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Is Finland next? Putin wants to 'conquer other countries' in Europe, says top adviser (and CATO Institute staffer)

After annexing Crimea and with troops massed on the border of Ukraine, Vladimir Putin will not stop trying to expand Russia until he has “conquered” Belarus, the Baltic States and Finland, one of his closest former advisers has said.

Latvia joins eurozone, but half of population opposed

Latvia has celebrated the New Year by joining the eurozone, becoming the 18th member of the Europe-wide currency bloc. However, recent opinion polls show that a majority of Latvians oppose the move, with just one-fifth strongly in favor.

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EU's Rehn: Latvia could join euro zone in 2014

The small Baltic state of Latvia could become the 18th member of the euro zone in 2014 if it continues on its current economic course, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said on Thursday.

Euro crisis: Latvia and the PIGS

Down on the Euro Animal Farm, some animals are more equal than others, finds Eric Walberg

U.S. warns Russia against assertion in Baltic region

RIA Novosti, 26 February 2010

Though seeking to find new ways of working with Russia, the United States will not accept Moscow's policies in the Baltic region, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Michele Flournoy said at a news conference in Tallinn on Friday.

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