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Thursday, 12.12.2019, 14:22
The Vilnius Regional Court on Wednesday found Dmitry Yazov, former Soviet defense minister, and more than 60 other former Soviet officers guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity for their involvement in Soviet aggression in Lithuania on January 13, 1991, informed LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Legislation, Lithuania
Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, compared to January, in February 2019 the level of construction costs in Latvia rose by 0.4%. Maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment increased by 0.8 %, prices of building materials – by 0.5%, while labour remuneration of workers decreased by 0.1%.
Lithuania’s expenditure on general public services is one of the lowest in the European Union (EU). Looking beyond the notable differences in the level of expenditure, what stands in marked contrast to other EU countries is also the untapped potential for more efficient allocation of funds.
After several hours of debates, the Riga City Council today voted to close all gambling halls in the city, except for those located in four or five star hotels, informed LETA/BNS.
The council of the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees (LIZDA) today decided to launch the procedure of strike because it has not feel confident that the government this year will follow the agreed timetable on raising teachers’ wages, reported LETA.
The state-owned seaport of Klaipeda has transferred 28 million euros of its profits to the state's coffers, the port authority said LETA/BNS.
Interior Minister Sandis Girgens (KPV LV) has ordered State Police chief Ints Kuzis to conduct probes into violations reported in municipal enterprises subordinated to the Riga City Council, the minister’s adviser Karlis Miksons told LETA.