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ECHR: secret CIA prison operated in Lithuania

ECHR: secret CIA prison operated in Lithuania

31.05.2018

A secret CIA prison for suspected terrorists operated in Lithuania in 2005–2006, the European Court of Human Rights ruled on May 31st, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Crime, EU – Baltic States, Legislation, Lithuania



One of Europe's most dangerous gangs disbanded in Lithuania

One of Europe's most dangerous gangs disbanded in Lithuania

19.04.2018

Lithuanian police detained 19 people linked to an organized crime group during a large-scale operation in the country's second-biggest city of Kaunas on April 17th, reports LETA/BNS.

Over EUR 875,200 paid out in government compensations to crime victims in Latvia in 2017

Over EUR 875,200 paid out in government compensations to crime victims in Latvia in 2017

12.03.2018

In 2017, EUR 875,238 were paid out in government compensations to crime victims in Latvia, which is EUR 110,717 more than in 2016, Iveta Laicane, head of the legal department of the Legal Assistance Administration, said at a law conference today, informs LETA.


Customs officers seize record large amount of illegal cigarettes – 26.4 mln – hidden in rail cars

Customs officers seize record large amount of illegal cigarettes – 26.4 mln – hidden in rail cars

09.03.2018

Conducting physical control of rail cargos, customs officers of the State Revenue Service (VID) at Rezekne customs checkpoint, eastern Latvia, seized 26,390,000 illegal cigarettes, VID reported.

Latvia records lowest ever crime rate in 2017

Latvia records lowest ever crime rate in 2017

22.02.2018

Latvia recorded its lowest ever crime rate in 2017, Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers informed at the annual meeting of the Prosecutor General’s Office, cites LETA.


05.02.2018

Crime rate in 2017 decreased by 7% in Estonia

Altogether 26,929 criminal offenses were registered in Estonia in 2017, which is 7% less than in 2016, informs LETA/BNS.

02.02.2018

Azerbaijani drug criminal released from prison early, expelled from Estonia

Ahliman Zeinalov, an Azerbaijani citizen who was released early from prison where he served a sentence for drug crimes, was sent back to his home country at the end of January 2018, the daily Postimees reports, cites LETA/BNS.

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