Riga Circus denies allegations voiced by Animal Freedom organization about illegal use of wild animals in performances.
The Crimean annexation by Russians has played out big for Lithuania: for holiday Crimea-bound Belarusians this summerhave been swarming Lithuanian resorts instead. The numbers of the neighbors in Lithuania could be considerably higher if not the lengthy and often human-dignity-hurting visa procedures.
Leaders of Latvian government have to start acting in national and European interests, not in the interest of KGB, believes Ventspils City Council deputy Aivis Landmanis.
This Thursday, July 24th, the Latvian Saeima approved the Cabinet of Ministers’ decision to expand the territory of the emergency zone in relation to African swine fever combating measures, as reported by Saeima press-service.
Lately, there has been an increase of taxpayers in Latvia, which demonstrates an ‘emergence from hiding’ and the fact that people are becoming more responsible before the state, notes the head of the State Revenue Service Ināra Pētersone.
Even though Latvian soldiers are well-prepared for participation in international mission, combat capabilities are limited in some areas, notes Commander of National Armed Forces Raimonds Graube.
The EU General Affairs Council has given the final approval for Lithuania’s addition to Eurozone next year.
This Wednesday, July 23rd, the new Board of Pasažieru vilciens made the decision to stop the new train procurement process, because its continuation allegedly does not comply with the company’s interests and financial capabilities.
From Wednesday and up until the end of the week, Riga is expected to experience intense heat, meteorologists say.
As of July, it is mandatory for Estonian employers to register employees in an employees' register. It has helped the national Tax and Customs Board to uncover working people, who have registered as unemployed and receive unemployment benefits.
Lately there has been a sharp increase in the number of Ukrainian citizens asking for residence permits in Latvia, admits Deputy Director of Latvian Citizenship and Migration Affairs Office Maira Roze.
Amid preparations to fly the mortal remains of first MH17 victims to the Netherlands, investigators have noted that 98 of 298 victims have not been received.
Deputies of Russian State Duma Valery Rashkin and Sergei Obukhov, who represent the Communist party, have turned to organizers of New Wave concert contest Igor Krutoy and Aleksandr Rumyantsev with a proposal to relocate the festival to Crimea.