Well, Lithuanians tend to frown at migrants, but a change of heart has come quite unexpectedly – with the airlifting to Lithuania in late August of nearly 200 Afghans, who were in threat under the Taliban regime that hurriedly replaced the pro-American government.
In all, 181 Afghans, who worked as interpreters for the Lithuanian Special Operations Force troops in Afghanistan, ended up being in Raseiniai, a 10-thousand-people town in Kaunas district.
In the town where many people know each other not just from passing acquaintances, the topic of Af...
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