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Section: The Baltic Course (Latvia)

      Lithuanian court refuses to extradite Kazakh billionaire’s Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law to Ukraine and Kazakhstan
      Jul29

      Lithuanian court refuses to extradite Kazakh billionaire’s Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law to Ukraine and Kazakhstan

      On 29 July, 2016 Court of Appeal of Lithuania has announced its final and undeniable decision, by which the Court has refused to extradite Kazakh billionaire’s Mukhtar Ablyazov’s brother-in-law Syrym Shalabayev to Ukraine and Kazakhstan, BC informs Jurex representative. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Salad dressings help Spilva double H1 exports to Ukraine
      Jul21

      Salad dressings help Spilva double H1 exports to Ukraine

      Latvian food company Spilva which belongs to Norway’s Orkla doubled its exports to Ukraine in the first half of this year, exports to the United Kingdom increased 50% and exports to Ireland 17.3%, LETA was told at the company. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Estonian businessmen disagree with ex-PM about sanctions on Russia
      Jul05

      Estonian businessmen disagree with ex-PM about sanctions on Russia

      Unlike Tiit Vahi, head of the Sillamae port and former prime minister, Estonian businessmen do not support lifting of economic sanctions and withdrawal of NATO troops from Estonia for the sake of improved business relations with Russia, the daily Postimees information cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover
      Jun21

      EU approves 6-month Russia sanctions rollover

      EU ambassadors agreed to roll over damaging economic sanctions against Russia for another six months in the absence of any progress on resolving the Ukraine conflict, European sources said Tuesday, cites AFP/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Lithuania’s businesses in Palanga don’t expect tourist influx
      Jun21

      Lithuania’s businesses in Palanga don’t expect tourist influx

      Despite the opening of new air routes connecting Palanga with Minsk and Kiev, businesses in the Lithuanian seaside resort town do not expect an influx of tourists thus far, the Lietuvos Rytas daily reports on June 21st, cites LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      First five-star Pullman hotel in Baltics opened in Riga
      Jun16

      First five-star Pullman hotel in Baltics opened in Riga

      Today, the grand-open of the five-star Pullman Old Town Riga hotel was opened in downtown Riga center, Dita Mirbaha, a representative of Ukrainian investor Wisher Enterprises, told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Estonia allocates EUR 2.8 mln for development cooperation in Eastern Partnership countries
      Jun14

      Estonia allocates EUR 2.8 mln for development cooperation in Eastern Partnership countries

      The Estonian Foreign Ministry will support 43 new development cooperation projects in Eastern Partnership countries Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine with more than 2.8 million euros, informs LETA/BNS. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Latvian, Estonian PMs: decision on lifting visas for Ukraine, Georgia should be made soon
      Jun08

      Latvian, Estonian PMs: decision on lifting visas for Ukraine, Georgia should be made soon

      The Latvian and Estonian prime ministers strongly support introduction of visa-free regimes for those Eastern Partnership countries who have met all the necessary criteria – Ukraine and Georgia, Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis (Greens/Farmers) and Estonian Prime Minister Taavi Roivas agreed during their meeting in Tallinn on June 7th,...

      A 5-star Pullman Hotel to be opened in Riga in mid-June
      Jun02

      A 5-star Pullman Hotel to be opened in Riga in mid-June

      In the middle of June 2016, a five-star Pullman Hotel will be opened in the Riga center, Valdis Vanadzins, a representative of Ukrainian investor Wisher Enterprise, told LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Ukraine lifts sanctions from 29 foreign journalists, also from Latvia and Estonia
      May30

      Ukraine lifts sanctions from 29 foreign journalists, also from Latvia and Estonia

      The sanctions that were introduced in September 2015 against a number of Russian and other foreign journalists, including from Latvia and Estonia, were revoked by a Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council resolution on May 20, informs INTERFAX/LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...