Latvia–Russia Relations - History

History

In 2007, the border treaty between the two states was ratified, after the Constitutional Court of Latvia found it constitutional.

In 1920 - 1940, relations between the countries had existed, too (but in 1922 USSR had been founded, which took over the foreign affairs of its member states, including Russia).

Latvia and Estonia have considered nuclear power as a way to cut their energy dependence on Russia.

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