RIGA - The Latvian Justice Ministry requires all political parties to file reports of their political donors, and the lists for 1998 recently became open to the public. Donations came from a very wide range of individuals and companies. The following is a brief rundown of the main sponsors of the six parties elected to the Parliament at the October 3 elections.Several prominent businesses gave money to several different political groups.• Parex Bank donated 15,200 lats ($25,750) to the Social Democratic Workers Party, which during 1998 merged with another group to become the Social Democra...
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