German journalists shocked by Narva

  • 2003-11-27
  • Baltic Business News
TALLINN - "Narva - a town without hope" - this was how German journalists who recently visited the Estonia-Russia border described their impressions of Narva.Journalists of the Hamburg-er Abendblatt wrote that when Estonia becomes a EU member next May, Narva will by far become the ugliest town in the European bloc."People who visit the town are struck by the poverty and multitude of unsolved problems. Europe's bridgehead with Russia is dilapidated, ruined and outdated," wrote the German paper, which has a circulation of 341,000."It was telling that it was raining the entire time [we were th...
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