The Russian Economy: Prospects for Putin 4.0

Gramatas vaks

Will Russia succeed in modernizing its economy during Vladimir Putin’s fourth presidency? Is Russia prepared for the eventual change in the EU’s

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Russia’s Cooperation with Latvian Municipalities: Cases of Daugavpils and Rezekne

LP titullapa

Despite the complicated relationship between Russia, on the one hand, and Latvia and other Western countries, on the other hand, Daugavpils and Rezekne

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Representation of International Events in Latvian Internet Media

petijuma par inet medijiem vaks

The book examines how Latvian internet news portals conceive international events and analyzes how these events and processes are portrayed in Latvian

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Latvian Regions and Foreign Policy: The Case of the Russian Factor

Regionu petijums vaka bilde

Municipalities today have become individual makers of external relations. Latvian municipalities are no exception and cooperate with local governments

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The Rise of Populism: Lessons for the European Union and the United States of America


What defines populism nowadays and what are the reasons behind its rise in use and public support? What part has it played in the unexpected outcomes

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Belarusian Foreign Policy: 360°


In what ways have relations changed between Belarus and Russia after the annexation of Crimea? How serious is Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s criticism for Russia? Is Minsk interested

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