President Gitanas Nausėda met on Thursday with Jan Raczynsky, chair of the Board of the international human rights organization Memorial and active supporter of cooperation between the Memorial and the Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Centre.
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The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania (LGGRTC) will remove the Register of KGB Agency Archive Personal Records from its website.
Adas Jakubauskas, 55, the new director of the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania, vows to improve the center's international and internal communication and spread awareness on Lithuania's historic memory issues abroad.
Adas Jakubauskas, 55, has been appointed director of the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania on Thursday after 71 lawmakers voted in favor, 15 were against, eight lawmakers abstained and one voting ballot was damaged.
Information published by the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania must be double-checked and must be very trustworthy, Adas Jakubauskas, the candidate to led the center, says.
This year, Lithuania will mark the 29th anniversary of the re-establishment of its independence, commemorating the adoption of the Act on the Re-establishment of the State of Lithuania by the Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas on 11 March 1990. On this occasion, a lot of festive events will take...
An investigation of the remains of Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, a Lithuanian armed anti-Soviet resistance commander, has revealed that he was shot dead in an unusual way, the Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Centre (LGGRTC) said on Tuesday.
The incumbent Lithuanian parliament has not a single member who secretly collaborated with the Soviet KGB, Teresė Birutė Burauskaitė, head of the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania said following its research.
The Museum of Genocide Victims, situated in the former KGB building in Vilnius, has been renamed the Museum of Occupation and Freedom Fighters.
The Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Centre says that a register of KGB archival dossiers it has just completed publishing should be viewed with a critical eye.
Prominent Lithuanian actor Donatas Banionis was recruited as a KGB agent during the soviet rule, the Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Centre said.
A monument to Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, a Lithuanian anti-Soviet resistance commander, will be erected in the United States next year in commemoration of 100 years of his birth.
It is proposed to put up special information boards at sites of mass Jewish graves in Lithuania to display both the names of those killed and as detailed information as possible about their executioners.
The Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Centre has published documents from the Special Archives about KGB's activities between 1974 and 1985.
The Lithuanian Genocide and Resistance Research Centre intends to finish publishing names of recruits by the Soviet KGB in 2017.
As part of its effort to estimate the damage caused by the Soviet occupation, Lithuania wants to dig up archival documents to calculate the balance of financial flows between Vilnius and Moscow during that period, a method that has already been used by neighbouring Latvia, the daily Lietuvos Žinios ...
Events in Lithuania have begun to commemorate Lithuania's Day of Mourning and Hope, which is held every year on 14 June. To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here.
Lithuania's Prosecutor General's Office has analysed a list of some 2,000 people suspected of involvement in the Holocaust, but will not be pursuing charges, because not one of them is still alive, 15min.lt reports.
Those who pulled the trigger during the Jewish genocide in Lithuania are not the only ones who should be considered guilty – those who transported Jews and guarded the sites of massacres should also be held accountable, a local historian says.
A new list of former KGB agents to be released will contain the names of about ten well-known Lithuanian public figures, according to the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre, which is investigating the archives of the Soviet security police.
Lithuania's Prosecutor General's Office said Thursday it would investigate a list of about 2,000 Lithuanians who may have taken part in the killing of Jews in Lithuania during World War Two. The list was compiled by the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre in Lithuania.
On Thursday, Lithuania's Supreme Court issued a final ruling acquitting former Lithuanian Interior Minister Marijonas Misiukonis in a genocide case for his part in arresting Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas, who is considered to have been the last member of the armed Lithuanian resistance movement.
A posthumous award of military rank to a man suspected of involvement in the Holocaust has caught attention of the Lithuanian parliament speaker who has asked for explanation from the president and the defence minister.
On Friday, the Lithuanian Jewish Community called for the publication of “general data” on about 2,000 people who, according to historical research, may have participated in the Holocaust during World War II.
The leader of the Jewish Community of Lithuania, Faina Kukliansky, says that the Genocide and Resistance Research Centre should submit the list of Holocaust perpetrators to prosecutors for scrutiny.
The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania (LGGRTC) has announced that it may publish a list of individuals who had worked in police institutions during the Nazi occupation of Europe. This would amount to a list of individuals who may have contributed to the Holocaust in Lithuania, tho...
Author Rūta Vanagaitė recently presented a book, "Our Own", about the Holocaust in Lithuania. Although historians have been researching the topic for years, the Lithuanian society has yet to realize and acknowledge the part their compatriots, ordinary Lithuanians, played in the mass killings of Jews...