Would you buy a used Moskvitch from these guys?

  • 1998-08-06
  • Philip Birzulis
The far left is tapping into the resentments of Latvia's non-citizens, but it makes many voters see red, as Philip Birzulis reports.Alfreds Rubiks personifies many of the complexities, contradictions and ironies of the post-Soviet era. Jailed for being the leader of the anti-independence Interfront movement in 1991, is he a martyr or a criminal? As the only Communist-era leader never to renounce his ideology, is he a man of principal or a fool?More immediately, should voters trust the left-wing alliance that is entering the elections under his stewardship?"I have never been against Latvia's...
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