Posts tagged as way

Latvia starts outlining Santiago Way on Estonian border

Sunday, August 2, 2020

On Sunday, near the Estonian-Latvian border, the northernmost signpost of Camino de Santiago (St. James’ Way) in Latvia has been set up, Latvian Radio reported August 2. Currently, between Riga and the Lithuanian border city Žagare, the road has already been marked. Now, the mapping work is starting in Vidzeme. In total,    the route in Latvia could be more than 300 kilometres long. In Latvia, the road is being built thanks to volunteers,…

Mart Laar: Martin Helme has never allowed facts to stand in the way of his utterances

By Teet Korsten on Monday, July 20, 2020

The newly elected chairman of the Conservative People’s Party (EKRE) Martin Helme, when criticizing reforms that followed restoration of independence in his fist interview as EKRE leader, gave Postimees reason to seek out former prime minister Mart Laar who is vacationing in Saaremaa so he could be given the chance to comment. Few now remember Francis Fukuyama’s 1992 book “The End of History and the Last Man” that might have…

Danish court clears way for Misāne’s return to Latvia

Thursday, February 20, 2020

A Danish court on February 20 upheld a decision by the Danish Attorney General to overturn the planned extradition of Latvian citizen Kristīne Misāne to South Africa, clearing the way for her return to Latvia to face criminal charges in her homeland instead of on another continent. The Danish Attorney General has also agreed that Misāne must be extradited to Latvia, the Ritzau news agency said. The decision was made following a…

New president of Ukraine should continue European way of country

Monday, April 22, 2019

Former prime minister of Lithuania, Seim deputy Andrius Kubilius has said that the new president of Ukraine should continue the European way of Ukraine and prepare for an examination from Russian President Vladimir Putin. “The most important thing for the new president is to continue the same European way, not to be tempted by the big internal battles with the former [government representatives]. Second, you need to be prepared that…

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…