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Saturday, 19.04.2014, 22:33
Russian Ambassador Alexander Veshnyakov, interviewed by LTV, reassured viewers that Latvia faces no threat from Russia. He said that he realizes that Russia's operations in Ukraine have upset many people in Latvia, who are concerned about state security, informs LETA/ELTA.
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Heads of state are not panicking because of sanctions imposed by Russia against Lithuania's businesses. According to President Dalia Grybauskaite and Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius, Russia itself will feel the negative effect of such step, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonian Riigikogu Member Sven Sester, who headed the Baltic Assembly energy market round table meeting that took place in Klaipeda, Lithuania, said that the Baltic states aspire for independence from Russian gas, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Moscow court has released Vladimir Romanov, the major shareholder of the now bankrupt bank Ukio Bankas, who is suspected of misappropriation and squandering of property of high value. No remand measure was imposed by the court, informs LETA/ELTA,
We express strong support to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania states.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) writes in an article that the Ukraine crisis has not only caused a rift between the EU and Russia – it's also deepening divisions in the European Parliament, cites LETA.
Two days ago the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) adopted a resolution condemning annexation of Crimea by Russia, and suspended voting rights of the Russian delegation yesterday, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Respublika.