In the late 1980s, Latvia, a tiny republic in the northwest corner of the former Soviet Union (USSR), seeing a window of opportunity provided by the policy of glasnost, instability inside the USSR, and political upheaval within the Warsaw Pact countries, became one of the key agitators among the Soviet republics to demand independence from Moscow--a view shared by several Baltic specialists (1) This paved the way for the emergence of independence movements in its fellow Baltic republics
, Estonia and Lithuania, the latter of which took the lead in seeking to break free from Soviet rule.
Someday the conditions for Baltic republic
membership in NATO might be right, but that time is not now.
These two from the Baltic Republic
of Estonia, who appeared as principal guest artists, have textbook technique and precision with the added and rare bonus of dancing from within.
A group of residents in Hokkaido has created and is selling a CD featuring musicians in the Baltic republic
of Latvia to fund the production of a Japanese-Latvian dictionary.
Each Baltic republic
, having set up a central bank, is examining how to conduct monetary policies.
Lithuanian President Vytautas Landsbergis told his Parliament that Moscow must return all seized buildings to resume a diaglogue with the Baltic republic
Moscow revoked its signature after the Estonian parliament added a preamble, at the time of ratification, alluding to the Treaty of Tartu concluded in 1920 between the young Baltic republic
and the Soviet Union.
The move adds to a series of disputes which have strained ties between the tiny Baltic republic
and Poland .
The delay will facilitate a Lithuanian solicitor due to give evidence as part of defence claims he will not receive a fair trial in the Baltic republic
The appointment marks the re-establishment of almost forgotten links between Wales and the Baltic republic
And in Vilnius, Lithuania, a laboratory confirmed that traces of anthrax were found in at least one mailbag used by the US Embassy in the former Soviet Baltic republic
, marking the first such case in Europe.
But is the defense of Euro-American security the goal sought by the United States in supporting NATO enlargement, and does Baltic republic
membership in NATO help achieve that end?
PARIS, May 9 (KUNA) -- The Baltic Republic
of Estonia has been admitted as the 29th member of the International Energy Agency (IEA), the powerful energy consumers group that seeks to ensure supply security in the industrialised nations and promotes energy-use innovation.
AN accountant wanted over the alleged theft of pounds 30,000 from a school's funds yesterday lost her appeal against being extradited back to the Baltic republic
A DELEGATION from the Baltic republic
of Latvia is to visit Liverpool next month to forge links with the city.