Putin lashes out at Baltic citizenship laws

  • 2012-02-29
  • From wire reports
TALLINN - Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has attacked the citizenship laws in Estonia and Latvia, saying the situation with non-citizens is “shameful”, LETA reports.The comments came as part of a 6,000-word diatribe that the Russian leader released, in which he railed against Western military strategy and “anti-Russian” sentiments. He also took the opportunity to heavily criticize Estonia and Latvia for citizenship and language issues surrounding the large ethnic Russian population in the two countries.“We are determined to ensure that Latvian a...
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