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Two residents of Latvia was detained during protests in Belarus

The Ministry of foreign Affairs of Latvia has received information that during the protest actions in Belarus were detained two residents of Latvia, told reporters on Thursday the head of the foreign Ministry of the Baltic Republic Edgars rinkēvičs.

Since August 9, the foreign Ministry of Latvia urges inhabitants of Latvia who are on the territory of Belarus, to be careful in public areas where people congregate, and recommends that in the evening not to go out.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1228

Four new cases of infection COVID-19 identified in Latvia for the last day, the total number of cases has reached 1228, reported on the website of the Centre for control and prevention of diseases (CDC).

"Over the past 24 hours in Latvia made 1704 test COVID-19. Was four new cases", - stated in the message.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1220

One new case of infection COVID-19 identified in Latvia for the last day, the total number of cases amounted to 1220, said RIA Novosti the representative of the Centre for control and prevention of diseases.

"It was made in 1574 test COVID-19 identified one new case of the disease," - said the Agency interlocutor.

In the state Duma asked the Prosecutor General to check the call Klimkin on Crimea

The Chairman of the Duma Committee on defence Yury Shvydkin sent to the public Prosecutor Igor Krasnov, a request to verify the statements of former Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavel Klimkin, proposed to create a problem for Russia because of the Crimea.

Previously Klimkin on his page on Facebook said about the "Crimean days." He recalled that on 23 July, was the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Welles, fixing the United States ' refusal to recognize Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia part of the Soviet Union. These republics seceded from the Soviet Union in 1990-ies. Klimkin said that "it is necessary to turn the Crimea in the internal and external challenge to Russia."

In Latvia did not reveal any cases of infection with coronavirus for days

New cases of coronavirus in Latvia for the last day is not registered, the total number of cases is 1219 people, reported on the website of the Centre for control and prevention of diseases.

"During the day were undertaken 801 analysis COVID-19 and none of the results were not positive", - stated in the message.

Klimkin suggested to arrange the Crimea to Russia

Former Minister of foreign Affairs of Ukraine Pavlo Klimkin proposed to create a problem for Russia from the Crimea.

On its Facebook page, the politician said about the "Crimean days." He recalled that yesterday was the 80th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Welles, fixing the United States ' refusal to recognize Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia part of the Soviet Union. These republics seceded from the Soviet Union in 90 years.

In Latvia the number of people infected with coronavirus has reached 1205

For the past day in Latvia identified two new cases COVID-19, the total number of cases amounted to 1,205 people, said in a statement on the website of the Centre for control and prevention of diseases.

"During the day 1510 tests COVID-19, identified two new cases", - stated in the message.

Pompeo said about the 50 years of "Soviet occupation" of the Baltic countries

Secretary of state Mike Pompeo published on Twitter a video message, where he said about "half a century of Soviet occupation" of the Baltic States.

"In 1940 the Soviet Union forcibly and illegally annexed Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. For five decades

Zakharov praised Russia's relations with Lithuania

Relations between Russia and Lithuania are in a hopeless deadlock due to the fault of Vilnius, said the official representative of Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausea July 17, before the white house announced that he intends to raise the issue of disagreements with Russia in the assessment of the Second world war.

The Russian Ambassador was summoned to the foreign Ministry of Estonia

Russian Ambassador to Estonia Aleksandr Petrov invited to the Estonian foreign Ministry over publications on the voluntary joining of the Baltic States in the USSR, told RIA Novosti at the Russian Embassy on Thursday.

According to the foreign Minister of Estonia Urmas Reinsalu, "the Russian Embassy in Tallinn in public statements, have repeatedly noted that Estonia voluntarily joined the Soviet Union". "Such public statements do not benefit bilateral relations. Today I gave the order to call the Russian Ambassador and to Express a protest," said Reinsalu at a press conference of the government, which was broadcast on Facebook.

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