Crime

International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 30.08.2014, 03:10

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22,522 criminal acts committed in Estonia in 2014

22,522 criminal acts committed in Estonia in 2014

25.08.2014

According to the crime barometer compiled by the Ministry of Justice, the crime rate in Estonia was in a slight decline from January to July 2014 , writes LETA/National Broadcasting.

Keyword tags: Crime, Estonia, Law and Regulations, Legislation



About 100 explosive objects found in garage on Sadovnikova Street

About 100 explosive objects found in garage on Sadovnikova Street

25.07.2014

About a hundred explosive objects were found in a garage on Firsa Sadovnikova Street in Riga yesterday, the majority of which were artillery shells, informs LETA reffering to National Armed Forces.

Latvian Saeima agrees to fast-track criminal processes involving state officials

Latvian Saeima agrees to fast-track criminal processes involving state officials

29.05.2014

In the final reading today, Latvian Saeima passed amendment to the Criminal Process Law, which will foresee fast-tracking criminal processes involving state officials, reports LETA.


Lithuanian Seimas ratifies Council of Europe Convention on Prevention of Terrorism

Lithuanian Seimas ratifies Council of Europe Convention on Prevention of Terrorism

14.03.2014

With regard to the President's decree and following the Constitution, Lithuania's Parliament has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on the Prevention of Terrorism, reports LETA/ELTA.

Reduction in number of prison inmates in Latvia observed in 2013

Reduction in number of prison inmates in Latvia observed in 2013

12.03.2014

At the moment, at the beginning of 2014 there are 5,112 persons locked up in Latvia's prisons, which is about 1,000 less inmates when compared to the same period last year, reports LETA, referring to information from the Latvian Prison Administration.

21.02.2014

Lithuania opens probe into CIA 'black site' allegations

Lithuanian prosecutors said on Thursday they have opened an investigation into claims that a Saudi terror suspect was held in an alleged secret CIA jail in the Baltic state, reports LETA/AFP.

26.12.2013

Seimas adopts law amendments aimed against telephone scams in Lithuania

Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments to the Law on Criminal Intelligence authorizing the Prison Department under the Ministry of Justice and subordinate subdivisions to carry out criminal intelligence in detention facilities, informs LETA/ELTA.

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