Soviet Genocide? Communist Mass Deportations in the Baltic States and International Law

  title={Soviet Genocide? Communist Mass Deportations in the Baltic States and International Law},
  author={Lauri M{\"a}lksoo},
  journal={Leiden Journal of International Law},
  pages={757 - 787}
  • Lauri Mälksoo
  • Published 2001
  • Political Science
  • Leiden Journal of International Law
The present article deals with international law problems that have arisen in the process of legal clarification of the state crimes committed during the Soviet occupation in the three Baltic states. Following the restoration of their independence in 1991, the Baltic states have sought to establish the historical truth about the mass crimes committed during the Nazi and Soviet occupations – Estonia's International History Commission recently published its first report which is analyzed in this… Expand
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