Apocalypse averted although the possibility of chaos lingers

  • 2018-10-31
  • Kārlis Streips
In advance of the parliamentary election in Latvia, there were warnings that this would basically be an existential election in terms of the country's future, because there was every opportunity that more or less pro-Kremlin parties would win a majority and turn Latvia's face from the West to the East.  This applied first and foremost to the Harmony Party, which claims to be all about Latvia's Western alliances, but which nonetheless continues to call for positive relations with Russia at a time of nearly universal opprobrium and sanctions.  Alongside it was the KPV LV...
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