Posts published in Day: November 1, 2020

Latvia outlines COVID-19 risk degrees and strategies

Sunday, November 1, 2020

State Chancery and responsible ministries have compiled an informative table on long-term strategy in the fight against COVID-19, published October 30. The strategy is based on four risk categories based on stages of COVID-19 risk severity, marked green, yellow, orange and red. Restrictions are imposed in accordance with the risk stage the State is in. Latvijas stratēģija  #COVID19   ierobežošanai: četri rīcības scenāriji sabiedrības veselības pasargāšanai atkarībā no vīrusa izplatības radītā riska.…

Jump for freedom: The stranger-than-fiction tale of Lithuanian defector Simas Kudirka

Sunday, November 1, 2020

November 23, 1970, was supposed to be a relatively ordinary day for the US coast guard cutter Vigilant, but the day’s events would soon involve Richard Nixon, lost careers, and a daring escape. Emerging Europe, partners of LRT English, recall the events depicted in a new film The Jump. That morning, the cutter was carrying a five member delegation from the New Bedford fishing industry to meet with a Soviet…