City Council deputy might lose her mandate

  • 1999-02-18
RIGA (BNS) - After the Riga District Court ruled Feb. 15 that Tatyana Zdanok was an active Communist Party member after Jan. 13, 1991, her Riga City Council's deputy mandate may be repealed.After the court announced its decision, Zdanok said she believes the ruling is a political order. She said this decision was needed for political forces which dislike the results of the last elections in Riga during which the leftist forces won the biggest support. "Some obviously are afraid. The next municipal elections will take place within two years so they are beginning preparations already now," sa...
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