Latvian Prime Minister and New Unity party leader Krišjānis Kariņš speaks to the media while awaiting the results of parliament elections, in Riga, Latvia, Oct. 1, 2022.

Video. Victory for pro-Western over pro-Moscow parties in Latvia's election

Krišjānis Kariņš, a strong critic of Vladimir Putin, is favourite to head another coalition government after his New Unity party won 19% of the vote with almost all ballots counted.