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Lidl Lithuania to destroy Salmonella-contaminated eggs from Ukraine

Lidl Lithuania to destroy Salmonella-contaminated eggs from Ukraine

23.12.2020

German-owned retailer Lidl Lietuva will have to destroy 38,400 cartons of chicken eggs delivered from Ukraine, which have been found to be contaminated with Salmonella, the Lithuanian State Food and Veterinary Service said on December 22nd, cites LETA/BNS.

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Latvia completes new power line to end link with Moscow

Latvia completes new power line to end link with Moscow

22.12.2020

Latvia completed a new high-voltage power line to Estonia on Monday in the latest step in aligning electricity grids in the Baltic states with European Union neighbors instead of Russia, informs LETA.

The Baltic PMs summed up the results of 2020

The Baltic PMs summed up the results of 2020

22.12.2020

The Baltic states must strengthen cooperation in containing the Covid-19 pandemic and mitigating its consequences, Prime Minister Krisjanis Karins (New Unity) said in a video meeting with Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Simonyte. 


Saunum has set its sights on German, Swedish markets for 2021

Saunum has set its sights on German, Swedish markets for 2021

18.12.2020

The goal for Saunum Group, which made its debut on the First North market of Nasdaq Baltic on Friday, is to try and make it to the markets of Germany and Sweden in 2021, CEO Henri Lindal said on December 18th, cites LETA/BNS.

Landsbergis: Lithuania to declare state of emergency if people fail to obey lockdown

Landsbergis: Lithuania to declare state of emergency if people fail to obey lockdown

18.12.2020

The Lithuanian parliament could declare a state of emergency if people failed to follow the lockdown restrictions imposed by the government to get the spread of COVID-19 under control, Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said, cites LETA. "If it is decided, or more precisely, if there is a need, if the numbers do not fall and the public fail to come to the understanding that the situation has to be taken seriously, then the Seimas could be asked to impose additional restrictions," Landsbergis, the chairman of the conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats, the biggest party in the parliament, said in an interview with BNS.


18.12.2020

Lithuanian Railways keeps mum on new contract with Belarus' BNK

Following this week's announcement by Belarus' Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarusian Oil Company, BNK) that it is suspending a part of its exports via Klaipeda, it is unclear if Minsk has started carrying out its threat to divert cargoes to other ports, or it is only a temporary decision, writes LETA/BNS.

18.12.2020

EU hits Belarus businesses in third round of sanctions

The European Union on December 17th expanded its sanctions on Belarus to include businessmen and firms close to Alexander Lukashenko's regime, as it stepped up pressure over a crackdown on protests, informs LETA/AFP.

17.12.2020

University of Tartu among best in emerging Europe, Central Asia

In the newly published ranking list of universities from emerging Europe and Central Asia, the University of Tartu has reached the second place, which is also the highest among Estonian universities. Lomonosov Moscow State University has been the first from the start, informs LETA/BNS.

17.12.2020

Decision on limiting retransmission of Russia RTR in Latvia coming soon

A decision on limiting retransmission of the Russia RTR television channel in Latvia is coming soon, the National Electronic Mass Media Council (NEPLP) head Ivars Abolins said in an interview with TV3 on December 17th, cites LETA.

15.12.2020

In October, the number of tourists in Latvian hotels decreased by 18.2% in October

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that in October 2020, 90.1 thousand foreign and local guests were hosted at tourist accommodation establishments in Latvia, which is by 57.2 % less than in October 2019 and by 18.2 % less than in September 2019. Guests spent 185.5 thousand nights at tourist accommodation establishments, which is 54.5 % less than in October last year.

15.12.2020

Belarus' BNK temporarily suspending exports via Klaipeda oil terminal (expanded)

Belarus' Belorusskaya Neftyanaya Kompaniya (Belarusian Oil Company, BNK) is temporarily suspending oil product exports via Klaipedos Nafta's terminal in the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda, informs LETA/BNS.

10.12.2020

Tikhanovskaya calls on Lithuania to impose sanctions on Belaruskali

Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has called on the Lithuanian government to consider sanctions against Belaruskali if the Belarusian state-owned fertilizer producer continues to persecute its employees for protesting against Alexander Lukashenko's regime.

10.12.2020

Coherent Solutions expands into Lithuania

Coherent Solutions, a US-registered software development company with Belarussian roots, has announced plans to set up a full-scale software development center in Vilnius and to hire at least 100 specialists over the next three years, Invest Lithuania said on December 10th, cites LETA/BNS.

10.12.2020

Latvian MFA took part in the World Press Freedom Day Conference

On December 9th, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics took part in the World Press Freedom Day Conference, co-hosted by the Netherlands and the United Nations Education, Science and Culture Organization (UNESCO), LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry.

09.12.2020

Latvian football club Riga owner Lomakin included on persona non grata list

Latvian football club Riga owner, Russian millionaire Sergey Lomakin has been included in the persona non grata list, Delfi.lv portal reported, cites LETA.

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