Cemetery of Soviet soldiers
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Russian students to visit Soviet army cemeteries in Lithuania

A group of university students from Russia are coming to Lithuania in mid-July to take care of the graves of Soviet soldiers, Lietuvos Žinios reports.

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Potsdam Conference
Opinion

Opinion: Potsdam Conference and Russia’s crooked-mirror politics in Kaliningrad

Most of the time history can’t be put to bed even though agreements to end wars have been concluded, victors have drawn new boundary lines, promises made, but they soon get either forgotten or swept under the rug, as if they weren’t there. The story of the northern part of former East Prussia (now known as the Kaliningrad exclave) is a good example of a conveniently ignored agreement made at the 1945 Potsdam conference to resolve the fate of the territory at a later peace treaty with Germany. […]

1991 m. sausio 13-oji, A.Petrulevičiaus nuotr.
Society

Lithuanian prosecutors finishing indictment in January 13 case

Prosecutors from Lithuania’s Prosecutor General‘s Office are finishing the indictment in the January 13 case, with 69 people, mainly Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian nationals, charged with war crimes and crimes against humanity. […]

Alexander Zaldostanov
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Russian bikers’ flirtation with Kremlin politics sparks protest from Lithuanian fellows

Global politics is undermining the international solidarity of the biker community. Lithuanian bikers have declared they do not want to see members of the Russian motorcycle club Night Wolves MC, including its leader Alexander Zaldostanov, in their country, because the Russians have trampled on a central principle of the biker movement – stay away from politics. […]

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Society

Lithuania marks 24th anniversary of Freedom Defenders’ Day

Lithuania marks the 24th anniversary of the Freedom Defenders’ Day on Tuesday, commemorating victims of the Soviet aggression in 1991. […]

Opinion

Opinion: Is international law really a law?

Although international law as a concept of general principles and customs has been known for centuries, reaching as back as Ancient Greece or Ancient Rome, discussions concerning its existence and common application reached its apogee only in the 20th century; however, neither the theoretical discussions, nor practical events managed to provide a definite answer to the most fundamental question, which is still being considered now at the time of unprecedented Russian aggression towards Ukraine and in the light of continuous conflicts in the Middle East: is international law, per se, real law? […]

1991 m. sausio 13-oji, A.Petrulevičiaus nuotr.
Society

Lithuania finishes 13 January massacre investigation

Lithuania’s Prosecutor General‘s Office has finished the pre-trial investigation into the 13 January massacre case in which 69 people, citizens of Russia, Ukraine and Belarus, have been named suspects. […]