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March 29, 1990 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MICHAEL PARKS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lithuanian leaders, stunned by the Soviet Union's use of military power to assert its authority here but hoping to open talks soon on their plans to secede from the Soviet Union, on Wednesday backed away from their sharp confrontation with Moscow with two conciliatory moves.
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August 29, 1991 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a tangible sign that the Kremlin accepts that Lithuania is on the road to independence, officials from Moscow and the Baltic republic on Wednesday signed an agreement making a Lithuanian-issued visa the only requirement for entry into the republic. The agreement, signed for the central government by a deputy chairman of the Soviet KGB, Gen.
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March 22, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with Lithuania's continuing defiance, Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev ordered its citizens Wednesday to surrender all weapons and imposed tough visa controls and border checks by the KGB to bring the rebel Baltic land back into the Soviet fold.
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May 20, 1991 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Byelorussian police officer and a Lithuanian soldier were shot to death over the weekend in the worst outbreak of violence between the independence-striving Lithuanians and the Soviet Union since Moscow troops in January killed 14 Lithuanian civilians, according to officials here. The police officer, Capt. Alexander Bijan, was the first non-Lithuanian killed in the independence struggle.
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May 20, 1991 | ROBERT C. TOTH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Byelorussian police officer and a Lithuanian soldier were shot to death over the weekend in the worst outbreak of violence between the independence-striving Lithuanians and the Soviet Union since Moscow troops in January killed 14 Lithuanian civilians, according to officials here. The police officer, Capt. Alexander Bijan, was the first non-Lithuanian killed in the independence struggle.
NEWS
August 29, 1991 | ELIZABETH SHOGREN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a tangible sign that the Kremlin accepts that Lithuania is on the road to independence, officials from Moscow and the Baltic republic on Wednesday signed an agreement making a Lithuanian-issued visa the only requirement for entry into the republic. The agreement, signed for the central government by a deputy chairman of the Soviet KGB, Gen.
NEWS
March 29, 1990 | ESTHER SCHRADER and MICHAEL PARKS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Lithuanian leaders, stunned by the Soviet Union's use of military power to assert its authority here but hoping to open talks soon on their plans to secede from the Soviet Union, on Wednesday backed away from their sharp confrontation with Moscow with two conciliatory moves.
NEWS
March 22, 1990 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Faced with Lithuania's continuing defiance, Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev ordered its citizens Wednesday to surrender all weapons and imposed tough visa controls and border checks by the KGB to bring the rebel Baltic land back into the Soviet fold.
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