May 17, 1990 – Gorbachev meets with Lithuanian prime minister

May 17, 1990 – Gorbachev meets with Lithuanian prime minister

Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev meets with Lithuanian Prime Minister Kazimiera Prunskiene in an effort to settle differences arising from Lithuania’s recent proclamation of independence from the Soviet Union.

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March 17, 1900 – Lithuania rejects Soviet demand to renounce its independence

March 17, 1900 – Lithuania rejects Soviet demand to renounce its independence

The former Soviet Socialist Republic of Lithuania steadfastly rejects a demand from the Soviet Union that it renounce its declaration of independence.

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