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Decommunization - Latvia Leftist sections in Latvia denounce demolition of Soviet era monument

The Monument to the Liberators at the Victory Park in Latvian capital Riga was demolished under the orders of the right-wing government on August 25

Red Army Monument-Latvia Latvian socialists condemn desecration of Soviet monument in Jekabpils

The monument in Jekabpils, Latvia, installed on the grave of three Soviet soldiers  who died in combat during World War II, was vandalized on February 24

Latvia same sex marriages Latvian parliament rejects citizen initiative to validate same sex partnerships

The 100-member Latvian parliament Saeima voted down a citizen initiative which demanded the validation of same sex partnerships. The initiative was launched by the Dzīvesbiedri (Spouses) movement and citizen initiative platform ManaBalss.lv

Latvia health workers Latvia’s healthcare workers set to strike demanding higher government spending

While a law passed by parliament in December 2017 calls for health sector spending to the tune of 4% of the GDP, the government’s latest budgetary proposals have allocated only 3.3%