• 1999-08-26
This week's commemoration of the 1989 Baltic Way was another opportunity for people to consider how far Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have come since the re-establishment of independence. But while the jubilation is justified, other warning notes should not be ignored.The United Nations Development Program's report on transition in former communist countries quantifies what has been visible in the Baltics for a long time. The kids roaming the streets of the capitals may contribute to the skyrocketing crime figures. Stories about how hard it is to make ends meet in rural areas may explain hi...
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