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Monday, 06.07.2015, 05:52
The Latvia-Russia Cross Border Cooperation Program for 2014-2020 has been submitted to the European Commission. The aim of the program is to facilitate sustainable socioeconomic growth of specific cooperation regions, the Environmental Protection and Regional Development Ministry informed LETA.
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The Kremlin does not understand the point of the initiative submitted to the Russian Prosecutor General's Office to examine the legitimacy of the independence of the Baltic states, Russian President Vladimir Putin's press secretary Dmitri Peskov said on July 1st 2015, reports ITAR-TASS/LETA.
Member of the Russian Duma Vladimir Zhirinovsky is calling for a referendum to be organized in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia where people would be offered to vote for the countries to be included in the Russian Federation, reports REGNUM/LETA.
Mikhail Khodorkovsky might have been the one who put a contract on the life of Nefteyugansk mayor Vladimir Petukhov, who was killed in 1998, the Investigative Committee's spokesman Vladimir Markin has told TASS, cites LETA/ELTA.
The Russian Prosecutor General's Office has accepted a petition from two Russian lawmakers, asking for the legitimacy of the Baltics' independence be evaluated, reports LETA, referring to grani.ru.
LLC LatRosTrans, a daughter company of JSC Ventspils nafta, this year has ascended to the silver category in the Sustainability Index and has received a “Sustainability Champion” award, having demonstrated the fastest growth, taking into account all the criteria of the index, reported communications consultant of JSC Ventspils nafta Elina Dobulane.
Vladimir Putin's press secretary, Dmitri Peskov, said today that Moscow is ready for talks with the Baltic States, reported LETA/LETA-TASS.