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  • Dec 18, 2011
  • 08:04 PM

Language referendum to be pointless, but potentially harmful to Latvia

Uldis Ozoliņš / Latvians Online
The entire effort may seem to be a waste of money and time. But its purpose may nevertheless have been achieved—to drive a wedge between Latvians and Russians in Latvia, perhaps even to sour Latvia-Russia relations, to show the relentless way in which various Russian forces insist on dominating independent Latvia.

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