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July 1, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lifting its 10-week oil embargo of energy-starved Lithuania, the Soviet Union began pumping petroleum again to the breakaway Baltic state Saturday in exchange for its agreement the previous day to suspend its unilateral declaration of independence. The flow of crude oil to the Mazeikiai refinery, which shut down more than two months ago for want of petroleum, resumed at 5:30 p.m., dispatcher Alma Belskite said by telephone from the installation, Lithuania's only refinery.
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July 1, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lifting its 10-week oil embargo of energy-starved Lithuania, the Soviet Union began pumping petroleum again to the breakaway Baltic state Saturday in exchange for its agreement the previous day to suspend its unilateral declaration of independence. The flow of crude oil to the Mazeikiai refinery, which shut down more than two months ago for want of petroleum, resumed at 5:30 p.m., dispatcher Alma Belskite said by telephone from the installation, Lithuania's only refinery.
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April 19, 1990 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bush Administration officials anxiously sought to determine Wednesday whether Soviet authorities have cut off oil supplies to Lithuania's only refinery, as asserted by officials of the Baltic republic. "We have conflicting reports, and we're looking into the situation," a White House official said, declining to go beyond President Bush's warning Tuesday that such a step would be met with "appropriate responses" by the United States.
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April 22, 1990 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MASHA HAMILTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Lithuanian government, struggling to survive a Kremlin-imposed economic blockade, closed factories Saturday to save energy, and the deputy prime minister said he has information indicating that Moscow has ordered a freeze on all rail and truck shipments into the republic.
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April 22, 1990 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MASHA HAMILTON, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Lithuanian government, struggling to survive a Kremlin-imposed economic blockade, closed factories Saturday to save energy, and the deputy prime minister said he has information indicating that Moscow has ordered a freeze on all rail and truck shipments into the republic.
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April 19, 1990 | MASHA HAMILTON and ESTHER SCHRADER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Lithuanian government said Wednesday night that the Soviets have shut off the flow of petroleum to the breakaway Baltic state as the first salvo in an "economic warfare" campaign, but confusion reigned about both what Moscow has done and its ultimate intentions. There was no sign that natural gas supplies to Lithuania have been curtailed. Bronius Vainora, the director of .
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April 18, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and ESTHER SCHRADER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lithuanian leaders said the Kremlin made good Tuesday on its threat to throttle their economy by ordering drastic cutbacks in natural gas deliveries and a halt in oil supplies for the breakaway Baltic republic's sole refinery. Lithuania's leader, Vytautas Landsbergis, accused Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev of "brutal" action to break his homeland's drive for independence from Moscow, but he said the energy cuts would not have that effect.
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April 19, 1990 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bush Administration officials anxiously sought to determine Wednesday whether Soviet authorities have cut off oil supplies to Lithuania's only refinery, as asserted by officials of the Baltic republic. "We have conflicting reports, and we're looking into the situation," a White House official said, declining to go beyond President Bush's warning Tuesday that such a step would be met with "appropriate responses" by the United States.
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April 19, 1990 | MASHA HAMILTON and ESTHER SCHRADER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Lithuanian government said Wednesday night that the Soviets have shut off the flow of petroleum to the breakaway Baltic state as the first salvo in an "economic warfare" campaign, but confusion reigned about both what Moscow has done and its ultimate intentions. There was no sign that natural gas supplies to Lithuania have been curtailed. Bronius Vainora, the director of .
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April 18, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and ESTHER SCHRADER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lithuanian leaders said the Kremlin made good Tuesday on its threat to throttle their economy by ordering drastic cutbacks in natural gas deliveries and a halt in oil supplies for the breakaway Baltic republic's sole refinery. Lithuania's leader, Vytautas Landsbergis, accused Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev of "brutal" action to break his homeland's drive for independence from Moscow, but he said the energy cuts would not have that effect.
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