Russia and Latvia

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 …

Anti-Russian language law comes into effect in Latvia

Anti-Russian language law comes into effect in Latvia

Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis has promulgated the bill that would ban use of Russian as the language of instruction also at private universities in Latvia, according to the announcement published in the official newspaper …

Latvia  decides to dissociate itself from Russia

Latvia decides to dissociate itself from Russia

Following a decision by Estonia, the Republic of Latvia has decided to erect a fence on the border with Russia, the Interior Minister Rihards Kozlovskis announced today. The fence will be 90 km long, and it is intended …