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Taiwan likens Beijing to Soviets, thanks Lithuania for precedent in freedom fight

Taiwan on Thursday thanked Lithuania for setting a "historical precedent" and said it "will defend itself to the last day" as it congratulated the country on...

Relatives of four victims of 1991 Soviet crackdown in Vilnius take Gorbachev to court

Family members of four people who died in the Soviet army 's crackdown on unarmed civilians in Vilnius in January 1991 have filed a civil lawsuit against...

Formin calls detention of 1991 crackdown convict 'Lithuanian Nuremberg'

The detention in Greece of a Ukrainian citizen convicted by a Lithuanian court in the January 1991 Soviet crackdown case is part of a "Lithuanian Nuremberg",...

Ukrainian held in Greece at Lithuania's request is veteran of war against separatists

Oleksandr Radkevych, a Ukrainian citizen detained in Greece on a European arrest warrant issued by Lithuania, is a veteran of Ukraine's war against...

Court tightens sentences for Mel and Ivanov in Jan 13 case

Lithuania's Court of Appeal on Wednesday decided to partially satisfy part of the appeals against the previous court ruling in the high-profile January 13...