Baltic states

  • U.S. and Baltic states oppose Russian 'rewriting of history'
    VILNIUS (Reuters): The United States joined Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Thursday in opposing any Russian attempts to rewrite history after President Vladimir Putin said the Baltic states had consented to their 1940 annexation by the Soviet Union. "We stand firmly against any attempts by Russia to rewrite history in order to justify the 1940 occupation and annexation of the Baltic states by the Soviet Union," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo wrote in a joint st