Estonia's little Russia

  • 1999-06-17
  • Denise Albrighton
Learning Estonian by immersion. It's the newest attempt to bring the Russian-speaking residents of Narva closer to the rest of Estonia, as Denise Albrighton reports.Twenty-year-old Andrey Ivanov de-scribes himself as neither a Russian nor an Estonian citizen - he simply says "I come from Narva." The northeastern Estonian city, with a population of 74,000 people, is perhaps one of the few places in which he does not have to question his identity. Ivanov was born, grew up and lives in Narva, in Estonia, yet he is a Russian citizen and does not speak Estonian. And he is not alone in this pli...
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