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Latvia: “Beginning to Smell Like the 90s”

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Latvia, Economics & Business, History

All About Latvia writes [1] that “it’s hard not to notice that it is beginning to smell like the 90s”: “In the last week, strangers asked me three times for some changes to buy a tram ticket. Usually, asking for a smoke, or some change is used as a way to get into a fight, but this time, those people seemed genuinely looking for some help.”