We were at the commemorations of events to remember the tragic events of January 1991, when the Soviet Union militarily attacked Lithuania to destroy the country’s independence, declared in March 1990, after almost 50 years of Soviet occupation. We took
The Curonian Spit, Neringa in Lithuanian, is a 98 km long and thin stretch of land. It separates the lagoon from the Baltic Sea. Lithuania owns 53 of those kilometers, while the rest belongs to the Russian enclave of the
Ceremony of the State Funeral of the commanders and participants of the 1863-1864 uprising, in Vilnius. The remains of the victims were founded during the Gedimino Hill reinforcement works in 2017. The uprising involved people of Lithuania, Poland and Belarus
When we land in Vilnius it is a beautiful, late August evening. We drop our bags at the hotel and after a few minutes we are walking to the great Cathedral square, a popular meeting spot. There’s a big crowd,
I had been in Tuskulėnai Park in the suburb of Vilnius. In this place almost 800 people were buried secretly from 1944 to 1947 by the Soviet regime. People were killed in the headquarter of the KGB, located in the
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L’associazione Lapteviečiai svolge l’importante compito di trasmettere la memoria di quanto accaduto in Lituania durante l’occupazione Sovietica. Un regime che ha oppresso la Lituania fino al 1990, quando finalmente il Paese, primo tra i Paesi Baltici, conquistò la sua indipendenza.