“No, My Friends, We Won’t Go Slow”. The Restoration of Lithuania’s Independence in the Pages of the World Press in 1990

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    January 17, 1990

    “War for secession”


    “For many centuries Lithuania was a plaything in the hands of other nations. Now nobody will take away our independence.” (a Lithuanian Communist)

    “We will not decide anything without you. But if you set us against each other, it might lead to tragedy.” (Mikhail Gorbachev)

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    January 21, 1990

    “Nationalism also threatens reforms”


    “Cultural and historical ties of the Baltic region are much stronger with the West, than with the USSR,” states the author of the article [unattributed].