Posts tagged as Latvians from Valka

Restrictions bringing Latvians to shop in Estonia

Monday, December 14, 2020

Purchases of cheaper goods, especially alcohol, by Estonians in Latvia has attracted media attention, but a recent decision by the Latvian government to restrict the sale of goods on weekends has seen Latvians from Valka come to the neighboring Estonian town of Valka to do their shopping there, newspaper Postimees reported. The municipality manager of Valka, a town on the Estonian-Latvian border, now expects the Latvian government to grant an…