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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 14.07.2020, 18:44

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Chamber of Agriculture to organize special flight to Estonia for Ukrainian workers

Chamber of Agriculture to organize special flight to Estonia for Ukrainian workers

14.07.2020

The Estonian Chamber of Agriculture and Commerce is to organize a charter flight in the near future to fly Ukrainian workers to Estonia, reported LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Agriculture, Baltic States – CIS, Covid-19, Estonia, Labour-market, Ukraine



Coalition supports stricter control of incoming travelers in Latvia amid ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

Coalition supports stricter control of incoming travelers in Latvia amid ongoing Covid-19 pandemic

14.07.2020

The government coalition today supported the proposal to increase the control of people arriving in Latvia from foreign countries amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) told journalists LETA.

Foreigners might lose Latvian residence permits for flouting self-isolation requirement

Foreigners might lose Latvian residence permits for flouting self-isolation requirement

13.07.2020

Foreigners from non-EU countries who flout the 14-day self-isolation requirement on arriving in Latvia should be stripped of their temporary residence permits or visas, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) believes, cites LETA.


White Square 2020 Announced The Winners

White Square 2020 Announced The Winners

10.07.2020

On July 9, the Award Ceremony of the winners of one of the largest creative events in Europe – International Advertising Festival White Square, which this year was the first time held online and performed on the international stage under the slogan Time to Win!

In May, foreign trade turnover in Latvia fell by 24.1% y-o-y

In May, foreign trade turnover in Latvia fell by 24.1% y-o-y

10.07.2020

Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that in May 2020, due to epidemiological crisis caused by Covid-19, the foreign trade turnover of Latvia amounted to EUR 1.93 billion, which at current prices was 24.1 % less than a year ago, of which the exports value of goods dropped by 16.8 %, but imports value of goods – by 29.6 %. In May Latvia exported goods in the amount of EUR 906.1 billion, but imported – in the amount of EUR 1.03 billion.


10.07.2020

In May, exports in Estonia declined by 25%, imports by 24%

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2020, compared to May 2019, the exports of goods decreased by 25% and imports by 24%. Compared to April 2020, exports decreased by 2% and imports remained at the same level.

09.07.2020

Georgia allows entry to citizens of France, Germany, Baltic states

The Georgian authorities have decided to allow entry in the country by plane to citizens of Germany, France, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, Irakly Chikovani, press speaker of the Georgian prime minister, told cited LETA/BNS- Interfax.

08.07.2020

Lithuania bans Russian broadcaster RT

The Radio and Television Commission of Lithuania (LRTK) on Wednesday banned Russia's broadcaster RT over its ties to Dmitry Kiselyov, a Kremlin propagandist on the European Union's black list, reports LETA/BNS.

07.07.2020

Latvia ranks second among OECD member countries in terms of Covid-19 epidemic control indicators

Latvia ranks second after South Korea among the member states of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in terms of Covid-19 epidemic control indicators, according to a study by OECD experts, cites LETA.

07.07.2020

Kiselyov ensures full control over RT according to decree signed by Putin

Dmitry Kiselyov, who is on the sanction list of Council of the European Union, has full control over RT (formerly known as Russia Today) TV programs according to a decree signed by Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation. Based on the decree, the liquidation of RT owner, company RIA Novosti was begun, the National Electronic Mass Media Council in Latvia (NEPLP) released in a statement, cites LETA.

06.07.2020

Estonia: The government will re-open the borders for labour migration and learning mobility

Today, based on the recommendations of the Council of the European Union, the government decided to open the Estonian border to residents of 14 low-infection countries outside the European Union, and approved the conditions for entering Estonia for work and study.

06.07.2020

19 routes available from Tallinn Airport

With travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 crisis being gradually relaxed, it is now possible to fly to altogether 19 destinations from Tallinn Airport on 17 international routes and two domestic ones, informs LETA/BNS.

06.07.2020

Number of Ukrainian citizens living in Estonia has doubled in 10 yrs

According to the population register, there are approximately 11,000 Ukrainian citizens living in Estonia, and the number of Ukrainian citizens living in Estonia has doubled in ten years, writes LETA/BNS.

02.07.2020

Air traffic between Latvia and Georgia could be resumed soon

According to the decisions made by the European Union (EU) and recommendations from the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (SPKC), the resumption of scheduled passenger air traffic between Latvia and Georgia is expected in the near future, Minister of Transport Talis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) posted on his Twitter account.

01.07.2020

Police probe alleged falsificatiodn of ocuments in the dispute between Druzhba and LatRosTrans

Police have started a probe into allegations that some documents have been falsified to enable Polotsktransneft Druzhba win a legal dispute with LatRosTrans pipeline operator, legal representatives of LatRodTrans informed LETA.

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