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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 09.04.2020, 17:01

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Estonian-Latvian joint proposal chosen to top 8 of global IMF Anti-Corruption Challenge

Estonian-Latvian joint proposal chosen to top 8 of global IMF Anti-Corruption Challenge

02.03.2020

A joint proposal by Transparency International (TI) chapters in Estonia and Latvia, Ministry of Justice of Estonia, School of Data in Latvia and Open Knowledge Estonia, aiming to harvest open data for early detection of conflicts of interest in public procurement, has made it to the to the final of International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Anti-Corruption Challenge, writes LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Corruption, Estonia, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Innovations, Latvia, Legislation, Technology



Lithuania up to 35th place in corruption perception index

Lithuania up to 35th place in corruption perception index

23.01.2020

Lithuania went up three notches to the 35th position among 180 countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index last year after the country scored 60 out of 100 points, Transparency International said on Thursday.

Lithuania: Panevezys mayor faces new corruption suspicions

Lithuania: Panevezys mayor faces new corruption suspicions

21.01.2020

Lithuanian prosecutors and the Special Investigation Service (STT) said they a conducting a new influence-peddling investigation involving the mayor of the northern city of Panevezys, informed LETA/BNS.


Magonis claims EUR 500,000 was reward for lobbying Ossinovski's interests in Russian Railways

Magonis claims EUR 500,000 was reward for lobbying Ossinovski's interests in Russian Railways

29.11.2019

Ugis Magonis, the former CEO of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways, LDz) national rail company, claimed in court today that he received nearly EUR 500,000 in cash from Estonian businessman Oleg Ossinovski not as a bribe but as reward for lobbying his interests in Russian Railways, writes LETA.

Head of Ukrainian ex-president Yanukovic's administration and his sister co-owned Trasta Komercbanka through proxy

Head of Ukrainian ex-president Yanukovic's administration and his sister co-owned Trasta Komercbanka through proxy

02.11.2019

Serhiy Lovochkin, who used to head the administration of former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich, and his sister Yulia Lovochkina, co-owned Latvia's Trasta Banka through a proxy, according to a report published by the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project" (OCCRP), cited LETA.


15.10.2019

Corruption Prevention Bureau detains board member of Salaspils municipal company

The Corruption Prevention Bureau (KNAB) has detained Ilgonis Igaunis, a board member of Salaspils municipal company Valgums-S, on suspicions of abuse of authority, according to the information at the disposal of LETA.

05.09.2019

Court rules against taking former Border Guard Chief Garbars into custody

Despite a request from the Internal Security Bureau to take former Border Guard Normunds Garbars into custody as a security measure, the Riga Vidzeme District Court ruled against the request, informed LETA.

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