This year, 32 years after Latvia’s independence, the festival boasted over 40,000 participants including almost 3,000 from Latvia’s diaspora.
DNA analysis reveals a large migration of people into Scandinavia during Viking times.
History is not being destroyed but the way people remember is being changed.
In much of eastern Europe historical memory of communist rule has been brought into sharp focus by the war in Ukraine.
A small piece of Russian territory on the Baltic coast has become the focus of heightened tensions on Nato’s fringe.
The war in Ukraine is a seismic event. A weakened Russia will try to take advantage of a poorer, more divided and less secure post-Soviet region.
The Russian government used disinformation to fabricate a justification for invading Ukraine. A new campaign focused on biowarfare claims threatens to escalate the conflict.
A scholar of Russian history breaks down what Putin’s aim might be in threatening military invasion, and why that might backfire.
Information warfare has gone global. Here are some recent campaigns, and a couple of ideas about how to fight back.
War games let you test your political and military acumen right at your kitchen table – while also helping you appreciate how decision-makers are limited by the choices of others.
While many countries across Eastern Europe celebrate 100 years since they were born or restored as nation-states after the First World War, not everyone in these states are celebrating.
An Estonian cybersecurity leader explains how her country defends itself, its society and its elections from Russian interference.
European countries, especially the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have confronted Russian disinformation campaigns for decades. The US can learn from their experience.
A stint teaching university students in Lithuania leaves a longtime economics professor optimistic about the future of Eastern Europe as it continues its transition to a free-market economy.
A round of ominous war games might not be cover for military action, but it could raise tensions to an explosive level.