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Saturday, 25.10.2014, 21:14
Today in Paris the Arbitration Tribunal has ordered that the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic has to pay Mr Valeri Belokon USD16.5 million. The award has come into force, it is final and binding and may not be challenged, reported BC Belokon Holdings.
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On October 26, the Latvian airline airBaltic enters the winter season with four new routes and improved service throughout the Baltic States, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East, informed BC Janis Vanags.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite is attending a European Council meeting. At the meeting, EU leaders discussed the situation in Ukraine and other EU foreign policy issues, reports BC the presidential press service.
The Lithuania-Belarus economic forum will be held in Mogilev on November 4-5, the Belarusian news agency BelTA reports, cites LETA/ELTA.
Minister of Energy in Lithuania Rokas Masiulis participated at the European Gas Summit organised by the British newspaper the Financial Times and stressed that Europe is heavily dependent on energy import, writes LETA/ELTA.
Unit 9 of the Lithuania Power Plant will be stopped and thermal power plants will produce electricity as heating season has commenced in Lithuanian cities, reports LETA/ELTA.
Minister of Justice in Lithuania Juozas Bernatonis met with the Ukrainian delegation headed by Yuriy Baulin, Chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, and proposed Lithuania's help in implementing euro-integration reforms, informs LETA/ELTA.
Joint-stock gas supply company Latvijas Gaze informs that 2.3 billion cubic-meter of gas has been pumped into the Incukalns gas storage facility, writes LETA/Nozare.lv.
On 27 October, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite will attend the welcoming ceremony for the liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage vessel Independence in Klaipeda. The LNG terminal will ensure Lithuania's energy independence and competitive prices for consumers, reports BC the presidential press service.
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite met with the chairman of the Constitutional Court of Ukraine, Yurii Baulin, to discuss the ongoing legal reforms, the strengthening of judicial system and preparations for the upcoming parliamentary elections in Ukraine, reports BC presidential press service.
Estonia wants that during the European Council meeting this week developments of the European domestic energy market and desynchronization of the Baltic countries' power systems from Russian and Belarusian networks would be supported, reports LETA/Postimees.
The Lithuanian airline Air Lituanica expands its business in Belarus with agency Ticketing Airport Services Belarus becoming the official commercial representative of the company. The agency will be responsible for the distribution of Air Lituanica flight tickets on the Belarusian market and represent the company in terms of marketing and the market of tourism, the airline said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
Already on the second day the online media site Meduza was launched in Latvia, the portal was blocked in Kazakhstan, according to a post in the project's "Twitter" profile, cites LETA.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius met with the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev and the Foreign Minister Elmar Mamedjarov in Baku on 21 October, and discussed ways to further strengthen bilateral relations and development of the EU Eastern Partnership, reports BC, referring to Lithuania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Saeima committee conceptually approves proposal to suspend issuing of temporary residence permits to Russians
Saeima's Defense, Internal Affairs and Corruption Prevention Committee in Latvia decided today to approve in principle before the first reading All for Latvia!-For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK's (VL-TB/LNNK) proposal to suspend issuing of temporary residence permits to Russian citizens for the purchase of real estate in Latvia, informs LETA.