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News Latvia » Politics: Lithuania considers consulting with Latvia on controlling political ads on Facebook

News channel or source: https://www.baltictimes.com/lithuania_considers_consulting_with_latvia_on_controlling_political_ads_on_facebook/
Publication date: Saturday 21 April 2018

VILNIUS – Lithuania's Central Electoral Commission (CEC) is considering turning to Latvia for consultations on controlling political ads on social media, as presidential, municipal and European Parliament elections approach. In early April ...

News Latvia » Politics: U.S. Sanctioning Russian Oligarchs Spurs Cash Exodus From Latvia

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/04/23/u-s-sanctioning-russian-oligarchs-spurs-cash-exodus-from-latvia
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

The measures against businessmen, companies and senior officials were taken days after President Donald Trump expelled 60 Russian diplomats for the nerve-agent attack on a former Russian spy in the U.K. The penalties prompted lenders in Latvia to end ...

News Latvia » Politics: DIARY-Political and General News Events from April 23

News channel or source: https://af.reuters.com/article/sudanNews/idAFL3N1S04VI
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

RIGA - Norway Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit visit Latvia (to April 26 ... Chilean President Sebastian Piñera visits Brazil to deepen business and political ties now that both countries are ideologically in tune with pro-market ...

News Latvia » Politics: Latvian anti-corruption watchdog says Facebook open to cooperation on election transparency

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-04/14/c_137109581.htm
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

The Latvian Corruption Prevention Bureau wants Facebook to provide information on the persons and organizations that finance political advertising on the social network so that the anti-corruption bureau could make sure that these campaigns are not paid ...

News Latvia » Politics: Latvia Joins the Cash-Flow Tax Club

News channel or source: https://taxfoundation.org/latvia-cash-flow-tax/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Latvia’s recent tax reform will improve the country’s ... tax policy has taken a back seat in the current political climate as there is a perception that many issues have finally been resolved. However, pressure from abroad in the form of reforms ...

News Latvia » Politics: Latvia: language rights

News channel or source: http://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/opinion/2018/04/197_247071.html
Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

The Soviet secret police then murdered or deported most of the Latvian political, intellectual and cultural elite, between 35,000 and 60,000 people. So the Latvians welcomed the German attack on Russia in 1941, which freed Latvia from Soviet occupation ...

News Latvia » Politics: Bank Scandals Dispel Latvia's Belief It Can Be East-West Bridge

News channel or source: https://www.bloombergquint.com/politics/2018/04/24/bank-scandals-dispel-latvia-s-belief-it-can-be-east-west-bridge
Publication date: onday 23 April 2018

On top of that, Russian shippers of oil and coal are shunning Latvian railways in favor of domestic terminals. Commercial connections helped smooth bilateral relations after Latvia regained independence in 1991, even as moves such as joining NATO irked Russia.

News Latvia » Politics: Meeting with the Speaker of the parliament of Latvia

News channel or source: http://uza.uz/en/politics/meeting-with-the-speaker-of-the-parliament-of-latvia-17-04-2018
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

On April 17, 2018, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Uzbekistan Abdulaziz Kamilov met with the Speaker of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia Inara Murnieсe who arrived in Uzbekistan on an official visit. Issues included in the Uzbek ...

News Latvia » Politics: Raimonds Vejonis: Latvia committed to further strengthening co-op with Azerbaijan

News channel or source: https://en.trend.az/azerbaijan/politics/2887542.html
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

President of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis has congratulated President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev. “On behalf of Latvian people and on my own behalf, I sincerely congratulate you on the occasion of re-election as president of Azerbaijan. I am very satisfied ...

News Latvia » Politics: Delegation of the Saeima of Latvia will visit Uzbekistan

News channel or source: http://uza.uz/en/politics/delegation-of-the-saeima-of-latvia-will-visit-uzbekistan-13-04-2018?month=03&year=2018&ELEMENT_CODE=delegation-of-the-saeima-of-latvia-will-visit-uzbekistan-13-04-2018&SECTION_CODE=politics
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

On April 14-19, 2018, a delegation of the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia led by the Speaker Inara Murniece will visit Uzbekistan. The program of the visit includes meetings and negotiations at the Senate and Legislative Chamber of the Oliy Majlis ...