BALTIC STATES TREAT RUSSIANS FAIRLY, U.S. AFFIRMS.
Publication: Monitor Volume: 2 Issue: 145
The U.S. state department’s coordinator for relations with the newly independent states, James Collins, said in Riga July 23 and in Tallinn July 24 that the U.S. disagrees with Russian allegations about violations of the rights of Russians in Latvia and Estonia. The issue is an internal affairs of these Baltic states and their policy adheres to internationally-accepted norms, Collins told the local press. (BNS, July 23 and 24) Lithuania, which has far fewer Soviet-era settlers, is not being targeted by Moscow on this issue.
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