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Bank of Lithuania together with central banks of Germany and Poland implemented EU Twinning Project in Belarus

Bank of Lithuania together with central banks of Germany and Poland implemented EU Twinning Project in Belarus

15.07.2019

The central banks of three EU countries – Lithuania, Poland and Germany successfully implemented the EU Twinning Project ‘Strengthening the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus’ during which they conveyed their experience to the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus. The closing conference held today in Minsk brought this 18-month project to a close and showcased its achievements.

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Lithuania mulls funding bachelor's degrees for young people from Ukraine's war zone

Lithuania mulls funding bachelor's degrees for young people from Ukraine's war zone

15.07.2019

The Education, Science and Sport Ministry proposes to provide funds to help young people from Ukraine's war-hit eastern regions of Luhansk and Donetsk to complete a bachelor's degree in Lithuania, reported LETA/BNS.

Gas supply to Lithuania halted due to gas main's repair in Belarus

Gas supply to Lithuania halted due to gas main's repair in Belarus

08.07.2019

Gas supply via a gas pipeline to Lithuania from Belarus has been halted on Monday as Belarus started repairing a gas main in its territory, reported LETA/BNS.


Infrastructure projects worth EUR 10.6 mln underway in Estonian, Russian border regions

Infrastructure projects worth EUR 10.6 mln underway in Estonian, Russian border regions

02.07.2019

The Estonian State Shared Service Center, the management authority of the Estonia-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation (CBC) Program, last week signed two support agreements on the implementation of large-scale infrastructure projects in the border cities Narva, Estonia and Ivangorod, Russia, informed LETA/BNS.

Russian navigation system to be used for railway fault detection in Lithuania

Russian navigation system to be used for railway fault detection in Lithuania

02.07.2019

Lithuania's state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) is buying an autonomous inspection vehicle whose technical specifications state it must be compatible with the Russian satellite navigation system Glonass, the delfi.lt news website reports, writes LETA/BNS.


27.06.2019

Russia to issue free e-visas to Lithuanians, other foreigners visiting Kaliningrad region

Moscow has formally notified Vilnius that Lithuanians will be able to travel to Russia's Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad with a free e-visa starting July 1, reported LETA/BNS.

25.06.2019

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

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.

21.06.2019

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

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.

19.06.2019

Estonia: Matti Maasikas to become EU ambassador to Ukraine

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.

14.06.2019

Baltic states still at risk of Russian money laundering - Europol

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.

11.06.2019

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

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.

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