Duma: Baltics want Russian land

  • 1999-01-21
  • Daniel Silva
RIGA - The Baltic states, taking advantage of Moscow's economic troubles, are threatening to expand eastwards into Russian territory, according to Duma Deputy Chairman Sergei Baburin."When a state is weak, there are lots of scavengers out to get their slice," he said in an interview with Delovye lyudi .As examples of the Baltics' expansionist plans, Baburin accused Latvia of "demanding a return of part of the Pskov region."He added that Lithuania "has a similar opinion on a number of regions as well," according to a Jan. 12 Radio Free Europe report.Latvian Foreign Ministry spokesman Toms B...
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