Act II of Kirsteins drama is as awful as first

  • 2005-06-08
  • By Karlis Streips
Exactly how long is it going to take for the Latvian Saeima to rid itself of the gross stain on its reputation that is the chairman of its foreign policy committee?Readers who follow Latvian politics will know that at long, long last, the People's Party finally expelled Aleksandrs Kirsteins after he finally went a bit too far in his babbling. Jews, said the chairman of the commission, should think back to the "mistakes" which they made in 1940 and not repeat these.What had the Jews done? Well, they had complained about an exhibition in Liepaja which honours one Herberts Cukurs. That gentlem...
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