“For a long time I could not find the prologue to the events that radically changed my life and made it almost unbearable. Until I analysed a huge number of piled up documents and happened to see a consistent plot. But all I want is to have my life back.”
(Inara Vilkaste, Riga-born entrepreneur)
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Finding place to live in Riga became slightly more affordable than previously in the first quarter of the year, according to fresh data from Swedbank. According to the bank's regular 'Housing Affordability Index', in Riga, the HAI increased by 2.1 points because wage growth outpaced apartment price growth. "The time needed to save for a down payment increased over the past year by
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a recently released report that Latvia should review inefficient elements of its tax regime. According to the report, Improving public sector efficiency for more inclusive growth in Latvia, there is scope to improve tax efficiency by lowering taxes on labor income and improving tax compliance. The report said that the com
"Where are all the young people?" That might reasonably be the cry in Latvia soon with new figures from the national statistics office showing that the nations youth is disappearing at the alarming rate of nearly 6% per year. According to data released Wednesday by the Central Statistical Bureau, at the beginning of 2015 there were 277,000 young people aged 13 to 25 in Latvia. Of t
The planned railroad repairs in Russia might result in a loss of a couple of millions of euros to the Latvian state-owned railway company Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railway), said Aivars Straksas, the acting CEO of Latvijas Dzelzcels on Monday. If the freight traffic from Russia is not stopped completely, the loss to Latvijas Dzelzcels would be a couple of millions of euros which is not a sign
Latvia and Lithuania desperately wanted to get closer with Europe. However, since 2004, when the two small Baltic nations finally became part of the European Union (EU), their population has decreased significantly as a result of a large-scale migration westwards, Israeli newspaper Nrg Maariv reported. When the Baltic States became part of the EU, the leaders of Latvia and Lithuania h
One day a successful businesswoman finds herself in the middle of a criminal plot: Extortion, arson, a disappeared lawyer and shady investigations became the unintended daily business of Inara Vilkaste. She got involved in dozens of legal proceedings. There is no evidence against her, but the threats never stopped.
After years of fighting in her home country she took her case to the European Court of Human Rights. She keeps courageously following her path to find her way back to a normal life!
Video message by Inara Vilkaste
2013/06/25 Inara Vilkaste addresses the Council of Europe regarding the unlawful actions of KNAB (Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau) ...more
2013/03/14 Attorney-in-law: The identical testimonies given by the employees of the Corruption Prevention and Combating Bureau (KNAB) fuel suspicions of inadequate investigation process...more
2013/03/11 The case against Ināra Vilkaste’s 76-year-old housekeeper will be reviewed in court...more
2013/02/28 Vilkaste demands a 10 year prison sentence to Štālbergs in a court appeal...more