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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Friday, 04.12.2020, 16:44

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Yandex Go starts monitoring drivers for speed in Estonia

Yandex Go starts monitoring drivers for speed in Estonia

03.12.2020

The Russia-based ridesharing platform Yandex Go has launched the technology of automatic monitoring of the speed of vehicles also in Estonia, reports LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Estonia, Russia, Technology, Transport



Augstpriegumu Tikls purchases shares in Conexus from Gazprom for EUR 77 mln

Augstpriegumu Tikls purchases shares in Conexus from Gazprom for EUR 77 mln

03.12.2020

The purchase price of Gazprom's stake in Latvian natural gas transmission and storage operator Conexus Baltic Grid (Conexus) by the state-owned transmission system operator Augstsprieguma Tikls was EUR 77 million, writes LETA, according to information published by Augstsprieguma Tikls.

Latvian company may face prosecution for giving EUR 2.26 million bribe to Belarusian official

Latvian company may face prosecution for giving EUR 2.26 million bribe to Belarusian official

02.12.2020

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has asked the Prosecutor General's Office to prosecute a Latvian-registered company for giving a multi-million bribe to a Belarusian state official and tax evasion, informs LETA.


Estonia's e-residency program has earned state over EUR 50 mln since launch

Estonia's e-residency program has earned state over EUR 50 mln since launch

01.12.2020

Estonia's e-residency program, which celebrates its sixth anniversary on Tuesday, has since its launch earned the state over 50 million euros in direct economic gain, having continued its strong growth even during the emergency situation, informs LETA/BNS.

Estonian e-Governance Academy leads digital transformation tasks of EU project in Ukraine

Estonian e-Governance Academy leads digital transformation tasks of EU project in Ukraine

30.11.2020

The Estonian e-Governance Academy leads the development of the Ukrainian digital state as part of an EU research project titled EU4DigitalUA, the total volume of which amounts to 25 million euros; the budget of the activities implemented by the e-Governance Academy totals 9.6 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.


30.11.2020

Lithuanian court rejects LGC Cargo complaint over non-allocated capacity for 2019-2020

A Lithuanian court has rejected a complaint by LGC Cargo, a Lithuanian railway services company that is indirectly linked to former Latvian political heavyweights and Russian Railways (RZD) via its Latvian majority shareholder Baltic Transit Service, over the non-allocation of railway capacity for 2019-2020, informs LETA/BNS.

30.11.2020

airBaltic has set up branch in Lithuania in order to fly to Kyiv

Latvia's airBaltic national carrier decided to set up a branch in Lithuania because it wants to fly to the Ukrainian capital city Kyiv, and flights to this destination from Latvia are currently banned, airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss told LETA.

27.11.2020

Latvian ministry: we're ready to continue discussions on power trade

Latvia is open to further discussions on the Baltic states' power trade with third countries, its Ministry of Economics says. It says the new methodology agreed with Lithuania and Estonia is already working and is effective, adding that Russian certificates guarantee that electricity is not produced in Belarus, informed LETA/BNS.

27.11.2020

Estonia, Ukraine sign agreement facilitating cooperation

In a video meeting on Friday, Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and his Ukrainian counterpart Denys Shmyhal signed an agreement on technological and financial cooperation between Estonia and Ukraine guaranteeing tax exemption to technological Estonian-Ukrainian cooperation projects in Ukraine, informs LETA/BNS.

27.11.2020

Fishing cards in Estonia to be switched to 7-day system from 2021

Estonian Minister of the Environment Rain Epler signed a decree approving fishermen's fishing opportunities for 2021, the biggest change for the coming year will be the issuance of all Baltic Sea gillnet fishing cards for seven days of one's choice instead of the current duration of a calendar week, informs LETA/BNS.

27.11.2020

EU Parliament demands Belarusian authorities to investigate murder of art-teacher Raman Bandarenka

The European Parliament demands a prompt, thorough, and independent investigations into the murder of art-teacher Raman Bandarenka and the protest related deaths of other Belarusian civilians, LETA was informed by the European Parliament's press service.

26.11.2020

Russian drone manufacturer Fixar gets Latvian start-up visa

Russian drone developer Fixar has obtained Latvian start-up visa, selecting Latvia as a starting point for the company's development in international market, LETA learned from the company representatives.

25.11.2020

Around 300 trucks waiting to cross from Belarus into Latvia

Around 300 trucks are currently waiting in line on the Belarus side of the border to enter Latvia through the Silene border crossing point, representatives of the State Revenue Service informed LETA, citing information from the State Customs Committee of Belarus.

23.11.2020

Former LDz board chairman Berzins becomes executive director of branch of Ukrainian railway's service center

Edvins Berzns, former board chairman of Latvijas Dzelzcels railway company, in October became the executive director of a branch of Ukrainian railway company Ukrzaliznicja's transport service center Liski, Ukrainian portal 368.media reported, cited LETA/BNS.

23.11.2020

Perch, perch pike harvesting quotas in Estonia to be cut significantly for 2021

The Estonian-Russian intergovernmental fishery committee has agreed about the commercial fishing quotas for the border lakes Peipsi, Lammijarv and Lake Pskov for 2021, according to which the permitted catches for perch and perch pike will decrease significantly, while the quota for bream will increase compared with the current year, informs LETA/BNS.

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