Moscow and Riga making friends - On economical terms.
In just two days of his visit to Riga, the mayor of Moscow, Yuri Luzhkov, and delegation, managed to visit the Riga port, the city's railcar factory, the Moscow Centre of Culture and Business (currently, under reconstruction), the Lido restaurant complex, participate in numerous negotiations and even meet Guntis Ulmanis, the Latvian ex-President, for a game of tennis
The Lake District – a Euro-region
The Vitebsk oblast Belarus has been selected as the main Belarus region responsible for implementation of an agreement on principles of cross-border cooperation between the Belarus Republic and the Republic of Latvia. Vitebsk оblast executive committee chairman Vladimir Andreychenko told The BC about some agreements with the Baltic states