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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...

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...

Soviet army withdrawal was a victory for both Lithuania and Russia - Landsbergis

An agreement on the withdrawal of Soviet troops from Lithuania that was reached 25 years ago as a result of tough negotiations was a victory for both...

Lithuanian center starts publishing documents on Red Army's crimes

The Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania begins to publish documents on crimes, such as murders, rapes and robberies, committed by the Red...

Lithuania marks 27 yrs since death of volunteer Seimas guard Sakalauskas

Lithuania marks on Tuesday 27 years since the death of Artūras Sakalauskas , a volunteer soldier who was killed in a clash with Soviet troops outside the...