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Resilience instead of globalization
strategy

Resilience instead of globalization

The unjust Iraq War blackened the West, but the obscenity must be washed away – a panelist said at The Riga Conference 2022. Hype&Hyper’s conference coverage from Latvia. Realpolitik partially failed when Russia launched the full-scale invasion of Ukraine on 24 February. We attended The Riga Conference 2022, where
Impossible to live on the bridge – Exclusive interview with Sigita Struberga
politics

Impossible to live on the bridge – Exclusive interview with Sigita Struberga

“I see that the only way how to speak with Russia is from the position of power” – told Sigita Struberga to Hypeandhyper, the Secretary-General of the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation. Interview on cyber-security, integration of Russian speaking minorities in Latvia, war and geopolitics and Russian disinformation in the Baltics. At the
Rail Baltica: the next step for an interconnected Europe
tallinn

Rail Baltica: the next step for an interconnected Europe

The project of the century, the biggest shared investment in the Baltics so far, and the most important north-south rail link in Europe. All these headlines refer to one railway infrastructure project that cannot be underestimated. A new chapter in European infrastructure and trade is being built before our eyes:
Latvia, who quickly settled in – The transition to democracy in our region - Part II.
business

Latvia, who quickly settled in – The transition to democracy in our region - Part II.

More than thirty years have passed since the dissolution of the Soviet Union, which left an enormous economic and political void in Central and Eastern Europe. In this series of articles, we explore the responses of the countries of the region to the new circumstances: how they could adapt to
27 human emotions in a book
art

27 human emotions in a book

If you open the book of Ričards Znutiņš-Znutāns, an illustrator from Riga, you’ll be presented 27 human emotions wrapped in curious stories and cubist-like illustrations. Published by Portuguese publisher Stolen Books, the stories are based on interviews with people from Spain, Turkey, China, Morocco, Nicaragua, Australia and many more.
HIGHLIGHTS | Christmas mood
design

HIGHLIGHTS | Christmas mood

„Az ünnep azé, aki várja” – reads the title of one of the Advent-themed poems of contemporary Hungarian poet Anna Szabó T. (unofficial translation: The celebration belongs to those who wait for it). There is no celebration without waiting: it’s not a coincidence either that we light candles on four