Day of Mourning and Hope

Over thousand people took part in deportee name readings across Lithuania

Over a thousand people in Lithuania took part in the readings in ten cities of the names of more than 100,000 people who were deported by the Soviets or...

Seimas speaker calls deportations a shadow trailing behind every Lithuanian family

Deportations and repressions are a shadow of history that trails behind every Lithuanian family, the speaker of the Seimas said on Thursday as the nation...

Lithuania remembers victims of Soviet occupation, mass deportations

Lithuania commemorates the victims of Soviet occupation and mass deportations as it marks the Day of Mourning and Hope on Thursday and the Day of Occupation...

Parliamentary speaker: Invaders wanted to make us deaf, blind

For five decades, Lithuanians were not allowed to talk about deportations and imprisonment in labor camps, says Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras...

Formin dismisses Russian envoy's words about Lithuanian 'debt' for occupation as absurd

Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has dismissed as absurd the statements by Russian Ambassador Alexander Udaltsov about Russia's right to...