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March 1, 1989
Lithuania published a draft constitution giving it the right to veto laws passed in Moscow and an increased political role for non-Communist Party organizations, according to reports reaching Moscow. The draft was published in the Baltic republic's press for public discussion. It is to be put before Lithuania's Parliament in July, the reports said.
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March 9, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Lithuanian nationalist movement Sajudis, whose candidates swept recent elections there, announced plans Thursday to declare Lithuania independent from the Soviet Union this weekend and then form a government. Vytautas Landsbergis, the Sajudis chairman, said that the movement's deputies in the Lithuanian Supreme Soviet, the Parliament of the Soviet Baltic republic, will adopt a resolution re-establishing Lithuania as an independent state at the Parliament's opening session Sunday.
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November 19, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
The Parliament of the Soviet Baltic republic of Lithuania backed away from a direct confrontation with the Kremlin on Friday and postponed a vote on constitutional amendments that would have declared its "sovereignty" and claimed the right to veto national laws there.
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March 1, 1990 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the aged bus rumbled along the road from Vilnius to Kaunas in Lithuania, Rep. C. Christopher Cox huddled at a makeshift table with the three men who are likely to draft a new constitution for an independent Lithuania. The Newport Beach Republican handed out copies of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 1, 1990 | ROBERT W. STEWART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As the aged bus rumbled along the road from Vilnius to Kaunas in Lithuania, Rep. C. Christopher Cox huddled at a makeshift table with the three men who are likely to draft a new constitution for an independent Lithuania. The Newport Beach Republican handed out copies of the U.S. Constitution, the Declaration of Independence and the Federalist Papers.
NEWS
March 9, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Lithuanian nationalist movement Sajudis, whose candidates swept recent elections there, announced plans Thursday to declare Lithuania independent from the Soviet Union this weekend and then form a government. Vytautas Landsbergis, the Sajudis chairman, said that the movement's deputies in the Lithuanian Supreme Soviet, the Parliament of the Soviet Baltic republic, will adopt a resolution re-establishing Lithuania as an independent state at the Parliament's opening session Sunday.
NEWS
March 1, 1989
Lithuania published a draft constitution giving it the right to veto laws passed in Moscow and an increased political role for non-Communist Party organizations, according to reports reaching Moscow. The draft was published in the Baltic republic's press for public discussion. It is to be put before Lithuania's Parliament in July, the reports said.
NEWS
November 19, 1988 | MICHAEL PARKS, Times Staff Writer
The Parliament of the Soviet Baltic republic of Lithuania backed away from a direct confrontation with the Kremlin on Friday and postponed a vote on constitutional amendments that would have declared its "sovereignty" and claimed the right to veto national laws there.
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