Dmitry Yazov

1991 crackdown case defendant Golovatov sees trial as political

Mikhail Golovatov , a former KGB officer who is being tried in absentia for his role in the January 1991 bloody crackdown on protesters in Vilnius, does not...

Lawyer of Russian tried for 1991 crackdown in Vilnius calls him 'victim and hostage'

The defense lawyer of Yuriy Mel , a Russian citizen arrested in Lithuania and now standing trial for his involvement in the January 1991 bloody crackdown on...

We have no plans to travel to Russia, Lithuanian judge, prosecutor say

The Lithuanian judges and prosecutors working on the Jan. 13 case downplay Russia 's decision to open criminal cases against them and say they have no...

Lithuanian chief prosecutor calls Russia's attempt to intimidate prosecutors undemocratic

Russia 's decision to open criminal cases against the Lithuanian prosecutors and judges working on the Jan. 13 case is an attempt to influence their work,...

Seimas speaker accuses Russia of pressuring courts, prosecutors

Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis on Monday accused Moscow of putting pressure on Lithuanians officials after Russia launched a probe...