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Section: The Baltic Course (Latvia)

      Linkevicius in Berlin: Europe needs Eastern policy strategy based on democratic values
      Oct27

      Linkevicius in Berlin: Europe needs Eastern policy strategy based on democratic values

      On 25-26 October 2015, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius visited Berlin, where he discussed bilateral relations between Lithuania and Germany, the Eastern Partnership, and assistance to Ukraine, reported BC the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Deputy MFA of Lithuania, Ukraine discuss development of bilateral relations
      Oct22

      Deputy MFA of Lithuania, Ukraine discuss development of bilateral relations

      Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Mantvydas Bekesius in Kyiv met with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine Nataliia Galibarenko. The meeting addressed implementation of the Minsk Agreement, preparation for Ukrainian local election of 25 October, prospects of bilateral relations between Lithuania and Ukraine, reports...

      Two Lithuanian sailors abducted in Nigeria
      Oct21

      Two Lithuanian sailors abducted in Nigeria

      On October 20th afternoon, it was announced that on Monday, at 8:30 p.m. local time, a Bahamas-registered ship flying the flag of the Comoro Islands was attacked in Port Harcourt’s port in Nigeria. Four members of the crew, two Lithuanian and two Ukrainian nationals, were abducted, informs LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      airBaltic to increase number of flights between Ukraine and Russia via Riga
      Oct15

      airBaltic to increase number of flights between Ukraine and Russia via Riga

      Latvian national airline airBaltic already offers good deals on flights to and from the Ukrainian and Russian capitals, and points out that it is convenient to use Riga as a transit destination for flights between Riga and Kyiv, especially after both Ukraine and Russia closed their airspace for commercial airlines from the other country....

      EIB and World Bank join forces with new agreement to support Ukraine
      Oct13

      EIB and World Bank join forces with new agreement to support Ukraine

      The European Investment Bank (EIB) and World Bank (WB) yesterday signed an agreement under EU guarantee that aims to facilitate the purchase of gas by Ukraine’s national gas company, NJSC Naftogaz. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      MFA: economic relations between Lithuania and Sweden continue to strengthen
      Oct08

      MFA: economic relations between Lithuania and Sweden continue to strengthen

      The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevicius met with the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Sweden Margot Wallstrom to discuss bilateral partnership, the situation in Ukraine, relations with Russia, regional security, cooperation in the region and in the fields of strategic communication, energy and transport, reports BC...

      Lithuania and Ukraine renew science and technology co-op agreement
      Oct01

      Lithuania and Ukraine renew science and technology co-op agreement

      Lithuania and Ukraine have signed an agreement on cooperation in the area of science and technology (S&T) in 2016-2020, writes LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Latvian president emphasizes importance of UN Security Council’s role in solving Ukraine crisis
      Sep28

      Latvian president emphasizes importance of UN Security Council’s role in solving Ukraine crisis

      During a meeting yesterday with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the sidelines of the 70th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis praised the secretary-general’s personal involvement and principle position in regard to the international violations being committed in Ukraine, reports LETA....

      The Washington Times points out Russia’s propaganda war in Baltics
      Sep25

      The Washington Times points out Russia’s propaganda war in Baltics

      In the wake of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, the Baltic States fear that Russia’s propaganda could be a precursor to more violent aggression, this according to newspaper The Washington Time, cites LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Ukraine starts using mobile ID created in Estonia
      Sep21

      Ukraine starts using mobile ID created in Estonia

      Ukraine tested using on September 18th mobile-ID, created by Estonian company AS Sertifitseerimiskeskus, LETA/Postimees Online reports. …read more Source: The Baltic...