Keeping Baltic cooperation alive

  • 1998-11-05
  • Juris Sinka
Next year, on Aug. 23, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania will mark the 60th anniversary of the Molotov-Ribbentrop treaty and its secret protocols. The notorious alliance forged by the outgoing century's most dreadful dictatorships in Europe - Josef Stalin's communism and Adolf Hitler's national socialism - condemned the three independent Baltic states to 50 years of occupation, colonization and genocide.The repercussions of the treaty are still being felt in the Baltic states today as they desperately try to present themselves as eligible candidates for the European Union and NATO. In a way, th...
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