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Finally found those Soviets  

Finally found those Soviets

Or perhaps shufflin' around Riga

September 9th 2010
After yesterday's emotional visit to the Museum of Latvian Occupation, I soothe my post-Cold War angst with some spectacularly delicious traditional Latvian food at Bistro LIDO "Alus sēta" - a cafeteria-style chain restaurant, this one located in the Old Town. ("Alus sēta", I just learned, translates literally as "Beer Yard".) Apparently LIDO is the Disneyland of ... read more
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Latvian Flag After a brief period of independence between the two World Wars, Latvia was annexed by the USSR in 1940. It reestablished its independence in 1991 following the breakup of the Soviet Union. Although the last Russian troops left in 1994, the status of... ... read more
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