Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine

October 3, 2014 7:07 AM

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Latvia holds parliamentary vote amid worries over Russian intervention in Ukraine

Latvian voters cast advance ballots at a high school in Riga on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. The Baltic country is holding a Parliamentary election on Oct. 4, amid worries over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Tor Bernhard Slaathaug) (The Associated Press)

Alarmed by Moscow's intervention in Ukraine, Latvia's center-right coalition government has welcomed the buildup of NATO forces in the region as protection against Russia. But the opposition Harmony Party, a left-leaning group supported mainly by the country's Russian-speaking minority, wants to bal...

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