Date: 17.09.2018.

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Lithuania won't appeal EU commission's decision in Gazprom probe

Lithuania won't appeal EU commission's decision in Gazprom probe

17.09.2018

Lithuania will not appeal against the European Commission's decision regarding its anti-trust investigation against Russia's gas giant Gazprom, informs LETA/BNS referring to the Energy Ministry of Lithuania.

Keyword tags: EU – CIS, Gas, Legislation, Lithuania, Russia



Member of Estonia's HIV medication panel arrested on bribe-taking charges

Member of Estonia's HIV medication panel arrested on bribe-taking charges

17.09.2018

Police in Estonia have detained Matti Maimets, chairman of the Estonian Infectious Diseases Society and head of the department for infectious diseases at Tartu University Hospital, as suspect in bribe taking on repeated occasions, informs LETA/BNS referring to the news portal of public broadcaster ERR.

Rail freight in Latvia up 6.5% in first eight months of 2018

Rail freight in Latvia up 6.5% in first eight months of 2018

17.09.2018

Freight transportation using the Latvian railway infrastructure amounted to 32.341 mln tons in the first eight months of 2018, up 6.5% from the same period in 2017, informs LETA referring to the Transport Ministry of Latvia.


Partner in same-sex partnership has right to Estonian residence permit – court

Partner in same-sex partnership has right to Estonian residence permit – court

17.09.2018

A second tier court in Estonia has deemed anti-constitutional the portion of the Aliens Act which does not provide a legal basis for the issuance of a fixed-term Estonian residence permit to the partner of an Estonian citizen in a registered same-sex partnership, informs LETA/BNS.

Latvia has among lowest office rental prices in region – real estate portal

Latvia has among lowest office rental prices in region – real estate portal

17.09.2018

The average rent per square meter for offices in Riga is lower than in Estonia’s Tallin, but higher than in Lithuania’s Vilnius, according to Estonia’s Ria.com Marketplace real estate portal operating on the Ukrainian market, cities LETA.


17.09.2018

European Parliament's rapporteur proposes EUR 780 mln for Lithuanian N-plant closure

The European Parliament is recommended to approve 780 mln euros in funding for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant's decommissioning in the EU's next multiannual financial framework, the amount sought by Lithuania and 230 mln euros more than proposed by the European Commission, informs LETA/BNS.

17.09.2018

Tallinn University of Technology adopts TalTech as short name

Tallinn University of Technology has decided to adopt TalTech as its official short name, dropping the Estonian acronyms TTU and TUT it has been using to date, informs LETA/BNS.

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