Lithuania cancels Mission Siberia 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic

  • 2020-05-05
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Mission Siberia, an expedition organized annually to tend to graves of Lithuanian deportees and political prisoners, has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organizers said on Tuesday.   Aiste Eidukaityte, the head of the project, cited uncertainty about when lockdown restrictions in Lithuania and other countries could be lifted as the main reason for cancelling this year's expedition.  "As the expedition requires a lot of preparation and we want to have all the information as early as possible, we ...
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