Vike-Freiberga calls on Russia to re-evaluate its history

  • 2003-10-30
  • By Aaron Eglitis
RIGA - As her country's political relations with Russia continue to deteriorate, President Vaira Vike-Freiberga spoke out at a recent conference on the Holocaust in Riga, where she told the audience that Russia needs to come to terms with its past and that its twisted interpretation was responsible for the current demise in relations."You could say that the burden of history and the interpretation of history today have become a timely question in Russian-Latvian relations," Vike-Freiberga said at the conference."The world's democratic states have already long ago acknowledged that the Sov...
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