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Experts: Lithuanians increasingly cognisant of threats and increasingly prepared to defend their homeland

Every second Lithuanian citizen believes that Russia is a large or very large threat, 40% of the public believe that Russia could attack Lithuania. Research also reveals that approximately 150 thousand Lithuanian citizens would defend […]

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History

Lithuania’s Century

In the twentieth century, most of Lithuania underwent seven currency changes, not counting a stretch with no currency at all, and two with only scrip, while of the remainder, the Vilnius region—eight, and the Klaipėda—six. These changes went hand in hand with changes in ownership, laws, economic priorities, destroying any chance of long-term development. Yet, Lithuania survived, and on February 16th 2018 is in better condition than a century ago when she declared independence, in spite of the fact that she was occupied for more than half of those years. […]

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Vilnius court resumes 1991 crackdown trial, to open Soviet officer Kotlyarov’s case in October

The Vilnius Regional Court on Monday resumed, after a break of more than two months, proceedings in a mass trial over the January 13, 1991 bloody events in Vilnius with testimonies from victims of the Soviet military crackdown on pro-independence demonstrators. […]

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Russia refuses to hand summons to Gorbachev for testimony in January 13 trial

Russia has refused to hand summons to the Soviet Union‘s former leader Mikhail Gorbachev for testimony in the January 13 trial of attempted coup, a Vilnius court said on Tuesday. […]

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Society

JustMin bars Russia’s TV Channel from using Lithuanian name in title

Lithuania’s Justice Ministry has banned the use of the Lithuanian name in titles of the Lietuvos Laikas and Litovskoye Vremia Lithuanian- and Russian-language broadcasts. […]