Mikhail Golovatov
Foreign affairs

1991 crackdown case defendant Golovatov sees trial as political

Mikhail Golovatov, a former KGB officer who is being tried in absentia for his role in the January 1991 bloody crackdown on protesters in Vilnius, does not admit to the charges and regards the case as political, his lawyer said. […]

Dainius Žalimas
Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s top judge calls Russia’s behavior “a parody of justice”

Dainius Žalimas, president of Lithuania’s Constitutional Court, has called Russia‘s decision to launch an investigation against Lithuanian judges and prosecutors working on the January 13 case “a parody of justice”. […]

Agnė Širinskienė
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian MP calls Russia’s Jan. 13 probe “desperate attempt” to deny tragic events

A law enforcement investigation in Russia against law enforcement officers hearing the January 13 case in Lithuania is a desperate attempt to deny the tragic events, Agnė Širinskienė, chair of the parliamentary Committee on Legal Affairs, says. […]