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Tuesday, 04.08.2015, 22:51
According to the data of the Estonian population register, as of 1 August 2015, 436,576 people lived in Estonia's capital Tallinn, an increase of 2,150 people since the start of the year, the city's press agency Raepress reports, cites LETA.
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The latest UN population estimates and projections report stated that Europe's population is ageing and shrinking, and that trend applies to Estonia as well, writes LETA/National Broadcasting.
The Border Guard detained 22 illegal immigrants and four human smugglers on August 1st 2015, LETA learned from the State Border Guard.
During the next five years, until 2020, Vilnius will try to reduce the number of infants and children living in institutions; and only in the most desperate cases, if foster parents cannot be found, the children will be housed in an orphanage, Vilnius City Council reports BC.
With the plight of refugees and their status in host countries a pertinent issue these days, the Citizenship and Migration Board has some interesting facts to report, foremost being that Latvian citizenship has been granted to only five asylum seekers since 1998, reports LETA.
993,000 residents of Latvia aged 15 to 74 shop online, which constitutes 76% of all Internet users in Latvia, reports LETA, according to a study by the business consulting company Gemius.
Rezekne Mayor Aleksandrs Bartasevics (Harmony Center) believes that the second largest city in Latgale Province will be unable to accommodate refugees, as Rezekne City Council informed LETA.