Out of spouse's shadow and into the limelight

  • 2005-08-03
  • Interview by Ksenia Repson
The mass media habitually keeps close watch on every word, every movement of Vilja Savisaar, Center Party faction leader and one of Estonia's most influential women. After her recent appointment as Port of Tallinn supervisor by her husband, Economy Minister Edgar Savisaar, the press' vigilance 's quite naturally 's intensified. And now that Mrs. Savisaar was instrumental in changing the port's management, for what she claimed was myopic management, she finds herself having to fight off charges of corruption. Urmas Reinsalu, chairman of the constitutional committee, has insisted on a formal ...
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