The installation of barbed wire on the Latvian-Belarus border has been delayed because of issues with the company delivering the..
Country in Northern Europe
Latvia, officially known as the Republic of Latvia, is a country in the Baltic region of Northern Europe, bordered by Estonia to the north, Lithuania to the south, Russia to the east, Belarus to the southeast, and sharing a maritime border with Sweden to the west. Latvia covers an area of 64,589 km2 (24,938 sq mi), with a population of 1.9 million. The country has a temperate seasonal climate. Its capital and largest city is Riga. Latvians belong to the ethno-linguistic group of the Balts; and speak Latvian. The term "Baltic countries" usually refers to the group of three countries: Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. However, Lithuanian and Latvian are the only two surviving Baltic languages.
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The EU Home Affairs Commissioner questions Poland's treatment of migrants attempting to cross its border from Belarus after Polish..