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Baltic meeting. Representatives of national organisations of Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia meet in Canada (1991)

Title in Estonian: Balti pagulasorganisatsioonide esindajate kohtumine Torontos

Amateur film Duration 16:42

Baltic meeting. Representatives of national organisations of Estonia, Lithuania, Latvia meet in Canada

Representatives of Baltic refugee organizations together with the representative of Canadian Parliament discuss the political situation in the Baltic States after the coup d'état in Moscow on August 20, 1991. TV interviews with Laas Leivat, Al Pačevicius and John Eichmanis (simultaneous translation) where the support from Canada is being asked in order to restore the independence of the Baltic States and establish new legal governments in these countries.

Keywords: journalists | discussion | restoraton of independence in the Baltic states | recognition of the independence of the Baltic States | freedom fight of the Baltic states | interviewing | struggle for independence | expatriate Baltic people in Canada | representative of Canadian Parliament | refugee organizations | View all »

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Film Category Amateur film, Newsreel
Text / Dialogue English
Duration 16:42

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Cinematographer Edgar Väär

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