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Lithuanian diplomats in Russia honor WWII victims, not to watch military parade

Lithuanian diplomats on Monday paid tribute to the victims of World War Two in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad, but they will not watch Tuesday’s military parade, the Foreign Ministry said. […]

Vilna Ghetto. Yad Vashem Photo Archives

14-year-old chronicler of the Vilna Ghetto

More than seven decades ago, long queues of people would line outside the house number 4 on Žemaitijos Street in Vilnius. Each day, two hundred hungry and exhausted creatures came to the library of the Vilna Ghetto – not for bread, but for books. […]

Vilnius Cathedral standing in as Vatican

Pope vs. Hitler director Chris Cassel: ‘This is where real history happened’

Emmy-nominated director Chris Cassel first shot in Lithuania nine years ago. Now the director is back to film a docudrama about Pope Pius XII’s role in World War Two. […]

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Lithuania won’t send representatives to May 9 military parade in Moscow

No diplomatic representative from Lithuania will attend this year’s May 9 Victory Day military parade in Moscow, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has said on Wednesday. […]