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Monday, 30.03.2015, 07:24
A sturdy plastic bomb shelter created by an Estonian military technology company has attracted worldwide interest and serious negotiations are ongoing with several countries, LETA/Eesti Päevaleht writes.
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Following two years of solid decreases in the number of people killed on Europe's roads, the first reports on road deaths in 2014 are disappointing, argued the EU Commissioner. Most worrying statistics is in the two Baltic States: Latvia and Lithuania. However, the figures published show that the total number of EU road deaths has decreased by over 18% since 2010.
In 2014, the traffic-related death rate in Latvia reached 90 per million inhabitants, which is the highest indicator among all European Union (EU) member states, according to data published by the European Commission, cites LETA/AFP.
On 25-27 March 2015, the European Police College (CEPOL) conference „Cybercrime – Strategic level" will take place in Jurmala, reports the Ministry of the Interior in Latvia.
President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite has signed the Law on Approving the Principal Structure of the Army in 2015 and the Limit Number of Servicemen in the National Defence System, informs LETA/ELTA.
On March 19th 2015, the National Armed Forces of Latvia received several Scania cargo trucks, among other armored equipment, from Norway, according to information on the Defense Ministry's website sargs.lv, cites LETA.
1,013 traffic violations registered in 1 months since setup of first stationary speed cameras in Latvia
Stationary speed cameras have registered a total of 1,013 road traffic violations in Latvia since their setup; the highest speeding record – 167 kilometers per hour – was registered on Tinuzi-Koknese Highway, reports LETA, according to information provided by the State Police.