Russian parliament to consider recognition of “independence” of occupied Ukrainian territories

Russia’s parliament will consider asking President Vladimir Putin to recognize Moscow-backed militant gangs in the self-proclaimed republic of eastern Ukraine, Vyacheslav Volodin, chairman of the State Duma, said on Friday. The Communists this week submitted a bill to the State Duma calling on Putin to recognize the so-called Lugansk and Donetsk republics, which have been … Read more

Voting for the nominees for the Kilograms of Culture annual award begins

Voting for the Latvian Public Media of the Year Award in Culture “Kilograms of Culture 2021” in the category “My Cultural Place” starts on Monday, the representative of Latvian Television (LTV) Anita Jansone informed. LTV informs that 36 cultural venues have been entered in the category and put to the vote of the audience – … Read more

Zemur, France’s far-right presidential candidate, is convicted of hate speech

A court in France on Monday sentenced Eric Zemur, a far-right presidential candidate, for hate speech over children who went unaccompanied by an adult. In September 2020, Zemur was sharply criticized when he told CNews that migrant children were “thieves, murderers, rapists. They’re nothing else. We have to send them back.” Journalist Zemur, who is … Read more

A concert / Day of the project Low Roar will take place in Riga in May

Low Roar is a project by American musician Ryan Karazi. He is often referred to as an artist traveler. After cooperation with the indirock group Audrye Sessions Ryan Karazia moved to Iceland, where he can be found Low Roar origins. Here he turned to a much more introverted and intimate sound, which was greatly influenced … Read more

‘Splendid Palace’ will show films awarded at the ‘Artdocfest / Riga’ festival

Cinema “Splendid Palace“on Mondays, in cooperation with the documentary film festival” Artdocfest “, offers to watch the festival ‘s award – winning documentaries. Content will continue after the ad Advertising The festival “Artdocfest”, created by the well-known documentary filmmaker Vitaly Manska, took place in various formats last year, despite the obstacles created by the pandemic, … Read more

The number of insolvency proceedings is declining for the sixth year in a row

In 2021, 1172 insolvency proceedings were initiated, which is 205 less than a year earlier. The number of registered proceedings for both legal entities and individuals has decreased. Lursoft reports that the number of insolvencies of legal entities has been declining in recent years, but the decline in the Covid-19 pandemic has been even sharper … Read more

The Saeima rejects ZZS’s proposal to instruct the government to “freeze” electricity prices

On Thursday, the Saeima rejected a draft parliamentary resolution prepared by members of the Saeima faction of the Greens and Farmers’ Union (ZZS), which intended to instruct the government to develop a support mechanism for electricity users – households and companies – to compensate for the sharp rise in electricity prices. ZZS has previously acknowledged … Read more

Natalija Tumševica, the patroness of the luxurious “Riga Ball”, has divorced her

Natalija Tumševica, the patroness of the singer, Rīgas balle, has divorced her four-year-old marriage to Kristaps, the son of cardiologist Andrejs Ērglis. The musician emphasizes that good friends have remained with the former. Private Life writes that the pandemic was too much of a ordeal for Natalia and Kristaps’ marriage and that the lovers have … Read more

“VEF Rīga” game is postponed a week in the Champions League elimination round / Article

According to the tournament organizers, the game planned for Riga is now scheduled for January 18. The club said on Friday that it had found a number of cases of Covid-19, the court did not specify whether the players or club staff had positive tests. Covid-19 barred striker Abdula Luma from playing against Rigans, but … Read more