This Thursday, April 17th, as part of the police experiment, supports of the remaining section of the roof of the former Maxima supermarket failed to hold up the weight of water and collapsed, as reported by State Police press-representative Toms Sadovskis.
Russia will turn its gaze towards Latvia after it has finished annexing Ukraine’s territories, believes Polish MPE, member of the Foreign Affairs Commission and former Vice-President of the European Parliament Jacek Saryusz-Wolski.
Opposite to previous statements and the government’s accepted solution, Liepājas metalurgs’ most precious asset – Liepājas osta LM – will likely be sold separately, as the company’s insolvency administrator and sales consultant Prudentia have begun taking steps to separate the most precious asset from the company.
In the Yellow Sea off South Korea, emergency services continue to search for 287 people, who were on board the passenger ferry that sunk on April 16.
If Latvia’s ex-Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis ends up nominated to become a European commissioner, he may become an important post, believes European People's Party’s European Commission's presidential candidate, former Prime Minister of Luxembourg Jean-Claude Juncker.
‘It is impossible to force people whose native tongue is Russian to hate Russia. This should not be done. Even a Latvian who lives in America will not criticize Latvia. An absolute majority of Russians who live here want to live in an independent Latvia,’ – says Mayor of Riga Nil Ushakov.
Latvia’s annual inflation level was 0.3% this March, which is the third lowest inflation level across the European Union, according to the latest data from Eurostat.
In the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, four armoured vehicles with Russian flags have appeared on April 16.
While quail eggs become more and more popular for Easter, it is becoming more and more difficult for producers to satisfy the growing demand for them. White eggs continue to gradually fade in terms of popularity to be produced specifically for Easter.
U.S. internet giant Google has on April 15 added paragraph to its terms of service admitting that software analyse personal e-mail messages of Gmail users for, among other reasons, advertising and customized search results.
In the Yellow Sea, off the coast of South Korea, a ferry has sunk on April 16 with 467 people on board, of which about 290 remain unaccounted for.
Russian soldiers in Donetsk Oblast are combat-experienced professionals, whose presence increases every day, Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) has told after Ukrainian forces have taken control over the strategic airfield of Kramatorsk as part of an anti-terrorism operation commenced on April 15.
When relocating to another EU state, employees will be able to retain their full pension rights. This right is provided by the rules that were approved by the European Parliament this Tuesday. This directive is to be officially approved by the EU Ministers Council.
If a military invasion would take place, NATO would come to help, but Estonia must have the ability to counter the soft power of Russia, an Estonian security expert has said.
Speed cameras may be deployed in Latvia only in locations where road traffic is dangerous the most, according to the latest cabinet requirements on the application of technical equipment (photo or video equipment).
For the upcoming winter season, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new route between Riga and Poprad, Slovakia, on 13 December 2014. The route will offer convenient connections between the two cities and beyond to destinations in the Baltic region, Scandinavia, Russia and the CIS countries.