Posts published in Day: February 7, 2021

Poland and Baltics want more sanctions on Russia

Sunday, February 7, 2021

Six European Union states including Poland and the Baltics are pushing for new EU sanctions on Russian officials after the jailing of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny and a police crackdown, three diplomats said. Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Czech Republic and Romania called for travel bans and asset freezes on more Russian individuals, on human rights grounds, at a meeting of EU ambassadors on Wednesday, the diplomats told Reuters. The…

Substantial funds are needed for the renovation of Latvian urban residential buildings

Sunday, February 7, 2021

The majority of Latvian urban residential buildings are built in the Soviet Union, and are increasingly ageing. Substantial funds are needed for the renovation of these buildings, but it is unlikely that these funds will be provided, according to Euranet Plus report February 5. In the Latvian real estate market, a problem which remains essentially unsolved is Soviet-time multi-apartment buildings. They are  increasingly ageing, but a relatively small proportion of them have…