Posts tagged as picket

Armenian community in Rīga holds picket in protest against war

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

The Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, which erupted last weekend with new force, also worries local Armenian and Azerbaijani communities. The Latvian Armenian cultural center held a picket September 29 in Bastejkalns, calling for an immediate cessation of the conflict. On Tuesday, September 29, around a hundred Armenian community representatives and their friends gathered in Bastejkalns to walk slowly to the Azerbaijani embassy. “All the Armenians who have come here want no warfare. We…

Nearly 400 corruption crimes registered in 2018 in Estonia

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Altogether 378 corruption crimes were registered in Estonia in 2018, the largest number of which occurred in the state sector, the Ministry of Justice said. Last year, the biggest number of corruption crimes were found in the state sector, followed by the private sector and local governments, Ministry of Justice spokesperson Maria-Elisa Tuulik told BNS. According to the ministry, over half of the local government incidents were related to bribes…