Polva's Exodus

  • 1999-02-18
  • Rebecca Santana
As Estonian elections inch closer, Rebecca Santana, visited the southeastern city of Polva, only to find that, new government or not, few see any brightness in the city's future.The story of Tiina Ulenurm's daughter sheds light on the problems in this part of Estonia and what people in Polva want from the next government. Ulenurm's 17-year-old daughter lives and studies at the English language high school in Tartu, one of the best schools in the country. Although she's getting an excellent education, she's also getting further and further away from her hometown of Polva. She is one of many ...
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