Main page  -  Opinions


22.03.2018 Address to the Ambassadors: The West has to renounce the policy of Russophobia and double standards! (VIDEO)


I appeal to the working in my country - Latvia - ambassadors of the countries of the European Union, the United States, Canada and other states that share the values ​​of open society and democracy.

336  Read more

22.03.2018 Alexander Filey: Save Russian education in Latvia (VIDEO)


369  Read more

05.10.2017 DIFFERENT EXITS - DIFFERENT APPROACHES


The negotiations on Brexit are attracting a lot of attention. In particular, the possible erosion of the rights of around three million EU-27 citizens living in Britain is a major cause for concern. The European Parliament resolution adopted on 3 October states that “the withdrawal agreement must incorporate the full set of rights citizens currently enjoy, such that there is no material change in their position”

669  Read more

10.03.2016 Daugavpils Branch of Latvia's Russian Community letter regarding the BBC provocation


The pseudo-documentary “World War Three: Inside the War Room” was created by your corporation and aired on February 3 and 4 this year. This programme investigated a hypothetical beginning of the World War Three. According to the BBC film, the residents of our city, Daugavpils, are the most real threat for peace in the world. Because you have failed to get any evidence in the life of our country to support this fantasy, you have hired actors who played us as you prefer to perceive us – as uncivilized, cruel, violent and aggressive

2273  Read more

30.10.2012 Opinion on the compatibility of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) withthe European Convention on Human Rights & the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights


An opinion by Douwe Korff, Professor of International law, London Metropolitan University, London (UK) & Ian Brown, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford (UK), prepared at the request of Greens/EFA group

26888  Read more

02.02.2012 Opinion on the compatibility of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA) withthe European Convention on Human Rights & the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights


An opinion by Douwe Korff, Professor of International law, London Metropolitan University, London (UK) & Ian Brown, Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford (UK), prepared at the request of Greens/EFA group

7489  Read more

02.03.2010 Latvian Non-Citizens - Who are they?


The Foreword to the Book "Citizens of a Non-Existent State. The long-term Phenomenon of Mass Statelessness in Latvia"

73026  Read more

08.02.2006 Zdanoka disappointed with MEPs lack of ambition on minority rights


"This has had all the hallmarks of a bad detective novel" - Zdanoka

26616  Read more

08.02.2006 Summary of the article “Citizenship Law Should Be Stricter” published in the newspaper Latvijas Avīze on September 12th, 2005


25531  Read more

03.11.2005 EU membership is the best way to avoid criticism for HR violations


I could imagine what could be a reaction of the EU institutions if a state like Belarus or Iraq would have half a million persons deprived of citizenship and, consequently, of full scope of the citizens rights.

25551  Read more

09.06.2005 Zdanoka disappointed with MEPs lack of ambition on minority rights


Latvian Euro-MP Tatjana Zdanoka has expressed her disappointment with MEPs failure to back parliamentary amendments strengthening the rights of the so-called 'non-nationals' living in the European Union

12724  Read more