here and now 03/02/1999 (1999)

Telecast №72884, 1 part, duration: 0:17:24
Production: VID
Anchor:Aleksandr Lyubimov

Reel №1

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On March 1, the Baltic countries joined the Schengen Agreement.

Shooting in Riga on March 3, 1998: dispersal of the demonstration of pensioners of the former USSR.

The theme of the day is the attitude towards the Russian language and the Russian-speaking population in the Baltic countries.

Refusals in the right to citizenship for Russian-speaking residents of the former USSR, the closure of Russian schools, the ousting of the Russian language from everyday life, insulting people and the violation of human rights on a national basis are discussed.

Yegor Ligachev and Victor Alksnis (studio), Alexander Nevzorov (space bridge with St.

Petersburg), Gundars Bojars (space bridge with Riga) take part in the conversation.


Ligachev E.K. -- statesman and politician, Secretary of the Central Committee of the CPSU, honorary citizen of the Tomsk region. Alksnis V.I. -- colonel of the Soviet Air Force, public and political figure. Nevzorov A.G. -- Russian journalist, TV presenter, publicist, author and producer of documentaries, hippologist, public and political figure, adviser to the General Director of TV Channel One (since 2016). Boyars G. -- deputy Speaker of the Latvian Seimas, Mayor of Riga.

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