• 2003-07-10
Rarely do the Baltic nations snarl at one another, but from time to time it does happen – as with any neighbors. This week two of the Baltic nations were up in arms over what one perceived was a diplomatic snub and what another called a simple scheduling conflict. Lithuania, which wanted to put on a gala show for the 750th anniversary of its king, had invited Vaira Vike-Freiberga to attend the festivities. But Latvia's president didn't show up. Estonia's did, Poland's did, but not Latvia's. What gives?Formally, President Vike-Freiberga was just too busy. Sunday July 6 was the culmination of...
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