Posts tagged as parties

Richness of Life demanding recount of e-votes

Friday, March 8, 2019

The Richness of Life Party (ERE) on Wednesday filed a complaint with the National Electoral Committee demanding that electronic votes cast in the 2019 Riigikogu election be recounted. E-votes were counted on the night of 3 March, with the results being entered into the elections information system, but these results were not signed, the party noted in a press release. The official results were confirmed following a recount, signed by…

Ten parties, 18 independents registered for 2019 general election

Friday, January 18, 2019

Thursday evening 18.00 EST was the deadline for Estonia’s parties and Riigikogu hopefuls to submit their nominations for the 2019 general election on 3 March. Eight parties handed in full lists, including all those currently in the Riigikogu. Parties The Reform Party, Centre Party, Social Democratic Party (SDE), the Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE), Pro Patria, the Estonian Greens, Estonia 200 and the Free Party each submitted a full…

Estonian minister: Democracies have not been able to deal with post-truth world

Saturday, December 29, 2018

One of the reasons behind the wave of populism that has engulfed countries of the West is the inability of democracies to deal with the post-truth world and an information space functioning in a new way, Estonian Foreign Minister Sven Mikser told BNS in an end-of-year interview. “I believe that the complete change in the information space that we live in plays a very big role in this,” Mikser said…

Latvian parties remain cautious after second day of government talks; five parties continue talks

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Parties elected to the 13th Saeima remain cautious after the second day of government formation talks. Political powers remain reluctant to reveal the composition of the potential government. Five parties continue government formation talks – New Conservative Party, KPV LV, National Alliance ‘All for Latvia!’ – ‘For Fatherland and Freedom/LNNK’, New Unity and Attīstībai/Par. NCP has completed its round of talks with all political parties. The party has also made it…

Inside Sex Island parties: What REALLY happens in secretive drug raves with unlimited booze and prostitutes

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Operated by Good Girls Co, Sex Island trip consists of four days at a secret location, where guests are allowed to take drugs and have access to unlimited booze, sex and meals. A sex-fest holiday offering ‘unlimited’ sex with a choice of 60 ‘drug-friendly’ prostitutes is returning after sparking outrage last year. But what REALLY happens inside the drug-fuelled extravaganza? Operated by Good Girls Co, the trip consists of four…

Seven parties may get elected to 13th Saeima – September poll

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Harmony remains the most popular political party in Latvia in September, followed by the Union of Greens and Farmers and KPV LV party; in total, seven parties appear to have a chance of getting elected to the 13th Saeima, according to a public opinion survey carried out by Delfi portal and Kantar TNS company. 14.9 percent of respondents said that they would vote for Harmony, 9.8 percent said they would…

Police dispatching hundreds of officers to 2018 Weekend Festival

Saturday, August 18, 2018

The Police and Border Guard are dispatching several hundred officers to this year’s Weekend Festival in Pärnu. Several ten thousand visitors are expected to attend the 70 concerts and parties of the festival. According to Andres Sinimeri, in command of Pärnu’s police station, local law enforcement is backed up with several hundred officers, cadets and assistant police officers from Estonia as well as colleagues from Latvia, Lithuania, and Finland. Police…