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Gazprom cuts gas supplies to Latvia

Gazprom cuts gas supplies to Latvia

The Russian energy company Gazprom stopped gas supplies to Latvia on July 30,  the message of the holding reads. "Today PJSC Gazprom has stopped gas supplies to Latvia as part of the July application due to violation of the …

Latvian parliament bans Russian gas supplies

Latvian parliament bans Russian gas supplies

The Latvian parliament, Saeima, on Thursday adopted in the final reading amendments to the energy law stipulating a ban on natural gas supplies from Russia beginning on January 1, 2023. The Saeima has adopted rules for specific cases …

Monument to Soviet soldiers in Riga may be blown up

Monument to Soviet soldiers in Riga may be blown up

Vice Mayor of Riga Vilnis Kirsis said that the city authorities are considering all options for the demolition of the monument to Soviet soldiers-liberators, including blowing it up. He noted that it is too early to talk about the price …

Gas splits Europe

Gas splits Europe

Hungary announced Wednesday that it is willing to pay roubles in exchange for Russian gas

Baltic countries reduced imports of electricity from Russia

Baltic countries reduced imports of electricity from Russia

Russian electricity in the Baltic countries will be less than 10%. The operators of the Baltic electricity networks Elering, AST and Litgrid have reduced the capacity for imports from Russia to 300 megawatts with a consumption of up to 4000 …

West evacuates its citizens from Ukraine

West evacuates its citizens from Ukraine

Today, many Western countries have published calls and recommendations to their citizens to leave Ukraine immediately and refrain from traveling to this country. The USA was the first to begin it. The State Department said …

Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers begins in Riga

Meeting of NATO Foreign Ministers begins in Riga

On Tuesday, November 30, a meeting of NATO foreign ministers will begin in Riga. Representatives of Georgia and Ukraine will also participate in the two-day conference of the North Atlantic Alliance. Last week, NATO …

Latvia declares state of emergency at Belarusian border

Latvia declares state of emergency at Belarusian border

The Latvian government on Tuesday declared a state of emergency at the Latvian-Belarusian border, authorizing the State Border Guard to use physical force in order to return illegal immigrants to the country from which they came. Taking …

Baltic States are the territories of geopolitical games

Baltic States are the territories of geopolitical games

The large scope of military exercises which NATO conducts today is not only a signal to its opponent, Russia, but also the attempts of the Alliance to keep interest of its member states and justify its existence. Such political and military …

AirBaltic resuming Riga-Tbilisi-Riga flights

AirBaltic resuming Riga-Tbilisi-Riga flights

AirBaltic, the flag carrier of Latvia, is resuming Riga-Tbilisi-Riga flights starting March 28, announces the Georgian Civil Aviation Agency. Flights will be carried out twice a week - on Mondays and on Thursdays - while from May 2020 …

Riga to host all matches of 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship

Riga to host all matches of 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship

The Latvian capital of Riga will be the sole host for all matches of the 2021 Ice Hockey World Championship, the press service of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) said. "The IIHF Council has voted to confirm Riga, …