Corrupt connections in the capital

  • 1999-11-18
  • By Brooke Donald
TALLINN - Mudslinging is usually reserved for the campaign trail, not for after that trail has been blazed. But since the polls closed after the Oct. 17 local elections, party leaders have been throwing mud back and forth accusing the other of dirty dealings and connections to organized crime.The outgoing City Council chairman and Center Party leader, Edgar Savisaar, recently denied his party's mafia connections in a letter to the daily newspaper, Postimees. Allegations that Savisaar had been involved in shady business affairs with managers of the Tallinn Central Market, a place long though...
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