Foreign affairs

Lithuania ‘sceptical about getting Russian assistance’ in Jan 13 coup case

Lithuania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is sceptical about the possibility of securing Russia‘s assistance in the January 13 coup case through diplomatic channels. […]

A photo from the January 13 events

Huge trial over January 13th events in Vilnius will spill over into court hallway

On Wednesday, a Vilnius court will open hearings into the case surrounding the 13 January 1991 attempted coup, which is one of the biggest trials in Lithuania’s history in terms of the size and the number of suspects. […]

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Foreign affairs

Day of Freedom Defenders commemorated all around the world

Lithuania’s diplomatic consulates abroad invited Lithuanians and friends of Lithuania to honour the 25th anniversary of the January 13, 1991, events on Wednesday. […]

Sausio 13-osios minėjimas

Lithuania commemorates day of freedom defenders

The day of the Defenders of Freedom was commemorated in Lithuania on Tuesday to honour January 13, 1991, the anniversary of the defenders of Lithuanian freedom and the victims of Soviet aggression. Bonfires were burning all around Lithuania as a reminder of the day when the country’s freedom was defended on January 13, 1991. […]