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The results of special presidential elections held on June 9 have been summed up in Kazakhstan

The results of special presidential elections held on June 9 have been summed up in Kazakhstan

25.06.2019

The first President Nursultan Nazarbayev did not take part in the election for the first time ever in the history of the Republic. The expression “for the first time” is applicable to the elections because this electoral campaign has become unprecedented for Kazakhstan in terms of political competition and the range of candidates presented.

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Latvia, Ukraine to sign memorandum of understanding on protection of industrial property rights

Latvia, Ukraine to sign memorandum of understanding on protection of industrial property rights

21.06.2019

Latvian Justice Minister Janis Bordans (New Conservative Party, JKP) during his visit to Ukraine today will sign a memorandum of understanding with Ukrainian Vice Prime Minister Stepan Kubiv in order to protect industrial property rights, Justice Ministry’s representative Lana Maulina reported LETA.

Estonia: Matti Maasikas to become EU ambassador to Ukraine

Estonia: Matti Maasikas to become EU ambassador to Ukraine

19.06.2019

Deputy secretary general of the Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Minister for EU Affairs Matti Maasikas is to become the new European Union ambassador to Ukraine, according the public broadcaster ERR information reports LETA/BNS.


Baltic states still at risk of Russian money laundering - Europol

Baltic states still at risk of Russian money laundering - Europol

14.06.2019

The risk of Russian money laundering is still present in the Baltic states, Pedro Felicio, who is responsible for fighting money laundering at European police agency Europol, according to the Reuters. information writes LETA.

Latvia: About 150 people in picket by Russian embassy demand release of detained Russian journalist Golunov

Latvia: About 150 people in picket by Russian embassy demand release of detained Russian journalist Golunov

11.06.2019

About 150 people, including media representatives, have gathered in a picket by the Russian embassy in Riga, demanding release of journalist Ivan Golunov who has been detained in Russia, LETA observed.


11.06.2019

Private company to accept Lithuanian visa applications in 53 countries

An external service provider will accept visa applications in 53 countries where there are no Lithuanian diplomatic representations or consular institutions, informed LETA/BNS.

10.06.2019

Businessmen winning Russia's state tenders work for Lithuania's strategic companies

Businessmen from Lithuania's port of Klaipeda, who win state tenders in Russia, also receive orders from Lithuania's strategic companies and the army, the investigation team from Lithuania's public broadcaster LRT has discovered, referred LETA/BNS.

03.06.2019

Edgars Rinkevics: We wish to sustain the positive trend of economic relations with Russia

On 3 June 2019, during the concluding high-level meeting of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) in Jūrmala, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Edgars Rinkēvičs, met with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Alexander Pankin.

03.06.2019

Lithuanian businessman charged with large-scale fraud in Russia

Lithuanian businessman Vidmantas Kucinskas says he has no knowledge of large-scale fraud charges against him in Russia. Russia's Alfa Bank is trying to recoup a debt of around 20 million euros from Kucinskas through courts, and the latter believes the bank might try to employ such tactics to bolster its position during the negotiations on the their dispute's out-of-court settlement, launched some six months ago, reported LETA/BNS.

03.06.2019

Latvian court awards asylum to Jehovah's Witness from Russia

The Administrative District Court in Riga has granted refugee status to a Russia woman who was persecuted in her homeland for her religious views and had unsuccessfully applied for asylum at the Office of Citizenship and Migration Affairs, the court ruling shows, informed LETA/BNS.

31.05.2019

Estonian econmin to meet with Russian transport minister at St. Petersburg economic forum

Estonian Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas is to attend the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) to be held from June 6 to 8 and meet with the Russian Minister of Transport Yevgeny Dietrich, informed LETA/BNS.

30.05.2019

Estonia's economics minister, delegation to discuss logistics cooperation in Uzbekistan

Estonia's Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Taavi Aas and a business delegation are about to visit Uzbekistan on Thursday to discuss cooperation in logistics, ICT and education with officials and business executives in that country, reported LETA/BNS.

30.05.2019

Illegal workers from Ukraine, Belarus hired for works on Vilnius' Gediminas Hill

Investigators suspect that illegal workers from Ukraine and Belarus were hired for reconstruction works on Vilnius' landmark Gediminas Hill, the Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) said LETA/BNS.

29.05.2019

New Klaipeda-Kiev container train service to be launched

LG Cargo, the freight transportation subsidiary of the state railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways), is set to launch a new container train service between Klaipeda and Kiev in June.

28.05.2019

Lithuania bars entry to Sputnik Lietuva editor Kasems

Lithuanian border officials on Tuesday barred Russian news website Sputnik Lietuva (Sputnik Lithuania) editor Marats Kasems from entering the country, informed LETA/BNS.

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