A Swedish tech consultant has been handed a three-year jail sentence for selling information about truckmaker Scania to Russia. Prosecutors said the 47-year-old man’s actions could have compromised Sweden’s national security. It was the first espionage trial in the country in 18 years. The man was arrested in February 2019Continue Reading

In Latvia, every citizen and permanent resident has to have the right to open a bank account, otherwise one of a person’s democratic freedoms is not respected, says Saeima opposition legislator Jānis Urbanovičs. According to him, since the Latvian financial sector control institutions and procedures have experienced a far-reaching reformContinue Reading

The European Court of Human Rights’ rulings might encourage some lawyers or organizations to seek financial gain and this way unconsciously assist the Minsk regime, Laurynas Kasciunas, chairman of the Lithuanian parliamentary Committee on National Security and Defense, says. In his interview with the national radio LRT on Wednesday, KasciunasContinue Reading

As Latvia prepares to introduce a bottle deposit system in 2022, the first five bottle deposit return machines have been erected in five shops in Riga and Ventspils. This week, the company SIA Tomra Collection Latvia has begun setting up bottle deposit return machines called ‘taromāts’ in Latvian in theContinue Reading