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Section: The Baltic Course (Latvia)

      Senator Portman and Latvian MFA discuss importance of continuing U.S. engagement in EU security
      Apr13

      Senator Portman and Latvian MFA discuss importance of continuing U.S. engagement in EU security

      On April 10th 2015, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with U.S. Republican Senator, Robert Portman, who has arrived in Latvia from Ukraine on a regional visit, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      The Times: Russia issues nuclear threat over Crimea and Baltic States
      Apr07

      The Times: Russia issues nuclear threat over Crimea and Baltic States

      Russia has threatened to use nuclear force against the United States and its NATO allies over Crimea and the Baltic States, in a stark warning reportedly issued by Moscow’s envoys to their counterparts earlier this month, the British newspaper The Times reported on April 2rd, cites LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Lithuania and U.S. discussed military, economic and energy cooperation
      Apr02

      Lithuania and U.S. discussed military, economic and energy cooperation

      Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite met with the U.S. House Armed Services Committee chairman and its members to discuss military, economic and energy cooperation between Lithuania and the United States, the current security situation in Europe as well as the situation in Ukraine. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Estonia is helping to alleviate the situation of internally displaced persons in Ukraine
      Apr02

      Estonia is helping to alleviate the situation of internally displaced persons in Ukraine

      Estonian Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus signed a directive confirming Estonia’s support for the alleviation of the situation of internally displaced persons in Ukraine with a total of 200,000 euros through the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), reported BC the foreign ministry press...

      Latvian and Italian presidents discussed question of Ukraine and developments in Eastern Partnership countries
      Apr02

      Latvian and Italian presidents discussed question of Ukraine and developments in Eastern Partnership countries

      The question of Ukraine and developments in Eastern Partnership countries will always be important to Latvia, as President Andris Berzins said during a meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella in Rome yesterday, reports LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Gradual economic recovery continues in Central Europe and Baltic countries in 2015
      Apr01

      Gradual economic recovery continues in Central Europe and Baltic countries in 2015

      Gradual economic recovery continues in Central European and Baltic countries despite the Russia-Ukraine conflict in 2015, Russia’s food embargo, and the economic downturn in Russia, according to “Eastern European Outlook” published by SEB banka, informs LETA. …read more Source: The Baltic...

      Havas Europe in Riga adds SAS and Ukraine International Airlines to its service network
      Mar30

      Havas Europe in Riga adds SAS and Ukraine International Airlines to its service network

      Ground handling service company Havas Europe added Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) and Ukraine International Airlines to its service network. Flight crews of SAS and Ukraine Airlines and their passengers were welcomed with flowers and treats as part of their first operations at Riga Airport, reports BC Linda Anaite. …read more Source: The...

      Lithuania’s State Security Department announces annual threat assessment 2014
      Mar30

      Lithuania’s State Security Department announces annual threat assessment 2014

      In its annual threat assessment for the year 2014, Lithuania’s State Security Department (VSD) stresses that the country’s security environment was most of all influenced by increasingly aggressive activities of Russian and Belarusian intelligence agencies, which were mainly triggered by Vilnius’ principled stance in respect of...

      3 new airlines come to Riga Airport in the summer season
      Mar27

      3 new airlines come to Riga Airport in the summer season

      With the summer flight schedule setting in at Riga International Airport (from 29 March, 2015), the airline SAS will return to the airport and Ukraine International Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines will start operations. The national carrier airBaltic will open several new destinations, reports BC airport’s press service....

      EP approves EUR 1.8 bln EU loan to Ukraine
      Mar26

      EP approves EUR 1.8 bln EU loan to Ukraine

      The European Union (EU) plans to lend Ukraine EUR 1.8 billion to help plug its short-term balance of payments gap were approved by MEPs on Wednesday, reports LETA/ELTA. …read more Source: The Baltic...