[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Photo journal: A family joins the EU
Returning to the fold

Political events that shaped my life have been very negative - first the German occupation, then the Soviet. My father was a high-ranking civil servant and died in prison when I was 18. My husband spent four and a half years in Siberia. He was a promising piano player before but he lost his skills in those years and became a conductor instead. He died in 1994.

I am very happy to see the Soviet times go with Latvia regaining its independence, and now returning to Europe.

Click below for more images
BACK 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 NEXT

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific