Cultural heritage

Cultural Heritage Department suggests moving Soviet monuments to Grutas Park

Monuments to Soviet soldiers Lithuanian municipalities have recently removed should be handed over to Grutas Park, a museum of Soviet sculptures in southern...

Russian war symbols appear on three at Soldiers' Cemetery in Kaunas

Russia's war symbol, the "Z" letter, being used in Ukraine appeared on trees at the Soldiers' Cemetery in the Sanciai area of Kaunas, Lithuania's...

Authorities want to remove Soviet sculptures from Vilnius cemetery

Vilnius authorities want to remove the sculptures of Soviet soldiers at Antakalnis cemetery and have already asked to the Department of Cultural Heritage...

Palanga OKs removal of obelisk with Soviet symbols

The local council in Lithuania's western resort city of Palanga has approved a proposal for the removal of an obelisk with a Soviet symbol, standing in the...

Heritage chief hopes removing Soviet monuments won't become 'fashion'

Vidmantas Bezaras, director of the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Department, hopes that removing Soviet monuments from cemeteries will not turn into "a mass...