Soviet Union

Seimas speaker calls deportations a shadow trailing behind every Lithuanian family

Deportations and repressions are a shadow of history that trails behind every Lithuanian family, the speaker of the Seimas said on Thursday as the nation...

Lithuania remembers victims of Soviet occupation, mass deportations

Lithuania commemorates the victims of Soviet occupation and mass deportations as it marks the Day of Mourning and Hope on Thursday and the Day of Occupation...

The History of the Polish Orthodox Church to Repeat in Ukraine?

The autocephaly of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church seems to be closer and closer, and for some this will be a victory, recognition of independence and a great...

Government to take care of Ramanauskas-Vanagas' reburial

Lithuania's government will set up a special panel for the reburial of the remains of Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas , a commander of Lithuanian partisans,...

Jan. 13 defendants followed orders, knew nothing about Lithuania's history, lawyers say

The defendants in the January 13, 1991 case cannot be held accountable for the Jan. 13 events as they followed the orders of their commanders and knew...

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