Latvia: Defense Ministry to focus on army modernization and cyber security in 2021

The main objectives of Latvia’s defense sector for 2021 will be modernization of the country’s army and enhancement of its cyber security, according to the legislative draft on the 2021 state budget. Defense Ministry’s planned expenditures for 2020 reach EUR 548,332,786, whereas next year’s expenditures are EUR 693,521,903. It is planned to spend EUR 201,863,149…

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Ukraine: passenger traffic down in January-September 2020

The number of passengers serviced by Ukrainian transport companies in January-September decreased by 54.4% (2.2-fold) YoY, to 37.1 billion passenger-kilometers, according to the data provided by the State Statistics Service of Ukraine. Over the reporting period, 1.90 billion passengers used the services of domestic transport companies, down by 40%. In particular, the number of passengers…

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Kazakhstan: 386 new houses built in Maktaaral

386 new houses were built in the flood-hit Maktaaral district, the press service of the Governor of Turkestan region reported. A new micro-district was built in Myrzakent village, destroyed houses were repaired in the flood-affected region. 386 families celebrate today housewarming. The Kazakh Vice Premier, Roman Sklyar, Uzbek Water Management Minister Shavkat Khamrayev and Governor…

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