Baltic minds debate the May-9th-in-Moscow dilemma

  • 2005-02-16
Intensity of opinion as to whether the Baltic presidents should or should not travel to Moscow for Victory Day celebrations on May 9 reached a culmination last week when lawmakers, historians and political scientists from all three countries took part in a video conference dedicated to the ultra-sensitive issue. The Feb. 11 discussion, the first of its kind, underscored the delicate balance between acknowledging Baltic suffering under the communist regime and forging a common stance as regards to relations with Russia in the future. Generally, the discussion revealed that Estonians and Lith...
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