Latvia suspends visas for Russians – entry only for funerals of close relatives — RT EN

5 Aug 2022 9:37 pm The Embassy of Latvia in Russia has announced that it will stop issuing visas to Russian citizens for an indefinite period. It was also informed that participation in funeral services for close relatives in Latvia should only be permitted as a reason for entry. Latvia has indefinitely suspended issuing visas […]

Latvia asks Russians to condemn Russian military operation upon entry — RT EN

According to reports in state-run Latvian media, Russians and Belarusians wishing to enter the country must sign statements condemning their home countries as “aggressors”. According to Latvia’s foreign minister, this procedure is perfectly legal. Citizens entering Latvia from Russia or Belarus are reportedly required to sign a statement condemning Moscow’s military operation in Ukraine as […]

Latvia allows nationals to fight in Ukraine — RT EN

28 Feb 2022 11:31 am In response to Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s call to create a Foreign Legion to protect Ukraine, Latvia has allowed nationals to fight in Ukraine without fear of prosecution for acts of terrorism. Latvia’s Saeima approved legislative changes in remarkable haste on Monday morning that would allow Latvian citizens to fight […]