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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 27.05.2020, 19:40

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President of Uzbekistan is committed to government transparency and media freedom

President of Uzbekistan is committed to government transparency and media freedom

22.01.2020

Commenting on the controversial cases involving representatives of Uzbekistan’s state bodies and mass media, President Mirziyoyev of Uzbekistan stated that he is committed to openness and transparency in the country. He specifically underscored: “we realize that closeness, lack of transparency, corruption, nepotism will hinder our aspirations. Turning a blind eye amounts to a betrayal of our new policies”.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Democracy , EU – CIS, Uzbekistan



Greens/Farmers to continue cooperation with Lembergs' party For Latvia and Ventspils

Greens/Farmers to continue cooperation with Lembergs' party For Latvia and Ventspils

08.01.2020

The Union of Greens and Farmers will continue cooperation with the regional party For Latvia and Ventspils whose leader is Ventspils mayor Aivars Lembergs, informed LETA/BNS.

Latvia: Collection of signatures against changing municipal election rules to start January 16

Latvia: Collection of signatures against changing municipal election rules to start January 16

27.12.2019

The Central Election Commission today decided to start collecting signatures against planned changes in municipal election rules on January 16, reported LETA/BNS.


Lithuanian president vetoes bill lowering election threshold

Lithuanian president vetoes bill lowering election threshold

19.12.2019

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda on Thursday did not sign into law a bill lowering the parliamentary election threshold to 3% for political parties and 5 percent for party coalitions, reported LETA/BNS.

Estonia to allocate over 800,000 euros to intl organizations

Estonia to allocate over 800,000 euros to intl organizations

09.10.2018

Estonia is to allocate a total of 810,000 euros to support the activities of various international organizations next year, informs LETA/BNS.


14.09.2018

Russian-language TV channel Current Time to be launched in Lithuania

The Vilnius TV Tower is starting on Friday to retransmit Current Time, a US-funded Russian-language television channel, informs LETA/BNS.

20.07.2018

In 2017, 1 140 births fewer than a year ago were registered in Latvia

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that since 2016 the number of births in Latvia is declining again – in 2017, compared to 2016, 1 140 births fewer were registered. Also, the provisional number of births registered over the first six months of 2018 (9 664 children) is by 664 children smaller than that registered over the respective period of 2017.

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