January 04, 1989
USSR: Gorbachev Faces Tough Test in Lithuania
An analysis of Gorbachev's effort to persuade Lithuanian Communists to remain with the National Party.
July 28, 1989
USSR: Baltic Republics Move toward Economic Autonomy
An analysis of reforms for economic autonomy in the Baltics.
July 31, 1989
Special Analysis: USSR: Baltic Nationalists Press Ahead
An analysis of further efforts to institutionalize republic sovereignty by Baltic states.
September 07, 1989
Special Analysis: USSR: The Option of Force in the Baltics
An analysis of the Soviet posture toward the Baltic's movements for greater autonomy.
September 14, 1989
USSR: Baltic Parties Pressing Ahead
An analysis of the Baltic governments' actions despite Soviet Central Committee condemnation.
December 08, 1989
USSR: Lithuanian Decision Will Reverberate Widely
An analysis of the Lithuanian Supreme Soviet's decision to legalize a multiparty political system.
December 21, 1989
USSR: Lithuanian Party Declares Independence
An analysis of the Lithuanian Party's declaration of independence from the Soviet Communist Party.An analysis of the Lithuanian Party's declaration of independence from the Soviet Communist Party.
January 16, 1990
Gorbachev's Visit to Lithuania
An analysis of Gorbachev's trip to Lithuania and his failure to stop the secession of its Communist Party from the Soviet Union.
January 19, 1990
USSR: Foreign Ministry Says Baltics to be Independent
An analysis of the Soviet Foreign Ministry's position to establish an eight-year transition period for Baltic states' independence and to refrain from using force.
February 23, 1990
USSR: Baltic Nationalists Press Ahead
An analysis of upcoming elections in Lithuania and Estonia which will strengthen Baltic independence movements.
December 29, 1990
National Intelligence Daily for Saturday, 29 December 1990
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 29 December 1990 describes the latest developments in Iraq, Kuwait, Yemen, the Soviet Union, Poland, Lebanon, and Eastern Europe.