Lost souls from a lost empire

  • 1999-07-29
  • By Katya Cengel
As the last Russian military village in Latvia prepares to close down, many of its remaining residents could be forced from the place they have come to call home, as Katya Cengel reports.There is one place in Latvia where Lenin still stands. In the western Latvian town of Skrunda, outside a defunct officers' club in the Russian military village, the familiar figure of Vladimir Ilyich still looks down on the 400 people who call this place home.But when the area passes from Russian to Latvian control in February, the last Russian troops will depart and Lenin will surely be toppled. But the do...
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