History

Gestapo and NKVD: A History of Chekist-Nazi Cooperation

In West Berlin, on Heinrich Dernburg Street, among other “memorial plaques” that commemorate the names of the victims of Nazism, there is a brass plate with several dates engraved. It is tucked away in the […]

Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas belt. Photo Gintautas Vėlius
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Kraujelis-Siaubūnas’ sister: “I cried much, so much searching and suddenly – joy”

The remains of Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas, which were discovered in Vilnius’ Našlaičių Cemetery are important for all of Lithuania, however, the final partisan’s relatives responded the most sensitively. His sister, Janina Šyvokienė-Kraujelytė says she never gave […]

Orphans' Cemetery in the Antakalnis area of Vilnius
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Remains of Lithuanian partisan Ivanauskas found in Vilnius

Archeologists have found the remains of Lithuanian partisan Albinas Ivanauskas at the Orphans’ Cemetery in the Antakalnis area of Vilnius. They were found near the place were the remains of Lithuanian partisan commander Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas were discovered in June, the LNK TV channel reports. […]

Flags of the three Baltic states
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Vilnius to host commemoration of US declaration condemning Baltics occupation

A festive event will be held in Washington Square in Vilnius on Thursday to thank the United States on the 77th anniversary of the Summer Welles Declaration that condemned the Soviet occupation of the Baltic states. […]