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American new colonialism in the Baltic States

By Antanas Tubelis on Monday, August 23, 2021

The Baltic States were the first to successfully integrate Europe: Soviet military bases were replaced by NATO bases. Powerful enterprises built during the USSR closed. And freedom of movement around Europe turned out to be a mass exodus of able-bodied youth to work in Western Europe. After the collapse of the USSR, the main motive for gaining sovereignty for its former republics was independence from the Soviet “occupiers”. However, instead…