Latvia: Another Government Bites the Dust

Akule, Dace
February 2004
Transitions Online;2/16/2004, pN.PAG
Reports on the political conditions of Latvia as of February 2004. Reason for the resignation of the cabinet; Leadership of Prime Minister Einars Repse; List of political parties in the country.


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