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Prosecutor asks Saeima to strip MP Zakatistovs of immunity from prosecution

Prosecutor asks Saeima to strip MP Zakatistovs of immunity from prosecution

24.04.2019

The prosecutor’s office has asked Saeima to strip MP Atis Zakatistovs’ (KPV LV) of immunity from prosecution, reported LETA.

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Office of Riga City Council city development committee head Roslikovs searched

Office of Riga City Council city development committee head Roslikovs searched

24.04.2019

On Wednesday, the State Security Service officials conducted searches in the office of Riga City Council city development committee chairman Aleksejs Roslikovs (Harmony), Riga City Council representative Baiba Gailite confirmed.

Amendments that stipulate transition to Latvian as sole instruction language in schools are in line with Constitution - Constitutional Court

Amendments that stipulate transition to Latvian as sole instruction language in schools are in line with Constitution - Constitutional Court

23.04.2019

Amendments to the Education Law that stipulate transition to Latvian as the sole instruction language in schools are in line with the Constitution, the Constitutional Court ruled today, reported LETA.


Estonia: Regulator applying for extension of prohibition on stay at Aidu wind farm

Estonia: Regulator applying for extension of prohibition on stay at Aidu wind farm

23.04.2019

The Estonian Consumer Protection and Technical Regulatory Authority has applied for the Police and Border Guard Board to extend the ban on being on the territory of the Aidu wind farm until circumstances have been determined but allowed the developer to carry out all essential activities to do with ensuring safety, informed LETA/BNS.

Ukrainian court finds nationalization of PrivatBank illegal

Ukrainian court finds nationalization of PrivatBank illegal

18.04.2019

A Ukrainian court ruled on Thursday that the 2016 nationalization of PrivatBank, which was owned by a powerful tycoon Ihor Kolomoysky, was illegal, informed LETA/BNS.


18.04.2019

Investor Browder files Swedbank money laundering complaint in Latvia

Bill Browder, an investor who campaigns to expose corruption, has taken a criminal complaint against Swedbank to Latvian authorities, alleging it was involved in a Russian money laundering scandal, reported LETA.

15.04.2019

Corruption Prevention Bureau searches Riga Hospital No.1, detains three persons

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) on Monday conducted searches at Riga Hospital No. 1 and detained three persons in a criminal case, according to the information obtained by LETA.

15.04.2019

Stock exchange applies observation status to Grindex

Nasdaq Riga on Monday applied observation status to Grindex pharmaceutical company shares, the stock exchange said in a statement.

12.04.2019

Estonian criminal police search offices of 6 agricultural enterprises

Criminal police on Tuesday searched the offices of six companies involved in agriculture in order to investigate the potential committing of a competition crime and the submission of false information to the Estonian Agricultural Registers and Information Board (PRIA) with the purpose of receiving subsidy, according the regional Tartu Postimees information reports LETA/BNS.

11.04.2019

Embezzlement-suspected Russian sets up company in Lithuania

A Russian citizen suspected of embezzlement in his country has established a company in Lithuania, informed LETA/BNS.

10.04.2019

Nukem loses EUR 2.5 mln arbitration case against Lithuania's Ignalina N-plant

Lithuania's shutdown Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (INPP), which has been undergoing decommissioning for almost a decade now, has won an arbitration case against Nukem, a German company controlled by Russia's nuclear energy giant Rosatom, over a technology for handling and storing damaged spent nuclear fuel assemblies, informed LETA/BNS.

10.04.2019

KNAB wants charges brought against MP Zakatistovs and businessman Tamuzs for large-scale fraud

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has turned to the Prosecutor's Office with the request to bring charges against MP Atis Zakatistovs (KPV LV) and businessman Viesturs Tamuzs, according to information obtained by LETA.

09.04.2019

Corruption Prevention Bureau has launched at least three investigations based on auditor's report on situation at Rigas Satiksme

Based on audit company Ernst&Young's report on the situation at municipal public transport company Rigas Satiksme, the Corruption Prevention Bureau has launched at least three investigations, the bureau's deputy chief Ineta Cirule told LETA.

05.04.2019

European Parliament votes in favor of Mobility Package

Th European Parliament on Thursday voted in favor of the so-called Mobility Package which defines requirements for EU haulers and drivers taking cargo outside the borders of their country, the Parliament's press service said.

04.04.2019

Salmonella bacteria found at Dava Foods laying hen farm near Tallinn

Salmonella bacteria has been found in one of the houses of the large farm of egg producer Dava Foods Estonia AS near Tallinn, Postimees reported on Thursday, informed LETA/BNS.

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