The toughest lockdown. Latvia – No. 1 in the world for COVID

The country, which in the first wave of the pandemic was considered exemplary in terms of combating coronavirus, found itself in a disastrous situation. Latvia has come out on top in the world in the number of confirmed cases of coronavirus infection per one million people. The authorities decided to impose a strict lockdown, including […]

EAST EUROPE magazine | EASTERN EUROPE 6-8 / 2012

Eastern Europe 6-8/2012)”> Eastern Europe 6-8/2012Manfred Sapper, Volker Weichsel (eds.)Berlin (BWV) 2012 [= Osteuropa 6-8/2012]560 p., 15 maps, 53 ills.Price: € 32.00ISBN: 978-3-8305-3110-4 Contents and abstracts in English contents Marija LipmanDouble polarizationFull textRussia’s divided society Vladimir Gel’manCracks in the systemRussia’s Authoritarianism 2012 Richard SakwaAnatomy of a blockageFull textStandstill in the dual state of Russia Values […]

Anti-record growth rate of coronavirus recorded in Latvia

Coronavirus situation worsens in Latvia In total, the coronavirus was laboratory-confirmed in 183,239 residents of the country, of which 2,881 died (12 in the last day). Over the previous day, 2,799 cases of coronavirus infection were confirmed in Latvia, which is the highest figure since the beginning of the pandemic. About this on Saturday, October […]

EAST EUROPE magazine | Film & television, cinema

EAST EUROPE magazine | Film & television, cinema Seek Find Order Inform Film & television, cinema items Kateryna BotanovaA place of absenceSerhij Bukovs’kyjs Film Spell Your Name(Eastern Europe 1-2/2021, S. 185??195) Alfrun KliemsCity, country, forestSpatial images in Czech film at the turn of the millennium(Eastern Europe 4-6/2021, S. 65??90) Maria EngströmRecycling the countercultureFull textThe new […]

Latvia will introduce a state of emergency for three months

Photo: Unsplash In Latvia, the crisis management council decides to declare a state of emergency for three months The situation in Latvia is difficult due to the number of unvaccinated people, and this affects the health care system, according to the country’s government. In Latvia, the Crisis Management Council decided to declare a state of […]