New government for Latvia, Kucinskis is new P.M.

Thursday February 11 saw a new Latvian government approved, which will be headed by Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis from the Greens and Farmers Union party (ZZS). (The Baltic Times)

A 54-year-old economist and lawmaker from the political party Union of Greens and Farmers, Kucinskis is seen following the policies of the previous government, working to strengthen the economy and face down growing concerns over Russia. (Reuters)