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Treaty of Brest-Litovsk
1918 peace treaty between Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey on the one hand and Russia on the other.
Spreadsheet of additional Baltic resources, including digital resources organized by republic, a collection of videos, and Baltic organizations in the US.
August 23 1987 Rally in Vilnius
Lithuanians gather at the base of the monument to poet Adam Mickiewicz to protest the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact of August 23 1939.
The Baltic Way: History
Webpage with historical background on the Baltic Way, including national protests leading up to it.
US Senators Letter to Gorbachev 18 August 87
Page 1 (of 3) of a letter from US senators to M.S. Gorbachev expressing concern about the events in the Baltics, calling for the publishing of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Pact.
Welles Declaration, Department of State Press Release
Statement by Welles Sumner on the Soviet Union’s occupation of the Baltic states.
The Yalta Conference: February, 1945
The agreements made between the United States, Great Britain and the USSR regarding postwar reorganization.
Declaration by the United Nations
Includes the declarations of the allied powers before the start of World War II.
Ojārs Ginters. A witness to history
Article about the life of Ojārs Ginters, based on a 2008 interview in the magazine "Tikšanās" (Meeting) and M. Ginters 2005 book “Vai tie bijām mēs?”
Atlantic Charter: August 14, 1941
Expresses the United States’ and Britain’s goals for the world after World War II.
Helsinki-86 Commemoration to 1941 Deportations
Photo of Helsinki-86 members laying flowers at the base of Riga's Freedom Monument in commemoration of the June 14 1941 deportations.
2013 National Black Ribbon Day Commemoration events announced
Newspaper article describing the establishment of a commemorative day to honor Black Ribbon Day in Canada.
From Opposition to Independence: Social Movements in Latvia, 1986- 1991
The Helsinki Accords
Memorandum of the Latvian Human Rights Group Helsinki-86
Statement on the Establishment of the Latvian Human Rights Group Helsinki-86
Virtual exhibition "Latvian Human Rights Protection Group "Helsinki-86""
Video from the Latvian National Museum of History on the activities of Helsinki-86 from 1986 to 1990.
The Baltic Way 30
Document produced on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way outlining the event's history.
A Brief History of the Chautauqua Conferences on U.S.- Soviet Relations
One-page outline of Soviet-American relations and the Chautauqua Institution.
Reporter's Notebook: Gleaming Baltic Resort
NYT article outlining the 1986 Chautauqua Conference in Jūrmala, Latvia.
CIA Information Report: The Latvian Resistance
CIA report on the Latvian Resistance.
Latvia and Russia - Treaty of Peace August 11th, 1920
The official peace treaty between Russia and Latvia, signed on August 11th, 1920.
On Guard For Latvia’s Statehood
Outlines foreign diplomatic actions of Latvia during the military occupancy of Soviet military forces from 1940-1991.
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