Posts published in Day: February 26, 2021

Lithuania ready to mediate in Georgia crisis

Friday, February 26, 2021

Lithuania wants to act as a mediator in resolving the crisis in Georgia, Gitanas Nauseda said on Thursday. He consults on this issue with his Polish and Latvian colleagues. The situation in Georgia and the detention of Nikanor Meliya are of concern to Lithuania. “In any case, it probably clearly shows that the European Union needs to act much more decisively in the Eastern Partnership format,” Nausėda said after a…

Lithuania calls for European vaccine passports covering everyone with immunity

Friday, February 26, 2021

According to President Gitanas Nauseda, Lithuania supports the idea of a European certificate for the Covid-19 vaccine. “I plan to take an active part in the discussion on a European vaccine certificate. We agree on this issue in Lithuania that we support the vaccine certificate idea,” Nausėda said. In Europe, the introduction of vaccine passports or immunity documents for vaccinated people and those who have become infected is being considered.…

In Estonia Industrial goods prices rise for third month in a row

Friday, February 26, 2021

The producer price index of industrial output, which expresses changes in the producer prices of industrial goods manufactured in Estonia for the domestic market and for exports, rose 2.3 percent on year to January, state agency Statistics Estonia says. The index also rose by 0.8 percent on the previous month, the agency says, which is the third row in a month they have risen,following a decline in the coronavirus-hit year…

Coronavirus update: Lithuania records 624 new cases, 13 deaths

Friday, February 26, 2021

According to the statistics office, over the past 24 hours Lithuania has registered 624 new coronavirus infections and 13 deaths from Covid-19. 196,690 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in Lithuania since the start of the pandemic. A total of 3,225 people have died from Covid-19 in Lithuania. The number of deaths has reached 6,286. As of Thursday, 143,920 people had received their first coronavirus vaccine shots and 70,853 had…

Estonian president to visit Lithuania

Friday, February 26, 2021

The President of Estonia will pay a working visit to Lithuania next week, LRT.LT reports with reference to the Office of the President of Lithuania. Kaljulaid will meet with Gitanas Nauseda on Wednesday. The following issues will be discussed: the fight against the pandemic, NATO and the European Union, the situation in Belarus and Russia, regional infrastructure projects and the EU’s Eastern Partnership programme. It is planned that she will…

Ban on ‘unnecessary’ travel extended until April 6 in Latvia

Friday, February 26, 2021

The government has extended the ban on entry to Latvia until the end of the state of emergency to slow the spread of new strains of Covid-19. Limit has now been extended until April 6. You can enter Latvia only for reasons: work, work, education, study, family association, medical services, transit, accompanying a minor, constant return or attending a funeral. For indicating a false purpose of the trip, you will…

Latvian scientists cleaning up image quality in astronomy

Friday, February 26, 2021

The University of Latvia (LU) Institute of Solid State Physics is working to improve the quality of video and space photos. “We face image quality challenges in many different areas of life. Also in fields of science, such as astronomy, where image quality is damaged by a wavy atmosphere. In biology, the image quality is damaged by dispersed tissue. The weather, too, can prevent you from seeing what is close…

Lithuanian fertility clinic under investigation for hiding €1m

Friday, February 26, 2021

It is assumed that the fertility clinic, operating in the three largest cities of Lithuania, has hidden income of about 1 million euros. “The medical establishment is suspected of having hidden revenue, and the non-accounted amount is estimated to stand at around 1 million euros,” Dalia Pocienė, a chief prosecutor from Klaipėda Regional Prosecutor’s Office in western Lithuania, told a press conference on Thursday. About 50 searches were carried out.…

Smaller stores will not open next week in Latvia

Friday, February 26, 2021

The Latvian government has postponed the decision to open small stores on 25 February. The Cabinet of Ministers will decide on the resumption of the shops, most likely next week. In Latvia, there are 8,800 such stores with an area of up to 300 square meters, with a total of about 16,400 employees. “The issue of opening small shops was removed from the government’s agenda today so that the Ministry…