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Wednesday, 22.05.2013, 13:44
At the end of July 2012, the Public Prosecutor’s Office closed the criminal case that attempted to identify persons who had organised cyber attacks against Estonian companies after the removal of the so-called bronze soldier monument, writes LETA/National Broadcasting, citing the weekly newspaper Eesti Ekspress.
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An experiment will be carried out on the Island of Saaremaa for reintroducing critically endangered species European mink to the natural environment, writes LETA/National Broadcasting, citing regional newspaper Saarte Hääl.
On August 14, Lithuanian State Border Guard Service (VSAT) launched pre-trial investigation into the illegal Lithuanian state border crossing when Swedish piloted plane entered the territory of the Republic of Belarus, on July4.
The management of Lithuania's Kauno Energija signed a final agreement on the sale of a controlling stake in thermo-power station Kauno Termofikacijos Elektrine, or KTE, majority of which is owned by Gazprom, to the U.S.-based Clement Power Venture, the Moscow Times said.
Fair direct payments to all European Union farmers, and adequate cohesion financing for less developed regions are an issue of solidarity between bloc members, and these are Latvia's priorities in the European Union's next multi-annual budget, Saeima Speaker Solvita Aboltina (Unity) said in her address today at the annual conference of the parliament speakers of the Nordic and Baltic States (NB8).
There are currently various state development plans – the national budget, the medium term budget, Latvia 2030, Europe 2020 – however, their main criteria have not been harmonized, Latvian Employers' Confederation Director General Liga Mengelsone told the LNT morning show "900 sekundes" today.
Taking into account the overall economic recovery and growth in various sectors, Latvian banks are feeling stable, especially on the internal market. External risks, however, raise concerns about the future, Association of Commercial Banks of Latvia President Martins Bicevskis points out commenting the banking sector's results in the first half of 2012.