NB As at end-2019, Latvia’s stateless – 216,851 – form 41.1 % of Europe’s (including Russia and Ukraine, excluding Turkey) stateless population (528,007). See p. 54 at https://www.rosalux.de/fileadmin/rls_uploads/pdfs/sonst_publikationen/atlasofthestateless2020_web_201021.pdf
[..] 2. Political System and Restoration of Independence of the State [..] 2.5. The PFL stands for the receival of citizenship by the permanent residents of Latvia, who declare their willingness to obtain Latvian citizenship and who unequivocally bind their destiny with the state of Latvia. [..] 3. Human Rights [..] 3.6. The human rights … Continue reading "Popular Front of Latvia programme (excerpts), 1989"
[table above, on the right] DISTRIBUTION OF PRE-SCHOOLS BY LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION, as at end of 1987 Number of pre-schools Number of pupils, thsd. Total In urban areas In rural areas Total In urban areas In rural areas All pre-schools 1057 690 367 141.6 112.7 28.9 Among those, with the following language of instruction: Latvian … Continue reading "Late Soviet statistics on education and culture in Latvia (excerpts), 1988"