Posts tagged as Slovenia

Businessman detained in Slovenia also investigated in Lithuania

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Vidmantas Kučinskas, a Lithuanian businessman who has recently been detained in Slovenia upon Russia’s request, is also investigated in Lithuania. The founder of the Arvi business group is a suspect in a case investigated by Kaunas Regional Prosecutor’s Office. “Since we are speaking about private persons and a pre-trial investigation that is not complete, prosecution service cannot provide more information at this time,” Elena Martinonienė, a spokeswoman for Prosecutor General’s…

Lithuanian businessman detained in Slovenia under Russia’s request

Monday, July 27, 2020

Lithuanian businessman Vidmantas Kučinskas, the founder of the Arvi business group, has been detained in Slovenia over suspicions of fraud in Russia, sources have told BNS. Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs told BNS on Friday a Lithuanian citizen had been detained in Slovenia, without disclosing the person’s identity. “Due to data protection, we can only confirm that a Lithuanian citizen was detained in Slovenia on Friday. We do not provide…

Latvia bestows Cross of Recognition on Slovenian president

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

The Chapter of Orders has decided to award the Cross of Recognition First Class to Slovenian President Borut Pahor and make him Commander of the Great Cross of the Order for his services to Latvia. Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis is currently in Slovenia on a working visit. Today, he is scheduled to meet with Pahor to discuss strengthening bilateral ties, cooperation in the European Union, NATO and other international organizations,…

President Kersti Kaljulaid in Germany, Slovenia and the US this week

Monday, June 3, 2019

President Kersti Kaljulaid has a week of international visits coming up, starting in Germany, and culminating in a visit to the UN in New York. The UN meeting will coincide with the vote on the next non-permanent seat on the organization’s security council. Estonia is in the running for the spot. On Monday and Tuesday, the president is to be one of the keynote speakers at the “Day of German…

Slovenia is first NATO state to appoint female army chief

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Slovenia appointed a female officer as the head of its army on Tuesday, a first for the country and for any NATO member state. Major General Alenka Ermenc, 55, will begin her duties on Wednesday. She replaces Major General Alan Geder who was only in the post for six months after his predecessor was sacked over the country’s armed forces’ poor performance during NATO tests. Slovenian President Borut Pahor said…