Posts tagged as results

Shocking results of survey in Lithuania

By Adomas Abromaitis on Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Lithuanian authorities in recent future could face harsh criticism from society and disagreement with current foreign and domestic policies. The recent opinion poll has become the clear indicator of people’ dissatisfaction with government’s policy which resulted in loss of sovereignty of the country. Lithuanian analysts were very confused with the results of the latest survey. On November 7-30, 2020, a representative survey was conducted by the company Baltijos tyrimai: 1004…

How does the Kremlin view the results of Russia’s constitutional plebiscite? Putin’s spokesman explains

Thursday, July 2, 2020

On July 1, Russia completed a nationwide plebiscite on constitutional amendments that include reforms to reset Vladimir Putin’s term clock, allowing him to run for another two terms in office. According to federal election officials, almost 78 percent of voters supported the amendments. Turnout was roughly 65 percent. Asked how the Kremlin views the results, spokesman Dmitry Peskov called the plebiscite a “triumph.” “It was easy to predict high interest…

COVID-19 lockdown results in collapse of Lithuanian retail sales in April

Thursday, May 28, 2020

Lithuanian retail sales crashed 17.9% y/y in April in calendar-adjusted constant prices, Statistics Lithuania said on May 27. Sales deepened their y/y fall after declining 5.7% in annual terms in March. The collapse in April was expected after the Lithuanian government instituted a lockdown on the country’s people and businesses in order to contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. April was the first – and the only –…

New Latvian government worked for a year – what are the results?

By Lukas Ramonas on Friday, January 24, 2020

January 23 marks the year since the new government began to work. Let’s see what the results are. Summing up the results of the first year of work, the Prime Minister Arturs Krišjānis Kariņš noted that the government coalition “feels strong.” Kariņš reminded reporters that his government had set specific goals for improving the welfare of society a year ago. However, these promises were not fulfilled. Finally, the population lost…

2019 state exam results published in Estonia

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

An analysis of the results of this year’s state exams reveals that they are stable compared to previous years, Foundation Innove said when publishing overviews of the 2019 state exam results. To graduate from upper secondary school, i.e. high school, 12th graders are required to take an Estonian language or Estonian as a second language exam, one foreign language exam, and a mathematics exam, as well as take a school…

Hackathon results in drones, communication prototypes for Lithuanian Navy

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

During a hackathon aboard a Lithuania Navy ship, LNS Jotvingis, teams from Lithuanian universities and the private sector came up with prototypes for laser communication system for ships at sea, as well as a drone, personnel and human resources management systems. According to the Lithuanian Defence Ministry press release, 50 inventors from Vilnius and Kaunas University of Technology, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, and programming and engineering companies designed prototypes and…

Latvia wants to sustain positive trend in economic relations with Russia

Monday, June 3, 2019

Latvia wants to sustain the positive trend in its economic relations with Russia, Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics (New Unity) said today during a meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Pankin. As LETA was told at the Foreign Ministry, the meeting took place during the concluding high-level meeting of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) in Jurmala. The Latvian minister expressed appreciation of…

Lithuania’s CEC announces presidential runoff, confirms referenda results

Friday, May 17, 2019

Lithuania’s Central Electoral Commission on Thursday announced the presidential runoff and also confirmed the results of two referenda held on May 12. MP and former Finance Minister Ingrida Simonyte, nominated by the opposition conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, will face economist Gitanas Nauseda, an independent candidate, in the presidential runoff on May 26. Simonyte received 31.31 percent of votes in the first round of voting and 30.94 percent…