Latvia: A Majority and Minorities

Jansons, Aris
December 2004
Transitions Online;12/6/2004, pN.PAG
Reports on the move of Latvian lawmakers to endorse Aigars Kalvitis, the leader of the pro-business People's Party, as prime minister of Latvia as of December 6, 2004. Reason given by President Vaira Vike-Freiberga for nominating Kalvitis; Positions accepted by the New Era party from Kalvitis; Reaction of Russian-speaking opposition activists in the country to the endorsement.


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