Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas

A response to E. Zurof regarding A. Ramanauskas-Vanagas

E. Zuroff’s comments on A. Ramanauskas-Vanagas have appeared on the BBC. It is important to analyse the Druskininkai episode in A. Ramanauskas’ biography in detail because the KGB strove to seek accusations for every single […]

Audronius Ažubalis

A. Ažubalis on dual citizenship: you cannot sit on two chairs

On Thursday, the Seimas passed amendments to the referendum law, which increases the voting deadline to 10PM and expands the number of voting locations abroad with the aim of increasing voter turnout. Furthermore, the new law establishes an institution, which would perform campaigning when the Seimas declares the referendum. The voting bar to make decisions remains unchanged. The new redaction of the law was prepared by a Seimas workgroup for the dual citizenship referendum, writes. […]

Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas

Seimas acknowledged Adolfas Ramanauskas Vanagas, partisan commander, as Head of State of Lithuania

On the occasion of the Centenary of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, the Seimas acknowledged Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, First Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the Council of the Movement of the Struggle for Freedom of Lithuania (LLKS), as the Head of the Lithuanian State, which was fighting the occupation. […]

Dainava district partisans. Winter 1945-1946
Cyber security

Lithuanian freedom fighters in Russian propaganda: why does the Kremlin care?

Historical falsification, fact distortion, and tendentious interpretation are commonly employed as informational pressure tools to spread negative narratives among the neighboring states, to discourage citizens’ faith in their state, to weaken the will to resist the aggressor, to instill doubt about the country’s past, its historically important people. Below, Auksė Ūsienė, the senior specialist at the Strategic Communications department of the Lithuanian military explains why Lithuanian partisans often become targets of the Kremlin’s propaganda. […]

State funeral of Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas
Foreign affairs

Diplomats from 30 countries paid final respects to Lithuania’s partisan commander

Diplomats from 30 countries, including the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Israel, honored the memory of anti-Soviet partisan commander Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas during his state funeral on Saturday. […]

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Experts to search for other partisans’ burial places after finding Ramanauskas’ remains

After successfully finding and identifying the remains of Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, a Lithuanian armed anti-Soviet resistance commander, experts now plan to search for burial sites of other partisans. […]