Estonian politicians: dry out or bow out

  • 1999-08-05
  • By Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - The sobriety and accountability of politicians in Estonia has come under the spotlight after a number of high-profile figures were involved in drunken incidents. In the most sobering incident early in July the former deputy mayor of Tallinn, Mait Metsamaa, was involved in a collision which resulted in the death of two people. Metsamaa is now under investigation amid allegations of drinking and driving and speeding. Kalev Kallo, deputy chairman of the Center Party, was inebriated with more than just the joys of summer when he hit three cars which were parked on the side of the road...
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