Ukrainian security services have searched Pecheri Monastery in Kyiv

Kyiv’s Pecheri Monastery is a Ukrainian cultural treasure and the headquarters of the Russian-backed wing of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church. Patriarch Kirill of the Russian Orthodox Church has publicly supported Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the church has condemned the search of the monastery as an attempt at intimidation. The Security Service of Ukraine has […]

Approves the powers of the Saeima deputy for Daudjem and Doroškėviča

The Speaker of the Saeima, Edvards Smiltēns (AS), congratulated the parliamentarians on starting their work with a full 100 members. Upon taking office, both MPs made a solemn promise: “I, assuming the duties of a member of the Saeima, swear (solemnly promise) before the people of Latvia to be faithful to Latvia, to strengthen its […]

Peskov declares that Russia will achieve its goals in Ukraine

“We find the main point – both de facto and de jure, the position of the Ukrainian side, which has been repeatedly presented by President Zelensky, shows that Ukraine, both de facto and de jure, is unable and unwilling to conduct negotiations,” reports “Interfax”. Accordingly, the goals of the Russian Federation will be implemented by […]

Muižniece and Riekstiņš plan to leave “Conservatives”

The minister states that since the end of 2016, she has faithfully worked for the “Conservatives”. “I am grateful to the party for the opportunity to work for Latvia, we have done a lot together, but every book is read to the end,” writes Muižniece. The post is accompanied by a picture of a book […]

Police in Turkey arrested the alleged organizer of the explosion in Istanbul

On Monday morning, Turkish Interior Minister Sileiman Soilu announced that the police had detained the person who planted the bomb on Istiklal Street, reports the state broadcaster TRT. As TRT reported, the suspect has ties to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), and Soilu threatened that the attack would be followed by revenge. The European […]

On World Diabetes Day, Riga 1st Hospital invites residents to free health check-ups

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), Latvia has the second highest preventable mortality rate in the European Union. Residents will be able to determine the blood sugar level for free – with a glucometer, the concentration of sugar (glucose) in the capillary blood will be determined by taking a drop of blood from the […]

Šmits and “Žalgiris” basketball players win ASVEL in the Euroleague

The visiting Lithuanian club beat the French team ASVEL of Villerban with a score of 93:76 (22:24, 28:22, 19:21, 24:9) and celebrated its most convincing victory in this Euroleague season. For “Zalgiris” head coach Kazim Maksvitis, this was the first away victory in the Euroleague in his career. Schmidt was on the court for 16 […]