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The Baltic states and the end of the Soviet empire

by Kristian Gerner

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Baltic States,
  • Soviet Union
    • Subjects:
    • Baltic States -- Relations -- Soviet Union.,
    • Soviet Union -- Relations -- Baltic States.,
    • Soviet Union -- Politics and government -- 1985-1991.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [198]-204) and index.

      StatementKristian Gerner and Stefan Hedlund.
      ContributionsHedlund, Stefan, 1953-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDK502.7 .G457 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 211 p. ;
      Number of Pages211
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1411561M
      ISBN 10041507570X
      LC Control Number93020390

      This book examines the role of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in the downfall of the Soviet Union at the end of the Cold War. It includes groundbreaking, archives-based research on important facets of the Soviet collapse like, for example, politics of history, Soviet Atheism, economic reforms, the military and the use of force. When the Baltic States gained independence from Russia after the Revolution, the newly formed nations struggled greatly with defining their past under the Empire. The strong connection between the Balts and the Russians is demonstrated by the fact that a majority of the Balts wanted autonomous status within the USSR after the revolutions of.

      The Soviet Union reoccupied most of the territory of the Baltic states in its Baltic Offensive during World War II. The Red Army regained control over the three Baltic capitals but failed to capture the Courland Pocket where the retreating Wehrmacht and Latvian forces held out until the final German surrender at the end of the war. The German forces were deported and the . Excellent (if somewhat dense) historical overview of the region On the whole, a masterful pairing of comprehensiveness and readability over the broad canvas of the Baltic States' long history, from paganism through the Tsarist and Soviet occupations, into the 21st century of independence and inclusion into the EU/5.

        The operation was intended to help reinforce anti-communist resistance in the Moscow-backed People’s Republic of Poland and in the then-Soviet Baltic states in the s and s. For its part, Stockholm arrested three Soviet spies: Fritiof Enbom in , Stig Wennerström (a colonel in the Swedish Air Force) in and Stig Bergling in   The tiny states of Estonia, Lithuania, and Latvia, having shed their Russian-dominated past and joined the EU and NATO, are looking to .


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The Baltic states and the end of the Soviet empire by Kristian Gerner Download PDF EPUB FB2

The topic of this book is the implosion of the Soviet empire. It tells the parallel stories of how the three Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania struggled successfully to gain their freedom, and how the policies pursued by Mikhail Gorbachev served to mobilize and politicize Baltic by: In this book, Stefan Hedlund and Kristian Gerner provide a riveting account of the self-destruction of the Soviet empire, examining the role of the Baltic states in this process of destruction.

They discuss how the three Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania struggled successfully to gain their freedom, and how the policies pursued Cited by: The topic of this book is the implosion of the Soviet empire.

It tells the parallel stories of how the three Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania struggled successfully to gain their freedom, and how the policies pursued by Mikhail Gorbachev served to.

Get this from a library. The Baltic states and the end of the Soviet empire. [Kristian Gerner; Stefan Hedlund] -- Points at the absence of "politics" in the Soviet system as a main cause of its self-destruction, by analyzing in loose game-theoretic framework the struggle between Moscow and the Baltic states.

Baltic states - Baltic states - Independence and the 20th century: The collapse of the German and Russian empires during World War I allowed the Baltic peoples to establish independent states. The road to independence was similar in all three. In Novemberat the time of the Bolshevik Revolution in Petrograd (now St.

Petersburg), all of Lithuania and most of Latvia were under. The Soviet Empire is an informal term that has two meanings. In the narrow sense, it expresses a view in Western Sovietology that the Soviet Union as a state was a colonial onset of this interpretation is traditionally attributed to Richard Pipes's book The Formation of the Soviet Union ().

In the wider sense, it refers to the country's perceived imperialist foreign policy. The Baltic States and the End of the Soviet Empire The topic of this book is the implosion of the Soviet empire. It tells the parallel stories of how the three Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania struggled successfully to gain their freedom, and how the policies pursued by Mikhail Gorbachev served to mobilize and politicize.

First published in How is it possible for the three tiny Baltic republics to gain their freedom from the Soviet Union, without a single shot being fired or a single stone thrown at the oppressor?The topic of this book is the implosion of the Soviet empire.

It tells the parallel stories of how the three Baltic republics of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania struggled successfully to gain. Get this from a library. The Baltic states and the end of the Soviet empire. [Kristian Gerner; Stefan Hedlund]. Path-breaking study of the role played by nationalism in the disintegration of the Soviet Union; by d'ncausse (Confiscated Power, ), the third woman ever elected to the AcadÇmie Franáaise.

D'ncausse notes that the breakup of the vast Soviet empire- -the world's last empire—astonished the world as well as the Soviet leaders themselves, who once again appeared to have been Author: Hélène Carrère D'encausse. Since the end of the Cold War there has been an increased interest in the Baltics.

The Baltic States brings together three titles, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, to provide a comprehensive and analytical guide integrating history, political science, economic development and contemporary events into one account.

Since gaining their independence, each country has developed at its 5/5(1). Agnia Grigas Agnia Grigas is an energy and political risk expert based in Washington, DC. She is also the author of Beyond Crimea: the New Russian Empire, a book that demonstrates how Russia, under both Vladimir Putin and Boris Yeltsin, has pursued policies of deliberately undermining and destabilising the former Soviet states – not only the Baltics and.

Entdecken Sie "Baltic States and the End of the Soviet Empire" von Kristian Gerner und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler. First published in How is it possible for the three tiny Baltic republics to gain their freedom from the Soviet Union, without a single shot being fired or a single stone thrown at the oppressor?The topic of this book is the implosion of the Soviet empire.

It tells the. Inthe second great war began. Molotov and Ribbentrop had just made a non-aggression pact [1] with an annex to divide Eastern Europe. In the autumn ofBaltic states and Finland were sent an ultimatum to allow the Soviet forces in.

Finl. The Baltics in fiction and nonfiction. I didn't even consider that. I think it was a translation mistake on my part. I'm from Finland and in Finnish Baltic States = Baltian maat and Baltic region = Itämeren alue -> not even remotely similar:).

Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the. The present article deals with international law problems that have arisen in the process of legal clarification of the state crimes committed during the Soviet occupation in the three Baltic : Lauri Mälksoo.

The Last Empire: The Final Days of the Soviet Union by Serhii Plokhy, review: 'fascinating and readable' First the Baltic states sought independence, then Georgia, then Ukraine, then everyone. 5/5. An American academic describes the breakup of the Soviet Union and the formation of an independent Latvia from the vantage point of Riga, where he was acting as an advisor to the Latvian Parliament and was a visiting faculty member at the time of the events.

This description is unusual for several reasons--the author was based in Riga rather than Moscow or Leningrad.

The Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, which had been independent between the two world wars, were annexed by the Kremlin in June ofduring the dramatic days when Paris fell to the Germans, and became republics of the Soviet Union. In thus reversing the course of modern Baltic history, Moscow separated the Baltic countries not only from Cited by: 3.

Erweiterte Suche 0 Artikel | 0,00€ Warenkorb 0 Art. | 0,00 €. Introduction. At the end of the s, a game of imperialism orchestrated through secret meetings and negotiations between Hitler and Stalin lead to events that would rob Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia of their national sovereignty.

The Baltic would bear the brunt of international tensions that gave rise to the Third Reich and the beginning of the Second World War.The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics (Estonian: Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Latvian: Baltijas valstis, Lithuanian: Baltijos valstybės), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign countries in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

Before the First World War, what are today Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia were part of the Russian Empire. As that empire fought and .