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Wednesday, 26.10.2016, 18:08
Daugavpils Lokomotivju Remonta Rupnica (DLRR), the train engine repair group based in the southeastern Latvian city of Daugavpils, has aksed the government guarantees for provision of bank loan, the company said in its statement to the Nasdaq Riga stock exchange.
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atvian Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis (Unity) has put Russian actor Dmitry Pevtsov on the list of personas non grata or individuals barred from entering Latvia, informs LETA.
The Russian state-owned rail company, Russian Railways, will introduce a 25 % discount on transit shipments of oil products from Belarusian refineries to Russia’s north-western ports, making its rail transit charges similar to that of Baltic ports, writes LETA/BNS according to Interfax information.
As Russian railway companies plan on getting the Belarusian oil cargo from the Baltic states and divert them to the Gulf of Finland, Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) expects to keep the freight volume at the current level, informs LETA/BNS.
The management of the Russian state owned rail company Rossiyskie Zheleznye Dorogi (Russian Railways) this week will consider a 25 percent discount on the charges that are applied for shipping gasoline, diesel fuel and fuel oil cargos from refineries in Belarus to Russia’s northwestern ports, thus making them equal to the tariffs that are charged on shipments to ports in the Baltic states, the Russian business newspaper Kommersant reports.
Lithuania will start lacking electricity in just over a decade and power interconnections will not be enough, if no changes are made, says Energy Minister Rokas Masiulis, adding that the country should consider construction of gas-powered or nuclear plants, reported LETA/BNS.
Replication of the Crimean scenario in the Baltic states is not possible, furthermore, separatist sentiment is completely absent in the region, Russian Ambassador to Estonia Alexander Petrov cites LETA/BNS.