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August 26, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Telephone Conversation with U.S. President Bush on 26 August 1991, 14:25 – 14:50 hours

Kohl and Bush discuss the latter forthcoming visit to Moscow, the situation after the coup, as well as Western financial assistance for the Soviet Union and Baltic independence.

September 7, 1989

National Intelligence Daily for Thursday, 7 September 1989

The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 7 September1989 describes the latest developments in the United States, Colombia, South Africa, Lebanon, Netherlands, Poland, Czechoslovakia, the Soviet Union, Belize, Bolivia, Argentina, and Iran.

June 16, 1940

The Chargé in Estonia (Leonard) to the Secretary of State

The Soviet Union has demanded that Estonia and Latvia allow Soviet troops to enter both countries.

June 15, 1940

The Chargé in the Soviet Union (Thurston) to the Secretary of State

The Lithuanian government has accepted an ultimatum from the Soviet Union demanding that officials be brought to trial, the number of Soviet troops increased, and the Lithuanian government reorganized.

June 7, 1940

The Minister in Latvia (Wiley) to the Secretary of State

Lithuanian, Latvian, and Estonian officials all anticipate that the Soviet Union will take measure to control the Baltic states.

May 30, 1940

The Minister in Latvia (Wiley) to the Secretary of State

Officials express concern about the Soviet Union's aggressive actions toward Lithuania.

February 17, 1940

The Ambassador in the Soviet Union (Steinhardt) to the Secretary of State

Ambassador Steinhardt on rumors that the Soviet Union is planning to take control of Latvia and Estonia.

June 25, 1941

Statement by the Latvian Minister (Bilmanis)

Statement by the Latvian Ambassador to the United States on the Soviet occupation of Latvia.

February 6, 1948

Memorandum of Conversation, by the Assistant Secretary of State for Political Affairs (Armour)

Three representatives of displaced persons of the Baltic States bring a petition for President Truman.

July 23, 1940

Welles Declaration, Department of State Press Release, 'Statement by the Acting Secretary of State, the Honorable Sumner Welles'

Later referred to as the "Welles Declaration," this statement by acting Secretary of State Sumner Welles condemned the 1940 Soviet occupation of the Baltic states and set United States policy of refusing to recognize the new Soviet governments of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.