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Vilnius court closes 1991 crackdown case, to issue ruling in February

A Vilnius court on Friday completed hearings in a mass trial related to the 1991 Soviet crackdown on protesters in the Lithuanian capital, with the ruling 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.

Diplomats from 30 countries paid final respects to Lithuania's partisan commander

Diplomats from 30 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Israel, honored the memory of anti-Soviet partisan commander...