Latvia in brief - 2003-11-27

  • 2003-11-27
A recent poll by the SKDS pollster revealed that over 30 percent of Latvia's population would like to live in the West. People from the countryside and aged 18 - 30 showed the strongest inclination to move abroad.Pensioners in Latvia receive the lowest pension from their governments among all EU accession countries. The average pensioner in Latvia receives 92 euros a month, while Lithuania's retirees follow closely behind at 94 euros per month. Slovenia and Cyprus had the highest pensions among the 10 accession states.Parliament is considering passing a law regulating donations to political...
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