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Monday, 20.02.2017, 19:46
The Lithuanian decision to ban broadcasts of the Russian television channel RTR Planeta for instigation of hatred is not in violation of the European Union's (EU) law, the European Commission said on Friday, writes LETA.
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Football Federation looking into match-fixing claims following Winter Cup game between Babite and Suduva14.02.2017
Latvian Football Federation has launched internal investigation following last week's Latvian Higher League (Virsliga) Winter Cup match between Babite and Lithuanian football club Marijampole Suduva, as Higher League's Executive Director Oliver Schlegl confirmed to LETA.
Ukrainian owner of LVV Liepajas Metalurgs takes dispute with Latvia to international arbitration institution07.02.2017
Yevgeny Kazmin, a co-owner of Ukraine's KVV Group, which owns Latvia's insolvent steel company KVV Liepajas Metalurgs, has filed a lawsuit against Latvia with the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), information on the center's official website suggests LETA.
Latvian fishing companies are seeking EU compensations for the losses incurred after the detention of the Senator crab trawler on the Norway's Arctic shelf due to a fishing ban and a subsequent idle standing of their vessels, according to the European Crabbing Association's petition, which the government is expected to review at a close meeting on Tuesday, writes LETA.
The police are still searching for the man who is suspected of shooting another man in central Tallinn's Hotel Metropol on Thursday afternoon, reports LETA/BNS.
Former chairman of the Center Party and suspended mayor of Tallinn Edgar Savisaar can only step down from office and if he does not do that, the situation will be solved after the local elections in the fall.
A Latvian antiques dealer who stole a 19th-century religious painting from the Chester Cathedral has been jailed for nine months, according to The Guardian reports writing LETA.
The state-owned energy company Eesti Energia has decided to terminate employment contracts with the two middle-level managers of the Estonia underground mine who are suspected of corruption citing loss of confidence.
The state of Latvia does not own the rights to 973 soviet films shot at the Riga Film Studio from 1964 to May 4, 1990, the Supreme Court ruled today, writes LETA.
Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service (FCIS) has conducted searches at the National Paying Agency (NPA), which is in charge of allocating EU funds, reports LETA/BNS.
Norway has apparently decided to follow "ostrich policy" in the dispute over the Latvian trawler that has been arrested for crabbing on the Norwegian continental shelf and therefore risks losing its full sovereignty over the disputed territory in the process, like it has already happened in a similar dispute with Lithuania, Didzis Smits, a representative of the European Crabbing Association, told LETA.
Three eastern Europeans, including a man from Latvia, were jailed for five years in Taiwan Wednesday over a USD 2.6 mln cyberheist that used malware to hack into a major local bank's ATM network? reports LETA.
The Latvian crab trawler Senator has been arrested for fishing snow crab in Norwegian waters off the Svalbard (Spitzbergen) archipelago, Didzis Smits, a representative of the European Crabbing Association, told LETA.
Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis (Unity) told the LNT television channel today that there are more and more cases being reported of extortion attempts on shopping centers and business using bomb threats, citing LETA.
Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius Sapoka has sacked Dainoras Bradauskas, head of the State Tax Inspectorate (STI), after a commission set up by the ministry recommended firing him for corrupt activities and gross official misconduct, reports LETA/BNS.