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Wednesday, 29.06.2016, 17:27
A team of experts from the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Lithuania is starting to study the remains of the Great Synagogue of Vilnius and other ritual constructions buried under the ground, informs LETA/BNS.
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The Victory Monument in Riga built in Soviet times to commemorate Soviet soldiers killed in World War II is protected by an agreement signed with Russia in the 1990s, the Latvian Foreign Ministry reported LETA.
The National History Museum of Latvia might fully return to its historic premises in the Riga Castle around 2024, the museum’s director Arnis Radins told the press on May 11th, cites LETA.
Latvian MP and documentary producer Edvins Snore (National Alliance) has produced a new documentary film called The Unknown War: Baltic Resistance, which tells about the Baltic guerilla resistance against the occupying Soviet authorities, informs LETA.
Cooperation between Lithuania and Poland at the parliamentary level is becoming very active, Seimas Speaker Loreta Grauziniene said after meeting with Maria Koc, deputy marshal of the Polish Senate, on May 2nd, reports LETA/BNS.
Remembering the 30th anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident in the former Soviet Union, 125 people from Latvia who took part in rescue works in the wake of the disaster received special commemorative badges in a ceremony at the Interior Ministry on April 26th, cites LETA.
25 years ago, on 22nd of April 1991, an American entrepreneur Ronald S. Lauder and a Greek concrete industrialist George A. Tsatsos signed a preliminary agreement with the Government of the Republic of Estonia, which was the kick-off for the privatization, and the successful renovation of Kunda cement plant.