Posts tagged as Russian-speaking

Belarusian MPs condemn Latvia’s actions against Russian-speaking journalists

Friday, January 29, 2021

The Standing Commissions on International Affairs and on Human Rights, National Relations and Media of the House of Representatives have adopted a statement in support of the Russian State Duma’s address “To the European parliaments on the repressive actions of the Latvian authorities against Russian-speaking journalists”, BelTA learned from the press service of the House of Representatives. β€œIn connection with the adoption of the address “To the European parliaments on…

Estonia: Narva to rename 2 streets to drop names of revolutionaries

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Two streets in the Russian-speaking border city Narva named after early 20th century Communist revolutionaries Albert-August Tiimann and Ansis Daumanis (Ants Dauman) are about to get new names, the news portal of public broadcaster ERR said. The city of Narva has decided to rename Tiimann Street as Soldina Street and Dauman Street as Koidu Street. Albert-August Tiimann was an Estonian Communist who in 1918-1919 served as chairman of the executive…