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Latvia Vote

Russian Minority Party Wins Latvian Vote, Populists Surge

HELSINKI (AP) — An opposition party favored by Latvia’s large ethnic Russian minority has won the Baltic nation’s parliamentary election, but it’s expected to face difficulties forming a ruling coalition after a vote that saw new populist parties surge and government parties falter.

European People's Party

EU Plots To Starve Eurosceptic Parties Of Funding

Senior MEPs are plotting to change the European Parliament’s rules to starve Eurosceptic parties of European Union (EU) money. Along with changing the rules so that smaller parties will no longer receive cash, they also propose funding only groups which