In Brief - 2003-09-11

  • 2003-09-11
Flashback and fast forward in EstoniaResidents of southern Estonia received their invitations to vote in the EUreferendum in envelopes stamped with Soviet symbols of the hammer andsickle, a newspaper reported Aug.28."Unbelievable!" Vandra parish leader Peeter Reimann told the Parnu Postimeesdaily. "People received their invitations in envelopes with the hammer andsickle, the Russian abbreviation 'CCCP' and other such communism-era stuff."The Estonian postal authority said the mix up was due to human error. Postoffices use the stock of Soviet-era envelopes for internal consumption, aspokeswo...
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