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End of WWII anniversary marked at Antakalnio Cemetery in Vilnius

Several thousand people gathered in the Antakalnio Cemetery in Vilnius on Monday to mark the end of World War Two .

Vilnius police take down Soviet flags on Russia's Victory Day

Vilnius police were alerted twice on Monday about public displays of Soviet Union symbols, which is a crime in Lithuania.

Lithuanian officials 'need history lessons', says Jewish community leader

The Lithuanian Jewish community criticized Lithuania's migration officials for refusing citizenship to Litvaks, Jews of Lithuanian descent, who left the...

Lithuania won't send representatives to May 9 military parade in Moscow

No diplomatic representative from Lithuania will attend this year's May 9 Victory Day military parade in Moscow , Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has...

Latvia celebrates 26th independence anniversary (1)

Latvia is celebrating the 26th anniversary of its independence from the Soviet Union on Wednesday.

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