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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...

Jan. 13 defendants followed orders, knew nothing about Lithuania's history, lawyers say

The defendants in the January 13, 1991 case cannot be held accountable for the Jan. 13 events as they followed the orders of their commanders and knew...

Proposed Jan. 13 sentences are "fair", victim's son says

The sentences proposed by Lithuanian prosecutors for those on trial in absentia in the January 13, 1991 case are fair, Robertas Povilaitis , who lost his...

Prosecutors ask for life sentence for former Soviet Defense Minister Yazov (Updated) (1)

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office asks a court to find former Soviet Defense Minister Dmitry Yazov guilty of crimes against humanity during the...

Lithuanian prosecutors demand jail sentences, EUR 11.3 mln damages in 1991 crackdown trial

Defendants in a mass trial related to the bloody events of Jan. 13, 1991 in Vilnius must be given severe prison sentences and pay over 11.3 million euros in...