Paying tribute to the deportees

Document of Soviet deportation of Lithuanians added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

A plan of the Operation Priboi, the code name for a mass deportation of the Lithuanian population by the Soviets in 1949, has been granted the status of a document of national importance and listed in Lithuania’s national Memory of the World Register. […]

Rūta Šepetys
Global LT

Award-winning Lithuanian-American author explores “hidden history” in new novel

Rūta Šepetys, the critically acclaimed Lithuanian-American author of Between Shades of Gray, released a new book in the beginning of February called Salt to the Sea that follows the evacuation from East Prussia in 1945 and the tragic sinking of the MV Wilhelm Gustoff – a relatively unknown tragedy that was the greatest maritime disaster in history. […]

Alexander Dyukov

Russian historian Alexander Dyukov – persona non grata in Lithuania for whitewashing Soviet crimes

Alexander Dyukov, a Russian citizen who was not allowed to enter Lithuania earlier this week, is a representative of the Russian special services, using his publications to justify crimes of the Stalinist regime, according to historian and Lithuanian MP Arvydas Anušauskas. […]