Posts tagged as critical

Latvia critical of “theatrical” Russian handouts to former Soviet occupiers

Friday, September 4, 2020

Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement September 4 condemning cash payments promised by the Russian Federation to members of the former Soviet occupation regime in Latvia. “Latvia has a negative assessment of the 2 September 2020 decision signed by Vladimir Putin, the President of the Russian Federation, on the bestowing of a monetary reward upon military officers and members of security agencies who were part of the former Soviet…

Air Baltic chief ‘optimistic’ but says slow pace is critical

Monday, July 20, 2020

Air Baltic and the wider airline industry will successfully navigate the coronavirus crisis as long as a cautious approach is taken to reinstating services, according to the carrier’s chief executive Martin Gauss. “I am optimistic, because if you go at a slow pace we will work ourselves, our industry out of this crisis,” Gauss says during an FIA Connect event today. “Every crisis has an end,” he continues, noting that…

Germany critical of possible U.S. sanctions against Nord Stream 2

Friday, January 11, 2019

American restrictive measures targeting the Russian gas Nord Stream 2 pipeline would be the wrong option to address a dispute over energy supply, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has noted. Canadian-British news agency Reuters reports thaton Thursday, January 10, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas criticised U.S. willingness to introduce sanctions over the $11 billion, Russian-led gas pipeline that is to be built in the Baltic Sea, which, according to the…