Russian-speakers' party wins elections in Latvia, but ruling coalition retains majority
Baltic News Network
Sunday, October 5, 2014
With nearly 98% of votes in Latvia's general elections counted, the social-democratic party Harmony Centre, representing the country's Russian-speaking minority, has received the largest support in the 12th Saeima elections. However, the ruling coalition – Unity, the Union of Greens and Farmers (UGF) and the National Alliance – has retained majority of votes in the Saeima, data published by the Central Election of Latvia show.