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If someone had predicted right after the Baltic states regained independence that they would soon experience rapid growth and a notable rise in living standards, the guy would surely have been strapped into a white coat and carted straight off to the nearest funny farm. But, alas, that’s what h...

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News Highlights from June 29—July 6, 1998 Ex-KGB need not apply to a wide range of jobs in Lithuania after the country's parliament passed a law imposing severe restrictions on where former agents of the Soviet secret police can work. The bill, which the Seimas adopted by an overwhelming 68...

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News Highlights from November 2—November 9, 1998 * Latvian President Guntis Ulmanis on November 3 named Vilis Kristopans as his candidate for prime minister, asking the centrist politician to begin forming a new government. The nomination of Kr...

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News highlights from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. wkcrier.gif (1910 bytes) News Highlights from October 1999 * The last active Russian soldier in the Baltic states, part of an occupying force that once numbered over 500,000 men, crossed the Latvian border October 25 and retur...

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News highlights from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. wkcrier.gif (1910 bytes) News Highlights from November 16-November 23, 1998 * The Latvian politician asked to put together a government after elections last month says he has failed to woo the largest party in Lat...

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Gene Zolotarev about EU financial system