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  • Switched from vodka to water. As 30 years ago, Soviet Latvia was struggling with alcohol

    30 years ago, in 1987, the USSR began to collapse widely known and not brought any success anti-alcohol campaign. The decision of Mikhail Gorbachev to limit the country's drinking has caused a severe blow to the state budget and, in the opinion of many, hastened the collapse of the Soviet Union. The Portal Delfi.lv using the materials of the book "History of Latvia's economy", says about how the struggle with alcohol looked in Latvia.

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  • The United States has issued charges for Julian Assange

    U.S. authorities have produced formal charges, that on their basis to secure the arrest of the founder of the portal WikiLeaks Julian Assange, who for many years hiding in the Embassy of Ecuador in London. The complexities of the case and new developments according to CNN.

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  • Three Osokina will give in the "Dzintari" the only joint concert

    After nearly a two year hiatus, devoted to his solo concerts in prestigious halls of Europe, three Latvian pianist Osokina be United again for the only joint concert in Latvia this year. Concert "Three Osokin in Jurmala" will be held July 30 on the main stage of the hall "Dzintari".

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  • Named a new reason for the extinction of mammoths

    Scientists from Australia, Canada, Norway, Russia and the United States found evidence in favor of the new causes of extinction of ecosystems of the late Pleistocene, including mammoths. A study published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution.

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