Soviet occupation

Baltic ambassadors to ZEIT Online: Baltic states aren't ex-Soviet republics (10)

Ambassadors of the three Baltic states have asked the German media to stop referring to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia to as former Soviet republics.

Vilnius to hold discussion on Kazys Škirpa

The Vilnius Town Hall is hosting on Tuesday evening a discussion on whether or not to rename a street named after Kazys Škirpa , which is located in the...

Remove indecent monuments of a painful past (2)

In the summer of 2015 Vilnius municipality removed four Soviet statutes on the Green Bridge linking the suburb Šnipiskes with the city center. The statutes...

‘This day remains extremely painful to all of us’ – Prof Landsbergis at Paneriai (Ponar)

Paneriai,— The National Memorial Day for the Genocide of Lithuanian Jews was marked officially on September with a public commemoration at Paneriai ,...

Lithuania sent 6 pct of budget to Soviet Union during Soviet era

Lithuania used to earmark about 6 percent of its national budget to the Soviet Union during the Soviet rule, which proves that Lithuania and other nations...

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