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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 13, 1992

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Conversation with the President of the Lithuanian Parliament Landsbergis on Thursday, 13 February 1992

 Kohl and Landsbergis consult on developments in Lithuania and on the problem of "Soviet" troop withdrawals from the country. They review Lithuanian plans for the construction of an oil pipeline from Klaipeda on the Baltic Sea in order to be less dependent from Russian supplies.

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. 

February 13, 1991

The Chancellor’s [Helmut Kohl's] Conversation with British Prime Minister Major on Monday, 11 February 1991, at the Chancellor’s Office

Kohl and Major review Germany's financial contributions in the support of the Gulf coalition and Kohl's plans for changes in the German constitution in order to enable the Federal Republic's participation in future out-of-area missions. In addition, they talk about the domestic situation in the Soviet Union.

February 5, 1991

Meeting between the Head of the Federal Chancellery, Federal Minister Rudolf Seiters, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Poland, Janusz Reiter, Tuesday 5 February 1991, 15.00 - 15.40 hours

Seiters and Reiter discuss the standstill in the Polish-Soviet negotiations on the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Poland.

January 31, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Conversation with British Foreign Minister Douglas Hurd on 30 January 1991

Kohl and Hurd discuss Germany's financial aid in support of Britain's military operations in the Gulf in the amount of DM 800 million. Moreover, Kohl reviews his efforts for constitutional changes in order to enable Germany's participation in future of out-of-are missions.

January 18, 1991

The Chancellor's [Helmut Kohl's] Meeting with Soviet Ambassador Terechov on 17 January 1991

On behalf of Gorbachev, Ambassador Terechov complains that the Soviet government was only informed about the start of U.S. military operations in the Persian Gulf an hour in advance.

March 1, 1989

Outgoing Cipher Telegram No. 3441 from the KGB of the Lithuanian SSR to Deputy Chief of the Service “A” PGU KGB Colonel Comrade Sotskov M. A., 'On Conducting Joint Active and Counterpropaganda Measures'

Karinauskas dispatched top-secret cipher telegram No. 3441 to the deputy chief of the Service A, Colonel M. A. Sotskov [Lev F. Sotskov], informing him of the measures the Lithuanian KGB planned to implement to tarnish the cause of Lithuanian independence

October 19, 1988

Chief of the 1st Department of the KGB of the Lithuanian SSR Colonel V. L. Karinau,'A Plan of Counterpropaganda Measures to Explain to the Population of the Republic the Fundamentals of the Political Processes in Lithuania in the 1930s and the 1940s'

A plan to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Soviet regime in Lithuiana calls for the publication of a series of articles in the major Lithuanian newspapers on four topics.

March 24, 1987

Information Summary: 'On the Measures for Counteracting Ideological Diversions against the Soviet Baltic Republics'

In February 1987, the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party – the supreme political authority in the Soviet Union – sought to address the ever-growing vocal support in the international community for the independence of the Baltic republics (Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia). The resulting Politburo decree, titled “On the Measures for Counteracting Ideological Diversions against the Soviet Baltic Republics,” was summarized for the KGB of the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic by Lt. Colonel Vilius P. Kontrimas, deputy chief of the First Department (foreign intelligence) on March 24, 1987.