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Friday, 01.07.2016, 07:21
Russian President Vladimir Putin on June 29th extended the Russian embargo on food imports from EU member states and other countries to the end of 2017, reports INTERFAX/LETA.
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EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday, cites AFP/LETA.
Estonians conducted 256 transactions to acquire real estate in Finland in 2015, leaving Russians in second place with 181 transactions, informed LETA/BNS, referring to the Finnish agricultural publication Maaseudun Tulevaisuus.
Grigory Kulikov, the head of Russia’s leading real estate company, Miel Group, who has been put on the Interpol international wanted list, has been arrested in Jurmala, Latvia, the Russian Prosecutor General's Office said, cites INTERFAX/LETA.
Lithuanian citizen Aristidas Tamosaitis sentenced in Russia on spying charges wants to serve the 12-year sentence in Lithuania, informs LETA/BNS.
Russia will extend the embargo on food imports from the EU member states and other countries until the end of 2017, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev announced on May 27th, cites Interfax/LETA.
Baltic capitals Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius were among the more popular destinations for Russian tourists during the holidays in May 2016, Russian tourism company Travel.ru reports.