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Valdis Dombrovski's resignation was accepted by the Latvian president today

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Estonia is in uproar over the black market sale of personal information on thousands of citizens that was stolen from government data banks.

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Fisher's plan to breach the Baltic

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Lithuania rejects ex-communists

Vilnius - The Lithuanian independence leader Vytautas Landsbergis made a victorious comeback over his former communist foes yesterday as results of a parliamentary election put his party on top.

Lithuania set for change

Lithuanians voted in legislative elections that might oust the former Communists after four years of tough economic reforms. The elections were Lithuania's second since independence in 1991.

Letter: Save Baltics from Russian power

Sir: The present discussion on spheres of influence in Europe (" `Silk Curtain' cuts Europe in two once more", 16 March) strikes the Baltic states with horror and trepidation. Under no circumstances should the West agree to the creation of any artificial boundaries in Europe to placate Russia's military. This would only encourage the non-democratic elements in Russia to demand further increases in their sphere of influence.

Mourners pay anniversary tribute to 'Estonia' victims

Tallinn (AP) - With no graves to tend and only nightmares to remember, mourners around the Baltic Sea paused yesterday to recall 852 people who died aboard the ferry Estonia a year ago.

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Sweden holds memorial service for victims of the 'Estonia'

The coffins of 28 Swedes were brought back to Stockholm yesterday for burial. They were among only 90 recovered from the Baltic Sea after the Estonia sank in one of the worst ferry disasters this century; nearly 900 lives were lost.

Estonia MPs reject nominee

TALLINN - Estonia's fragmented parliament rejected President Lennart Meri's nominee for prime minister, increasing the prospect of early elections. Siim Kallas, president of the country's Central Bank and ardent proponent of free-market economics, was rejected by a vote of 55 to 40, with five abstentions. President Meri had nominated Mr Kallas after the Prime Minister, Mart Laar, one of the former Soviet bloc's leading reformers, lost a vote of confidence last month. AP

Ferry problem

Stockholm - Another Baltic ferry has leaked water through its front cargo door and was taken out of service yesterday. The crew on board the Isabella, owned by Viking Lines, discovered the leak while making an overnight crossing on Friday from Helsinki to Stockholm. The ship's outer door already had been welded shut, as have doors on other ferries since the sinking of the Estonia two weeks ago. AP

The Baltic Ferry Disaster: 'Estonia' found in blackspot of Baltic

FINLAND'S leading expert on locating wrecks last night found the sunken ferry Estonia on the Baltic seabed, in an area known to seamen as the 'Graveyard of Ships'.

Baltic Exchange finds new home: Shipping market swaps buildings with Trafalgar House

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