Tag: Soviet occupation of Baltic states

Kremlin ‘Really Thinking about Occupying Baltic Countries,’ Former RISI Expert Says

May 13, 2016

Most commentators have dismissed as overblown suggestions that Moscow is preparing to occupy Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania because they are members of NATO and the EU and because such a Russian action would lead to a major military conflict between Moscow and the West.

Six Post-Soviet Countries Now Say They Were Occupied by the USSR

February 26, 2015

Staunton, February 25 – On February 25, Georgians marked the 94th anniversary of what Tbilisi calls “the battle of the Soviet Occupation” of that country in 1921, a self-definition that means six post-Soviet states now officially view the Soviet system as an occupation and one that marks an important milestone in their separation from Russia […]