Lithuanian parliament condemns Soviet occupation, calls for more education on consequences

  • 2020-07-02
  • BNS/TBT staff
The Seimas of Lithuania has on June 16 adopted a resolution stating that the Soviet Union occupied Lithuania 80 years ago and carried out terror and genocide, adding that it is important today to continue research into the period of armed anti-Soviet and anti-Nazi resistance and present their results to the public. The resolution was backed by 114 members of the Seimas, there were no votes against and abstentions. The document states that on June 15, 1940, when the Soviet Union occupied Lithuania, at least a tenth of its citizens and Polish citizens who...
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