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January 9, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a sharp and now rare rebuke to the Soviet Union, the White House on Tuesday angrily denounced Moscow's dispatch of military troops to the Baltic republics as "provocative and counterproductive." President Bush's spokesman warned that the move in the Baltics and other restive republics "represents a serious step toward an escalation of tension within the U.S.S.R." He called on Moscow to step back from its "attempts at intimidation."
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January 9, 1991 | JAMES GERSTENZANG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a sharp and now rare rebuke to the Soviet Union, the White House on Tuesday angrily denounced Moscow's dispatch of military troops to the Baltic republics as "provocative and counterproductive." President Bush's spokesman warned that the move in the Baltics and other restive republics "represents a serious step toward an escalation of tension within the U.S.S.R." He called on Moscow to step back from its "attempts at intimidation."
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February 9, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than 24 hours after the Soviet Communist Party voted to give up its "leading role" in the government and economy, the Baltic Shipping Co. in Leningrad on Thursday put the decision into immediate effect--and fired more than 200 political commissars on its ships.
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February 9, 1990 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Less than 24 hours after the Soviet Communist Party voted to give up its "leading role" in the government and economy, the Baltic Shipping Co. in Leningrad on Thursday put the decision into immediate effect--and fired more than 200 political commissars on its ships.
NEWS
March 13, 1989
The Soviet Union's first nuclear-powered cargo ship has finally docked at Vladivostok after it was stranded at sea for a week because port workers were afraid to handle it, a newspaper said. But Socialist Industry, noting that the Sevmorput was refused entry at three other ports in the Soviet Far East because of public protests, said the ship's future is uncertain.
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March 13, 1989
The Soviet Union's first nuclear-powered cargo ship has finally docked at Vladivostok after it was stranded at sea for a week because port workers were afraid to handle it, a newspaper said. But Socialist Industry, noting that the Sevmorput was refused entry at three other ports in the Soviet Far East because of public protests, said the ship's future is uncertain.
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