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Russia – Living Its Own Story

Ever since the sudden 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, Russia’s future and the actions of its take-charge leader Vladimir Putin have remained prominent topics within the international community. While initially expected by Western leaders to become a flourishing and proper democracy, Russia’s has proven

Moldova – Perspectives and Challenges

Moldova currently is at a crossroads between a pro-European approach represented by the current President Maia Sandu and a pro-Russian approach represented by its former President Igor Dodon. A changing international landscape, such as a progressive rapprochement between the EU and the East, may offer

EU-US Relationship – What’s Next?

Over the last few years, discussions on the future of the EU-US relationship have become increasingly important. Even though a new administration has taken over some questions have lingered. Where does the EU-US relationship stand? Can we say that there is a unilateral understanding within

Lecture by Burcu San: Role of NATO in the Baltic Sea Region

Every week participants of the Baltic Sea Region Young Leaders Academy have an opportunity to gain knowledge about important issues concerning the Baltic Sea region. Last week our participants were greeted by a special guest - Burcu San, Director of Operations, Operations Division, NATO - with

Protests in Belarus – Rebellious Spirit

   More than 200 days have passed since Belarus held its presidential elections. A significant part of the international community does not recognize the results of this election. The Belarusian regime and its society are also under disagreement on the issue. The people of Belarus demand

Baltic Sea Region Young Leaders Academy has Started!

March 27th marked the opening of the Baltic Sea Region Young Leaders Academy organised by the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation in a close cooperation with the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Baltic States. Young leaders were greeted by Prof Žaneta Ozoliņa, Chairwoman of the Board of the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation,

What Preferences for European Strategic Autonomy? Views from France and Germany

The Latvian Transatlantic Organisation (LATO) invites you to the discussion “What Preferences for European Strategic Autonomy? Views from France and Germany?” which will be held on 23 March from 13.00 to 14.30 (EET/UTC+2). The concept and the conversation around strategic autonomy have become an important buzzword in the

LATO & KAS invite you to the Baltic Sea Region Young Leaders Academy!

Latvian Transatlantic Organisation and Konrad Adenauer Stiftung in Baltic States invite you to the Baltic Sea Region Young Leaders Academy! We plan to have seven exciting sessions from March 27 until May 8 with practical masterclasses and simulation game, discussions between participants, lively debates with top