Kicking down the pillars of corruption

  • 2005-01-26
  • Interview by Gary Peach and Julia Balandina
Fighting crime isn't easy anywhere in the world, but for a poor country in transition 's particularly one sharing a border with Russia 's the task holds a unique set of challenges. But Eriks Jekabsons, head of Latvia's Interior Ministry, almost makes it look easy. He possesses a sang-froid that speaks of boundless confidence and a determination to crack down on the criminal elements in society like only a kickboxing clergyman could. He and his press attache, Krists Leiskalns, recently sat down with The Baltic Times to discuss the latest developments in Latvia's cop and crime sphere.We'd lik...
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