An Appeal for Democracy in the Baltic Republics

The text of this appeal to our compatriots was passed at a meeting of cultural and scientific workers which took place at the USSR Cinematographers Union on January 16, 1991. It was published, under the title ‘The Voice of the Intelligentsia,’ in Argumenty i Fakty in late January. We, people …

Silence

Who was it that took away my voice? The black wound he left in my throat Can’t even cry. March is at work under the snow And the birds of my throat are dead, Their gardens turning into dictionaries. I beg my …