Komsomol reunion has Estonians seeing red

  • 1998-11-05
  • Rebecca Santana
TALLINN - The Flamingo casino in Las Vegas symbolizes Western style capitalism, so a nightclub bearing the same name might have seemed an odd place to hold a gathering of former members of a Communist youth organization. But the location was not as controversial as the reason for the gathering. More than 400 members of the Komsomol met at the Flamingo nightclub in Pirita Oct. 30, for what they called an evening of fun and reminiscing. But their meeting caused an uproar among others who said anything related to the Communist system shouldn't be remembered with fondness. "I think it's like sp...
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