baltvideo.com http://baltvideo.com/ News video from baltic states Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:57:07 +0200 en-US http://baltvideo.com/media/baltvideo_logo.png baltvideo.com - news from baltic states http://baltvideo.com/en/feed 260 89 hourly 1 Plant Radiotehnika is living out the last days http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/plant-radiotehnika-is-living-out-the-last-days Wed, 06 Dec 2017 20:57:07 +0200

In Riga, the last days of the plant Radiotehnika, formerly the flagship of the Soviet radio industry, are living out. Radio recorders and radio receivers of Latvian production were almost in every Soviet family. The factory provided ten thousand jobs. After the collapse of the USSR, the plant quickly went bankrupt and its buildings were emptied.

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Military exercises is held in Tallinn http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/military-exercises-is-held-in-tallinn Sat, 02 Dec 2017 22:04:16 +0200

In the coastal area of ​​the capital of Estonia, Põhja-Tallinn, there are military exercises of the Tallinn squad of the Estonian Defense Union Põhjatäht-2017 (Northern Star). The training is also attended by officers of the Estonian Police and Border Protection Department. Within the framework of the exercises, limited combat in urban conditions is worked out, as well as assault and defense of objects. To enhance the sense of the reality of the fight, the Kitesiliyite uses noise imitations of shots and grenade explosions during the exercises in the city.
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Day of Memory of Victims of the Holocaust in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/day-of-memory-of-victims-of-the-holocaust-in-riga Thu, 30 Nov 2017 17:25:47 +0200

On November 30, a memorial ceremony dedicated to the 76th anniversary of the destruction of the Riga ghetto was held in the Rumbul forest near Riga. The Rumbul forest is one of the largest mass extermination sites for Jews in Europe. November 30 and December 8, 1941, about 25 thousand people were shot here - prisoners of the Riga ghetto, as well as deported Jews from Germany and Austria. About 200 people took part in the event, including the ambassadors of Israel, Slovenia, Lithuania.

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"Wrong" toilet paper appeared in Lithuania http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/wrong-toilet-paper-appeared-in-lithuania Tue, 28 Nov 2017 17:43:25 +0200

In the shops of Lithuania appeared toilet paper brand Zewa with congratulations on the centennial of the Lithuanian statehood. "Congratulations to Lithuania on the centennial of restoration!" - reads the inscriptions on the package. This caused an ambiguous reaction among the deputies of the Sejm. Users of social networks also paid attention to the "patriotic" packaging and ridiculed it.

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Latvia celebrated Independence Day http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/latvia-celebrated-independence-day Sat, 18 Nov 2017 18:00:16 +0200

On November 18 in the evening, around 18:00 in honor of the Independence Day of the Republic of Latvia, a traditional torchlight procession through the streets of the old city took place. The organizers of the procession explained that the purpose of the torchlight procession was to express gratitude to the founders of Latvia and the fighters for its independence, whose faith in the future of the Latvian people and the sacrifices made by them made it possible to be among those rare peoples of the world who have their own state.

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The protest action against the school reform held in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/the-protest-action-against-the-school-reform-held-in-riga Thu, 16 Nov 2017 16:00:47 +0200

About 1,500 people took part in the demonstration. The main slogan of the procession - "Assimilation - no!", People chanted "Hands off Russian schools!" Education Minister Karlis Shadurskis previously said that from 2020/21 school year all general subjects in secondary schools are planned to be taught only in Latvian, but in schools of national minorities will retain the opportunity to learn their native language, literature and subjects related to culture and history.

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Mikhail Zadornov was buried In Jurmala http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/mikhail-zadornov-was-buried-in-jurmala Wed, 15 Nov 2017 19:16:19 +0200

3-4 thousand people gathered near the Alexander Nevsky Temple in Riga to bid farewell to the satirical writer Mikhail Zadornov, who died in Moscow suburbs on November 10 after a long illness at the age of 69. From the temple the hearse with the body went to Jurmala: Zadornov is buried in the cemetery of Yaundubulti. The ceremony included the first and second wives of the writer, his daughter and other relatives: they were given a bus. According to the will, Mikhail Zadornov is buried in Jurmala, in the cemetery of Yaundubulti near his father - Soviet writer Nikolai Pavlovich Zadornov (1909-1992). The well-known satirist writer Mikhail Zadornov was born in 1948 in Jurmala, became famous in the 1980s - he appeared on television, worked as the head of the department of satire and humor in the magazine "Yunost", his works were read from the stage by famous artists, and in 1991 - immediately after the collapse of the USSR - Zadornov congratulated the country on the New Year. In the 90s and 2000s, he performed a lot in Russia and abroad. A year before his death, he was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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The Russian embassy in Estonia follows the fate of the arrested citizen of the Russian Federation http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/the-russian-embassy-in-estonia-follows-the-fate-of-the-arrested-citizen-of-the-russian-federation Mon, 13 Nov 2017 20:00:11 +0200

Russian Ambassador to Estonia Alexander Petrov held a press conference, during which he told about the meeting of the Russian Consul with the Russian citizen Alexei Vasiliev, who was suspected of spying. A young man is a citizen of the Russian Federation and is suspected of non-violent anti-ER activity and the preparation of a cybercrime. The objectives of its activities were to be the state institutions of Estonia. The alleged FSB agent in Estonia, a 20-year-old student named Alexei Vasilyev, studied at the Virumaa College of Tallinn Technical University with a degree in Automation of Technological Processes.

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The import of Ukrainian goods increased in Latvia http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/the-import-of-ukrainian-goods-increased-in-latvia Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:00:25 +0200

On the shelves of Latvian shops noticeably the addition of Ukrainian food products. During the past year, imports from Ukraine increased by 20%. As the buyers point out, Ukrainian products are more delicious than European ones, besides it is advantageously different in price. The export of Latvian goods to Ukraine also increased. First of all, Ukrainians appreciated products of light industry, the quality of which is well known in Soviet post-space.

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Lithuania has developed a plan to help Ukraine http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/lithuania-has-developed-a-plan-to-help-ukraine Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:02:48 +0200

In the Lithuanian parliament, today was presented a plan for EU financial assistance to Ukraine, informally called the "new Marshall Plan". According to the plan, within ten years, politicians are proposing to allocate to Ukraine from 2018, 50 billion euros of assistance for the promotion of small and medium-sized businesses. Lithuanian diplomats and politicians are working to ensure that the "new Marshall Plan" for Ukraine is supported at the November summit of the EU Eastern Partnership. Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius noted the need for prompt assistance to Ukraine, since in the situation in which this country is located, time is not an ally

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The anti-mine squadron of the German Navy arrived in Tallinn http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/the-anti-mine-squadron-of-the-german-navy-arrived-in-tallinn Sun, 29 Oct 2017 12:00:37 +0200

The third anti-mine squadron of the German Navy arrived in Tallinn for the planned visit. Warships moored in the Mine Harbor will be in Estonia until October 30. Before arriving in Tallinn, an anti-mine squadron conducted an operation to search, identify and neutralize explosive devices, within which ten mines of the First World War were exploded near Paldiski.

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A rally in support of Russian schools was held in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/a-rally-in-support-of-russian-schools-was-held-in-riga Mon, 23 Oct 2017 14:25:22 +0300

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Riga in support of Russian schools. Such in Latvia can at all to not remain after reform of an education system. It is expected that in three years the training will be translated into the Latvian language. According to protesters, the initiative infringes on the rights of a significant part of the population and pursues the goal of forced assimilation.

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Cat street opened in Riga http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/cat-street-opened-in-riga Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:00:13 +0300

With the support of the Riga City Council in the Latvian capital, the Kaķu iela project was launched. In different places in Riga master Vyacheslav Mikhailov sets up real cat lodges where cats can hide from the weather and where people can leave food for them. By the present moment, 10 such houses have been installed in the city and their number should grow in the future.

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Raimonds Pauls presented his new album http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/raimonds-pauls-presented-his-new-album Wed, 11 Oct 2017 17:45:12 +0300

Presentation of the new album by maestro Raymond Pauls "Kad tu ej pie bitēm" was held in the Latvian National Library. The record included 16 songs on poems by poets Janis Peters and Leon Briedis. Intars Busulis, Samantha Tina, Maria Naumova, actor Ivar Kalnins and many others took part in the presentation concert. After the concert, Raymond Pauls announced that he was finishing his tour activities.

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Cyrillic is the new trend of the season! http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/cyrillic-is-the-new-trend-of-the-season Tue, 10 Oct 2017 16:38:31 +0300

The works of the Riga fashion designer Alyona Ivanova turned out to be extremely popular in Western Europe thanks to the use of Russian letters in the design of clothes. For example, in England, a huge demand began to use T-shirts with a picture of a rose and a Russian inscription "Love the pain." Also, very popular steel products with the inscription Я PADA: the re-branded PRADA when changing letters with Slavic style turns into a positive motto "I'm glad"! In the collection of the beginning designer there are many other products, for example, with the stylistics of Soviet prison romantic.

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Near Riga there was a powerful explosion http://baltvideo.com/en/latvia/near-riga-there-was-a-powerful-explosion Fri, 06 Oct 2017 18:05:37 +0300

In a private house in a suburban village near Saulkrasti the explosion occurred, found the bodies of five people. Among the victims is a minor. To a scene there arrived the staff of the National armed forces and experts of the State police. From unofficial sources there was information that the house was kept pyrotechnics. Police stress that it is unknown whether the thundered explosion because of the pyrotechnics. Due to the large-scale fire until 6 o'clock in the morning had completely blocked the traffic on the road Saulkrasti-Ragana

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The Peace March was held in Vilnius http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/the-peace-march-was-held-in-vilnius Sun, 24 Sep 2017 19:00:21 +0300

Русское европейское движение провело в Вильнюсе "Марш мира", направленный по заявлению организаторов, против агрессивных действий России и других стран.

«Марш призван выразить протест против агрессивных военных действий России, КНДР и других стран. Мы – против войны в Украине и Сирии. Мы – против испытаний ядерного оружия. Мы – против захватнической имперской политики», — говорится в описании мероприятия. Аналогичные мероприятия прошли в Санкт-Петербурге и Нью-Йорке.

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"World Without War" action was held in Tallin http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/world-without-war-action-was-held-in-tallin Sat, 23 Sep 2017 17:00:36 +0300

In the framework of the international action "Peace Without War", Estonian civil activists and public figures opposed the militarization of the region. A few dozen people took to the streets with placards with the slogans "WORLD PEACE!", "NO WAR!", "STOP NATO!" The Tallinn Marsh of Peace was held in the framework of the international action "The World without War". Similar events took place in Sofia, Athens, Donetsk, Moscow, Cologne, Chisinau and other cities.

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Protest against NATO held in Vilnius http://baltvideo.com/en/lithuania/protest-against-nato-held-in-vilnius Sun, 10 Sep 2017 22:06:12 +0300

In the capital of Lithuania, in front of the building of the national parliament, two actions were held: one against the presence of NATO troops in Lithuania, the second in support. The rally against NATO was mainly supported by people of old age, the action in support of NATO - the youth. In total, the event was attended by about 100 people. The rallies were held in conflict, the police detained two aggressively-minded participants.

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In Tallinn held a protest against the demolition Soviet monuments in Poland http://baltvideo.com/en/estonia/in-tallinn-held-a-protest-against-the-demolition-soviet-monuments-in-poland Sat, 02 Sep 2017 17:40:54 +0300

On Saturday, September 2, near the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Tallinn, a picket was held against the decision of the Polish authorities to dismantle several hundred monuments of the Soviet Army on its territory. Participants of the picket were less than ten people. They had posters in Polish and Russian. The protest action that took place in the Estonian capital is international: in addition to Tallinn, pickets took place in Dublin, Athens, Munich, Chisinau and Poland itself.

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