Regional leader calls for flexible integration policy

  • 2003-02-20
  • Steven C. Johnson
RIGALatvia should consider amending its broadcast law by allowing a higher percentage of TV and radio programs in Russian, a top official at the Council of Baltic Sea States said.Council commissioner Helle Degn said additional Russian-language news programs that "present the Latvian perception of the news" would help integrate the country's large Russian-speaking minority."It might be better to inform people about Latvian news by having more broadcasts in two languages," Degn told The Baltic Times Feb. 18 during a two-day visit to Riga. "Otherwise, those who can't understand Latvian will t...
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