Posts tagged as Target

Lithuania misses budget revenue target by 30 percent, but situation ‘stablising’

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The Lithuanian government’s revenue is stabilising after taking a hit from the coronavirus crisis, the finance minister said, even though it fell 30 percent below target in May. “The situation is starting to stabilise here. By comparison, revenue collection in April was more than 32 percent lower than projected,” Vilius Šapoka told reporters on Tuesday. In May, the central government’s revenue was 150 million euros below the level of 2019,…

Russian disinformation uses LRT English to target Slovakia

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

RIA FAN, a Russian  news   agency linked to Yevgeny Prigozhin behind the troll farm in St Petersburg, republished a story by LRT English. After changing the angle, the Russian translation is now being shared across Slovak disinformation groups on Facebook. The story of  missing   Lithuanian reconnaissance soldiers that evaded all forces sent to find them was translated into Russian, where the Lithuanian troops were referred to as a…

Comprehensive EU strategy to target urgent regional challenges

Monday, June 10, 2019

Modern European challenges are becoming closer to sustainability: no wonder, the EU Baltic Sea regional forum’s 10-year jubilee takes circular and sharing economy issues as its main agenda. They have already become an integral part in some EU states’ governing aspects. Besides, ideas of “reduce, reuse and rethink” (the so-called “4T” issues) would be of interest too… The EUSBSR forum will take place in Gdansk, Poland during 12-13 June. In…

Additional EUR 1.98 mln earmarked in Latvia’s 2019 budget to meet defense spending target

Friday, February 8, 2019

Extra EUR 1.98 mln will be earmarked in Latvia’s 2019 budget to ensure that the Defense Ministry’s budget expenditures reach 2% of GDP, the government decided Thursday. Although the government is expected to take the final decision on this year’s budget expenditures on Friday, February 8, some decisions regarding budget expenditures were made already today. At today’s Cabinet meeting, ministers heard that the Finance Ministry would propose draft amendments to…

Anti-Semitism is so bad in Britain that some Jews are planning to leave

By Laura Smith-Spark on Friday, August 17, 2018

Mark Lewis, a famed libel and privacy lawyer, is leaving Britain. Worn down by years of anti-Semitic abuse and death threats, he has decided enough is enough.The 53-year-old plans to begin a new life in Israel with his partner, Mandy Blumenthal, by year’s end. Both were born and raised in England. Both are very ready to leave.“I just want to get out of here. It’s a massive thing to do…

Right on Target: Sniper Reportedly Kills Daesh Commander From Over a Mile Away

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Jihadist was struck with such velocity that an arm and shoulder were ripped from his torso, causing instantaneous death. A British Special Air Services (SAS) sniper is reported to have shot down a senior Daesh* commander in Afghanistan from over a mile away. The sergeant — who now holds the title for best long-range shot ever in the SAS — used a.50 Calibre machine gun mounted on the roof of his military vehicle to take out the Islamist. It is believed…