On October 2, to the surprise of many both in Latvia and abroad, the people of Latvia put their trust in the existing government. Before campaigning started it seemed a foregone conclusion the Prime Minister Dombrovskis and his government were finished.Their grip on power (as with so many previous Latvian governments) seemed tenuous from the day they took over following the fall of the Godmanis government. The sense of fragility was exacerbated by the feeling that the coalition could be brought down by any old political oligarch who c...
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