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Latvia Will Not Issue Work Visas to Russians

Latvia Will Not Issue Work Visas to Russians

The Saeima in the final reading approved amendments to the Immigration Law, which tighten the conditions for extending residence permits for Russian citizens, as well as introducing a de facto ban on issuing visas to

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Latvia Will Not Issue Humanitarian Visas to Russians

Latvia Will Not Issue Humanitarian Visas to Russians

Due to security reasons, Latvia will not issue humanitarian or other types of visas to those Russian citizens who avoid mobilization, nor will it change the border crossing restrictions for Russian citizens with Schengen visas

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Latvia Restricts the Entry of Russians as of 19 September

Latvia Restricts the Entry of Russians as of 19 September

According to the order adopted by the Cabinet of Ministers on 8 September 2022, as of Monday, 19 September, the entry of citizens of the Russian Federation, holders of short-term Schengen visas, into the Republic

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Latvia Plans to Limit the Use of the Russian Language

Latvia Plans to Limit the Use of the Russian Language

The Department of Justice is currently working on the Bilingualism Restriction Act, which provides for restrictions on the use of the Russian language in workplaces and public places. This law could be a continuation of

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Latvia Offers Free Trips and Vehicle Registration for Ukrainian Refugees

Latvia Offers Free Trips and Vehicle Registration for Ukrainian Refugees

Ukrainian refugees who have arrived in Latvia are provided with free travel on regional buses and trains. Requirements for receiving postal items, using vehicles registered in Ukraine and registering in the Register of Taxi Drivers,

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Latvia Changes Entry Rules: No Vaccination or Test Certificate Is Required

Latvia Changes Entry Rules: No Vaccination or Test Certificate Is Required

From 1 April 2022, the requirement to present an interoperable vaccination or recovery certificate or a negative COVID-19 test certificate for entry into Latvia has been revoked. Hence, this requirement will only apply to travellers

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Latvia Is Closed for Russians

Latvia Is Closed for Russians

Latvia might significantly limit the issuance of temporary residence permits to citizens of Russia, the Interior Minister tweeted on March 23. "I have tasked the Interior Ministry to prepare amendments so Latvia stops issuing new

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Latvia Close Sky to All Flights Related to Russia and Its Nationals

Latvia Close Sky to All Flights Related to Russia and Its Nationals

In addition to the air traffic restrictions adopted on Saturday, 26 February, the state agency Civil Aviation Agency issued a new air navigation information statement this night prohibiting the use of Latvian airspace for aircraft

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Latvia Lifts Entry Ban

Latvia Lifts Entry Ban

Yesterday, June 15, the government of Latvia revoked a number of requirements for entry into Latvia if an individual can prove by means of a digital certificate that he or she is vaccinated against Covid-19

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DHL Latvia Will Be Built at Riga Airport

DHL Latvia Will Be Built at Riga Airport

With the symbolic first shovel, on Wednesday, 10 June, the construction of the regional complex of DHL Latvia was started at Riga Airport. The centre will be among the most advanced express shipment handling and

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Latvia to Suspend Rail Passenger Service

Latvia to Suspend Rail Passenger Service

Taking into account the decision made by the Cabinet of Ministers ( Latvia ) on Saturday, March 14, to close the state border for international passenger transportation in connection with measures to halt the spread

Destinations
Baltic Fall: 5 Under the Radar Attractions in the Baltic States

Baltic Fall: 5 Under the Radar Attractions in the Baltic States

While the Baltic States of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia keep travellers busy at any season, autumn is the best time to avoid crowds and discover seasonal attractions. This fall, those who want to enrich their

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Latvia Among European Leaders in Increasing Air Passenger Numbers

Latvia Among European Leaders in Increasing Air Passenger Numbers

Latvia was ranked third among European countries with the fastest growing number of passengers in April, according to the latest report by the Airport Council International (ACI) on air traffic in Europe (ACI EUROPE Airport

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Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to Develop 5G Corridor

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to Develop 5G Corridor

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia today signed a memorandum of understanding for the 'Via Baltica - North' initiative to develop an experimental 5G cross-border corridor where self-driving vehicles can be tested. Many other European countries have

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The World’s Top 10 Greenest Nations

The World’s Top 10 Greenest Nations

As research into climate change continues, it only ever becomes clearer that greenhouse gases, waste products, and deforestation are all having a major effect on the welfare of our planet. And despite the rise in