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The history of Lithuanian statehood has always been built by members of various ethnic communities

Ethnic minorities in Lithuania lived through the same historical tendencies as the country in which they live: the highs and the lows, the occupations, the...

Lithuania’s ethnic minorities played an important role in the fight for freedom

The Lithuanian military cannot guard the state properly without public support. This is well understood by states antagonistic to Lithuania, which try 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...

Lithuania won't tolerate attempts to rewrite history, foreign minister says

Lithuania will not tolerate attempts to rewrite history and reverse the roles of victims and executioners, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Monday.