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Latvia has identified 11 new cases COVID-19

Eleven new cases of coronavirus recorded in Latvia for the last day, just COVID-19 was confirmed in 1165, reported Friday on the website of the centre for control and prevention of diseases.

Since the beginning of the pandemic conducted 165 610 tests for coronavirus, the disease was diagnosed in 1165, 30 patients died. In hospitals are three patients with the new coronavirus, two disease of moderate severity, one person is in serious condition.

In SF ask to impose sanctions against the authorities of the Baltic States for RT and Sputnik

The Federation Council urged the foreign Ministry and other Executive authorities to impose sanctions against the authorities of the Baltic countries because of the situation with RT and Sputnik.

We are talking about the leadership of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, which "grossly violated the principles of freedom of speech and dissemination of information, as well as its obligations to international organizations."

The foreign Ministry praised the position of the Venice Commission on language reform in Latvia

The experts of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe has demonstrated a biased position in their assessment of the Latvian law on education in minority languages, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

The Committee of the parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe for equality and non-discrimination in December, asked the Venice Commission assessment of the Latvian law on education in languages of national minorities. The Venice Commission as an expert body of the Council of Europe, considering the conformity of national legislation with the principles of democracy and human rights. The Commission has published an evaluation of language reforms in education in Latvia, proposing to save the group with the Russian language in kindergartens and also give you the freedom to choose the language of instruction in private higher education institutions and schools in the country.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1154

Thirteen new cases of coronavirus recorded in Latvia, the total number of identified cases in the country has reached 1154, said in a statement on the website of the centre for control and prevention of diseases.

"For the past day in Latvia made in 1715 tests COVID-19, registered 13 new cases", - stated in the message.

Estonia expects from the European Commission additional safety assessment of the NPP

Estonia expects from the Commission further assessment of the safety of the Belarusian nuclear power plant (Belarusian NPP), under construction near the town of Ostrowiec, said Wednesday the Minister of economic Affairs and communications Baltic republics of Estonia, Taavi AAS.

According to AASA, a compromise proposal of the Commission for the Baltic States contains a recommendation to strengthen security measures during the construction of the Belarusian NPP. However, this does not exclude the possibility of further purchase of electricity from third countries, i.e. outside the European Union.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1141

Seven new cases of coronavirus recorded in Latvia for the last day, just COVID-19 was confirmed in 1141 person, as reported on the website of the centre for control and prevention of diseases.

"For the past day in Latvia made 1773 test COVID-19, and the second day in a row was seven new cases", - stated in the message.

Elections in the Riga Duma will be held August 29

The Central election Commission (CEC) on Tuesday announced that early elections in the Riga Duma will be held August 29, reported RIA Novosti the representative of the CEC.

Previously, the Saeima of Latvia dismissed the city Council, arguing that it is not able to perform his duties.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1134

Seven new cases of coronavirus identified in Latvia for the last day, just COVID-19 was confirmed in 1134, reported Tuesday on the website of the center for the prevention and control of diseases.

"A day spent 1763 test COVID-19, seven of them tested positive. In General, the time of the pandemic in Latvia made 160 281 test, the disease was diagnosed in 1134 people", - stated in the message.

Estonia is weighing whether to ban broadcasting of Russian channels RT

The Estonian government is weighing the possibility on the example of Latvia to ban broadcasting of Russian TV channels in the country, Russia Today reported on Monday the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Baltic Republic Urmas Reinsalu.

Last week Latvia has banned broadcasting of channels RT, RT HD, RT Arabic, RT Spanish, RT Documentary HD, RT Documentary, RT TV, having reasoned its decision by the fact that they belong to the General Director of MIA "Russia today" Dmitry Kiselev, who is under EU sanctions. While Kiselev is the Director General of MIA "Russia today", while the chief editor of RT Margarita Simonyan, for which no EU sanctions do not apply. These companies were two separate legal entities, this information is well known and is in the public domain. Commenting on the decision of Latvia and Lithuania, Simonyan wrote that now expects the same from the government of Estonia.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1127

Three new cases COVID-19 per day confirmed in Latvia, the total number of identified patients was 1127, reported on the website of the centre for control and prevention of diseases.

"Three new cases COVID-19 found two in Riga, one in Ogre region", - noted in the centre.

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