Radio Free Europe closing Baltic operations

  • 2003-12-04
  • Baltic Business News
TALLINN - During budgetary debates last week the U.S. Congress decided to stop funding Radio Free Europe, a private, international communications service and to close all its European offices.The Latvian, Lithuanian, Estonian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Hungarian and Slovakian offices of Radio Free Europe are to be shut down.As a result, seven staffers in its Latvian office in Prague and eight staffers in Riga will lose their jobs. Radio Free Europe must also cease its Estonian-language broadcasts from Jan. 1 and consequently seven employees will lose their jobs.The head of the Estonian staff of ...
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