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Latvia’s non-citizens

On 23 March, roughly 400 people formed a non-citizens congress in the Latvian capital Riga, demanding full political rights for so-called “non-citizens”. This resulted from Latvia’s Russian minority voicing its anger over escalating institutional discrimination. Nearly 300,000 people, 13% of Latvia’s population, have non-citizen status and as a result, have special passports and restrictions placed […]

Latvia: irregular accounting

Latvia: irregular accounting

The European Commission (EC) is temporarily withholding European Union structural fund payments to Latvia due to what it described as “lax monitoring” of the country’s budget processes. The Commission justified its decision to hold back €259 million earmarked for development projects in Latvia as a warning that the government must improve its monitoring of how […]

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