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    s regime Latvia s Security Read More Lithuania s low inflation will help with euro accession say experts VILNIUS Average annual inflation in Lithuania is the lowest it has been in the last decade something which according to financial experts m Read More Merkel NATO will protect Baltics against Russian aggression In an interview with the German newspaper Die Welt German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that NATO will protect Latvia Estonia and Lit Read More Why Did Putin Turn PRINCETON Russian President Vladimir Putin s policy toward his country s near abroad and the West has been bad Read More IMF predicts growth for Latvia economy Latvia s econoomy could grow up to three percent the head of the International Monetary Fund s mission in Latvia Shekhar Aiyar Read More Major Russian IT firm to create 500 jobs in Estonia A major Russian IT firm is set to open in Estonia creating 500 jobs in the process Acronis a Read More Russia behaving as a terrorist state Lithuania President says Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite has accused Russia of behaving like a terrorist state amid the crisis in the Ukraine Read More Estonia tops world internet freedom list Estonia has been placed in second place in a world internet freedom list U S human rights organisat Read More Previous 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 Next Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in

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  • Two held over 2013 Riga supermarket collapse
    Riga Zemgale District Court set custody as a measure of precaution for Sergets and Gulbis yesterday However a colleague of Gulbis s who spoke to LETA on the condition of anonymity claimed that Gulbis had not inspected the construction design for the Maxima supermarket He told LETA that according to Gulbis the project he was working on involved roof constructions that were meant to be supported by continuous beams However it turned out later that the supermarket s roof constructions contained sectional beams that were connected with bolts Gulbis was hired to carry out the inspection individually as a certified construction engineer he was not representing GP Projektu birojs at the time Gulbis colleague said Latvia s Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers has said that more people will be arrested as part of the investigation During an interview with the LNT show Rita Panorama this morning Kalnmeiers said he was not authorised to give any details about the current suspects but he confirmed that the two persons who were detained yesterday will not be the last ones in this case The number of suspects will definitely increase Their responsibility will be fully evaluated in this case Kalnmeiers said 54 were killed and many more injured when the roof of the Maxima supermarket collapsed on Nov 21 2013 Comments Related Articles Linkevicius to replace Grybauskaite at London conference Ukrainian NSDC Secretary Russia waging hybrid warfare on EU Lithuanian Health Minister to resign over corruption scandal Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles NATO to bolster presence in Eastern Europe Lithuanian Foreign Minister slams Ukraine over insufficient anti corruption measures Refugee family relocated to Latvia left one child behind in Eritrea Report NATO would lose against Russia in invasion of Baltic states Subscribe A

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  • Baltic states could be separated from Russia's electricity grid by 2025
    on this In September Russia organised an electricity system separation test in its Kaliningrad enclave The Baltic states must work systematically in order to reduce the impact of Russia and Belarus on their electricity grids This could lead one day to the separation of the Baltic countries electricity system from Russia and to them joining the continental European electricity grid The physical flows of the Russian electricity system disturb the operations of the Baltic electricity market too said Veskimägi Veskimägi said that the earliest realistic deadline for desynchronising the Baltic and Russian grids is 2025 Elering s manager explained that the cost would not be more than the Baltic countries would have to pay anyway even without desynchronising The transition to synchronisation with Continental Europe may be even cheaper than the bills presented by Russia in the future for maintaining our electricity system frequency Elering has just submitted the desynchronising agenda to the government The Narva converter station has to be built one way or another since when the Leningrad nuclear power plant s new unit is completed located in the town of Sosnovy Bor near St Petersburg a clutch has to be installed in Narva to make sure the Russian electrical system circuit flows do not excessively burden our network said Veskimägi Comments Related Articles Linkevicius to replace Grybauskaite at London conference Ukrainian NSDC Secretary Russia waging hybrid warfare on EU Lithuanian Health Minister to resign over corruption scandal Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles NATO to bolster presence in Eastern Europe Lithuanian Foreign Minister slams Ukraine over insufficient anti corruption measures Refugee family relocated to Latvia left one child behind in Eritrea Report NATO would lose against Russia in invasion of Baltic states Subscribe A subscription to The

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  • New cold war has already started: former British ambassador to Latvia
    long before the current crisis when they failed to realize that when Russian President Vladimir Putin called the collapse of the Soviet Union the greatest catastrophe of the 20th century he actually meant it Western leaders were very wrong when they said that this statement was addressed only to the people of Russia who felt nostalgia for the Soviet period Bond said The European Union should have realized the seriousness of the situation as early as the summer of 2013 when Russia imposed several limitations on Ukrainian exports to Russia It was at that time that Ukraine started to make progress toward signing the Association Agreement with the EU Ignoring these facts was a blunder according to Bond When asked whether Western leaders are aware of the threats that Latvia faces as a country bordering Russia Bond pointed out that during the past six months Latvia has hosted a greater number of foreign officials than at any time recently Bond approves of Latvia s decision to increase defence spending to 2 percent of its gross domestic product It confirms that Latvia is treating its security with sufficient seriousness and should ensure that allies provide help if need be Comments Related Articles Linkevicius to replace Grybauskaite at London conference Ukrainian NSDC Secretary Russia waging hybrid warfare on EU Lithuanian Health Minister to resign over corruption scandal Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles NATO to bolster presence in Eastern Europe Lithuanian Foreign Minister slams Ukraine over insufficient anti corruption measures Refugee family relocated to Latvia left one child behind in Eritrea Report NATO would lose against Russia in invasion of Baltic states Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic

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  • All Estonian laws now available in English
    the Ministry of Justice The exercise has been carried out to introduce the Estonian legal system to the rest of the world and ease professional and business interaction Ministry of Justice spokeswoman Maria Elisa Tuulik said However Justice Ministry Riigi Teataja unit manager Jüri Heinla said that the translations have no legal force and cannot be used in official dealings in the state In the future all the changes and new laws will be translated into English and the full texts of the laws kept up to date Besides translations of laws the Riigi Teataja web page also contains translations of decrees translated by ministries Altogether translations of nearly 500 legal acts are available As we reported recently the 50 most important Estonian laws have also been made available online in Russian although there are no plans to translate all laws passed into the language Comments Related Articles Concept of foreign policy has changed for Estonia Medieval ships uncovered beneath Tallinn building sites Go Rail ends Tallinn Moscow service for economic reasons Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Japan follows Estonia s lead with electronic ID cards Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally Right wing parties launch 24 hour anti migrant rally in Tallinn The battle for the Estonian coastline Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic Times The Baltic Times is an independent monthly newspaper that covers latest political economic business and cultural events in Estonia Latvia and Lithuania Born of a merger between The Baltic Independent and The Baltic Observer in 1996 The Baltic

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  • PM has already decided to dismiss me, claims Latvian anti-corruption bureau chief
    worked as a lawyer As reported Straujuma recently decided to set up a commission to assess Strelcenoks performance She has told press representatives that CPB s involvement in several legal proceedings makes it unclear whether the bureau practices proper management Strelcenoks in turn has warned that he may place the blame for any problems found on Juta Strike the former deputy chief of the bureau He claimed that she has been neither showing up for work nor assuming her responsibilities Strelcenoks initially tried to dismiss Strike just over a year ago allegedly over her close links to the Unity Vienotiba political party but his decision was overturned by then president Valdis Dombrovskis who reinstated her I as the head of the institution will definitely respond to this Strelcenoks added Asked whether he will initiate a new disciplinary case against Strike he said that there are various ways on how to discipline employees KNAB was set up in 2002 to fight corruption throughout the public sector and politics Latvia is assessed by the global anti corruption watchdog Transparency International as being the Baltic country with the biggest corruption problem In the most recent Corruption Perception Index released last year Latvia received a score of 55 meaning that it is the 44th least corrupt country in the world this compares with a score of 69 for Estonia 26th in the world and 58 for Lithuania 39th in the world Comments Related Articles U S heavy weaponry to be deployed in Latvia from autumn 2015 Latvia Lumbers Towards Higher Spending on Defence Russia Today requests permission to establish Latvian subsidiary Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Latvian government reaches for guns over health care Crude oil leaks from Latvia s VNT terminal Latvia

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  • Lithuania's population decreased by 21,000 last year
    1 percent less compared to early 2014 They also found that the birth rate increased in Lithuania 31 300 births were registered in 2014 1 400 more than in 2013 However overall the population continued to decrease there were 8 900 more deaths than births There was very little change in the emigration rate changed insignificantly and the net international migration rate remained negative 38 500 people emigrated from Lithuania in 2014 while 25 900 immigrated When compared with the figures for 2013 347 fewer people emigrated while 3 800 more people immigrated However the net migration rate has been consistently improving since 2011 as more and more people decide to return to Lithuania The latest figures show that Latvia s population has dipped under two million for the first time since the 1950s According to the Latvian Central Statistics Service in December 2014 there were approximately 1 989 500 people living in the country representing a decline of almost half a million in the last twenty years Estonia s population in 2014 was estimated to be 1 275 921 Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection Subscribe Now About The Baltic

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  • Russian channel will not be suspended, rules Vilnius court
    Information to the Public The show was said to have presented biased and single sided information about the recent events in Ukraine incited aggression and hatred towards Ukrainians and the Ukrainian government as well as towards EU and NATO countries that have supported Ukraine s territorial integrity Vilnius County Court evaluated the findings of the LRTK and the recording of the show The court ruled that the LRTK had failed to present facts in their legal assessment and that thus there was no basis for satisfying their request According to the court neither the LRTK s findings nor the request pinpointed what concrete information of the aforementioned TV show led to the conclusion that certain laws were breached The LRTK did not include quotes from the show that it regarded as biased and providing one sided information It did not explain what concrete recent events were mentioned what information should be regarded as facts and what information they considered to be inciting aggression and hatred There will now be seven days before LRTK can appeal against this ruling to the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania Comments Related Articles Kaunas municipality begins refurbishment work on Jewish cemetary Lithuania supports Georgia s NATO aspirations NATO to halve Baltic air policing mission four jets to remain in Siaulai Subscribe Advertise Log In Please enter your username and password Forgot your password Login Related Articles Mixed hopes in Vilnius for Belarus reset Lithuanian MEP migrant crisis will be a lingering issue Refugees to be questioned on religion and previous military activities by Lithuanian authorities Former KGB spy given Lithuanian residence permit Subscribe A subscription to The Baltic Times is a cost effective way of staying in touch with the latest Baltic news and views enabling you full access from anywhere with an Internet connection

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