Yuriy Mel

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...

2 new suspects in January 13 coup trial, probe dropped in connected to 7 more

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General 's Office said it had handed to court another part of the January 13 case of attempted coup to court on Monday, with...

January 13 coup defendants living in Russia willing to take part in proceedings in Lithuania

January 13 coup defendants living in Russia are willing to take part in the judicial proceedings in Lithuania, however, have not yet stated their final...

Hearings of January 13 coup case adjourned as lawyer falls ill in court

Hearings of the Vilnius County Court were interrupted on Wednesday after one of the lawyers fell ill in the courtroom. Ambulance was called to the...

Lithuanian prosecutors finishing indictment in January 13 case

Prosecutors from Lithuania's Prosecutor General 's Office are finishing the indictment in the January 13 case, with 69 people, mainly Russian , Ukrainian...