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"But it can't be right that the Latvians get to tell everyone what language our children are supposed to learn, which festival days are celebrated, and which aren't." If she wanted to become a Latvian, Berezovska would have to pass a language test as well as a history test.
She says she doesn't want to take such a citizenship test, on principle - it would be testing her loyalty to her country.
"But there are also Russians who are still stuck in their post-Soviet way of thinking.
They still think they're here as liberators or occupiers.
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Latvia's "non-citizens" are stateless Russians without passports who are not allowed to vote - despite having lived in Latvia for decades. The flower seller Ineta speaks Latvian; her customer, Alla, replies in Russian. She's also not allowed to work for the police or the fire brigade.() Ukraine's military is "on full combat alert" against a possible Russian invasion, acting President Oleksandr Turchynov has said.His comments came after pro-Russian gunmen seized more buildings in the country's east.() The outgoing German president has stressed a commitment to the Baltics amid concerns over Russian territorial ambitions.
His likely successor, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, has been more restrained in criticizing Moscow.
Whether you're Latvian or Russian is simply not an issue at the central market in Riga. She is not allowed to vote, nor to hold public office.