Latvia Weekly Podcast #95: Saskaņa Shakeup and News from September 15th - 20th, 2020


The fallout of the Rīga City Council election continues to settle, with former prime minister candidate Vjačeslavs Dombrovskis and fellow Saeima deputy Ļubova Švecova being kicked out of the struggling Saskaņa party in a crackdown on critical voices. Otto and Olevs discuss the implications of this move along with other important news items, such as yet another tragic murder of a lawyer, the future of a major Rīga skyscraper, and more developments with the situation in Belarus.



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