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More than 200 people have come to the Town Hall Square to rally in support of Riga Mayor Nils Usakovs - but part of these people are employees of the municipal public transport company Rigas satiksme that is heavily subsidized by the Riga City Council.... Read more...
Plus, fears of a new 'gas war' as Gazprom pressures Ukraine to pay its bills, and a Polish archbishop may face trial for abusing boys in the Dominican Republic.
Plus, smoggy Krakow restricts coal stoves, and a donation from an unexpected source helps spiff up a historic Armenian monastery.
The former Gestapo and NKVD remand prison in Lviv, now housing the Prison on Lontskoho Street National Memorial Museum of the Occupation Regimes' Victims, hosted a presentation of documentary evidence revealing crimes that the occupation regimes' organs of repression had committed in Latvia.
The joint-stock company Rigas kugu buvetava achieved LVL 30.63 million in turnover in January-September 2013, a 3.4% decrease on the respective period in 2012, when the company turned over LVL 31.72 million, according to the company's unaudited financial report submitted to the NASDAQ OMX Riga stock exchange, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.... Read more...
Three free church concerts take place in Tallinn and Helsinki this week to commemorate the Riga Maxima store collapse victims, Postimees Online reports.
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Plus, Belarus extradites a Russian executive and scientists find traces of WWII chemical weapons worryingly close to the Polish coast.
Latvenergo Group is currently the largest electricity supplier in the Baltics. In nine months of 2013 the revenue of the Group increased by 6%, reaching LVL 576.7 million , while net profit is LVL 23.1 million .
The builders of a supermarket that collapsed in Latvia last week, killing 54 and injuring dozens, released a preliminary report on Friday saying the cause was likely a design error.
Today, on 29 November, the financial statements of the JSC 'Grindeks' on the first nine months of 2013, submitted to 'NASDAQ OMX Riga', indicate that the Group's turnover in the first nine months 2013 was 56.5 million lats , which is by 6.4 million lats or 12.8% more than in the first nine months of 2012.
After a disastrous event, where a supermarket in the Latvian capital city of Riga collapsed and killed more than 50 people, the country's prime minister resigned his post.
The first conclusions by independent Latvian construction engineers following an analysis of design and construction documents for the collapsed Maxima supermarket in Riga's Zolitude state that the maximum loads to be borne by the roof of the building were calculated wrongly, construction company Re&Re informs in a statement to the media, cites ... (more)