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Thursday, 24.04.2014, 12:58
Cyclists in Riga are planning to participate in the cycling event called "Critical Mass" on May 1. It is an unsanctioned mass event where they will embark on spontaneously chosen routes throughout the streets of Riga, informs LETA.
According to Statistics Estonia, 3,164 live births were registered in Estonia in the first three months of the year 2014, which is the lowest result at least since 2006, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The most popular movie in Estonian cinemas in 2013 was U.S. movie "Despicable Me 2", which 96,719 people went to see, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
In the first quarter this year 5068 newborns were registered in the country, which is 358 babies more than in the first three months of 2013. Provisional data of the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia show that, in March 1694 babies were registered in the country – 164 newborns more than in March 2013.
Estonian Market Research Institute (EMRI) alcohol market study indicates that the alcohol consumption of Estonian inhabitants decreased slightly in 2013, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
2013 was the record year for ombudsmen of Lithuania's Parliament who received 1,846 complaints, the most in the last seven years, informs LETA/ELTA.
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.