Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins in Riga, Latvia on Saturday. Photo: AP
Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins in Riga, Latvia on Saturday. Photo: AP

Putin critic Arturs Krisjanis Karins clinches key election victory in Latvia

  • Pro-Western centrist party won elections in Latvia, while parties supported by Russian-speakers suffered major setbacks
  • Latvians voted in the shadow of neighbouring Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, with many concerned about Russian expansionism

Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins in Riga, Latvia on Saturday. Photo: AP
Latvian Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins in Riga, Latvia on Saturday. Photo: AP
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