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Baltic States

Voldemars Korsts

Baltic States

a case study of modern-day colonialism in Europe.

by Voldemars Korsts

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Published by Americans for Congressional Action to Free the Baltic States, Illinois Division in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baltic States
    • Subjects:
    • Baltic States -- Annexation to the Soviet Union.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [3] of cover.

      Statement[Compiled and edited by Voldemars Korsts and Laimonis Streips]
      ContributionsStreips, Laimonis, joint author., Americans for Congressional Action to Free the Baltic States. Illinois Division.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJX1552.5.Z7R93
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[6] p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5184474M
      LC Control Number75002623

      Baltic states, the countries of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, bordering on the eastern coast of the Baltic in , they remained independent republics until their involuntary incorporation in into the USSR. The Baltic states are bounded on the west and north by the Baltic Sea, which gives the region its name, on the east by Russia, on the southeast by Belarus, and on the southwest by Poland and an exclave of Russia. The underlying geology is sandstone, shale, and limestone, evidenced by hilly uplands that alternate with low-lying plains and bear mute testimony to the impact of .

      The occupation of the Baltic states involved the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact in June They were then annexed into the Soviet Union as constituent republics in August , though most Western powers and nations never . Europe:: Lithuania. Red dots mark the locations of fires burning in countries south and east of the Baltic Sea in this early April image. The scattered fires were probably set to clear land for agricultural purposes. The Scandinavian countries, Norway and Sweden, and Finland to the north of the Sea, are still blanketed in snow. From the left.

      Best Baltic Literature recommended by Jayde Will. A century ago, the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—became independent. This year, , we highlight five of the best works of Baltic literature recently translated into English. Following a historical introduction to the political developments of the Baltic states, this book examines the internal and external aspects of Lithuanian, Latvian, and Estonian nationhood. Part I depicts the triumph of independence movements. Part II compares the new nations' domestic policies, notably treatment of ethnic minorities and.


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