TALLINN - Working in Baltic-Russian politics is a little like going out on a blind date. You never know whose going to show up at your front door or in this case, at your negotiating table. This is especially true when Boris Yeltsin runs the joint next door. The temperamental Russian president on May 12 fired Prime Minister Yevgeny Primakov, the third head of government to get the boot in a little over a year, and replaced him with Interior Minister Sergey Stepashin.When Primakov was appointed last fall, Baltic politicians debated whether he would be good for their relations with Russia. Ni...
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