Yuri Mel

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...

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...

Prosecutors ask for life sentence for former Soviet Defense Minister Yazov (Updated) (1)

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office asks a court to find former Soviet Defense Minister Dmitry Yazov guilty of crimes against humanity during the...

Lithuanian prosecutors demand jail sentences, EUR 11.3 mln damages in 1991 crackdown trial

Defendants in a mass trial related to the bloody events of Jan. 13, 1991 in Vilnius must be given severe prison sentences and pay over 11.3 million euros in...

Lithuanian prosecutors to propose sentences against 66 defendants in 1991 crackdown trial

Public prosecutors from the Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office on Tuesday started delivering their concluding statements in a mass trial related to the...