Schools by language of instruction (excerpt), 2019/2020

Total Latvian Russian Dual stream Latvian/Russian Polish 2019/2020 695 542 79 63 4 1998/1999 1074 728 195 145 5 Total Ukrainian Belarusian English&French German 2019/2020 695 1 1 4 1 1998/1999 1074 1 – x – Document data: Ministry of Education and Science (MES). Link: https://www.izm.gov.lv/lv/media/4093/download , see “pa plūsmām” (by streams). Publisher’s notes: education … Continue reading "Schools by language of instruction (excerpt), 2019/2020"

“Latvia instigates linguistic genocide against Russian-speaking citizens”: summary & disproof, 2019

SUMMARY What is happening in Latvia with the Russian language is a manifestation of linguistic genocide against Russian-speaking citizens, more than 40% of the country. DISPROOF Recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative about the discrimination of Russian speakers. According to the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia, 25,2% of residents of Latvia are ethnic Russians, not 40% as … Continue reading "“Latvia instigates linguistic genocide against Russian-speaking citizens”: summary & disproof, 2019"