Baltic reaction to Primakov divided

  • 1998-09-17
  • By Rebecca Santana & Daniel Silva
TALLINN/RIGA/VILNIUS - When it comes to the new prime minister of Russia, Baltic politicians are asking themselves the age old question: "Better the devil you know than one you know not of?"Russian President Boris Yeltsin's nomination of former Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov was met with support by many Western observers, but reaction in the Baltics has been mixed as politicians try to figure out exactly what Primakov will mean for this region of the world.Leaders from Lithuania, which by far enjoys the best relations with Russia, echoed the response of many in the West, whose immediate ...
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