Posts published in Day: October 5, 2019

Ukroboronprom CEO Abromavičius violates Lithuanian laws while working in Ukraine

Saturday, October 5, 2019

CEO of Ukraine’s state-run Concern Ukroboronprom Aivaras Abromavičius violates Lithuanian laws while working in Ukraine, and he may be stripped of Lithuanian citizenship, according to an informed UNIAN source in Lithuanian law enforcement agencies. Under the Law of the Republic of Lithuania “On Citizenship,” every Lithuanian citizen is required to obtain permission from the Government of Lithuania to enter the public service in another country. As is known, Abromavičius, who…

Latvian companies develop “AI-based” deposit-refund system for plastics

Saturday, October 5, 2019

Two Latvian companies says they have found a solution based on artificial intelligence (AI) to what it calls the “two main global problems” regarding plastic packaging. Technology company, dots, and the process engineering and equipment manufacturing companyPERUZA says they have manufactured a prototype of a packaging deposit-refund system that can recognise and collect different kinds of packaging, not only packaging of certain types of beverages. The recognition deposit-refund system (DRS)…

Lithuania’s Baltik Vairas pins growth hopes on e-bikes

Saturday, October 5, 2019

The chief executive officer of Lithuania’s bicycle manufacturer Baltik Vairas, which sells 95 percent of its products to the Netherlands and Germany, believes that the future belongs to electric bikes, the Lrt.lt online news site has reported, citing LETA/BNS. Zilvinas Dubosas says his company focuses on exports, because Lithuania has no bicycle infrastructure.  “Conventional bicycle sales are stable, but we (…) are planning to grow through electric bikes. E-bike sales have been growing at a…

9 things you must do in western Latvia

By Peter Moore on Saturday, October 5, 2019

Latvia’s undiscovered west is a land of long beaches, long-woollen skirted Suiti women and gorgeous untouched towns. Experience the best of the region’s culture, food and wine and traditions… 1. Treat yourself to a traditional Latvian sauna ritual Less aggressive than a Russian banya, more therapeutic than a Moroccan hamman, ritual saunas have been an integral part of Latvian life since before Christianity came to the country in the 13th century.…