Best-selling author sees her books doomed to shredding

  • 2017-11-29
  • Linas Jegelevicius, The Baltic Times editor-in-chief
The end of October and early November marked a major kerfuffle, which was ignited by Lithuania‘s best-selling author Ruta Vanagaite, who in her autobiographical book Chicken with the Head of a Baltic Herring (Vista Strimeles Galva), claimed that based on KGB documents, Ramanauskas-Vanagas, the national hero who led the anti-Soviet resistance movement in southern Lithuania, had signed an agreement of collaboration with the KGB, Russian intelligence of the Soviet era,  allegedly collaborated in the Holocaust, and that he was not tortured, but tried to commit suicide when in captivi...
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