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New studies highlight economic benefits of Nord Stream 2

Two recently published studies have highlighted how the Nord Stream 2 Pipeline will make a positive economic impact in Europe, reported BC Nord Stream’s press service.

MFA parliamentary secretary in Latvia calls for preserving media pluralism in digital age

One of the key elements of the digital age is the preservation of media pluralism, Latvian Foreign Ministry Parliamentary Secretary Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica said at the conference Re-Investing Europe, which was held by the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium.

Dārziņš’ and Ivanovs’ works – performed by Reinis Zariņš and LNSO

Dārziņš’ and Ivanovs’ works – performed by Reinis Zariņš and LNSOThe year 1906 was a very significant year for Latvian music, as that was the year of the birth of two important composers – Volfgangs Dārziņš and Jānis Ivanovs. Each would, in his own way, have a major impact on La...

Lithuania won’t slow down pace of accepting refugees

Lithuania will not slow down the pace of relocation of refugees after expiry of the European Union's (EU) two-year program, says Interior Minister Eimutis Misiunas, cites LETA/BNS.

Transport Ministry mulls concrete proposals from potential airBaltic investors

The Transport Ministry is currently analyzing concrete proposals made by potential investors of Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic and is not ruling out the airline’s full privatization, the ministry’s state secretary Kaspars Ozolins told LETA.

Rigas Piensaimnieks raises turnover by 7.5% in 2016

Rigas Piensaimnieks dairy company closed 2016 with EUR 32.635 million in turnover, up 7.5% against a year before, while its profit grew 17.4% to EUR 564,317 million, informs LETA, according to the company’s annual report available at