here and now (1999) 03/15/1999
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Participants in the program are the chairman of the State Duma Committee for CIS Affairs Georgy Tikhonov (teleconference with the studio "Russia"), the first deputy chairman of the society "National falcons of Daugava" Alexander Kalvans and the deputy of the Diet of Latvia Jacob Pliner (a space bridge from Riga).
The theme of the day is the state holiday of Latvia on March 16, the day of the annual procession of veterans-legionaries of the Latvian SS divisions in Riga.
Shooting March 16, 1998: excerpts of procession and protest rally.
Discussion about the duality of the holiday and the attitude of people towards this date.
PersonnelPliner Ya.G. - Latvian public-political figure, doctor of pedagogy, co-chairman of the Russian Union of Latvia (RSL, 2003-2015).
Tikhonov GI - Candidate of economic sciences, state and political figure, Honored Builder of the Tajik SSR, Honored Power Engineer of the Russian Federation.
World War II; Veterans; Holidays History; Social life