Prime Minister Kaja Kallas (Reform) has pursued a successful foreign policy course amid the current security crisis facing Ukraine, senior ERR journalists Anvar Samost and Huko Aaspõllu find. On the other hand, defense minister Kalle Laanet (Reform) has been irresponsible in stating that if Ukraine falls before Russia’s objectives, theContinue Reading

China’s General Administration of Customs on Wednesday officially notified Lithuania on the country’s decision to suspend imports of beef, dairy products and beer, Lithuania’s State Food and Veterinary Service told BNS. Mantas Staskevicius, head of the SFVS, says Lithuania suspended exports of animal products to China last fall after businessesContinue Reading

Finland’s agricultural sector will need state assistance to recover from a “dangerous” economic crisis, according to the Central Union of Agricultural Producers and Forest Owners (MTK). The prices of fertilizer, animal feed and energy have all risen rapidly and unpredictably during the past year, significantly increasing production costs. Furthermore, theContinue 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 global oil market is gradually recovering from the crisis caused by the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. The increase in demand for oil, followed by restrictions cancellation in different countries, is natural and causes “black gold” supply shortages. Hence the need to increase oil production by the key exporters (Saudi Arabia,Continue Reading