Latvian election may bring pro-Russians and populists into government

Riga, Latvia — More than 1.5 million eligible voters will choose among 16 political parties when the Baltic country of Latvia holds national elections on October 6 to the 100-member parliament or Saeima.

With 25.5 % of Latvian citizens eligible to vote undecided as to their choice as of late September, all forecasts based on polls are uncertain…

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Juris Kaža

Juris Kaža

A freelance journalist based in Riga, Latvia who has covered the country and region for 20 years. Speak native Latvian and English, fluent Swedish and German.