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  • Lietuva in brief
    forests across Lithuania Under the wolf population management plan approved by the minister the quota may be set at up to 20 percent of the population if the population is between 250 and 500 wolves the vice minister told BNS On Wednesday the public organization Baltijos Vilkas Baltic Wolf stated that the new quota was too high In Lithuania wolves are a protected species Announcing An English language announcement has been launched by the Vilnius public transport system informing foreign passengers about the activation of tickets and the possibility to plan their journey online The names of bus stops on buses and trolleybuses will still be announced in Lithuanian however The English language announcement can be listened to at https www youtube com watch v CID1zbncRpg As of September bus lines heading to Vilnius Airport are highlighted with a plane symbol in public transport timetables 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 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

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  • Aerodium goes global with wind tunnels
    had several short term rental events for example a flying show and flying services were ensured to customers in one of the most popular sports events in the US the National Football League draft We gained a lot of publicity in the US market she said adding that a flying show was also made during presentation of latest Mercedes Benz cars in China The main task by the end of the year is to launch all seven vertical wind tunnels and start successful operations in the franchised tunnels Agreements have been signed on building new franchise tunnels and there are several other agreements in progress the company representative said Speaking about the company s largest customers she said that these are owners and developers of shopping malls and entertainment parks event organizers the military segment and ambitious heads of states Aerodium Technologies registered in 2012 has a share capital of 3 000 euros and belongs to Irita Kukoja 85 percent and Uldis Baumanis 15 percent The company makes wind tunnels that can be used for bodyflight and indoor skydiving 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 and China discuss bilateral cooperation Drunk AirBaltic crew sentenced to jail in Norwegian court 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

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  • Latvian health care trade union starts planning strike
    front of the parliament building and to start preparations for a strike BNS was told at the trade union The main reason for the planned protests is the government s plans for further reduction of the health care budget Considering that the Latvian Trade Union of Education and Science Employees LIZDA is also displeased with the draft national budget for 2016 the LVSADA council has come up with the idea of joint protest demonstrati The article you requested can be accessed only by subscribing to the online version of The Baltic Times If you are already subscribed to The Baltic Times please authorize yourself Log In In case you don t have a subscription yet please visit our SUBSCRIPTION section 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 and China discuss bilateral cooperation Drunk AirBaltic crew sentenced to jail in Norwegian court 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 Times continues to bring objective comprehensive and timely information to those with an interest in this rapidly developing area of the Baltic Sea region Read more

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  • Latvija in brief
    to build a Great Wall Of China between Russia and Latvia but to restrict illegal border crossings I In accordance with the procedure when detaining someone at the border border guard representatives of both countries have to meet to record the incident for instance ten Vietnamese have crossed into Latvia from Russia It is necessary to detect their footprints and Russia has to re admit these people Kozlovskis added Russian border guards are no longer as cooperative as they used to in relation to tracing trespassers footprints By implementing the border upgrade project Latvia will also help protect other European Union member states because it is clear that none of those detained here intend to stay in Latvia We will have to create a system that would prevent the illegal border crossings or at least ensure that there is indisputable evidence of footprints This year the government has allocated 500 000 euros for the project and more than three million euros will be allocated next year 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 and China discuss bilateral cooperation Drunk AirBaltic crew sentenced to jail in Norwegian court 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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  • 400,000 euro bail for release of Latvian Railway’s ex-head posted
    a closed hearing last Thursday to release Magonis on 400 000 euros bail which had to be posted within a month Magonis lawyer Janis Rozenbergs told reporters that the Latvian Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau KNAB wanted Magonis to remain in custody but if the court decided to free him it had to set a one million euro bail for his release On Aug 21 Riga Regional Court ruled to keep the former LDz head in custody Magonis lawyer Marga had previously sought his client s release on 200 000 euros bail Marga said that KNAB might ask for different security measures to be set on Magonis possibly barring him from leaving the country or prohibiting him from approaching or contacting certain persons So far KNAB has not made any comments to BNS on the subject of Magonis release Magonis is suspected of accepting a bribe worth nearly 500 000 euros in connection with a tender for four diesel locomotives organized by the railway company s subsidiary LDZ Ritosa Sastava Serviss which was won by Estonian businessman Oleg Ossinovski s company Skinest On Aug 6 Magonis was detained close to the Latvian Estonian border with the money in his car On Aug 7 LDz shareholders sacked Magonis as the railway company s head Magonis has been serving as LDz CEO since 2005 and was the chairman of the company s supervisory board from 2003 to 2005 Latvijas Dzelzcels is a state owned company involved in freight transportation by rail and the maintenance of infrastructure 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

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  • UK troops headed to Baltics
    the US German Transatlantic Capability Enhancement and Training TACET initiative builds on Britain s contribution to policing Baltic air space Britain s RAF Typhoon fighter jets are already stationed at Estonia s Amari air base as part of NATO s air policing mission and have been interception Russian planes breaching European airspace since the start of the year Prime Minister Taavi Roivas suggested on Twitter that the troops will be based in Tapa after a weekend meeting in the UK with Prime Minister David Cameron He said Discussed security issues with Number10gov Welcomed UK s troops to Tapa and Typhoons to Amari The pair also discussed the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean events in Georgia and Syria and watched the Estonia v England football match at Wembley which saw the UK win 1 0 A spokesman for Downing Street said The Prime Minister welcomed Prime Minister Taavi Roivas of Estonia to Downing Street for bilateral talks Prime Minister Roivas thanked the Prime Minister for the UK s recent announcement to send regular deployments of troops to the Baltics for training with NATO partners He also welcomed the UK s commitment to spend 2 percent of GDP on defence a commitment Estonia has also made Discussing Russia and the situation in Ukraine both Prime Ministers agreed on the need for sanctions to remain until the Minsk agreements have been implemented in full 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

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  • News search
    mentioned in his speech at Read More Free Savchenko activists picket Russian Embassy in Riga Approximately two dozen people gathered outside the Russian Embassy in Riga on Monday September 28 2015 to picket in support of Ukrainian Air Read More Farmers picket Estonian government Lights flashing engines roaring a hundred tractors turned heads and stopped traffic in Tallinn s city centre Read More President Grybauskaite unable to take Kremlin s Middle East peace proposals seriously In the light of the situation in Ukraine Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite says Russia s sincerity is very hard to be Read More Latvian MEP Migrant crisis in Europe has caused waves of discord to Kremlin s delight According to Sandra Kaliente a Latvian member of the European Parliament the current migrant crisis in Europe has caused waves of discord much Read More Lithuanian universities to enrol refugees Each Lithuanian university intends to enrol a number of refugees arriving to the country The institutions have also a Read More Latvian Illegal Immigration Increases in September Illegal immigration to Latvia is at a record high this month Latvia Lithuania and Estonia collectively caught 37 Turkish migrants in Septembe Read More Kohver released MOSCOW Sept 26 Estonian Internal Security Service officer Eston Kohver has been exchanged for a former officer of the Estonian security polic Read More Previous 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 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

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  • Eesti in brief
    restricting advertising and accessibility said Ossinovski Different measures including increasing the excise duty on alcohol have been used but alcohol consumption in Estonia has practically not declined from 2009 to the present day Consequently previous measures have not been sufficient Therefore we have decided to significantly step up restrictions on both alcohol advertising and accessibility of alcoholic drinks Under the bill only black and white static images would be allowed in TV and internet commercials Only product information and a health warning could be read out without any musical accompaniment Outdoor advertising of alcohol would also be banned The minister further proposed to ban the sale of alcohol at gas stations from 2017 and happy hour at restaurants and bars The requirement for sales personnel to establish the age of alcohol buyers is to be toughened The amendment would also introduce the possibility of purchases for the purpose of monitoring compliance with the ban on selling alcohol to underage individuals and for identifying the sale of illegal alcohol 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

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