22.10.13 09:06 Politics
“We discussed the situation in the Baltic Sea region and in the Arctic region. As Arctic countries we show interest in the military and political situation, and stability in the region,” Gerasimov said.
22.10.13 09:04 Politics
Speaking in an interview to the Latvian television, Kalnmeiers said, “I think the Chalovsky case is too large-scale to be investigated and judged in Latvia”. Besides, “no one has suffered from Chalovsky’s actions in Latvia, and he has committed nothing that can be considered criminal in this country”.
22.10.13 09:02 Politics
The court ruled “by a majority, that there had been no violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment)”, says the official statement. The Grand Chamber has also drawn the final line in considering complaints of victims’ relatives on alleged ineffectiveness by Russia's investigation.
22.10.13 09:00 Politics
A Latvian Internet forum has gathered over 10,000 signatures in favour of demolishing the memorial. According to Latvian law, an initiative that has gathered no less than 10,000 signatures of full-aged citizens of the republic is deemed a “collective statement” and is to be considered by Latvia’s parliament, the Sejm.
22.10.13 08:58 Politics
The court ruled “by a majority, that there had been no violation of Article 3 (prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment)”, says the official statement. Last year, one of the court’s chambers ruled that Russian authorities had allowed such an infringement in relation to 10 applicants born before 1940.