Posts published in Day: June 15, 2019

EU Barley Production to Increase

Saturday, June 15, 2019

EU Barley Production To Increase 15% YoY After 2018 Drought Europe is facing a strong rise in its 2019 winter barley harvest following massive drought damage a year before, bringing improved supplies for farmers. European agri-consultants, Strategie Grains, is estimating that EU winter barley production will increase 15% YoY to 30.86 MMT. French barley production is estimated to rise 4% YoY while German production is forecasted at 35.5% YoY increase.…

Lithuania’s Ardekas installs ОМЕТ XFlex X6 hybrid offset machine

Saturday, June 15, 2019

Lithuania-based linerless label manufacturer Ardekas has deployed ОМЕТ’s XFlex X6 offset printing machine at its undisclosed facility to boost printing capacity. The machine is equipped with offset and flexo printing units as well as cutting units and longitudinal cutting module. The machine allows Ardekas to also print unsupported films and self-adhesive labels as well as thermal labels. ОМЕТ said that Ardekas’ was seeking to purchase a machine, which has capability…

Queen Margrethe II of Denmark to visit Estonia this weekend

Saturday, June 15, 2019

June 15 marks the 800th anniversary of the date when, according to legend, the Dannebrog, the red and white flag of Denmark, fell from the heavens during the Battle of Lyndanisse in modern-day Tallinn. Queen Margrethe II of Denmark will be in Tallinn this weekend to take part in celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the Danish flag, the 135th anniversary of the Estonian flag, Estonia’s centennial as well as…

Journalists track down Slovakian property belonging to family of FSB officer with ties to Russia’s corrupt funeral industry

Saturday, June 15, 2019

The family of Russian Federal Security Service Lieutenant Colonel Marat Medoev owns villas and companies in Slovakia, according to a new investigation by Novaya Gazeta and the Investigative Center of Jan Kuciak (ICJK). Sources previously told the website Proekt that Medoev “could be a stakeholder in funeral business projects” about which Meduza special correspondent Ivan Golunov has reported. Journalists learned that Marat Medoev’s mother and father have owned a country…