Ambassador of Estonia to the United States has noted that her experience after 2007 cyber attacks indicates – European Union sanctions against Russia work because travel to Europe is important for Russians.
In her speech at a discussion on Ukraine on March 12, Kaljurand recalled that the EU visa ban enforced after cyber attacks on Estonian sites in 2007 actually worked, ETV and ERR report.
Kaljurand explained Russians want to visit Estonia and educate their children in Europe, and this is why such measures are of importance.
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Latvian police continues to search for the so-called Imanta paedophile. Information that has been compiled on him until now suggests he has not been active outside of Riga, notes Chief of Criminal Police Andrei Grishin.
Persons who were once punished for use of illegal drugs will not be allowed to acquire driver’s licence in Latvia. This is provided by amendments to the Road Traffic Law approved by the Saeima Economic, Agricultural, Environmental and Regional Policy Committee.
After discussions that lasted several hours in the European Council, leaders of EU member states finally reached an agreement on contents of the new climate and energy policy for 2030.
For the first time since Kosovo unilaterally seceded from Serbia in 2008, a representative of Kosovan government – Foreign Minister Enver Hoxhaj - has visited Belgrade.
The European Commission plans to allocate EUR 24.4 million from the EU budget to stimulate research of the Ebola virus, as stated in a recent announcement by EC.
How to express your disapproval with the Russian President if you are a sausage maker in Lithuania? Make sure you scrap the name of the sausage brand that still sends to many shivers down the spine- «Soviet».
During the international military exercises Detonator-2014, October 13 – 26, the surface layer of the territories surrounding the former ammunition depots in Cekule will be cleared of all potentially explosive items.
This Thursday, October 23rd, NATO patrol planes spotted a Russian Il-20 radio-electronic reconnaissance aircraft above neutral waters near the Latvian border, as reported by Latvian National Armed Forces.
This Thursday, October 23rd, the Latvian Saeima approved significant amendments to the Labour Law, which provide new duties, responsibilities and rights to employers and employees.
Preparedness to perform business merging and sales has reached its highest point in the past three years. 40% of interviewed entrepreneurs admit they have plans to carry out business procurement deals in the near future (35% in 2013 and only 25% in 2012).
The Estonian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued a demarche to Russian Ambassador over a violation of Estonian airspace commited by a Russian reconnaissance plane on October 21. The incident has attracted increased attention after the abduction of Estonian security official from across the border and amid increased Russian naval activity in the Baltic Sea.
This Thursday morning, air temperature in Latvia was recorded at -8° C, as reported by Latvian State Environmental, Geology and Meteorology Centre.
In order to secure availability of healthier foods, food products will have a new requirement for concentration of fatty acids. This is provided by amendments to the Food Product Circulation Law approved by the Latvian Saeima this Thursday, October 23rd.
Police in the Canadian capital of Ottawa, is looking for persons that might have taken part in the Wedndesday, October 22, attack at the Canadian parliament.
«Everyone knows about Baron Münchhausen, who earned world fame with his unbelievable stories, but many do not know that Latvia has its own Baron Münchhausen from Ventspils. I have talked about him in 2011. However, to make sure everyone can understand what we are talking about, I believe it is worth mentioning a few fundamental ABCs Mr Lembergs is either unaware of or uses them to manipulate public opinion,» – says Latvian Finance Minister Andris Vilks.
The appearance of the mysterious submarine near Stockholm has sent cold shivers down spines of counties of the Baltic Sea region, which have experienced numerous land, sea and air border violations from Russia’s side, according to foreign media.
Latvian President Andris Berzins has asked parties of the forming coalition to reach an agreement on the division of ministries by October 29th, as confirmed by Unity’s leader Solvita Aboltina after her meeting with the President.
Russian investigators, looking into the circumstances in which the plane of Total oil company's CEO crashed on October 20 at a Moscow airport, have said that negligence and intoxication had caused the tragic accident.
This Wednesday, October 22nd, the European Parliament approved the composition of the new European Commission led by Jean Claude Juncker.
Cynologists of the Latvian Customs Office and their four-legged colleagues have found an amount of undeclared money worth more than EUR 151,393 this year.
This week, freezing temperatures have been registered in northern and eastern Europe, but despite ministerial meetings no agreement on gas supplies between Russia and Ukraine has been reached.
Because of the insufficient reaction to the aggression in Crimea and Donbass, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin is now in search of a new target to attack. Ukraine is not the only potential target - it could be one of the three Baltic States, Azerbaijan, Georgia and Kazakhstan, believes World Chess Champion and Russian opposition leader Garry Kasparov.
Residents of Pargauja municipality suspect votes were possibly bought in favour of Harmony in the recent Saeima elections.
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