the embassy today to express their condolences to the relatives of the dead children. On Sunday, a fire broke out in the four-story shopping center "Winter Cherry" in Kemerovo. 64 people died, including children. In hospitals there are 13 victims, most of them with carbon monoxide poisoning. Several people were detained in the case of the fire. By the number of victims this fire is one of the four largest in Russia in a hundred years

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Russian diplomats, get out! http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/russian-diplomats-get-out Mon, 26 Mar 2018 17:45:55 +0300

On Monday, the ambassadors of Russia were summoned to the Foreign Ministries of the Baltic countries. All three received an order to expel the staff of the diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation. So, Lithuania demanded the expulsion of three diplomats, Estonia and Latvia - one by one. Expulsion of diplomats occurred in the framework of the all-European action in support of Great Britain. 20 matras London sent 23 Russian diplomats. This is a reaction to the poisoning of former Russian GRU officer Sergey Skripal and his daughter. In the action to expel diplomats also joined the United States, Australia, Canada and others, a total of 25 countries.

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The Minister of Defense of Great Britain arrived in Tallinn http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/the-minister-of-defense-of-great-britain-arrived-in-tallinn Mon, 26 Mar 2018 11:25:04 +0300

Gavin Williamson arrived in Estonia to visit the largest foreign mission of the United Kingdom. As part of NATO's enhanced advanced presence in Estonia, 900 British military personnel serve. In addition, four multipurpose Lynx helicopters arrive in Estonia in April, which will take part in the military exercises Siil ("Hedgehog") in early May 2018. In June, Estonia, together with the United Kingdom, will increase its presence in Afghanistan by 40 military personnel. In 2019, the United Kingdom will assume the defense of NATO airspace from the air base in Emary. Great Britain was the first country that, after the decision to increase the presence of Allied forces in the Baltic countries, adopted at the Warsaw Summit in the< summer of 2016, sent its troops to the NATO battalion.

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Khodorkovsky argue with Navalny for leadership in the opposition http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/khodorkovsky-argue-with-navalny-for-leadership-in-the-opposition Sun, 25 Mar 2018 17:55:21 +0300

Despite the insignificant support received by candidates from the liberal segment of the opposition in the last elections, in their midst the struggle for the right to represent the pro-Western Russian voter alone is not stopping. Mikhail Khodorkovsky joined the rivalry of Ksenia Sobchak and Alexei Navalny. A new stage in the political life of the ex-billionaire began with the conference, which he founded the "Open Russia" movement (PR) held in Vilnius. According to its results, a statement was adopted in which the past presidential elections were called dishonest and unfair, and the result obtained by Vladimir Putin is illegitimate. Earlier, the oligarch wrote that he and like-minded people have only two ways - "elections or barricades".

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Latvia adopts new law on education http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/latvia-adopts-new-law-on-education Thu, 22 Mar 2018 14:50:50 +0200

The Latvian parliament approved in the final reading the law on the reform of school education. It provides for the transfer of Russian schools to the Latvian language of instruction. In particular, in the upper grades all lessons from 2020 will be taught only in the state language. The law caused great dissatisfaction in the Russian-speaking society. Parents of the Russian dete believe that the quality of education under such an approach will fall and Russian children will cease to be competitive in the local labor market. Opponents of the school reform during the consideration of the law in Parliament organized a small protest near the American Embassy and handed a petition to one of the staff of the diplomatic mission.

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Phillip Kirkorov came to the polling station in Vilnius http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/phillip-kirkorov-came-to-the-polling-station-in-vilnius Sun, 18 Mar 2018 17:00:36 +0200

One of the most prominent representatives of the Russian stage - Philip Kirkorov visited the embassy in Vilnius, where the polling station is located. Elections of the president of Russia, the pop singer, called the most important event in the life of his country. According to him, Russia needs a strong and bright leader. The police station and guards guarded the polling station in the Russian embassy in Vilnius. In Lithuania, the Russians who came to the polls were met by Ambassador Alexander Udaltsov. 

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The march of memory of the Latvian legionaries Waffen SS held in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/the-march-of-memory-of-the-latvian-legionaries-waffen-ss-held-in-riga Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:50:20 +0200

March, 16 - Day of memory of the Latvian legionaries of division Waffen СС. In the morning, a column of demonstrators with flags proceeded from the Dome Cathedral to the Freedom Monument, where she laid flowers. Among the participants of the march were deputies of the country's parliament, as well as participants from Lithuania and Estonia. According to the police, which on this day is working in a strengthened regime, about two thousand people took part in the event. The march passed without serious collisions, in total five people were detained, administrative cases were started against two of them

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Day of restoration of independence marked in Vilnius http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/day-of-restoration-of-independence-marked-in-vilnius Sun, 11 Mar 2018 19:50:37 +0200

A procession and a rally of nationalists took place in the center of the city. The procession went to Lukiysk Square, where a small rally took place. Participants of the march brought posters with the inscription "Lithuania - for Lithuanians" against the backdrop of a tricolor. Participants in the procession carried tricolors, historical flags of Lithuania, Ukrainian flags. For this slogan, the procession is most often criticized by representatives of the national minorities of the country. The Lithuanian Union of Nationalists and Republicans invited to take part in the procession of all residents of the country, for which national values ​​are important.

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