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Saturday, 25.04.2015, 03:21
Data of the CSB Population and Housing Census 2011 show that the average age of inhabited dwellings in Latvia is 48 years: in cities – 46 years, and in rural areas – 51 years.
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The European Union has awarded a European Heritage Label to the modernist interwar architecture of Kaunas. The decision was announced in the Official Journal of the European Union, reported BC the Kaunas City Municipality.
On April 14th 2015, Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius met with representatives of the Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe (CPJCE) as well as the Jewish Community of Lithuania and discussed further steps in the project for the conversion of Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace into a Congress Centre, informs LETA/ELTA.
Four telegrams delivered by the Lithuanian Telegram Agency ELTA back in 1920 will be sold at an auction held in Basel (Switzerland) on 15 April 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.
The question of restitution of the Jewish community's pre-war property should be solved at once, but if the current proposal is approved, the Jewish community will be in a "lose-lose" situation, as Dmitrijs Krupnikovs from the Council of the Jewish Communities of Latvia said at the Saeima Foreign Affairs Committee's meeting today, cites LETA.
Pildegovics: returning specific buildings to Jewish community would help overcome an historical injustice in Latvia
Returning specific buildings to the Latvian Jewish community would testify to Latvia's consistent policy in regard to overcoming historical injustices, Foreign Ministry State Secretary Andrejs Pildegovics said during a Saeima Foreign Affairs Committee meeting today, cites LETA.
Lithuania Post (Lietuvos pastas) has released a new postage stamp to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Lithuania's independence, reports LETA/ELTA.