Latvian special services: Russia loses the “battle for the minds” of the Baltic states


The image of Russia is becoming less and less attractive for young Latvian citizens, Apollo.lv reports, citing a report by the State Security Service of the country.


The secret service emphasizes that in the documents on political planning in Russia the defense of "the so-called compatriots abroad" is widely declared. In fact, the text says, the Russian Federation “needs the so-called compatriots only to support the implementation of aggressive policy».

According to the organization, this allows the Russian authorities not only to distract the attention of their own population from internal problems, but also to influence the political agenda of other countries or international organizations.

According to the special services of the Baltic republic, the Russian Federation forms the contours of influence regardless of ethnic relations.

Last year, the so-called compatriots in Latvia were used to try to "prove" the alleged "Russophobia", "the revival of Nazism and fascism" or "violation of the rights of Russians", which generally contributed to the advancement of Russian interests

- noted in the article.

However, the interest of the republic’s youth in such activities is extremely low. The secret service believes that the inefficiency of pro-Russian organizations in this regard is explained by the fact that they are more focused on the struggle for sources of financing, while losing the battle for the minds.
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  1. General Black Offline
    General Black (Gennady) April 13 2020 18: 54
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    What other minds? The transit was practically lost, and they are no longer interesting. NATO countries? Well then. As if in the near future they would not have to rejoice in a pan with fried herring.
    1. Arkharov Offline
      Arkharov (Grigory Arkharov) April 14 2020 08: 45
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      Rating of countries by standard of living 2019Numbeo List:

      11 Estonia 180.88
      29 Lithuania 156.36
      34 Latvia 149.15
      37 Belarus 141.47
      .................................
      59 Russia 104.94
      62 Ukraine 102.34

      https://basetop.ru/uroven-zhizni-v-stranah-mira-rejting-2019-goda/
    2. Vladimir_ Voronov (Vladimir) April 14 2020 10: 26
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      The image of Russia is becoming less and less attractive for young Latvian citizens, Apollo.lv reports, citing a report by the State Security Service of the country.

      False promise always leads to incorrect conclusions. The next time the author should immediately refer to the US State Department - it will be more honest so that the article could not be read further.
  2. boriz Offline
    boriz (boriz) April 13 2020 18: 56
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    When the Tribalts completely put their teeth on the shelf, the sane and Russian-speaking will either flee to Russia or separate from the territory. The rest are uninteresting. Nobody will invest money and resources in these territories again, and there are no fools to feed the pensioners remaining there.
  3. gorenina91 Online
    gorenina91 (Irina) April 13 2020 19: 37
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    Latvian special services: Russia loses the “battle for the minds” of the Baltic states

    - Everything is accurate - on the contrary ... - Nobody will understand the minds of the Baltic states now ... - They all wanted some kind of "independence", but fell into a rigid forced NATO bondage ... - And nothing from the "independent" Baltic left - no culture (no theater, no cinema, and even no rock festivals); nor industry (all plants and factories are standing); neither agricultural and fishing (all processing of fish in stagnation ... - nobody needs these products); nor the youth "independent ambition" - all young people went to work in Europe) ...
    - But the Russian Opposition and the movement for human rights ...- are still very strong and organized ... - so why then did Russia “lose” in this Baltic ??? And for what "minds" of Russia today is there generally worth fighting for ???
  4. shadow Offline
    shadow April 13 2020 19: 53
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    The minds are becoming less and less.
    1. gorenina91 Online
      gorenina91 (Irina) April 14 2020 03: 23
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      - A “pluses" - more and more ...
  5. nikolaj1703 Offline
    nikolaj1703 (Nikolai) April 13 2020 19: 54
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    If there were minds, they would have long understood what cesspool they got into.
  6. Potapov Offline
    Potapov (Valery) April 13 2020 20: 06
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    Live as you want ...
  7. steelmaker Offline
    steelmaker April 13 2020 20: 16
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    The image of Russia is less and less attractive for young citizens of Latvia ..

    Another 20-25 years, and you will not have young citizens. You will die!
    1. xilia72 Offline
      xilia72 (xantos) April 14 2020 11: 00
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      In February I was in Riga. By the way, many young citizens speak Russian among themselves in the company. It seemed to me that in Riga there are more Russians than Latvians. Let them live, in the Russian Federation demography, as it were, also needs to be deduced in plus.
  8. Smirnoff Offline
    Smirnoff (Victor) April 13 2020 20: 26
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    Russia is losing ??? The Balts LIE and BAT! The USA assigned them the role of the Baltic MOSCOW, which can only puff.
    Russia is not losing.

    It's like that joke. Why is he elusive? And all because no one catches him.

    So with the minds of the Baltic states! They are not for free in Russia !!!

    Russia does not fight for the minds of the Baltic states and has never fought. Therefore, there is no one and nothing to lose. This is nonsense of the American Baltic gray mare !!!
    With which we congratulate them.
  9. gosha.gosha60 Offline
    gosha.gosha60 (George Yarygin) April 13 2020 20: 41
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    The townspeople on subsidies from the EU ...... all achievements in 30 years.
  10. King3214 Offline
    King3214 (Sergius) April 13 2020 21: 36
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    They are not called to wash toilets in Russia.
  11. You cannot lose the battle for something that does not exist.
  12. Astronaut Offline
    Astronaut (San Sanych) April 13 2020 23: 32
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    Lord, there would be something to fight for! laughing
  13. 123 Offline
    123 (123) April 14 2020 00: 19
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    The Latvian intelligence service sounds funny. This is Estonia, the difference is not great.



    / there is profanity /
  14. GRF Offline
    GRF April 14 2020 04: 59
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    There are a lot of swamps in Russia, we usually go around them, but if you need to surprise the enemy, then the wet tines "forgot you" ...
  15. Potapov Offline
    Potapov (Valery) April 14 2020 08: 58
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    For that you won the battle for your w ... Congratulations ...
  16. stef13ch Offline
    stef13ch (Yadykin) April 14 2020 21: 10
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    The Baltic states have two friends left - Manya Velichko and Bela Goryacheva ..!