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    Support for Ukraine in approved Development Plan
    Mar21

    Support for Ukraine in approved Development Plan

    On 20 March, the Cabinet of Ministers approved the Development Cooperation Policy Plan for 2018 drawn up by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The plan sets out concrete measures for putting into practice Latvia’s Development Cooperation Policy Guidelines for 2016–2020 and has a strong emphasis on support for Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Latvia issues Crimea reminder
    Mar16

    Latvia issues Crimea reminder

    Latvia’s government on March 16 issued a reminder that four years on from Russia’s illegal annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region, nothing has changed as fr as recognition of the aggression is concerned. …read more Source:...

    Latvia’s voting system is old – and therefore safe, says STRATCOMCOE chief
    Mar07

    Latvia’s voting system is old – and therefore safe, says STRATCOMCOE chief

    In a March 6 interview with the Diena newspaper, Janis Sarts, the head of the Riga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (StratComCOE), said that in comparison with attempts to hack into digital voting systems in the United States, France, the Netherlands and Ukraine, nothing like this can happen in Latvia due to the...

    Latvia’s voting system is old–and therefore safe, says ‘stratcom’
    Mar06

    Latvia’s voting system is old–and therefore safe, says ‘stratcom’

    In a March 6 interview with the Diena newspaper, Janis Sarts, the head of the Riga-based NATO Strategic Communications Center of Excellence (StratCom COE), said that in comparison with attempts to hack into digital voting systems in the United States, France, the Netherlands and Ukraine, nothing like this can happen in Latvia due to the...

    Latvia sends diplomatic note to Ukraine over tax haven status
    Jan31

    Latvia sends diplomatic note to Ukraine over tax haven status

    Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has sent a note to Ukraine – a form of initial official protest drawing attention to a topic of perceived importance – over Latvia’s inclusion on a Ukrainian list of potential tax haven countries. …read more Source:...

    Latvia sends diplomatic note to Ukraine over tax haven status
    Jan31

    Latvia sends diplomatic note to Ukraine over tax haven status

    Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has sent a note to Ukraine – a form of initial official protest drawing attention to a topic of perceived importance – over Latvia’s inclusion on a Ukrainian list of potential tax haven countries. …read more Source:...

    Boxer Briedis to face Usyk in Riga in January
    Dec07

    Boxer Briedis to face Usyk in Riga in January

    World cruiserweight champion Oleksandr Usyk from Ukraine (13-0, 11 KOs) will be traveling to Riga on January 27 to face WBC champion from Latvia Mairis Briedis (23-0, 18 KOs) in the semifinals of the World Boxing Super Series (WBSS) tournament, the organizers of the event announced December 6. …read more Source:...

    Latvian cabinet approves enlarged Ukraine OSCE observer mission
    Oct17

    Latvian cabinet approves enlarged Ukraine OSCE observer mission

    On 17 October, the Latvian Cabinet of Ministers made a decision on the appointment of two Latvian civilian experts to the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a release. …read more Source:...

    Ukraine foreign minister in Riga: Peacekeepers could be an option
    Sep29

    Ukraine foreign minister in Riga: Peacekeepers could be an option

    Ukraine’s foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin …read more Source:...

    Exit exams will be in Latvian only, says government
    Aug09

    Exit exams will be in Latvian only, says government

    On August 8 Latvia’s government supported Education Ministry rules saying students at grade 9 and 12 will have to pass exit exams in Latvian as opposed to minority languages like Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, etc. …read more Source:...

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