Parex Bank has filed a claim to the Arbitration Court to recover more than 100 million dollars from a Russian company once owned by Eduard Hudainatov, president of the oil giant Rosneft . He is considered to be a particularly close person to the newly elected Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Environmental Protection and Regional Development Minister Edmunds Sprudzs knows why the Internet is full of negative comments on the local referendums draft law.
More than a half (51%) of economically active Latvian residents aged 18 to 55 years think that change of the name of Zatlers Reforms' Party (ZRP) will definitely not influence public opinion about this political party.
It was protests in the Russian society that made current Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to order a probe into the legality of the former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky’s conviction, the son of the former Yukos chief- Pavel Khodorkovsky is sure.
A malfunction in the switch, responsible for changing tracks, and semaphore occurred several minutes before the collision of trains on the South of Poland, as a result of which 15 people died.
According to the Norwegian Criminal Code’s 147a article, on Wednesday, March 7th, Anders Breivik, who was suspected of organizing a terrorist act and killing 77 people, was officially presented with accusations of committing a terrorist act; Prosecutor Sven Holden announced this during an internet press-conference.
Housing maintenance becomes more and more expensive reaching 128 euro per household last year. Although it is the same as in 2009, household income have decreased. As a result, proportion of housing maintenance expenses keeps growing.
Latvia wishes to cooperate with Russia, but will not allow any interference in our internal affairs, today, the Minister of Foreign affairs Edgars Rinkevics said during his meeting with the Russian ambassador Alexander Veshnyakov.
An American woman has got 8100 dollars on e-Bay for a three-year old piece of chicken which was bought three years ago in McDonald's and by shape resembles the first president of United States of America George Washington.
Unlike their neighbors, Ukraine annually overpays USD 3.8 billion (around LVL 2 billion) for Russian natural gas, President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych claims.
While two thirds or 63% of Latvian residents are not ready to engage in work relationships without an employment contract, Free Trade Union Confederation of Latvia (FTUCL) questionnaire data shows.
Employees of ministries have to perform too many tasks and their work is complicated by loads of laws and regulations. We should think not about staff reduction in the Ministry, but how to unburden employees, said Ina Druviete, former education minister, now head of the Saeima Education, Culture and Science Committee.