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They dropped the armor ...

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Our regiment has arrived, ”said the members of the so-called Eurozone, the territorial aggregate of the states of the European Union, which use such a“ national ”currency as the euro. Since January 1, 2014, Latvia has become the next (18) member of the eurozone. Immediately after the first salvos of the New Year's salute in Riga, Daugavpils, Jurmala and other Latvian cities, people decided to go to the ATMs to check whether it is possible to withdraw their savings or the rest of the bank card in euros without problems. It turned out that the European "brothers" and the Latvian authorities themselves did not deceive the ordinary citizens of the republic - Latvia entered the euro zone, and ATMs began to "spit" exclusively with a single European currency.


They dropped the armor ...


That inhabitants of Latvia could exchange armor available at them for euro, the authorities gave two weeks. After 14 in January of 2014, Latvia will finally be left without lats, and those people who, for some reason, within the next week will not have time to exchange their savings in lats for a new currency for Latvia, by fate will become owners of beautiful colored pieces of paper and specular coins, not subject to conversion, and lost the opportunity to "walk" in the country. If a resident of Latvia has time to place his lats in a bank account before the date specified above, the funds will automatically be converted into euro currency at the designated central bank of Latvia: 1 lat equals 1,426 euro. Yes, thousandths are present ...

This situation was the cause of this hype. And the beginning of the hype was laid even before Latvia officially switched to the euro. Latvian citizens literally attacked local banks, showing a desire to either open a deposit in lats or to replenish an existing bank account. Due to this, in Latvia only in November-December, the volume of deposits of individuals increased by almost 8%. This served to significantly improve the situation in the Latvian economy, and by the end of the year gave the Latvian authorities an opportunity to report to European partners at significant economic growth rates: the EU record was about 4,3%. What is the basis of such a record is a separate issue, and as you can see, the basis of growth is far from the development of local industry or the modernization of the banking sector itself ...

After entering the eurozone, the growth rates of individuals' deposits in Latvia slowed down significantly. It says that those people who managed to place the “stale” in their “stockings” lats on deposits before the onset of 2014 began to withdraw the funds placed - of course, in euros. And those Latvians who did not have time to put bank accounts into bank accounts are now trying to make an exchange in a more accessible way - through ATMs. But the fact is that such efforts lead to a number of difficulties. Already, not all banks provide full operation of ATMs. In other words, the volumes of euros loaded in them are not enough for every citizen to make an exchange without much excitement, and therefore at the beginning of the week the Latvian banks expect another influx of people who could not make an exchange outside the walls of banks.

This would seem to lead to a new leap in the Latvian economy, but neither European nor Latvian economists expect anything like it. What are the reasons for such pessimism? It turned out that simultaneously with the introduction of the euro in Latvia, there was an artificial increase in prices. The artificiality lies in the fact that the marked rate of 1,426 euros for lat, it is simply impossible to implement in retail sales. Most of the sellers, not wanting to incur losses associated with losses when exchanging one currency for another (the sellers of goods and services in Latvia are already obliged to issue delivery in Latvia only in euro), went in a simple way - rounding prices towards higher prices for products. In other words, a product that costs, for example, 3 lat, in euro should cost 4,278 - there are thousandths, to which sellers add values ​​to make the amount more acceptable for mutual settlements. Instead of 4,278 euro, 4,28 euro appears already. However, this is not the limit for rounding, because hardly anyone will be looking for a Eurocent transfer to 2 today in Latvia, and therefore, where there were 4,28 euros, 4,3 or even 4,5 euros appear. Thus, it turns out that even cheap products based on conversion are artificially added to the price of 4-5%. That is, if the Latvian economy won in talks about the upcoming exchange of lats for the euro, then on a real (successful) exchange, the European emission centers ultimately win, and this in turn hits the ordinary Latvian taxpayer.

As soon as the Latvians began to realize that the transition to the euro led to price increases, many immediately decided to compensate for their losses. Compensation is carried out in a peculiar way: people hurried to neighboring Lithuania, which has not yet switched to the euro, and in which prices for most goods turned out to be lower than those in Latvia. Edition Delphi tells that in the cities in the north of Lithuania (part of the country adjacent to Latvia) in the first days of the new year there is a real invasion of Latvians who are ready to buy virtually everything: food, clothing, fuel. A sort of Baltic shopping for savings.

When switching over to the euro of neighboring Estonia (it was in 2011), the authorities of this state managed not to aggravate the situation connected with the conversion. Prices, of course, also increased, but they were able to compensate for the increase in wages. True, in the end it turned out that such goodness for the Estonian population turned into an increase in the volumes of Tallinn’s loan obligations to the large European economy, but this is what Estonia doesn’t like to spread about today.

Whether compensation for losses in the real solvency of the population of Latvia through European loans will be possible. But it is also possible that as soon as the third Baltic “sister” - Lithuania - enters the euro zone, Europe will force all three “sisters” to pay the bills. Like Greece, like Portugal ... Will there be by that time the strength to pay off debts in the same Latvian economy? If there is no “big Latvian miracle”, connected with the revival of production, including agricultural production (which, frankly, is hard to believe), then Latvia will be asked to repeat the options already worked out by Brussels, Berlin and Paris. It is possible to repeat the Cyprus option, when deposits in today's popular Latvian banks will simply be taken away (in one or another percentage ratio) in favor of the same Brussels, Paris and Berlin. There are all prerequisites for this, because Latvia has signed documents on the actual refusal to conduct its own financial policy. That is, finance in Latvia since 1 of January of this year is controlled by a completely non-Latvian central bank ... Today, interest in Latvian banks is artificially heated, so that later (when the money supply of deposits reaches an acceptable level for Brussels), the EU has removed financial cream from Latvia, using Latvia as a new bait for investors.
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  1. andrei332809
    andrei332809 6 January 2014 10: 21
    +33
    Well, the flag in their hands and a drum on the neck. only, probably, now there will be even more squeak towards Russia - they have become even more independent. ugh ...
    1. domokl
      domokl 6 January 2014 11: 48
      +12
      I agree. The Baltic states really wanted to become full Europeans. Now they have become. What is the price, this is their business. For the people, in the person of the governments of these countries it was just that. Now people let them pay ...
      1. Kasym
        Kasym 6 January 2014 13: 15
        +26
        The whole problem of the Baltic republics is that the officials of the State Department who emigrated there in the first half of the 20th century are in power. Such Saakashvili does not fit a candle - these problems are and will continue to be created out of the blue. It is correct that the Russian Federation is economically turning away from them - let them get stuck in their "swamp". I liked how one Finn wrote about Finland's position in the EU and writes that she was the most independent ... as part of the Russian Empire (Arguments of the Week). hi
        1. domokl
          domokl 6 January 2014 13: 23
          +6
          Quote: Kasym
          The whole problem of the Baltic republics, that the State Department’s stooges are in power,

          laughing It’s interesting, but who chose these proteges for power? The lunatics? Who voted at re-referenda for accession to the EU?
          the simplest one so here, the Americans are to blame ... but not how much .... the Balts themselves wanted this ...
          1. Kasym
            Kasym 6 January 2014 14: 00
            +8
            Alexander, how did Saakashvili, Yushchenko and Co come to power? Just the Balts themselves were happy about it. fellow ... Let them rejoice further. We'll have to wait for the "booze to pass and a sober hangover." hi .
            1. Kasym
              Kasym 6 January 2014 14: 18
              +14
              Vaira Vike-Freiberga - President of Latvia 1999-2007 Canadian citizen.
              Adamkus Valdas - President of Lithuania 1998-2003,2004-2009 US citizen.
              Thomas Hendrik Ilves - President of Estonia since 2006 US citizen.
              All these persons were born, grew and lived abroad of the USSR. hi
            2. domokl
              domokl 6 January 2014 14: 30
              +6
              Quote: Kasym
              Alexander, how did Saakashvili, Yushchenko and Co come to power

              No matter how ridiculous it sounds, but they all came to power on the crest of popular trust and love ... It’s popular. Or again, did the Americans make the people choose?
              What will happen next, many of us do not think. Russia through this forgave, having voted in due time not with her head but with her heart ...
              1. Kasym
                Kasym 6 January 2014 14: 50
                +4
                "... Precisely the people's." - I agree, but nobody canceled the "interests of America". And the same Vaira herself confessed about her contacts with the State Department before the elections. Alexander, do you really think that these persons did not come to power through the State Department and Western election money? The United States will not miss such an opportunity to annoy the Russian Federation. Definitely.
              2. vkrav
                vkrav 7 January 2014 12: 55
                0
                Quote: domokl
                but they all came to power on the crest of popular trust and love ... It’s popular.

                Are you sure you haven't got excited? An attempt to choose a less smelly piece from a heap of shit - now this is called "people's trust"? And about love - somehow too much ...
                1. domokl
                  domokl 8 January 2014 12: 42
                  +1
                  Quote: vkrav
                  ? Trying to choose a less smelly piece from a pile of shit - now it's called "popular trust"

                  But I remember the demonstrations in Tbilisi or Kiev, on which the people were yelling-Give !!! And the second, a lot of crap from which the deputies appear, this is the very people. Position-I’m not like that, this is the position of a coward ... Either in power, or vote and choose the one you love ...
              3. CALL.
                CALL. 9 January 2014 03: 44
                0
                Quote: domokl
                trust and love


                And if you say a little differently: - programmed by the Media (Disinformation), popular trust and love for the image and promises of the new president.
                In the USSR, this has already passed. Do not blame yourself, all of us are brazenly and cynically deceived and continue to deceive. Now it’s important to understand !!!
          2. calocha
            calocha 6 January 2014 14: 32
            +2
            All is well-thought out CIA actions, where the people are bargaining chips.
        2. Clegg
          Clegg 6 January 2014 13: 27
          +2
          Quote: Kasym
          I liked how one Finn wrote about Finland’s position in the EU and writes that it was the most independent ... within the Russian Empire

          This is of course interesting
          but
          Quote: Kasym
          (Arguments of the Week)

          the source makes you wonder if there was a Finn?)))))
          1. Kasym
            Kasym 6 January 2014 13: 54
            +3
            I do not remember the number of the newspaper, but the end of the year. Somewhere No. 45-49 for the last year on the last page of the issue. Do you really think that I'm lying? hi
            1. Clegg
              Clegg 6 January 2014 17: 21
              +2
              Quote: Kasym
              Do you really think that I'm lying?

              No, I do not doubt you. But the newspaper may have composed history in the best traditions of the Soviet agitation industry))))
          2. K9_SWAT
            K9_SWAT 6 January 2014 22: 38
            +1
            Original (like) www.notum.info/news/politika/finskij-deputat-v-sostave-rossijskoj-imperii-finlya
            ndiya-byila-bolee-nezavisimoj-chem-v-es
        3. de klermon
          de klermon 6 January 2014 21: 05
          +4
          Well, firstly, not the State Department, but Hitler, judging by the marches of their national "veterans";
          and secondly, dropping armor no matter how they stick together flippers!!!
          1. Arkan
            Arkan 7 January 2014 09: 55
            +1
            "glued the fins"

            The revival of the Latvian economy is available - the release of equipment for diving!
        4. not good
          not good 7 January 2014 23: 13
          0
          So you can call the Finns in the vehicle, but they won’t go, who will let them go now, the cow is still milking. laughing
      2. SRC P-15
        SRC P-15 7 January 2014 11: 14
        +5
        Quote: domokl
        . At what cost is their business

        Having taken the euro, dropping the armor, get ready to sew patches!
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      4. Simon
        Simon 7 January 2014 23: 14
        +2
        In, in! A two-way EURO stick and any end of this stick hits the Latvian people. Well, that the people themselves wanted to live in the eurozone, now let them pull the strap, the year of the horse has begun!
      5. SERGEY 59
        SERGEY 59 8 January 2014 17: 28
        +5
        Quote: domokl
        I agree. The Baltic states really wanted to become full Europeans. Now they have become. What is the price, this is their business. For the people, in the person of the governments of these countries it was just that. Now people let them pay ...

        DO NOT RESPOND FOR ALL BALTS. I AM RUSSIAN. AND NO ONE ASKED ME
        1. vlad767
          vlad767 9 January 2014 02: 12
          +2
          Exactly. For example, I do not even have the right to vote (because a non-citizen). And as for the euro, they did not ask anyone at all. Most were against it.
    2. Vitaly Anisimov
      Vitaly Anisimov 6 January 2014 12: 00
      +2
      Judging by the sugary smiles and faces .. tried them for sure))) laughing
    3. Kibalchish
      Kibalchish 6 January 2014 12: 05
      +5
      They dropped the armor ... First read "They glued the flippers together" Soon Balts flippers glue wassat
      1. Sid.74
        Sid.74 6 January 2014 14: 10
        +2
        Quote: Kibalchish
        "They glued the flippers together"

        No wrong "They dropped the armor" laughing
    4. Rif
      Rif 6 January 2014 12: 25
      +11
      They never "depended on anything", their "offended" then Molotov and Ribentrop were offended, then someone else, and they themselves are "white, white, fluffy, fluffy", and they also have "negros", and The "occupation" industry and agriculture were destroyed as a class, this cursed legacy did not let their owners sleep. Well, now they are complete independent gay Europeans, nothing depends on them completely.
      1. calocha
        calocha 6 January 2014 14: 34
        +4
        They were still teffftones in the Middle Ages.)))
    5. AVV
      AVV 6 January 2014 14: 52
      +1
      They became even more dependent on European gnomes !!! What they dreamed about, they got it !!! Let them go to their independence only from whom? Not citizens will suffer anymore, from sprat-like authorities and Western homocracy !!! These are the values ​​that Western civilization carries !!!
    6. Sakmagon
      Sakmagon 6 January 2014 20: 59
      +8
      ... were able to exchange their lats for the euro ...


      AWL ON THE SOAP .. Money...

      This is money!
    7. Namejs
      Namejs 8 January 2014 01: 34
      0
      This is a big success for Latvia. In order to drive the euro, Latvia had to be subject to strict criteria for both deficit and inflation, etc.
      And it was possible after the most severe crisis of 2009-2010 ... It is rather prestigious as it means that the Latvian economy meets quite high criteria.

      Prices really jumped though not as dramatic. For this, the specific pluses are as follows - exporters will benefit from foreign exchange conversions and the state in paying off external debts.

      And so, of course, I feel sorry for it; it was a great value both in a bouvcable and figurative sense. I don’t know yet which currency would be more expensive. 1 lats is 1,4 euros, it is almost two dollars, 15 Swedish kronor, 5 Lithuanian litas and if I am unmistakable 18 rubles.

      And in the end, the euro is not a fish but a fishing rod - if you skillfully use the advantages of a single currency, this will compensate for the remaining disadvantages and you can achieve more success. And this is a question of the effectiveness of the state apparatus and politicians.

      1. CHILD
        CHILD 8 January 2014 13: 58
        +1
        Your words, yes, to God’s ears))))) and I even believe that for someone the euro is a fishing rod)))) only as if you shouldn’t see this fishing rod ... it’s not very time-consuming, although for Europe it is a victory after Ukrainians (and there are still those who wish to integrate ...), but for Latvia? ...we will see...
        1. Namejs
          Namejs 8 January 2014 17: 28
          -2
          You obviously don’t really know how the EU functions if you say such things.
          Well, for example, do you know what functions the Parliament of the EU or the European Commission will fulfill? Or how are the finances distributed ...
          1. CHILD
            CHILD 8 January 2014 22: 38
            +2
            Well, if you hope to get more from there than to give, then I suspect you will be surprised)))))) here you are not the Soviet Union, here you will not be given for nothing))))) what are you hoping for? ))) ..... and then they will let you around the world like Cyprus)))))
          2. Deniska
            Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 33
            +2
            They are distributed simply: on the basis of who works, he eats! And if your economy is stronger than German, French, Italian ... then you will live in chocolate;)
            1. Namejs
              Namejs 10 January 2014 19: 24
              0
              Only Latvia gets more than it invests ...
              1. Chertkov Oleg
                Chertkov Oleg 12 January 2014 14: 57
                +1
                Holy simplicity, and in Russian, simplicity is worse than theft.
  2. Skiff
    Skiff 6 January 2014 10: 29
    +8
    Well, they dropped their pants a long time ago, they put their teeth on the shelf, they seemed to have lost their brains, what else remains, do not tell me?
    1. datur
      datur 6 January 2014 11: 19
      +4
      [quote = Skiff] Well, they dropped their pants a long time ago, put their teeth on a shelf, like they lost their brains, what else remains to be said? ------- sprats !!!!! wassat laughing
      1. domokl
        domokl 6 January 2014 11: 51
        +6
        Quote: datur
        brains seem to have lost, what else remains do not tell me? ------- sprats !!!!! wassat laughing

        Sucks know the situation lol Sprats in Latvia are now made according to European standards. instead of a real smokehouse, there are tanks with artificial smoke. And now they are forced to eat their sprats themselves laughing
        1. Sergh
          Sergh 6 January 2014 23: 23
          +5
          Quote: domokl
          Now they are forced to eat their sprats and eat it themselves

          True said! Now I ran to the kitchen, looked specifically (one can after N. was left), so the manufacturer is Nizhny Novgorod, ul. St. Petersburg, 104.
          1. Deniska
            Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 35
            0
            Before the euro, their sprats were more expensive than ours (due to delivery) and now multiply by 1.426 ...
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    3. Kibalchish
      Kibalchish 6 January 2014 12: 01
      +8
      They dropped the armor ...... left to hoof wassat laughing lol

  3. svp67
    svp67 6 January 2014 10: 29
    +2
    They dropped the armor ...
    and soon the last pants will be taken off ...
    1. Rurikovich
      Rurikovich 6 January 2014 10: 58
      +9
      Considering that the media and power are by no means in the hands of the people, we will all "know" only that everything is OK in Courland and everyone is insanely happy with the entry into the "euro" zone. Ha.ha.ha.
      1. calocha
        calocha 6 January 2014 14: 36
        +2
        It’s time to think again and take all the media in the hands of the State in Russia !!! We’ve left not far from them ..... (
  4. major071
    major071 6 January 2014 10: 55
    +13
    Well, now you can drive up to them on a s (r) ana horseradish goat. Europeans are 200%. Now they climbed into the behind (d) nitsu called "European Union" together with their heads. Well, now let de (r) mo sniff in full, as they say - with full breasts.
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 37
      +1
      The people feel sorry ... Not all of course, but the one that retained the ability to think and make rational decisions.
  5. mad
    mad 6 January 2014 11: 04
    +3
    Quote: svp67
    and soon the last pants will be taken off ...

    and according to the old habit, they will turn this matter to Russia, either make faces again, or earn money ... the Balts, they are so independent ...
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 37
      0
      Wowha made fun!
  6. vladstro
    vladstro 6 January 2014 11: 05
    +5
    eh, Latvians would have given you this fictitious independence, you would have received gas, loans from us in exchange for a couple of airfields, but we are proud we will help the Americans in Afghanistan, well, we'll see how much it helps.
  7. 120352
    120352 6 January 2014 11: 22
    +6
    I read something like an anecdote in the text: "LATVIAN ECONOMY". Well, we built them several factories, factories, etc. And they ... They don’t have an economy after leaving the USSR and, moreover, they will not have it now. The entire economy is concentrated in the EU vampire countries: Germany, a little in France ... And you for the numbers. So sit on your sprat and wash it down with milk.
    1. Rurikovich
      Rurikovich 6 January 2014 12: 00
      +3
      Sitting on a fish with milk can break the bottom laughing Camping in the latrine will become regular. And it will be associated with the EU as a whole repeat
  8. makarov
    makarov 6 January 2014 11: 38
    +2
    Yesterday I talked on Skype with a friend from Jurmala, claims that there are no problems whatsoever, it’s not surprising, the population in Latvia is three crippled, almost everyone has an ATM smile
    1. Semurg
      Semurg 6 January 2014 12: 19
      +4
      Quote: makarov
      Yesterday I talked on Skype with a friend from Jurmala, claims that there are no problems whatsoever, it’s not surprising, the population in Latvia is three crippled, almost everyone has an ATM smile

      Yes, if we recall our money exchanges (where there was a squeeze), we must admit that the money is exchanged for the purpose and according to the terms and conditions of the exchange. And the fact that prices with commerce play to increase this is the essence of capitalism to make a profit on everything.
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    3. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 39
      0
      Duck and NG have not yet passed;)
  9. Consul-t
    Consul-t 6 January 2014 12: 03
    +4
    Let them live and try to show us how they can ...
    The result is clear what will be)))
    Of course, Russia will be to blame for everything for decades.
    How to cure it? I think it’s necessary to leave out alone and let them hang in,
    and communication with them translate exclusively into commodity-money.
    But I will not eat sprats anyway)))
    1. andrei332809
      andrei332809 6 January 2014 12: 23
      +4
      Quote: Consul-t
      But I won’t eat sprats anyway

      well and in vain fool St. Petersburg is very even a little white drinks
      1. major071
        major071 6 January 2014 15: 06
        +7
         andrei332809
        Quote: Consul-t
        But I won’t eat sprats anyway
        Well, nothing in vain St. Petersburg is even nothing under a little white

        hi Hi Andrey! Little white for sprats? Let's get better with bacon and mushrooms, it will be tastier! drinks
        1. andrei332809
          andrei332809 6 January 2014 15: 09
          +3
          Quote: major071
          Andrew, hello!

          hi Volodya hi
          so it can be combined. Moreover, for some people, fat is not allowed for religious reasons, and beautiful people, it’s a sin not to drink with them
          1. major071
            major071 6 January 2014 15: 13
            +4
            So we are at night until HE sees! lol
          2. Deniska
            Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 41
            0
            So then they can’t drink;) If we are thinking about the same things.
  10. Same lech
    Same lech 6 January 2014 12: 20
    0
    A repetition of the Cypriot version is possible.

    The likelihood of this is very high-HEY PEOPLE (who holds green candy wrappers there) ASAP, get your savings out of jeopardy — the appetite of Brussels comrades is growing.
  11. Petrucho
    Petrucho 6 January 2014 12: 34
    +1
    That's all right and there’s nothing to argue with anything, so this is the situation with us, but still I want to blame the author. Within six months, lats can be exchanged at any commercial bank, and at a bank in Latvia - for life. No one with colored pieces of paper will remain. There is no such problem.
  12. Ruswolf
    Ruswolf 6 January 2014 12: 38
    +3
    Europe with another ass hid from Russia.
    They turned their faces to the Baltic states to feed them with their hands, and to Russia with their asses so that we had more stinks. Feed that is stale rotten.
    Although in nature there are many scavengers among birds and animals and not only live and rejoice.
  13. pensioner
    pensioner 6 January 2014 12: 40
    +2
    They dropped the armor ...
    Nothing, Nothing ... Soon, discard the socks. So I look at them and never cease to be surprised: how much can you get on such cheap feints ?? Well, after all, nowhere is there any clearer: what awaits there next ... Is it possible that Germany, without Aloizych and Himmler, will solve the issue of depopulation of the Eastern Lands? Not all of course repeat but some of them ... Those who are especially in vain on the map takes place ...
  14. alone
    alone 6 January 2014 12: 49
    +1
    ))) there is so much negativity in the comments. and if you think about it, the essence of such unions is very clearly revealed, which will ultimately lead to the loss of part of the sovereignty of the state. Therefore, my personal opinion is that the best is bilateral, healthy, mutually beneficial economic and political relations.
    There is no alternative to such a relationship and will not be.
  15. FC SKIF
    FC SKIF 6 January 2014 13: 01
    0
    eureka and bucks will later be called giant scams. ALL paper money, "securities" and other waste paper is constantly depreciated, i.e. turns into paper in its original state. Gold, silver, earth, water, air, energy will always be appreciated, and all sorts of cheats have been trying to replace them with pieces of paper for hundreds of years.
  16. Sergey Sitnikov
    Sergey Sitnikov 6 January 2014 13: 04
    +4
    Let us remember others - independent Latvia ((the absence in the state policy of such an institution as a monetary institution makes it already quasi ...
    I hope that ours (there) and the Latvians themselves will not be grabbing like the Greeks or Cypriots ...
  17. BOB48
    BOB48 6 January 2014 13: 07
    +3
    Guys, there are a lot of ours, here it will be really bad for them - you have to think how to help!
    1. Sergh
      Sergh 6 January 2014 23: 42
      0
      Quote: BOB48
      it’s full of ours, so it will be really bad for them - you have to think how to help

      So after all, Putin in September issued a bonus to Russian pensioners of the Second World War, so in Latvia there was a scandal and kipish

      Latvian Defense Minister Artis Pabriks accused Moscow of trying to split Latvian society. The reason was the draft decree of the President of Russia on benefits to veterans of the Great Patriotic War living in the Baltic countries.


      And the Diet is still in their ears from Putin’s fishing rod to Latvia, so help ...
    2. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 45
      +1
      Have citizenship ... Let them come in RUSSIAN, we are always happy !!!
  18. Zomanus
    Zomanus 6 January 2014 13: 23
    +1
    Well what can I say ... "The cloaca chomped, accepting another sacrifice."
  19. 1c-inform-city
    1c-inform-city 6 January 2014 13: 25
    0
    Well, their time is coming. I think as soon as the euro is finally introduced, the subsidies for which they lived will evaporate. This is where the real new order begins.
  20. lewerlin53rus
    lewerlin53rus 6 January 2014 13: 39
    +4
    I have relatives in both Tallinn and Riga. Neither one is delighted with all these events.
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 46
      0
      And it is very sad!
  21. mountain
    mountain 6 January 2014 13: 40
    +3
    Wonderful people, the more they are beaten, the Germans, the more they become more willing to become Fritz. Surprisingly, a fact.
    1. calocha
      calocha 6 January 2014 14: 49
      +3
      He’s a hat for Senka, and a hat for Mother’s Eb .. for what they fought for and ... ran! All Russians need to be taken back to Russia, and Labus-kukish, let them share the Euro-values ​​.... They will ask to be accepted but at a very favorable conditions for Russia, with the alienation of land in favor of Russia and with the condition that Labuses will not be able to occupy leading positions in their country for 100 years! (punishment for behavior is 91 years) !!
  22. Vasyan1971
    Vasyan1971 6 January 2014 14: 49
    +3
    The music did not last long. They jumped out of the ruble and dived under the euro. The roof was changed from slate to tiled. Meaning? Make "be be be!" towards Russia? Freeze your ear to make your grandmother feel bad? We will wait when Western Democracy will start building factories and factories for them at their own expense. But what if...
  23. Power
    Power 6 January 2014 14: 57
    +1
    It is written "They dropped the armor" - And I read "They glued the flippers together" Truly, each of us sees and hears what he wants. Happy new year and merry christmas friends. Do not glue the flippers ahead of time, hold on in spite of enemies.
  24. konvalval
    konvalval 6 January 2014 15: 34
    +1
    Quote: BOB48
    Guys, there are a lot of ours, here it will be really bad for them - you have to think how to help!

    And "what" to think. How many of them we have just in the "box" are spinning. Let's exchange. But they do not really strive for their "free-democratic" homeland.
  25. Saburo
    Saburo 6 January 2014 16: 17
    +2
    Just met a sister from Latvia. He says that now there is complete confusion, besides the fact that everything has risen in price, all sorts of stores immediately put price tags on Euros only, and some, on the contrary, stubbornly leave them in lats, for example, on the market.
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 49
      0
      It is understandable. In stores, money goes through the bank and there is already the euro., And on the market private traders. + capitalism x1.426
  26. waisson
    waisson 6 January 2014 19: 16
    +2
    a flag in their hands rocker in the back ....
  27. Bosk
    Bosk 6 January 2014 20: 30
    +3
    But this article is definitely custom-made, firstly banks will accept lats without time limit until they are completely withdrawn, secondly, there are no last two weeks, in fact, two weeks in stores and other shops awaken the simultaneous circulation of two currencies, and change for any you wake up to receive in Euros, in the third before Christmas queues in banks, it was not any hysteria, it was just possible to exchange lats for an initial set ... if I am not mistaken, 14 Euros with some cents (from one cent to ten or something Euro) well, many decided to make such a kind of gift here ... Naturally, it could not do without a "jamb", 1 lats - 1.42 euros ... and 0.71 euro-cents - 1 lats, everything seems to be a "bundle" ... , take, for example, our average salary of 350 lats and translate it according to the first item, and then to the second ... don't laugh at the current, but it will turn out 497 and 492 ... our rulers thought and thought and came up with, let's say, pay salaries in the second way, the truth was not explained where the difference of 5 euros will go away ... And you say EUROPE ...
    1. pensioner
      pensioner 7 January 2014 05: 29
      0
      Quote: Bosk
      5 евро

      5 euros is certainly strong ... For the sake of this, it is worth breaking spears ... Again, some media outlets (including European ones) talked about the sudden increase in prices you have for basic goods there. Your some minister was even forced to make excuses (saw on Euronews). Can you clarify the question? Yours faithfully! hi
      1. Bosk
        Bosk 7 January 2014 20: 19
        +2
        5 euros is not much agree, but multiply this by 500000 working people, plus various monetary transactions in the transition from currency to currency ... the question arises where these "fives" will settle? while the powers that be find it difficult to answer this, and for us a couple of euros ... what was, what was not, but for granny, after all, a kilogram of gingerbread ... And at the expense of prices ... there is an increase, I would not say that it is strong, but stable, there was no jump as such, because for a couple of months now prices in stores all "stand" in two currencies ... it was assumed that this would prevent a jump in prices .. the jump seemed to be prevented ... but NO growth! And finally about the people ... the people do not grumble ... they are "fanning" and hopes that this is the last monetary reform, well, where does it fit, this is the third monetary reform in twenty years!
        1. Deniska
          Deniska 9 January 2014 13: 04
          0
          Now the interest has gone ...
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  28. qwert1707
    qwert1707 6 January 2014 22: 29
    +3
    Well, they switched to the Euro, well done ... all the best to them ...
    I personally, and I think many, do not care deeply about this Baltics, even if they do not cook in their city, eat their unnecessary sprats, and rejoice at "independence"
    Only, it is inappropriately touching Russia, Veterans and ethnic Russian residents ... and it will be SHALT, and European mercy
  29. Stinger
    Stinger 6 January 2014 22: 31
    +1
    Finally achieved full independence! Flag in hand and train towards. Good luck.
  30. chunga-changa
    chunga-changa 6 January 2014 23: 20
    +3
    Like it or not, they were limitrophs, and remained limphs. Only with the union they held people, and even in vain, as it turned out. Political jerks.
    1. Sergh
      Sergh 6 January 2014 23: 52
      +2
      Quote: chunga-changa
      Only with an alliance for people held

      At the beginning of the 80s, he came to Riga as Europe, the Latvians were kings, and right now they will be simple basky before the Europeans.
      1. Chertkov Oleg
        Chertkov Oleg 12 January 2014 15: 21
        0
        and right now they will be in front of Europeans simple basky.

        Why now, everyone who can go to work in the EU has long since left the "three sisters". And they obviously do not work in banks. The sphere of servants, servants and nothing more. They're gutty.
  31. Hitrovan07
    Hitrovan07 7 January 2014 00: 32
    0
    It’s sad for the Germans - now the Young Europeans have added to the southerners, and Germany will again feed them.
    1. Chertkov Oleg
      Chertkov Oleg 12 January 2014 15: 26
      0
      Don't confuse Germany's "earnings" with the EU's printing press, these are two big differences. A larger volume of "printing" is ordered by Germany and France to support young Eastern democracies. They cash in again at home, and the breadwinners give out loans from the "seal", sneeze them in the ass. The EU's debt as amers began to grow, why would it ???
  32. Dovmont
    Dovmont 7 January 2014 13: 55
    0
    Quote: mad
    and soon the last pants will be taken off ...

    and according to the old habit, they will turn this matter to Russia, either make faces again, or earn money ... the Balts, they are so independent ...

    Judging by how the elderly Baltic pop stars together rushed to the Russian New Year's corporate parties, it was terribly crazy to guess that they knew where the bun with butter was buried!))))
  33. Watchman
    Watchman 7 January 2014 14: 07
    +2
    The Balts themselves are to blame for all their troubles. Instead of establishing relations with Russia, they believe that Europe will save them.
  34. duchy
    duchy 7 January 2014 15: 42
    +1
    I wonder how they will earn these Tugriks ??? What they will give and shamkat, no more and no less. And if not enough for everyone? They will grunt each other. I do not envy them. laughing
  35. T-73
    T-73 7 January 2014 16: 47
    +3
    All this is touching. Euro to each and every Latvian, great. Truth and debts will now only be in euros (it seems okay, and they did not take in lats before), but! They no longer control their banking system, this is the main pig that the EU has thrown at them. Now they will even borrow there and on such terms as they will be shown. If earlier it was possible to choose both the lender and the conditions - now the freebies will not break off. They will drive you into debt for the most tomatoes. Not even a greyhound, the EU will plant them at such percentages in five years that one can only dream of its own "steamer factories" just now. Then dreams will become easier. In general, the one who said somewhere here is right: this is now a quasi-state. Let our proud Balts prepare to become laborers. And enjoy capitalism and democratic values. Together with Greece.
  36. Arhj
    Arhj 7 January 2014 22: 08
    +3
    I remember that after switching to the euro, Estonians were terribly surprised to learn that now, as a member of the monetary union, they too must save Greece. And there is also Spain, Portugal, Italy, Cyprus. Interestingly, the Latvians are aware that they are now among the savior of Europe?
  37. darksidewarrior
    darksidewarrior 7 January 2014 22: 57
    0
    The law about how it goes around and responds in action. Sprats are hindered by their love of fascism. Our generation will witness how they come running back into an alliance with Russia. Democracy attacked completely and will come running. I give a tooth =)
    1. Simon
      Simon 7 January 2014 23: 25
      +1
      Quote: darksidewarrior
      The law about how it goes around and responds in action. Sprats are hindered by their love of fascism. Our generation will witness how they come running back into an alliance with Russia. Democracy attacked completely and will come running. I give a tooth =)

      The question is only different, but do we need these over-democratic civilized people? Under the Union, they behaved arrogantly in front of us. Let them stay better in civilized Europe. They so wanted Europe to feed them, it only turns out to be a turn. laughing
    2. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 12: 56
      +1
      I hope that our generation will also be a witness to the rejection of the alliance with the Baltic states!
  38. Namejs
    Namejs 8 January 2014 01: 21
    +3
    The author is not orientated in what is happening in Latvia. Lats for euros in the central bank can be changed forever. Two weeks is only a period in which you can pay in lats
    1. Chertkov Oleg
      Chertkov Oleg 12 January 2014 15: 36
      0
      You, dear, are not commenting on that. Share the good intentions, successes, achievements of your country, and assess its future. And the exchange of Eureka for personal "armor" is a tragedy, no matter what you say.
  39. Soviet_Union
    Soviet_Union 8 January 2014 08: 27
    0
    Quote: Sergh
    looked specifically (one can after N. was left), so the manufacturer is Nizhny Novgorod,


    I also looked. Made in Kazakhstan, Shymkent. So we also have our own sprats.
  40. Magadan
    Magadan 8 January 2014 08: 48
    +2
    Clear business, the future belongs to Eurasia. Sometimes it even seems to me that Russia and the countries of the CU can sit
    on the pope evenly and especially not to fuss. The main thing is to protect the borders. There are fewer resources in the world, less arable land and clean water, even less peaceful places on the planet. The Eurasian Union has just this real wealth in abundance. Let the rest there even integrate for Euro. If only they had enough money to pay for gas, but to buy wheat (and through it, too, everywhere there is a drop in production except for the CU countries)
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 13: 00
      0
      One thing is scary - about 830 million gold GAYropeyshikov at our borders. What if they decide that we, too, men should sleep with men ...
      1. Alexander Romanov
        Alexander Romanov 9 January 2014 13: 02
        +1
        Quote: Deniska
        One thing is scary - about 830 million gold GAYropeyshikov at our borders. What if they decide that we, too, men should sleep with men ...

        We will bury those who wish to die, there will be enough land.
  41. bubla5
    bubla5 8 January 2014 12: 49
    0
    Come on, our rulers in Russia just threw people and everything, but here at least an acceptable course
    1. Deniska
      Deniska 9 January 2014 13: 00
      0
      ?? Dear, explain your koment.
    2. Chertkov Oleg
      Chertkov Oleg 12 January 2014 15: 46
      0
      I will not name them respected, not for what, because you do not know either the history of the collapse of the USSR, or the reasons, or the "bombs" laid down in the legislation by economic young reformers. RUSSIA heals itself, not as quickly as we would like. The nationalization of RUBLES is a necessity, not a dream.
  42. SERGEY 59
    SERGEY 59 8 January 2014 18: 01
    +1
    D \\\ AND YOU UNDERSTAND. THE PEOPLE UNDER THE BOULD WHICH CURRENCY IN HER FOOD IS MOST IMPORTANT. AND ALL OUR RULES ARE MURLO (PUTIN CAN +)
  43. Ursus
    Ursus 9 January 2014 00: 18
    +1
    The people no one asks. In Lithuania, too, will introduce the euro :(
  44. Dazdranagon
    Dazdranagon 9 January 2014 13: 36
    +2
    It is impossible, well, it is impossible to have one currency for countries with different economies - powerful Germany and impoverished Latvia ... The fate of Greece and Portugal awaits them ... The most interesting thing is that many people, on the contrary, want to leave the Euro zone, wiser apparently ... hi