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Sunday, 01.05.2016, 20:25
The Baltic States showed no gratitude to Moscow for letting them "go in peace" after the Soviet Union collapsed, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview published on Friday in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter, cites LETA/AP.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Legislation, Russia, Security
Yevgeny Mataitis, a Lithuanian citizen sentenced by a Russian court to 13 years in prison for spying, will not appeal the ruling, Lithuania's ambassador to Moscow said, cites LETA/BNS.
Rail transit traffic volumes from Russia on the tracks of Estonian Railways have increased somewhat in the past week, yet further growth requires significantly more serious and also broader dialogue with Moscow, Sulev Loo, CEO of Estonian Railways (Eesti Raudtee), says, cites LETA/BNS.
Russia announced on April 13th that another Lithuanian citizen had been sentenced for spying. Here is a look at some key developments in the "spy war" in recent years, writes LETA/BNS.
The Latvian-Russian border control checkpoints Vientuli (Latvia) and Ludonka (Russia) should be opened for the cargo transport vehicle flow, the state officials of both countries agreed, LETA learned.
Lithuanian citizen Aristidas Tamosaitis detained in Russia on spying charges has been sentenced to 12 years in prison, Lithuania's Ambassador in Moscow Remigijus Motuzas confirmed to BNS on April 5th, writes LETA.
Russia's systemic propaganda poses threat to Latvia's national security in the long term, but last year Russian media's effect on the processes in Latvia was moderate, according to the Latvian Constitutional Protection Bureau's annual report submitted to the government yesterday, informs LETA.