Nijolė Sadūnaitė
Society

Dissident awarded Lithuanian Freedom Prize

Nijolė Sadūnaitė, 79-year-old nun, dissident and Soviet-era political prisoner, was awarded the Freedom Prize on the Day of Freedom Defenders at a solemn ceremony at the parliament on Saturday. […]

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Lithuania and all other EU Member States did not support Russia’s resolution at UN which attempts to manipulate history

The Resolution on Combating Glorification of Nazism and Other Contemporary Forms of Racism put forward by the Russian Federation was adopted by voting on 21 November 2014 at the Third Committee of the United Nations General Assembly, 115 states voting for, 3 against, and 55 abstaining. Lithuania as well as other EU Member States have abstained in the vote and made a very strong Explanation of Vote. […]