Latvians seen re-electing center right, Russia overshadows poll

October 4, 2014 10:31 PM

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Latvians seen re-electing center right, Russia overshadows poll

RIGA (Reuters) - Latvia's center-right government held a clear lead in a general election on Saturday after taking a hard line over the actions of neighbor and former ruler Russia in Ukraine.

Years of austerity after the global financial crisis have dented the coalition government's popularity.

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