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Wednesday, 19.06.2013, 01:31
Russian residents believe that Latvia is Russia's third most unfriendly country after Georgia and the United States, according to a survey carried out by the analytical center Levada, informs Inter Fax.
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Scotland's most historic sides Hearts, which used to belong to Lithuanian bank Ukio Bankas's owner Vladimir Romanov, will face the administration on Tuesday, LETA/AFP reports.
While implementing the project of Fortum Klaipeda power-station, which gets the heat from burning waste and biofuel, the focus was put on the possibility to gain independence from Russian gas and to reduce the heat price in Lithuania, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaru ekspresas.
Friday's meeting between Prime Minister Andrus Ansip and Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia, focused on bilateral relations and ways in which the church could help to improve the ties, reports BC the government's press department.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius during his visit to Turkmenistan on Monday toured the Turkmenbashi complex of oil refineries and was interested in the possibilities of cooperation with Turkmenistan in the sector of gas, informs LETA/ELTA.
Liepajas metalurgs creditors have received at least three offers from the company's potential investors, Economy Minister Daniels Pavluts pointed out in a morning interview with the LNT television channel, writes LETA.
The Patriarch of Moscow and all Russian Orthodox Church Kirill, who arrived on a visit to Estonia on Friday, told the journalists who met him in the Tallinn airport that he hopes for god that the Estonian–Russian relations would develop in a positive direction, LETA.Public Broadcasting report.
Lithuania’s Minister of Transport Rimantas Sinkevicius attends the first annual international business conference ABC: Ukraine & Partners in Kiev on Friday and delivers a speech on Lithuania's priorities during the Presidency of the EU Council, reports LETA/ELTA.
On 13 June in Vilnius, the delegation of the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry headed by the Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Andrius Krivas met with the delegation of the Belarusian Foreign Ministry led by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Belarus Elena Kupchina, reports BC press service of Lithuania’s MFA.
The passenger train traffic between Tallinn and St Petersburg should improve in the near future as a second train will start travelling on the route in summer 2013 and there are hopes to shorten the travel time, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Yesterday, on the sidelines of the 18th Summit of Central European Presidents in Bratislava, Latvian President Andris Berzins met with Bulgarian President Rosen Plevneliev, during which the two sides discussed bilateral relations and cooperation within the European Union, as well as exchanged points of views on economic development measures and cooperation opportunities outside the EU, LETA was informed by the Presidential Press Service.
Financially troubled metallurgical company Liepajas metalurgs has confirmed to the NASDAQ OMX Riga stock-exchange that it intends to resume production in mid-July 2013, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite is attending the Central Europe Summit in Slovakia. At a unique forum of presidents from twenty countries, discussions are held on the future of Europe and the challenges facing European citizens. President of the European Council Herman van Rompuy also participates in the summit, reports BC the presidential press services.
European Union regulations are hampering Gazprom's use of its Nord Stream subsea gas pipeline, the Russian firm's deputy chief executive Alexander Medvedev said on June 7th, demanding full access to an inland transit link, reports themoscowtimes.com/Reuters.
On 12-16 June, the unique Estonian public diplomacy mission “Everyone’s Going to Yerevan” will take place in Yerevan and many other Armenian cities, in order to enliven cultural relations between Estonia and Armenia, informed BC the Estonian Foreign Ministry.