A hundred years ago, on September 11, 1919 the Latvian government received a telegram from Georgy Chicherin, People‘s Commissar for Foreign Affairs in the Soviet government, with an offer to conclude a peace treaty. Such offers were sent to the Lithuanian and Finnish governments as well, while Estonia had received such an offer as early as August 31.
Soviets admit aggression
Soviet Russia had not officially gone to war against any of the Baltic states. Parts of the Red Army had been chased away from Estonian and Lithuanian territory, but wer...
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