• 2003-11-06
You can't have it both ways. You can't beat yourself in the chest and claim that your country is part of the civilized world and at the same time turn a blind eye to something as blatantly criminal as a vast bazaar of stolen and pirated goods in the center of your capital. The choice is simple, and stark: shut the market down or allow it to continue working at the expense of your reputation.Anyone who has spent some time in Riga knows the Latgalite market. Most have visited it at least once, and lovers of music and computer games frequent its squalid grounds to get a hold of disks at a majo...
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