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Friday, 09.12.2016, 13:44
- The former leader of the Center Party, Edgar Savisaar, searched for opportunities as recently as in 2014 to get money for the Center Party's pre-election campaign from the Kremlin sponsored ruling party of Russia, Postimees said in its Wednesday edition citing LETA/BNS.
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The process of sending Lithuanian military helicopters to Russia for repairs was cleared by high-ranking defense officials before it was stopped at the last stage, according to documents available to LETA/BNS.
Yesterday, at the SPEAR’S Russia Wealth Management awards ceremony, the prize for the nomination of ‘Best Private Bank in the CIS and Baltic States’ was awarded to Rietumu Bank. Within the competition’s framework, its authoritative and professional jury selected the best representatives from private banking industry, wealth management, and related industries.
Latvijas Dzelzcels rail company signs strategic cooperation memorandum with Russian carrier Transcontainer01.12.2016
Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways, LDz) rail company and Russian container shipping company Transcontainer signed a strategic cooperation memorandum during the 10th international industry fair Transport Rossii in Moscow, reports LETA.
The Moscow-based chocolate factory Krasny Oktyabr (Red October) is in a dispute with Naujoji Ruta over the design of the wrapper of candies that the Lithuanian confectioner produces for the German market, writes LETA/BNS.
The Latvian Defense Ministry has sent a reply to the Russian military attache in Latvia, inviting the Russian Defense Ministry officials to an expert-level meeting in Riga to discuss confidence- and security-building measures along the mutual border, the Latvian Defense Ministry said LETA.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has presented to former chairman of the board of the Estonian Employers Confederation and chairman of the furniture producer Standard, Enn Veskimagi, the Russian Order of Friendship, reports LETA/BNS.