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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Wednesday, 20.02.2019, 03:40

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Lithuania: ENTSO-E provides good assessment of Baltic synchronization progress

Lithuania: ENTSO-E provides good assessment of Baltic synchronization progress

19.02.2019

The necessary contracts for the synchronization of the Baltic states' power network with that of continental Europe are being prepared according to the plan, the European Network of Transmission System Operators (ENTSO-E) has concluded, Lithuania's Vice Minister for Energy Egidijus Purlys told BNS Lithuania on Tuesday.

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Court cuts fine for Lithuania's Init for broadcasting Russia's RTR Planeta to EUR 50,000

Court cuts fine for Lithuania's Init for broadcasting Russia's RTR Planeta to EUR 50,000

19.02.2019

– A Lithuanian court has cut the 150,000 euro fine on the country's cable TV operator Init, imposed by the Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania in April, to 50,000 euros, informed LETA/BNS.

Number of foreign visitors hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments has grown by 8.2%

Number of foreign visitors hosted at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments has grown by 8.2%

15.02.2019

Latest data compiled by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that 2.81 million visitors stayed at Latvian tourist accommodation establishments in 2017, which is 9.0 % more than during 2017. Compared to the previous year, the number of nights spent by visitors increased by 8.4%, reaching 5.37 million. The average length of stay comprised 2 nights.


Kazakhstan augments its potential in terms of investment attractiveness

Kazakhstan augments its potential in terms of investment attractiveness

14.02.2019

In "DoingBusiness" rating upon the criterion of "investment attractiveness" Kazakhstan takes the 36th place (according to 10 indicators) among 190 countries. And today, the Republic provides the most favorable treatment for the investors among all the countries of the former-Soviet region.

Espoo: Belarus picked site for Astravyets NPP in violation of convention

Espoo: Belarus picked site for Astravyets NPP in violation of convention

07.02.2019

Espoo Convention countries concluded on Thursday that the construction site for the Astravyets nuclear power plant near the Lithuanian border was chosen in violation of the Espoo Convention, Lithuanian Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas, who led the Lithuanian delegation in Geneva, told LETA/BNS.


06.02.2019

Baltic grids' isolated operation test put off due to risk in Kaliningrad - Estonian TSO

The Baltic power grids' planned island mode operation test was put off because of the risk of the same test in Russia's Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad being unsuccessful, Estonia's transmission system operator (TSO), which initiated the postponement, said LETA/BNS.

06.02.2019

Intelligence report: Lithuania blocks Russian investment due to sensitive data collection

Lithuania has blocked an investment by a Russian holding company in a local firm that could be used to collect cartographic data for the Russian Armed Forces, Lithuania's intelligence bodies cited LETA/BNS.

31.01.2019

Rebroadcasting of Rossiya RTR in Latvia banned for three months

The National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) on Thursday decided to ban rebroadcasting and distribution of Russian television channel Rossiya RTR in Latvia for a period of three months, the council told LETA.

31.01.2019

Kcell, the leading mobile operator in Kazakhstan appoints Kaspars Kukelis, Latvian Honor Consul in Kazakhstan as a Chief Executive

Kcell Joint Stock Company, the leading provider of mobile telecommunications services in Kazakhstan, announced that the company's Board of Directors appointed Kaspars Kcell as Chief Executive Officer of Kcell JSC, effective from 29 January 2019. A few days ago, changes in the composition of the Board of Directors also took place at the company.

31.01.2019

Lithuanian watchdog finds violations in 2 Russian TV channels' reports about partisans

The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) said on Wednesday it has established violations in news reports about Lithuanian partisans in two Russian-language TV channels, but cannot impose restrictions on their broadcasts in the country, reported LETA/BNS.

29.01.2019

Lux Express passenger numbers on Russian routes up 7% on year during holidays

Estonian bus operator Lux Express carried 19,800 passengers from Estonian cities to St. Petersburg during the holidays, marking a 7% increase compared to the year before, informed LETA/BNS.

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