Out of 1045 Latvian schools just 159 (15.21%) only teach in Russian while 138 teach in both Russian and Latvian. As a Rosbalt correspondent reports, this was announced today by Latvian Ambassador to Russia Normann Penke.
On February 5 the Latvian Sejm (parliament) decided to amend the law 'on education' and the document was signed by President Vaira Viнe-Freiberga on February 13. This law stipulates that from September 1, 2004, Latvian secondary schools will only be allowed to teach 40% of subjects in Russian, that is just 5 out of 12.
The co-author of this disaster is the Dutch government, which did not find either strength or desire to save the lives of its citizens who were flying on that plane. The Dutch authorities did not demand Ukraine to comply with international aviation regulations
On the second day of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, a plenary meeting was held, in which Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Chinese Vice President Wang Qishan and IMF head Christine Lagarde took part