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Tuesday, 03.03.2015, 06:40
About 100 organizations in Latvia receive money from Russia to implement Russia's compatriot policy, according to the TV3 show "Neka personiga", referring to the Security Police, informs LETA.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Latvia, Legislation, Russia, Security
As Lithuania's State Defence Council has decided to additionally strengthen the country's defensive capacities and temporarily reintroduce military conscription, Chief of Defence Major General Jonas Vytautas Zukas says that conscripts will be selected for service by lotteries, reports LETA/ELTA.
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) does not believe that Latvia should introduced mandatory military conscription, reports LETA.
This winter has been relatively mild and has not enabled to open ice roads on Estonian waters and the Highways Board has by now completely abandoned the plan, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
A cargo ship owned by the Latvian company Ostmet sank in the Black Sea near Turkey on February 19th 2015, reports LETA, referring to the portal PortNews.
On Sunday in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, international defence industry fair IDEX 2015 will open; Estonian joint stand represents five companies, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Lithuanian Minister of National Defence Juozas Olekas says that defence ministers of the European Union Member States perceive the threat of a hybrid armed conflict rising from the East and the need for the EU to be ready to repel this threat, informs LETA/ELTA.