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Europe’s frontline: the Latvians caught in Russia and Nato’s Baltic war games

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Russia and Nato are moving thousands of troops and playing war games in the Baltics, where onlookers fear tensions between ethnic Russian-speakers and nationalists could bring Moscow into direct conflict with the west.
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Phoebe Greenwood travels to the Latvia-Russia border to hear the concerns of people living on Europe’s frontline.

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501 Comments

  1. Calm down.
    Аццептор по показателям России – Псковская область живет гораздо лучше эстонии и латвии. Количество прибалтийских попрошаек с гордыми номерами приебалтийских вымиратов у супермаркетов, магазинов электроники стройбаз и бензоколонок Псковщины – показатель простой и ясный. То же из вонючей литвы в Беларуси и Смоленске.
    Теперь можете пукнуть.

  2. Latvians government must be made of thee dumbest people on the planet, concerned abut survival of their language while simultaneously perusing policy of demographic self-extermination. They lost near 25% of their population during last 25 years (from 2,6 mill to less then 2 million) so by the end of century there will be practically no one left living in that country.

  3. USA once again transforming a beautiful place into a warzone.

  4. lol, i know one of the nato soldiers that's gonne be stationed 1KM from a russian base, he's shitting bricks tbh, but he would accept a fight to the death.

  5. Give back Brussel in Russia! Freedom Texas! Or hakk you!

  6. u forgot 2 metion that GB, USA and Russia guaranted 2 Ukraina not 2 use force against if they send 2 Russia or demolish all nuclear weapon ( Budapest treaty 1994 ) – thay did and now Russia invaded Crimea and Donbass so where r ur treaty fucking liers – ur word is worth less then shit

  7. looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooool i had a great laugh…

  8. NATO and Latvia is the bad guy here. Not Russia.

    From Estonia.

  9. lol. ok great running mouth. your shitty malnourished thugs don't have a hope of making it to Brussels.
    Eu outspends russia 4-1 and has twice as many active personnel.

  10. Oh great! Theyve got the Americans in there….theyve come all of 10000 miles to "Help" Latvia. See how much they helped Ukraine! Seriously, the US is behind all this..of course…its their "contain russia " programme.

    Did you notice the throw away line? HALF of the people in Latvia are Russian speakers and they cant get passports or jobs and they are harassed by the Language Police. Why dont they just relax, be tolerant of each other? Because they lack the sense to take the longer view and Washington s egging them on wonder how many Americans there are in this tiny country..working "for NGOs" and the CIA?

  11. Latvia is not "caught" in someone others games. Latvia is free and democratic country and if it choosed to ally with NATO, then with reason to defend its independence, not to just "play games", start the world war or "get caught". And if you remember, then Hitler too threated with big war, if he doesnt get Czechoslovakkia, Chamberlain agreed with him and "brought the peace" to Europe and then started WW2 anyway.

  12. Во всем виноваты тупые Американцы

  13. Can't wait till they do a video on USA and the Middle East.

  14. NATO in 1999 bombed independent Yugoslavia for 78 days and none of its member states were attacked. It's beyond ridiculous when NATO talks about aggression. Russia hasn't attacked anyone, they gave the people in Crimea the option to reunite with Russia after the neo nazis violently overthrew their democratically elected president. Vast majority of Crimeans voted for Russia.

  15. So the Russian sympathizer ends the video with a threat.

  16. ᛖᛊᛏᛟᚾᛁᚨᚾ ᛈᚨᚷᚨᚾ says:

    HOW IS LATVIA MORE IMPORTANT BALTIC COUNTRY THAN ESTONIA!?!?!?!
    WE ARE THE BOSS OF BALTIC STATES!!!

  17. Fuck the globalist war mongers and their mandated group think and PRIVATE army (mercenaries) also known as NATO

  18. Latvia is a real fucking shithole. Fucking idiots just couldn't stay neutral.

    Also The Guardian = leftist garbage.

  19. @ 6:20 …… That is technically not "racism". It's more like anti-Russian ETHNICISM on the part of the Latvian government. There is a difference between "race" and "ethnicity".

  20. Case study Post WWII Germany. West Germany-Nato Troops…East Germany-Russia Troops. North Korea- Russian backed war- South Korea-Democracy. Japan Ect. Ect. If you want freedom go where freedom is most possible.Better yet help freedom where you are from. You will get help from freedom lovers everywhere………………………..You must be an Honest broker.

  21. Language police. F… nazis. They forbid polish names not only russians. Polish street names. Schools are being forced to close. It is much worse than under soviet regime. Lithuanians …

  22. Go Russia Go Fuck that western monsters

  23. they should learn how to say:'we surrender'. another western invasion horde.

  24. I disagree with the cowboy dude I can conquer Russia I can crush them if I want

  25. Russia never invaded Eastern Ukraine. Get your facts straight before you claim something as truth!

  26. They say they can't be beaten Russia has proven they can't loose so what chance do they have Russians in the baltic will join Russia In. A fight wile。they fight among themselfs

  27. NATO needs to get its nose out of where it shouldn't be. the three Baltic states have Russian speakers (and Latvian) and different parts of Russia have different formations of the russian language. the Baltic states are a part of Russia whether it be culture, history, language, passport, citizenship and goals but because NATO has brainwashed the Baltic leaders they cannot get NATO's noses out of their asses and Russia must help them Russia isn't like it was when communism rained I'm am Australian and proud of my British and Aussie blood and I'm completely pro-russian #helpbalticstates

  28. Wow, these guys actually have Language Police 🙂 Well, go EU!

  29. I want to see them in London🔫🔫🛠

  30. Never, never fucking again, that stinky vomit named paRussia will ever take a single step in my home country.

  31. please latvia don't cause ww3 i still wanna live

  32. Christoph Waltz is the mayor of a Latvian town? Amazing.

  33. We're never closer than when we're trying to kill one another, and we're never farther apart then while we try to build our peaceful, ideal, utopian society.

  34. I love to read panicking russian warmongers in the comments. The world can witness russian hypocrisy and evil right here. Not to mention Russian ever lasting chauvinism. Russia is one of the evilest countries on earth with truly disgusting people.

  35. So Russia go in and defend the 'Russians' in the Estonia Latvia Lithuania etc. doesn't seem aggressive at all. Nato is stupid how is this a threat to the west

  36. Why the Fuck NATO goes East? Why not stay in their Pants. If NATO is not Present there is no problem at all.

  37. ToxicVaccines ToxicFluoride HIV HOAX says:

    9:30 DELUSIONAL RUSSIAN THINKS RUSSIA CAN WIN AGAINST NATO!!

    THIS RUSSIAN GUY IS AN IDIOT OF EPIC PROPORTIONS!!

  38. Those are Baltic Nazis. They are not circumcised. The only thing they have left are Riga Smoked Sprats

  39. Any country needs to support their own language. However dual language is not a problem as long as the lead language is the national.

  40. Putin shills need to learn to fuck off.

  41. People say that Nato will destroy Russia, if Russia is close to being destroyed i dont think they would care about acts of war and laws about how many nukes you can shoot at a country. They would just dump 90% of their nukes on the US and the rest on Nato countries and then there would be no earth left. I cant understand why Nato is pushing so hard for a war that no one can win.

  42. Russia is intimidated by a 1000 troops? Maybe they will have a snowball fight. I can see Latvia wanting to preserve its language, but I see the Russian speakers viewpoint that hey are being denied basic Civil Rights. I think Latvians should speak their own language to preserve it, but a basic knowledge of Russian is good for their people and Economy.Of course, they should probably learn English as well-Russia as well-despite all of its flaws, it is the International language.

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