Secret KGB files in spotlight again

  • 1999-10-21
  • By Benjamin Smith
RIGA - In a brown office with a brown linoleum floor, where venetian blinds halve Riga's dim afternoon light, Indulis Zalite wears a brown suit and guards the last worst secrets of Soviet Latvia.Chemist-turned-historian Zalite is the director of the Center for the Documentation of the Consequences of Totalitarianism. His long job title covers one main task: Zalite stands guard over the dusty closets with dusty bars that hold between 4,000 and 5,000 postcard-size KGB "informer cards," some yellowed with age, others composed as late as August, 1991. Two of the three parties making up Latvia's...
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