Russian language newspaper to cease publishing after 23 years

  • 2014-08-06
  • From wire reports, RIGA

Latvia's oldest Russian language newspaper will cease publishing after 23 years, the ITAR-TASS news agency reports,

Bizness & Baltija, which reports business news in the Baltics, will cease publishing its print edition as of September, the firm reports.

The newspaper's editor-in-chief Andrejs Svedovs explains that the newspaper will concentrate solely on its on-line version.

''Our readers are on the Internet for quite a while now. We intend to follow our readers,'' Svedovs said.

Bizness & Baltija' has been published since 1991, and is the oldest Russian language newspaper in Latvia.