Posts tagged as success

Heart transplant success in Latvia

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Thanks to the permission of a donor’s family three miraculous surgery took place over the Easter holidays, which included successful transplants of two kidneys and a heart at Pauls Stradiņš Clinical University Hospital, according to Latvian Television’s “Panorāma” broadcast on April 13. It had been two years since the last successful heart transplant in Latvia, and the woman who received the heart is awake and feeling as well as can…

Polish Orlen’s success ‘precondition’ for good relations with Warsaw

Friday, February 14, 2020

Concessions given to Poland’s Orlen operating an oil refinery in Mažeikiai, northern Lithuania, helped improve bilateral relations, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said on Thursday. “[Orlen’s] successful activity is a very important precondition for the success of Lithuania’s economy, and […] a precondition for good relations with Poland,” the president told DELFI on Thursday night. Although, “I would assume it contributed but definitely was not the defining factor for a thaw…

Trump’s ‘success’ in Syria cedes region to Russia

By Robert Burns on Thursday, October 24, 2019

President Donald Trump declared success in Syria on Wednesday and created a bumper-sticker moment to illustrate his campaign promise to put a stop to American involvement in “endless wars.” But with his abrupt withdrawal from what he called “bloodstained sand,” the president ceded American influence over a huge swath of the region to rivals and may have spun the Middle East into a new season of uncertainty. In remarks at the White…

15 years in European Union Estonia’s most successful, says prime minister

Thursday, May 2, 2019

In a video message on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of Estonia’s accession to the European Union, Prime Minister Jüri Ratas (Centre) said that the country’s years as a union member have been its best. At no point in history before Estonia’s accession had the country’s voice been heard like it is heard now, Ratas said in his video message (link in Estonian). “We are taking things for granted…

Leader of German Left Slams US ‘Aggressive Ways’, Urges Closer Ties With Russia

Monday, August 13, 2018

Relations between Moscow and Brussels have deteriorated significantly since the coup in Ukraine led to Crimea’s reunification with Russia in 2014. After the US, EU and several countries sanctioned Russia over its alleged interference in Ukraine’s domestic affairs, Russia launched counter-sanctions. In an interview with the newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine, the leader of Germany’s Left Party Sahra Wagenknecht specifically focused on what she described as the Trump administration’s “aggressive ways to…

In my past life, I think I was a cat

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

I don’t like to travel. To me, getting on a plane and traveling to a new place is what I imagine it’s like for my cat in her carrier when going to the vet. It’s full of stress. (Except maybe I don’t hiss as much.) I like my routine. I could eat the same thing every day. My cat eats the same kibble every single day, no complaints. I can…