• 1998-09-17
The crisis in Russia has given all three Baltic states a chance to shine on the world stage. Some exporters are hurting now that the huge Russian market has been closed off, but Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have proven that their economies are strong and their currencies sound. But just as important, all three haven't wasted a moment in offering aid to ailing Russians, both inside and outside their borders. Lithuania began exporting food and medicine to Kaliningrad, an isolated outpost of the Russian Federation that is almost entirely dependent on imports.The Latvian Red Cross is sending f...
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