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Occupation of Latvia — a myth

The documentary film "Testimony of History", which tells about the events of the summer of 1940 that took place in Latvia. The film, deputy chairman of the Socialist Party of Latvia Ingar Burlaks, using eyewitness accounts and newsreels of the time denies the widely replicated by today's historians of the myth of the "occupation" of Latvia, and her "forced" to join the Soviet Union.

See also the Baltic. The story of one occupation

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Sociologists suggest that emigration mood today visited every other representative of the middle class. Levada Center commissioned by the EU-Russia Centre conducted a survey according to which 50% of Russians dream of leaving the country. Among moderate or active supporters of the move to the country amounted to 75% of people under 35 years of age. 63% of respondents would like their children to study and work abroad.

Surprisingly, polls "necessary" and "unnecessary" the researchers do not coincide with the actual statistics:

Left in 2000 — 233 thousand people (rode more than 500 thousand) in 2008

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Ejnars Graudins: U.S. does not always directly benefit rude of Russia. For this there is Latvia, where the team: now we need a little bit to bark. We barks.

No politician in Latvia can not take up the post of minister without approval from the U.S. ambassador. It was declared a political scientist Ejnars Graudins.

"I can responsibly assure you that we each government staff is coordinated with U.S. Ambassador to Latvia. And I know certain people who did not become ministers in our country, because the U.S. ambassador to Latvia, said he did not want to see them in this position, "- said in an interview Graudins" The issue with prejudice "on TV PRO100TV.

However, reports NewsBalt, to name specific names of political scientist refused. "I will

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European happiness in Latvia. The Shocking Truth

Report by Einar Graudins

Good afternoon, welcoming Armenia! Good afternoon, the capital of Yerevan! Good day to all present! Many thanks to the organizers for the invitation and the opportunity to speak, for me it is a great honor.

As the title of the conference "Armenia: Geopolitical and integration prospects", invite you to consider aspects and results of the integration of the so-called "international community" of Latvia, as just 20 years ago we were the representatives of the fraternal republics of the USSR. Now we are representatives of different states, following the path of integration into the international community,

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Fritz and blondes

Actors from the three Baltic countries — Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — are collected in a castle in Latvia Evola Award for "Ring of the Nibelungs" award for the role of Nazi villains in Soviet films about the war.

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EU: strangers among their own. Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia

The new countries that joined the EU, and is expected to improve the economic and political situation are the policy of "double standards." The level of grants and access to finance, decision-making power, both political and economic, the new members are absent or are nominal. All these problems are exacerbated economic crisis.

Unemployment, the destruction of entire industries, small-scale, non-competitive agriculture, and most importantly the impossibility of making strategic decisions in the country leads to the feeling that the new EU countries: strangers among their own. In the film are economists, politicians, scholars of "new

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For the Motherland, for Stalin, for Soviet power

The documentary film "To defend the truth: For the Motherland, for Stalin, for the Soviets!" Filmed Latvian communists, for discrediting the first anti-Soviet and anti-Communist, anti-Stalinist propaganda now widely replicated in Latvia, as nationalist elements and the local bourgeoisie. In the film, World War II veterans living in Latvia, tell what was real attitude to Joseph Stalin, the Soviet power. The film also shows newsreel tells about the atrocities of the Nazis in Latvia, about how to establish Soviet power in Latvia, also touched on the current situation in the country, clearly reflecting the oppression of the

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Latvians are beginning to speculate about something

Nearly half, or 42.6% of Latvia's residents believe that Latvia as an independent nation-state is unable to exist, according to the study SKDS «myths in Latvia's foreign policy: the EU and Russia", ordered the fund to support the Small Historical Library of Latvia.

Totally agree with this position 16%, in part — 26.6% of respondents. 46.2% believe, however, that Latvia is able to exist as an independent nation state. 11.3% found it difficult to answer the question.

More than two-thirds, or 70.9% of the population believe that Western countries use to Latvia in their interests and only 3% strongly disagree

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Impressions from a trip to Russia. Part Three

I remind you that I only write about what confronted with personally. This impressions based on what I’ve seen and know for sure. We do not take any average statistics or data to the international rankings. The life that you see with your own eyes is different from different ideological persuasion.

At this time it will be on pensions. My older friends, who are over eighty, get 26 thousand Russian rubles for two. This is 13 thousand rubles per person. Translated into the armor is 260 lats. My relatives in Latvia the same age, 170 lats. Another five

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In Russia in 2010 removed more than 220 Movies (Approximately film in 1.5 days ) excluding kinoserialov, documentaries and movies productions.

More than 100 TV series.

in 2000 removed 6 movies

Available

Let’s hope that now count at the same rate will jump to the quality 🙂

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