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June 12, 1992

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with the Presidents of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania on the Margins on the UNCED-Conference in Rio de Janeiro on 11 June 1992

Kohl and the Presidents from the three Baltic states have a shared concern about the slow withdrawal of "Soviet" troops in the region. Kohl is asked to put more pressure on Yeltsin. All three Presidents see security and troop withdrawals as an essential precondition for the success of economic reforms in their countries.

February 18, 1991

The Chancellor’s [Helmut Kohl's] Telephone Conversation with Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev on Monday, 18 February 1991

Kohl and Gorbachev review the situation in the Baltics and Kohl reports on his meeting with Latvia's Prime Minister Godmanis.

February 20, 1991

The Chancellor’s [Helmut Kohl's] Conversation with President Mitterrand at the Elysée on 15 February 1991

Kohl and Mitterrand examine the Soviet position in the Gulf War and the situation in the Baltics. 

December 1, 1990

National Intelligence Daily for Friday, 1 December 1989

The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for Friday, 1 December 1989 describes the latest developments in Eastern Europe, USSR, Taiwan, Italy, Iran and Bulgaria.

July 30, 1990

National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 30 July 1990

The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 30 July 1990 describes the latest developments in the Soviet Union, Japan, Liberia, Algeria, Togo, Afghanistan, Burma, Iraq and Israel.

February 23, 1990

USSR: Baltic Nationalists Press Ahead

An analysis of upcoming elections in Lithuania and Estonia which will strengthen Baltic independence movements.

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.

December 16, 1989

USSR: Nationalists Gain in Latvian Elections

An analysis of Popular Front success in Latvian elections.

September 14, 1989

USSR: Baltic Parties Pressing Ahead

An analysis of the Baltic governments' actions despite Soviet Central Committee condemnation.

September 7, 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.