Political parties must go it alone

  • 1998-11-26
  • Denise Albrighton
TALLINN - A decision to abolish electoral unions has been hailed as a major step forward for Estonian politics, but the move could herald confusion in the country's March elections. The Nov. 18 vote was welcomed by almost all parties as necessary. But with the elections only four months away, the ban could mean Estonia will have huge problems forming a new government. The political scene in Estonia has so far been characterized by a confusing mass of different parties pushing similar policies. Thirty parties took part in the elections in 1995. The ban is expected to result in an eventual re...
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