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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 29.04.2016, 04:53

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Latvian police could use nets to catch drones

Latvian police could use nets to catch drones

27.04.2016

The Interior Ministry in Latvia does not have special equipment to interrupt unlawful flights by unmanned aerial vehicles or drones, but the State Police, based on foreign colleagues' experience, recommend using nets to intercept drones, which would require approximately EUR 180,000 from the state budget, informs LETA.

Keyword tags: Latvia, Legislation, Security, Technology, Transport



Audit Office: Estonian police watchdog in danger of losing employees

Audit Office: Estonian police watchdog in danger of losing employees

27.04.2016

According to the National Audit Office of Estonia, the merger of the Police Board, Border Guard Board and Citizenship and Migration Board has been effective, but its future could be jeopardized by a continued decrease in the number of employees, informs LETA/BNS.

A new “union” is born: the need for a “unified” security policy among EU-28

A new “union” is born: the need for a “unified” security policy among EU-28

25.04.2016

The Commission prepared a package of legal drafts concerning the most pressing challenges the EU as a whole presently faces, i.e. security, migration and Ukraine. First of all, the package aims at more coordinated and more “unified” security policy: in Commission’s words, “we need to move towards a genuine and effective Security Union”.


Safran Morpho to make new Estonian ID cards

Safran Morpho to make new Estonian ID cards

25.04.2016

The European security and identity solutions provider Safran Morpho will produce ID cards for Estonia under a five-year contract to be signed soon, informs LETA/BNS.

Lithuania: Germany has to think about the security concerning the Nord Stream 2

Lithuania: Germany has to think about the security concerning the Nord Stream 2

21.04.2016

Germany has to think about the EU's energy security while developing the Nord Stream 2 project, an expansion of the Russian gas export pipeline under the Baltic Sea, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said in Berlin on April 20th, cites LETA/BNS.

21.04.2016

Lithuania expects Germany's increasing role in ensuring Baltic security

President Dalia Grybauskaite says that Lithuania expects that Germany will play an increasing rose in ensuring the security of the Baltic countries, reports LETA/BNS.

21.04.2016

Lithuanian Security Department: illegal ''immigration package'' costs EUR 6,500

Lithuania's State Security Department, or VSD, wants to have more instruments it could use against lawyers who help migrants to legalize their arrival in Lithuania by abusing the procedures and says that such an "immigration package" costs around 6,500 euros, informs LETA/BNS.

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