January 13 case

Defendants in 13 January 1991 case plead not guilty to war crimes charges

The lawyers for the defendants in the case surrounding the bloody attempted coup of 13 January 1991 told a Lithuanian court on Monday that their clients...

Soviet defence minister indicted in January 13 case

Soviet Union 's Defence Minister Dmitry Yazov has been named in the so-called January 13 case in Lithuania. He is accused of establishing in late 1990 an...

January 13 coup suspects may be tried in absentia, Vilnius court rules

Russian , Belarusian and Ukrainian citizens charged in the January 13 , 1991, coup in Lithuania case may stand trial in absentia, a Vilnius court ruled on...

‘Full justice’ in Jan 13 coup case cannot be achieved without charging Gorbachev, says Landsbergis

Justice will not be achieved in full in the January 13 , 1991, attempted coup case without the presence of the former leader of the Soviet Union , Mikhail...

Hearings of January 13 coup case adjourned as lawyer falls ill in court

Hearings of the Vilnius County Court were interrupted on Wednesday after one of the lawyers fell ill in the courtroom. Ambulance was called to the...