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Radical pro-Russia activist Girss acquitted of incitement to ethnic hatred

Radical pro-Russia activist Girss acquitted of incitement to ethnic hatred

07.12.2018

The Kurzeme district court in Liepaja on Friday found Illarions Girss, the former leader of Russkaya Zarya (Russian Dawn) pro-Russia group in Latvia, not guilty of inciting ethnic hatred, the court’s representative Velga Luka told LETA.

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Insolvency claim filed against operator of DIY chain K Senukai

Insolvency claim filed against operator of DIY chain K Senukai

07.12.2018

An insolvency lawsuit against Kesko Senukai Latvia, the operator of K Senukai DIY retail chain, has been filed with Riga City Pardaugava District Court, according to information available on the website of the Insolvency Control Service informed LETA/BNS.

Latvian Building Company BMGS  Prepared to Sue Scandinavian Construction Giant Veidekke Over Unpaid Bills

Latvian Building Company BMGS Prepared to Sue Scandinavian Construction Giant Veidekke Over Unpaid Bills

06.12.2018

One of Latvia's leading construction companies, AS BMGS, is preparing to sue the Scandinavian construction giant Veidekke Entreprenad AB (subsidiary f the Veidekke company in Norway) to recover a substantial sum of money for work that was done in Sweden. The issued bills have not been paid for more than a year, AS BMGS CEO Svetlana Afanasjeva informed BC.


Lithuania reaches agreement on truck return, transmin says

Lithuania reaches agreement on truck return, transmin says

04.12.2018

The EU Transport Council agreed on key provisions of the Mobility Package on Monday and Lithuania managed to secure a provision that empty trucks won’t have to return to their country of origin, Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis says LETA/BNS.

Skoda Vagonka appeals result of tender to supply electric trains to Pasazieru Vilciens

Skoda Vagonka appeals result of tender to supply electric trains to Pasazieru Vilciens

03.12.2018

Czech train manufacturer Skoda Vagonka has filed an application with the Latvian Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau claiming violations in a negotiations procedure held by Pasazieru Vilciens rail passenger carrier to select a supplier of new electric passenger trains, the company's representatives informed LETA.


28.11.2018

Estonian finance watchdog provides new guidelines for prevention of money laundering

Estonian Financial Supervision Authority has established new guidelines for the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, which are to be adopted by credit and financial institutions in Estonia, reports LETA/BNS.

28.11.2018

Three persons held on suspicions of helping foreign country infringe on Latvia's security

The Security Police has detained three persons suspected of activities that might be aimed at helping a foreign country infringe on Latvia’s security, LETA has learned.

27.11.2018

Lithuanian prosecutors investigate unlawful surveillance of JustMin auditors

Lithuania's Prosecutor General's Office is carrying out an investigation into alleged unlawful surveillance of the Ministry of Justice's auditors, Elena Martinoniene, spokeswoman for the prosecution service, told LETA/BNS.

26.11.2018

Luminor Bank AB fined for consumer credit advertising breach

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania has imposed a €150,220 fine on Luminor Bank AB for non-compliance with legislative requirements for consumer credit advertising, informed Bank of Lithuania.

22.11.2018

Estonian Railways demanding EUR 6.4 mln from cargo operator Operail

The state-owned railway infrastructure company Estonian Railways has filed a lawsuit against the state-owned rail cargo operator Operail for 6.4 mln euros in payments. Operail finds the action for additional money to be ungrounded.

22.11.2018

University of Tartu to appeal labor dispute committee's decision

The University of Tartu is to appeal the decision made by the labor dispute committee, with which the committee declared null and void the dismissal of former university library director Martin Hallik and ordered the university to pay a large financial compensation to Hallik, informed LETA/BNS.

22.11.2018

Corruption watchdog asks to press charges against Bior employee, two Lithuanian citizens

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (LNAB) has asked the prosecutor’s office to start criminal prosecution against an employee of scientific institute Bior and two Lithuanian citizens for defrauding EUR 832,418 from the state, according to information at the disposal of LETA.

21.11.2018

Former Riga City Council official who is wanted in Latvia for corruption detained in Egypt

Former Riga City Council official Arija Stabina, who is wanted in Latvia for corruption, has been detained in Egypt, according to the Latvian Television information reported LETA.

20.11.2018

Contraband cigarettes worth EUR 2 mln busted on Lithuanian-Polish border

A shipment of contraband cigarettes, worth around 2 million euros, has been detained by Lithuanian customs officers on the Polish border, reported LETA/BNS.

16.11.2018

Siauliai airport's ex-CEO suspected of attempt to bribe Lithuanian Air Force officer

Law-enforcement bodies suspect Romas Miksys, Siauliai Airport's former longtime director who is in private business now, of attempting to bribe a Lithuanian Air Force officer, according to information available to LETA/BNS.

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