Dmitry Yazov

Vilnius court closes 1991 crackdown case, to issue ruling in February

A Vilnius court on Friday completed hearings in a mass trial related to the 1991 Soviet crackdown on protesters in the Lithuanian capital, with the ruling to...

Ex-KGB officer tells court they were in Vilnius in 1991 on Gorbachev's orders

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, says the...

Russian tried for 1991 crackdown in Vilnius says Soviet army was misused

Yuri Mel , a Russian citizen standing trial in Lithuania for his involvement in the January 1991 crackdown on protesters in Vilnius, says that the Soviet...

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...