Posts tagged as European history

Baltic presidents call for ‘common European history’ to counter Russia’s ‘revisionism’

Thursday, May 7, 2020

The presidents of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia on Thursday condemned Russia’s attempts to falsify history by playing down Moscow’s role in “unleashing” the Second World War and Soviet crimes in occupied Baltic countries. On the eve of the 75th anniversary of the end of WW2, the leaders of the Baltic countries issued a joint statement warning that distorting history posed a threat to the rules-based global order. “The distortion of…