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Thursday, 17.04.2014, 21:36
A rally took place at the Latvian Embassy in Russia propagating Latgale as part of Russia, LETA was informed by Zigmars Zilgalvis, the second secretary at the embassy.
Keyword tags: Baltic States – CIS, Latvia, Legislation, Society
Over 10,000 operating location based stores have been registered in the Estonian economic activities registry, meaning that there is one store per around every 100 people, Äripäev Online's commerce news portal reports, cites LETA.
As less than 7 month remains until the planned introduction of the euro in Lithuania, more than a half of companies began preparations for the euro changeover, while residents are more passive in preparing for the euro, informs LETA/ELTA.
Lithuanian citizens, who have signed for land sale ban to foreigners, are being prosecuted. The police are set at them, informed LETA/ELTA, referring to Respublika.
In March 2014, 3 out of 5 (59%) Lithuanians said that in their opinion housing prices would increase in the short run. 21% of residents expected that housing prices in the coming 12 months would remain the same, while 9% of those polled thought that housing prices in Lithuania would decline, a survey commissioned by SEB bank revealed, cites LETA/ELTA.
A study conducted by the Finnish social insurance board indicated that from around 60,000 Estonians who worked in Finland in 2013, 70% paid their social insurance taxes there, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevicius hopes that lawmakers will manage to "find a dignified solution" to the issue of writing names and surnames in Latin characters, as well as those which are missing from the Lithuanian alphabet, informs LETA/ELTA.