Posts published in Day: June 5, 2019

Valdis Dombrovskis met with the President of Ukraine

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

I met Ukraine’s President Zelensky today during his first visit to Brussels, informed Valdis Dombrovskis European Commission Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue in social networks. The EU continues to support Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. The EU will also continue to supporting Ukraine in reform efforts. Prudent macroeconomic policy and reforms must continue. They are necessary for economic prosperity and financial stability, and wellbeing of Ukrainian people. We…

Lithuanian Railways pays millions to ex-Latvian KGB officer’s company

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Lithuania’s state-run railway company Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) and its subsidiaries have paid almost 130 million euros over a decade to Latvia’s Sigmen controlled by former Latvian KGB officer Yuri Simonenkov, according the Lithuanian national radio and television LRT’s investigation team has disclosed writes LETA/BNS. Its sources said Simonenkov (the shares officially belong to his wife) and people in his surrounding have ties with former KGB officers and agents,…