Date: 07.06.2017.

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Lithuania to bar access for Astravyets electricty after declaring it a threat

Lithuania to bar access for Astravyets electricty after declaring it a threat

07.06.2017

Lithuania will be able to prepare for imposing an embargo on Belarusian electricity once its parliament declares the nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets, a mere 50 kilometers from Vilnius, a threat to national security, Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas said LETA/BNS on Wednesday.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Belarus, Lithuania, Nuclear power plant



Central Election Commission asked to annul local election results in 38 polling stations in Riga

Central Election Commission asked to annul local election results in 38 polling stations in Riga

07.06.2017

Riga City Council lawmaker Valdis Gavars (Unity) has asked the Central Election Commission to annul local election results in 38 polling stations in Riga, the commission’s spokeswoman Kristine Berzina reported LETA.

Baltic Musical Seasons Have Gathered Together Influential Politicians and Entrepreneurs

Baltic Musical Seasons Have Gathered Together Influential Politicians and Entrepreneurs

07.06.2017

Last weekend the first concert of the international festival Baltic Musical Seasons took place in Jurmala, being a great success. The concert of the world famous Italian conductor, Riccardo Muti, and the Luigi Cherubini Youth Orchestra in the Dzintari Concert Hall, gathered together Latvian elite and numerous guests from other countries.


The Project “Remediation of historically polluted Areas in Sarkandaugava territory”, funded by the Swiss government, has come to an end

The Project “Remediation of historically polluted Areas in Sarkandaugava territory”, funded by the Swiss government, has come to an end

07.06.2017

Today, on June 1, the conference, organized by the State Environmental Service and the Freeport of Riga Authority, has been held as a closing event of the Latvian-Swiss Cooperation Program individual project “Remediation of historically polluted Areas in Sarkandaugava territory”, Freeport informed BC.

Analysis foresees larger than expected freight volume for Rail Baltic in Estonia

Analysis foresees larger than expected freight volume for Rail Baltic in Estonia

07.06.2017

Initial results of the analysis of the Muuga multimodal cargo terminal carried out by consultation company Civitta and DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH, a subsidiary of Deutsche Bahn, show a larger freight volume for the Estonian part of the Rail Baltic railway than previous analyses have indicated, informed LETA/BNS.


07.06.2017

Natalia Ignatjeva Became a Member of the Board of Rietumu Bank

In accordance with the Council’s of Rietumu Bank decision, Natalia Ignatjeva was approved as a Member of the Board of the bank.

07.06.2017

High school students in Latvia could be denied opportunity to choose the language of their exams

igh school students could be denied the opportunity to choose the language of their exams, and only take exams in Latvian, according to amendments to the regulations on centralized exams drafted by the Education and Science Ministry, reports LETA.

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