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02/12/2018 19:30Possible Scenarios of Russian Intervention in Latvia    ( American Enterprise Institute )
A second one would follow the Pskov road to Riga. A third would go from Pskov toward Latgale (Latvia's region with a significant Russian-speaking population), to join with the fourth one entering Lithuania from Belarus. A fifth one would close the Suwalki gap—the roughly 100 km border between ...
02/09/2018 19:20Throughput of port Riga (Latvia) in January 2018 fell by 13.5% YoY to 2.8 mln t    ( PortNews IAA )
In January 2018, the Freeport of Riga (Latvia) handled 2,770,600 t of cargo (-13.5%, year-on-year). As IAA PortNews was informed by the port authority, coal transshipment fell by 26.7% to 888,500 t. Transshipment of oil products dropped by 39.9% to 438,100 t, wood pellets – fell by 18.6% to 56,900 t, ...
02/07/2018 18:20Belarus-Latvia rail freight traffic up 4.5% in 2017    ( Belarus News (BelTA) )
Passenger train No.87/88 runs between Minsk and Riga every other day. In 2017, the traffic stood at nearly 25,000 passengers. The work to promote passenger traffic between the capitals of Belarus and Latvia will continue. The sides pointed to the viability of stepping up the joint efforts during the 2019 ...
02/07/2018 05:20INSIGHT: Riga expanding as Baltic hub    ( www.rusaviainsider.com )
Latvia's Riga international airport welcomed 6.09 million passengers last year, up 12.9% on 2016. The country's primary air gateway continued to develop as a transit hub, with Tallinn, Vilnius, Moscow, Helsinki, and St. Petersburg among the most popular onward destinations. Riga's record annual total ...
02/02/2018 21:20Swiss bishop signs statement calling Pope's reading of Amoris Laetitia “alien” to the Catholic Faith    ( Lifesite )
To date, in addition to the three original signatories from Kazakstan, the following prelates have signed the profession: Cardinal Janis Pujats, Emeritus Archbishop Metropolitan of Riga, Latvia; Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, former apostolic nuncio to the United States; His Excellency Luigi Negri, ...
02/02/2018 18:20PGO places ex Naftogaz Deputy CEO Korniychuk on wanted list    ( Ukrinform. Ukraine and world news )
According to him, "today, through international channels, we also appealed to our colleagues from Latvia to report suspicion to the owner of the Riga Shipyard, Vasily Melnik." As reported, in 2011, Ukraine's state-owned enterprise Chornomornaftogaz purchased two jack-up rigs for $400 million each.
02/02/2018 14:20Russian military aircraft, warship spotted near Latvian waters today    ( Baltic Times )
RIGA - A Russian military plane and a landing craft were spotted near Latvia's territorial waters today, the National Armed Forces said on Twitter. NATO jets policing Baltic airspace detected a Russian Su-27 aircraft flying over neutral waters of the Baltic Sea, near Latvia's border. Also, the Alexander ...
02/01/2018 20:20Air Malta and airBaltic to start code-share flights to and from Riga    ( Malta Independent Online )
The Latvian airline airBaltic and Air Malta have concluded a cooperation agreement, known as code-share agreement. This partnership with Air Malta will enable airBaltic passengers to reach Malta every day via common gateways in Europe as well as additional destinations served from Malta, Air Malta ...
01/31/2018 17:203rd Scorpene launched, but India's sub plans still face long delays    ( THE WEEK )
Over a month after the first Scorpene-class submarine, Kalvari, joined the Indian Navy's underwater fleet, another submarine of the same class, Karanj, was launched at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited at Mumbai on Wednesday. However, the country's long-term plan to build 24 conventional ...
01/31/2018 17:20Klaipeda port leads Baltic states in terms of cargo flows for 2nd year    ( The Baltic Course )
Freight flows via the Riga port in Latvia fell by an annual 9.2% to 33.674 million tons in 2017, while Ventspils and Liepaja ports posted respective growth by 6.5% to 20.035 million tons and by 16% to 6.589 million tons year-on-year. The freight volume at the Tallinn port was 19.182 million tons last year, ...
01/31/2018 15:20Rail Baltica detailed design tenders called    ( Railway Gazette International )
A tender announced by tri-national project promoter RB Rail on January 26 covers the Upeslejas – Riga Central station, Tornkalns – Imanta and Riga Airport – River Misa sections of the future route in the Riga area, totalling approximately 57 km. RB Rail is managing procurement on behalf of Latvia's ...
01/30/2018 18:20Latvia's airBaltic to launch direct Almaty-Riga flights    ( Astana Times )
The Riga-Almaty route will be the second longest flight of our flights. We are pleased to offer Kazakhstan passengers a flight to a new and exciting destination in the heart of the Baltics, as well as improve the communication between Kazakhstan and the network of airBaltic routes, covering the Baltic ...
01/30/2018 03:20Digna Strautmane named ACC Rookie of the Week    ( The Daily Orange )
It's the second time she's earned Rookie of the Week honors this season. On Sunday at Boston College, Syracuse (17-5, 5-4 Atlantic Coast) beat Boston College 75-57 behind the career day from Strautmane. The native of Riga, Latvia made five 3-pointers, also a career-high, besting her previous high of ...
01/28/2018 11:15Usyk v Briedis - WBSS undercard results from Riga    ( WBN - World Boxing News )
A controversial scoring debate marred the end of the co-feature as Micki Nielsen defeated Ricards Bolotniks via split verdict. It seemed as though Bolotniks may have done enough down the stretch to take the win, although a victory was overruled by two judges who carded 77-75 in favour of Nielsen.
01/28/2018 01:15Filip Hrgovic vs. Tom Little – Results    ( Boxing News 24 )
By Dan Ambrose: 2016 super heavyweight Olympian Filip Hrgovic (3-0, 3 KOs) stayed unbeaten in stopping 30-year-old journeyman Tom Little (10-5, 3 KOs) in the 4th round on Saturday night on the undercard of the Oleksandr Usyk vs. Mairis Briedis card at the Arena Riga, in Riga, Latvia.
01/26/2018 14:20Flights cost 5 euros from Burgas to Bratislava    ( Bulgaria Travel News (press release) (blog) )
The carrier fly to the Italian capital of fashion Milan, the German cities of Munich, Dusseldorf and Frankfurt, the Polish Warsaw, Krakow and Zheshov, the capital of Latvia Riga, Tel Aviv in Israel and Kaunas in Lithuania. cultural calendar burgas 2017. Flights cost 5 euros from Burgas to Bratislava was last ...
01/26/2018 14:20Taxify will consider leaving Latvian market if Saeima passes Transport Ministry's ridesharing ...    ( Baltic Times )
RIGA - Taxi platform Taxify is considering leaving Latvian market if Saeima endorses the Transport Ministry's Carriage by Road regulations, the company informed LETA. Taxify believes that the Transport Ministry's regulations go against the Law on Carriage by Road and the idea that private individuals ...
01/26/2018 03:20Moscow among most popular destinations from Prague, Riga in 2017    ( www.rusaviainsider.com )
Riga saw its traffic with Russia's St. Petersburg climb 13.5% year-on-year to 132,500. Traffic between Riga and Kazan grew a whopping 40 times to 9,800 passengers, thanks to the April 26 opening of a direct flight by Latvia's national carrier airBaltic. The other Russian destinations linked to Riga by ...
01/25/2018 01:20When Penguins and other wild animal travel they fly on Turkish Airlines    ( eTurboNews )
The air cargo carrier has transported the 20 Humboldt Penguins threatened with extinction and listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), affiliated to the United Nations, from Latvia (RIX) to China (PVG) on a connecting flight via Istanbul. The penguins, picked up from the Riga ...
01/25/2018 00:20Turkish Airlines relocates lions and endangered penguins to their new home    ( WRAL.com )
Shanghai, China — Turkish Cargo, a sub-brand of Turkish Airlines, successful relocated lions and endangered penguins to their new conservation homes, the company announced Wednesday. Twenty Humboldt Penguins were tranported from the Riga Zoo in Latvia to the Public Oceanic Aquarium in ...

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