The Kremlin sees Ukraine’s goal of recovering occupied Crimea as a direct threat

Ukraine’s declared goal of recovering Russia’s occupied and annexed Crimea in 2014 is a direct threat to Russia, the Kremlin said on Thursday. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said on Wednesday that Crimea is Ukrainian territory and Ukraine aims to liberate it. He focused on diplomatic solutions and did not mention the recovery of the occupied […]

In Austria, the surgeon amputates the patient’s wrong leg

In Austria, a doctor was found guilty of negligence in amputating the wrong leg of an 82-year-old patient. The surgeon was fined € 2,700 for this mistake. The 43-year-old surgeon said the amputation of the wrong leg was a “human error”, but the judge found the doctors guilty of negligence and fined her 2,700 euros, […]

Meteorological winter is gradually entering Latvia

On November 27, most of Vidzeme’s provisional meteorological winter has started, and at the end of the month it will start elsewhere in the country, according to forecasts and data from the Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Center. A meteorological winter begins when the daily average air temperature is below zero for five consecutive days, […]

“Passenger train” has signed a contract of 1.822 million euros for technical supervision of electric train production

JSC “Pasažieru vilciens” has entered into an agreement with “Ricardo Nederland” registered in the Netherlands for the technical supervision of the production of electric trains, according to the Information of the Procurement Monitoring Bureau (PMB). The procurement regulations stipulate that the winner of the tender must evaluate the production quality control rules of the ordered […]

Former Minister of Health Šķķele has taken up a new position

Former Minister of Health Ilze Hänķele (AP) has become a member of the board of the Latvian American Eye Center (LAAC) this month, according to information. LAAC is fully owned by SIA Dziedniecība. Its chairman of the board is Natalia Tochilenko, and the third member of the board is Una Bruna. Last year, the […]

Lithuanian border guards have forced 44 migrants to return to Belarus

Lithuanian border guards have forced 44 migrants who have tried to enter Lithuania illegally to return to Belarus last day, the Lithuanian State Border Guard Service said on Sunday. Since August 3, when, according to the order of the Minister of the Interior Agnes Bilotaite, border guards started to force migrants to return, more than […]

Estonia begins construction of a temporary fence at the eastern border

Soldiers, reservists and employees of the Police and Border Guard Department of the Estonian Defense Forces started the construction of a temporary fence at the state border with Russia on Saturday, November 20. In view of the crisis of illegal migration at the Belarusian border with Poland, Lithuania and Latvia, as well as concerns about […]