Citing the need to stop "Russia's war machine," Latvia's farm minister is demanding the EU replace grain and food imports from Russia with Ukrainian goods and put sanctions on Russian grain & foodstuffs.
Latvia has become the first EU country to ban imports of agricultural products from Russia and Belarus.
The coalition is set to supply Ukraine with thousands of drones, including first-person view (FPV) drones, the UK Ministry of Defense stated.
In 2023, Russian grain imports to the EU via Latvia increased by about 80,000 tons, totaling over 380,000 metric tons.
The Insider revealed that Tatjana Ždanoka, a Latvian member of the European Parliament, has been an agent of Russian intelligence from at least 2004 to 2017, based on leaked emails.
"The main objective of the amendments to the law is to reiterate Latvia’s solidarity with Ukraine and to block any attempts by Russia to legitimize its war crimes through the sports sector," the Latvian Saeima stated.
Latvian Foreign Minister Krišjānis Kariņš said the West needs to realize Russia will not stop its war in…
The Estonian Ministry of Defense announced this development, stating that the move aims to bolster defenses and deter potential military threats.
The Russian president has expressed concern for "compatriots abroad" in Latvia
This political signal should replace rhetoric to "support Ukraine as long as it takes," Rinkēvičs said
The package additionally includes drones, SUVs, communication devices, generators, and winter gear, among other equipment.
Latvia's foreign minister stresses Russia will pursue new targets despite Ukraine outcome, given enduring imperialist ideology, necessitating long-term NATO containment strategy.
Minister of Transport of Latvia Kaspars Briškens has proposed to ban the import of Russian and Belarusian grain…
Civilian cars play a crucial role in supporting Ukrainian troops on the frontlines, facilitating swift transportation of soldiers and the evacuation of the wounded.
Latvian President and Lithuanian Prime Minister urge sanctions on goods from Russian-occupied Ukrainian areas, stressing EU cooperation and origin verification.
Edgars Rinkēvičs, the President of Latvia, made a surprise visit to Ukraine to discuss the continued supply and production of weapons and ammunition for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.
Latvian president: West must keep on providing military aid to Ukraine as “Russia plans for a long war in Ukraine”
“It will be much easier for us to keep peace in Europe if Ukraine succeeds rather than we let Ukraine down,” Edgars Rinkēvičs said.
Ukraine, England, Poland, Latvia, and Sweden oppose the readmission of Russian teams to European football.
The proposed legislative initiative aims to prohibit these vehicles within the country. Owners will have the choice to either take their cars out of the country or re-register them. Otherwise, the vehicles will be confiscated and handed to the Ukrainian army.