As The Baltic Times' Steven Paulikas explains in this week's feature story from the Curonian Spit, the gap that exists between Lithuanians and Russians who live on two sides of this finger of land is wide and getting wider. A short drive from picturesque Nida to dilapidated Rybachi is sufficient to witness the glaring contrasts between two countries, two systems. In Nida you can place a phone card in one of the many phone booths and, if you so pleased, call Tokyo, while in Rybachy you would be hard pressed to find a bottle of mineral water. The Lithuanians built a small landing strip to whi...
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