EU to open its visa doors to Baltic “aliens”

EU to open its visa doors to Baltic “aliens”


The Council of the European Union is going to permit visa-free travel later this month to half a million “aliens” - stateless persons living in Estonia and Latvia. “It’s great that we’ll be able to travel in the EU at last, but it’s still only a half-measure: we won’t be able to work there,” Estonian non-citizen Maxim Reva told Deutsche Presse-Agentur (dpa.) Estonia and Latvia were occupied by the Soviet Union 1940-91. During the occupation, hundreds of thousands of Soviet citizens flooded into ...


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