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Wednesday, 25.05.2016, 23:44
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.
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A Vilnius court has dismissed an appeal filed by almost 30 Lithuanian re-broadcasters against the media watchdog's decision to ban only Russia-produced content of the Russian-language TV channel NTV Mir Lithuania, informs LETA/BNS.
The Russian economy remains in a state of protracted recession, resulting from a combination of negative factors, of both external and internal nature, the head of the EU delegation to Russia, Vygaudas Usackas, told BNS in an interview, cites LETA.
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.
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.