Essays Tagged: "Latvia"


ler and weaker nations that made up the northwestern region of the union.The independent nations of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithua would not follow under communist rule again; they were willing to die fo ...

(7 pages) 41 0 4.0 Jun/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Did Russian settlers in Latvia and Estonia form a non-Soviet identity during the Diaspora of the USSR?

ver Russian settlers in the republics is no more prominent than in the Baltic States of Estonia and Latvia, not least because of the unusually high ratio of Russians speakers to the native populous. B ... e natives surrounding the period of struggle for independence and post Soviet rule.During the 1980s Latvia and Estonia's nod towards their independence into a popular political ideology for the native ...

(5 pages) 34 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Legal business environment in the world and in Latvia.

ion3Worldwide situation4Starting a Business4Enforcing Contracts5Closing a Business6Situation on the Latvian Market8Present Situation8Business Development Policy10Conclusions and Recommendations13Bibli ... examples of countries around the world in terms of business regulation. The business environment in Latvia is described in comparison to other countries. Moreover, the paper provides the information o ...

(11 pages) 124 0 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why did Finland remain a democracy between the two World Wars, whereas the Baltic States developed authoritarian regimes?

Between the First and Second World Wars, Finland, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania all experienced political turmoil. In all four countries parliamentary democrac ... n the right wing Lapua movement. It will then focus on the Baltic States, in particular Estonia and Latvia, looking at their two most right wing groups, the Veterans League and the Thunder Cross and h ... tries. Not only was an authoritarian regime set up in 1926, eight years before those of Estonia and Latvia, but it was also formed not to counter a threat from the right, but through a military coup d ...

(13 pages) 54 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Save the Baltic Sea ! Efforts that should be made!

Save the Baltic SeaBaltic Sea is bounded by Sweden, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, and Germany. It covers an area of 422,000 sq km and there are 85 ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Is Latgalian a language?

of their language and wish to make it more popular. Thus, not always it is legitimate.As a country, Latvia appeared only in the early 20th century, precisely, on the 18th of November 1918. A year earl ... r 1918. A year earlier Latgale made the decision to join it. Although it is considered as a part of Latvia, it had a very different history. Together with Kurzeme (together with Zemgale) and Vidzeme i ...

(2 pages) 25 0 4.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Public Finance Perspective - Latvia

Dmitri Bodrov d.bodrov@mail.ruThe Latvian people have lived in the Baltic-shore territory for more than 4,000 years, with the Latvian ... re than 4,000 years, with the Latvian language being one of the oldest living languages of Europe. "Latvia's location at an East-West crossroads, and her ice-free ports on the Baltic Sea, have made he ... tic Sea, have made her an inviting target for expansional powers.".(EIU, 1995). Over the centuries, Latvia has been occupied by the Teotonic knights of Germany, the knights of Sweden and Poland, and t ...

(29 pages) 160 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Crime situation in Latvia. Writing a report.

Crime Situation in LatviaCrime is something that exists in every country and unfortunately it will always have place in ... in every country and unfortunately it will always have place in life of any small town or big city. Latvia is not an exception. It is a small European country, but the level of criminality is very hig ... ly related to smuggling and transit of smuggled goods. Smuggling is the main area of contacts since Latvia is an important transit country for smuggling stolen cars and other goods.Then, another big p ...

(1 pages) 39 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Latvia's issues pertaining to terrorism

Latvia is a small country which appears to be a terrorism magnet. Latvia is located in Eastern Europ ... agnet. Latvia is located in Eastern Europe bordering the Baltic sea, between Estonia and Lithuania. Latvia currently has a population of 2,348,784 people. It is a total of 64,589 square kilometers. On ... is a total of 64,589 square kilometers. One thousand square kilometers is water and 63,589 is land. Latvia is slightly larger than the state of West Virginia. Despite Latvia being small and innocent i ...

(3 pages) 27 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Analyse the main advantages and disadvantages of European Union enlargement for a) existing members and b) for applicant countries

ternal policies. The countries joining the EU in 2004 are Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia and will expand the European Union from curr ...

(6 pages) 157 0 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Marketing Hansabank.

k.Hansabank was established in 1991. Hansabank purchased 100 per cent of Deutsche-Lettische Bank in Latvia (current Hansabanka) in 1996. Hansabank and Hoiupank (Estonian Savings Bank) merged in 1998. ... States through its activities. Hansabank's areas of sponsorship are by large identical in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, although in each country the needs and distinctive features of local life are ...

(2 pages) 21 0 2.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

European Union - Regional Paper

level of expansion, set in 2004, is to include Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Malta, and Cyprus. Bulgaria and Romania have been given a date of 2007, ... A in total population and increase the EU's power as an international trading block.For example, in Latvia's case, in September 2003, the Latvian referendum vote won decisive support for EU membership ...

(8 pages) 304 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government > European Union

Joseph: The Jew

ey wasn't the abundant part of life most of the time, we enjoyed the world all the more. Summers is Latvia were humid, but not too hot for the northeastern hemisphere of Europe. I used to go to summer ... mories of my childhood and America is a place that changed my life and opened my mind to new ideas. Latvia and America both have their advantages and disadvantages, their ups and downs. Latvia is not ...

(7 pages) 368 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Warren buffet investment guru (ICFAI center for management research)

t up to new fashion trends and invested in well tried and approved businesses.. Pick one company in Latvia (or Baltics) that you think Mr. Buffett may consider investing in and one that he certainly w ... ld not like to invest in. Explain the reasons for your choice.My bet on Mr. WEB investing choice in Latvia would be SIA Daugava (maybe a bit to small for his appetite, but excellent growth capacity) d ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Work Force Management at Lattelecom BPO

as one - in Riga, Cesis, Liepaja, Rezekne and Ventspils. Services are provided in English, German, Latvian, Russian, Swedish and Finnish languages. Lattelecom BPO is certified ISO 9001:2000 in the ye ... costs are lower compared to similar businesses, although technology related costs are still high in Latvia compared to contact centers in other countries . This results in the situation where levels o ...

(22 pages) 52 0 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Accounting and Finance in AS Diena

Diena for the report has been based on several criteria: it is one of the 100 largest companies in Latvia, it has a leading position in its branch of industry, and it is a good example of young and f ... a leading position in its branch of industry, and it is a good example of young and fast-developing Latvian business.MethodologyThe analyses and findings presented in the paper are based on the inform ...

(9 pages) 651 0 0.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting