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Sunday, 30.04.2017, 16:04
After lines of cargo vehicles stretched on the Lithuanian border with the Russian Kaliningrad region, the head of the Lithuanian Border Crossing Infrastructure Directorate says that a few dozen trucks lined up on the border is not a major problem, writes LETA/BNS.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Cargo, Lithuania, Transport
The Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus close to the Lithuanian border is not a political decision only but also has economic substance, as the decision not to buy electricity from the power plant may have an impact on implementation of the project, Daivis Virbickas, CEO of Lithuania's power transmission system operator Litgrid said LETA/BNS.
Maizitis believes Russian intelligence services will attempt to meddle in local government elections27.04.2017
In an interview to the respected weekly news and current affairs magazine Ir, Constitutional Protection Bureau director Janis Maizitis said that there is a good possibility that Russian intelligence services will attempt to meddle in the upcoming local government elections in Latvia citing LETA.
Lithuanian border guards said on Tuesday that they have launched a pre-trial investigation after a light aircraft piloted by a Danish national last week crossed the country's border with Belarus, reports LETA/BNS.
Commissioner Rapil Zhoshybayev welcome to the Third Astana EXPO 2017 International Tourism Conference on 21 April in Astana. The text of the welcome address was kindly provided by the BC to the secretariat of the Commissioner of EXPO-2017.
Government has already agreed not to support Ventspils Port's participation in Nord Stream 2 project
The government has already agreed not to support Ventspils' participation in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, sources tell LETA.
The Lithuanian parliament on Thursday adopted a bill to restrict electricity imports from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus and other unsafe nuclear facilities in third countries, reports LETA/BNS.
Russia is an important partner for Latvia in transport and logistics, said Latvian Transport Ministry’s state secretary Kaspars Ozolins at the 22nd international transport conference TransRussia 2017 in Moscow.
According to Deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation Sergey Aristov, Estonia and Russia have come to an agreement as to the reestablishing of their cooperation in the field of transport, writes LETA/BNS by Interfax information.
On April 27-29 IX WHITE SQUARE International Advertising Festival, one of the leading creative events of Eastern Europe, will take place.
International universal logistics operator Pony Express will start operations in the EU market and will open its first representation in Riga this month, the company’s representatives said BC.
Lithuania's government has agreed to extend the deadline for relocation applications of persons of Lithuanian origin from unsafe regions of Ukraine until the end of the year, reports LETA/BNS,