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- Chas reports that Russian speaking people in Latvia are competitive
Recently, the Saeima adopted amendments to the Administrative Violations Code stipulating increaseof the administrative fine for not using Latvian language at work. According to the article, seventeen institutions that coordinate language policy and the tough language policy itself make Russian speaking people in Latvia more competitive. Some of the Russian speaking students know at least three languages (Russian, Latvian and English), meanwhile some Latvian students speak two languages (Latvian and English). Chas