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The new currency still whips up feelings in Latvia

Posted: April 30, 2014 at 15:20   /   Latvia

On January 1, Latvia introduced the euro. In the run-up to the transition, public opposition was widespread. Around half of the Latvian population was adamantly against giving up the national currency. Now, four months later, many Latvians are getting used to the euro and some even stress its benefits. Yet public concerns have anything but […]

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