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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 30.05.2015, 03:23

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Sets of 500 LTL gold coins, dedicated to Battle of Grunwald, in highest demand

Sets of 500 LTL gold coins, dedicated to Battle of Grunwald, in highest demand

25.05.2015

Market participants were attracted to the electronic auctions for the sale of numismatic items, announced by the Bank of Lithuania for the first time. At each of the seventeen auctions, 2 to 6 participants competed; a total of 64 participants registered for the auctions. Those who bid the highest price for a numismatic item won, reported BC the Bank of Lithuania.

Keyword tags: Banks, Financial Services, History, Lithuania



Latvijas Banka issues collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia

Latvijas Banka issues collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia

07.05.2015

On Thursday, 8 May, Latvijas Banka is issuing a new 5 euro silver collector coin 150 Years of Firefighting in Latvia. The coin honours the firefighters and rescuers for their professionalism and heroic acts of bravery for the good of the nation, reports BC the bank.

Ethnic minority school children in Latvia rate history textbooks as one-sided

Ethnic minority school children in Latvia rate history textbooks as one-sided

07.05.2015

Ethnic minority school pupils rate their history textbooks as "one-sided propaganda." This according to a recent survey conducted in schools on ethnic identity, reports LETA.


The oldest inhabited dwellings in Latvia – in Sabile and Cesvaine parish

The oldest inhabited dwellings in Latvia – in Sabile and Cesvaine parish

21.04.2015

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.

Kaunas gets European Heritage Label

Kaunas gets European Heritage Label

21.04.2015

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.

15.04.2015

Lithuanian PM discusses conversion of Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace with Jewish community

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.

01.04.2015

Four ELTA telegrams to be sold at auction in Switzerland

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.

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