Wed, 27 Apr 2011: Stronger nuclear power standards demanded…

“I had to repeat myself once and again that it would not be allowed to trade electricity produced by unsafe nuclear plants in the market of the Baltic States. We will draft and approve the c...

Wed, 2 Feb 2011: Economic sanctions opposed…

“At the same time, we must think how to promote democracy in Belarus,” he said. “We don’t support economic sanctions because they affect many ordinary people, and haven&rsq...

Thu, 16 Dec 2010: Tourists return on low prices…

In the capital city of Riga, I managed to find hostels for as little as four British pounds per night,” the rating describes Latvia. The reviewers emphasized that traveling in Europe can be...

Wed, 13 Oct 2010: Belarus tightens bond with Venezuela…

Masiulis said the transit deal was set to run for two years but that Klaipedos Nafta aimed to win a longer-term contract. In August, the port handled a trial shipment of almost 550,000 barrels of...

Wed, 21 Jul 2010: Stability provided by Swedish banks…

Rimsevics admits though that Latvia will lose time and foreign investment, because investors will prefer to invest their money in a country that has proven it is able to keep things in order and h...

Wed, 14 Oct 2009: Proposal would trigger foreign banks to retreat from Latvia…

Dombrovskis says "the [current] situation in the financial markets and the increasing problems with the borrowers" is driving the proposal. Sweden has already led criticism of its cross-sea neig...

Thu, 30 Apr 2009: Consortium allays fears on bypass pipeline…

Russia remains the EU's single largest energy partner and Europe constitutes Russia's largest market for gas, accounting for 75 percent of Russian gas exports. Currently the EU is dependent on U...

Wed, 6 Feb 2008: Kirkilas echoes calls for Ignalina extension…

"We will keep our commitments and close the reactor but will extend its operation for the time period for which we will have no alternative power supplies, which we cannot replace with anything ...

Wed, 9 Nov 2005: Luukas sells Pakterminal stake…

Still, given Russia's increasing export numbers and vast resources, it appeared likely that the buyer was related to Russia, and this immediately raised concerns that the neighbor was becoming too...

Thu, 18 Sep 2003: Putin and Lukashenko reach currency accord…

"If there is notenough, Russia guarantees it would help Belarus," he added.Lukashenko, who wants to preserve his power while harnessing hiseconomically destitute state to its much larger and riche...
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