Dirt flies and divisions deepen: ...as moneymen swap salvoes

  • 1998-11-26
  • Philip Birzulis
RIGA - As if inter-factional skirmishing hasn't made the political environment unstable enough, two behind-the-scenes players in Latvia's Way have opened fire on each other.It all started at a congress of the party held Nov. 21 when Privatization Agency Director Janis Naglis slammed what he sees as the domination of the political process by big businessmen, particularly Ventspils Mayor Aivars Lembergs and Parex Bank chief Valery Kargin. "It will not be important how precisely and intelligently Kristopans himself, the party's ministers, the party leadership or the deputies will work. All wil...
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