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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Sunday, 11.12.2016, 11:59

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Two thirds of minorities feel close ties with Latvia

Two thirds of minorities feel close ties with Latvia

08.12.2016

Two thirds or 67% of minorities living in Latvia feel close ties with the country, according to a study conducted by the Baltic Institute of Social Sciences "Minority Participation in Democratic Processes in Latvia", reports LETA.

Keyword tags: Analytics, Demography, Lithuania, Society



Government should do more to support Latvians living in Ireland

Government should do more to support Latvians living in Ireland

07.12.2016

While tackling remigration matters, the government should also do more to support Latvians who live in Ireland, as Latvian Ambassador to Ireland Gints Apals said at a meeting of Saeima Citizenship, Migration and Social Cohesion Committee today writes LETA.

Savisaar sought money for party from Russia in 2014

Savisaar sought money for party from Russia in 2014

07.12.2016

- The former leader of the Center Party, Edgar Savisaar, searched for opportunities as recently as in 2014 to get money for the Center Party's pre-election campaign from the Kremlin sponsored ruling party of Russia, Postimees said in its Wednesday edition citing LETA/BNS.


Lithuania's rate of smokers above EU average - Eurostat

Lithuania's rate of smokers above EU average - Eurostat

07.12.2016

The average share of smokers of cigarettes in Lithuania is higher than that in the rest of the European Union, Eurostat said on Wednesday.

Estonian farm minister resigns after less than 2 weeks on the job

Estonian farm minister resigns after less than 2 weeks on the job

06.12.2016

Estonia's Minister of Rural Affairs Martin Repinski handed his letter of resignation to Prime Minister Juri Ratas on Tuesday, less than two weeks after the new government was sworn in on Nov. 23, reports LETA/BNS,


06.12.2016

Integration and European values: challenges abound

The European Commission quite regularly invites religious representatives from churches and religious associations, spiritual communities and philosophical and non-confessional organisations for high-level meetings and working level discussions. At the present migration crisis, it is really highly important.

06.12.2016

One-tenth of Lithuanians want to emigrate for good

Almost one-tenth of the Lithuanian population say they would like to leave the country for good and nearly one-third want to emigrate temporarily, according to a poll published by the Delfi.lt news website on Tuesday writes LETA/BNS.

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