This Monday, July 28th, Latvian State Police made the decision to leave the ruins of Maxima supermarket to its owner. Maxima Latvia has been given authority to perform cleanup of the territory on behalf of SIA Tineo.
The current war in Eastern Ukraine is crucial to Russian President Vladimir Putin, his intentions and the safety of Baltic States, believes Latvian MEP Sandra Kalniete.
The Hague's Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Netherlands, is expected to announce on July 28 that has ruled in favour of a group of shareholders in a claim of the defunct oil giant Yukos against Russia, awarding compensation of about EUR 37 billion.
Prosecutor General Eriks Kalnmeiers has not changed Constitution Protection Office’s decision regarding the decline to provide Latvian Justice Minister Baiba Broka access to official secrets, as confirmed by the minister’s press-secretary Inese Auniņa.
This Monday, July 28th, Riga is expected to experience intense heat, warns Latvian Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
The UN Security Council on July 28 called on warring sides in Gaza to enact immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire.
Weather in Latvia will remain influenced by an anti-cyclone in the next couple of days. Therefore, weekends will be sunny and dry.
Lithuanian authorities consider the possibility of announcing a nation-wide state of emergency because of the recent outbreak of African swine fever at one of the largest pig breeding company in the country – Idavang, said Lithuanian Agriculture Minister Virginia Baltraitiene.
Compared to May, level of construction costs in Latvia in June 2014 decreased by 0.1%. Prices of building materials dropped by 0.3% and maintenance and operational costs of machinery and equipment dropped by 0.1%. Labour remuneration of workers increased by 0.3%.
The new Board of Pasažieru vilciens plans to decide in the nearest future whether or not it will buy new trains or rent them, notes Chairman Andris Lubāns.
Relations between Russia and Latvia have become more complicated in the context of Ukraine, believes Russian ambassador in Latvia Aleksandr Veshnyakov.
Latvian police is still searching for the man who stored a significant stash of explosive objects in a rented garage in Riga, says Chief or Criminal Police in Riga Region Andrey Sozinov.
Following an escalation of the situation in Ukraine, more and more citizens of this country begin to ask for residence permits in Latvia. They also become more interested in receiving residence permits in exchange for investments in real estate, banks or companies.