Just a few days before four University of Oregon students fly out of Eugene to attend World Press Freedom Day in Riga, Latvia, Andris Razāns, the Latvian ambassador to the United States visited Oregon to deliver an address at Portland State University.
Crossings Reporters Emerson Malone and Casey Minter attended the ambassador’s address and spoke with him afterwards about the similarities between Portland and Latvia, Willamette Valley’s wine, Latvian breweries, and how the country is handling Russian propaganda. What could Oregonians learn from this remote eastern European country? As it turns out, quite a bit.
Below is the video referenced in this episode: