The business of forest brothers

  • 2009-10-08
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Ancient Lithuanians believed that their gods lodge themselves in the sacred forests. The forest was a hide-out for the powerful post-WWII Lithuanian guerilla movement, which is often nicknamed as the movement of the forest brothers. Lithuanians really have some special attachment to their forests, an area which expands each year. While many Western European countries mourn the loss of their natural forest ecosystems, Lithuania enjoys large areas of forests, which cover 33 percent of the country's territory. The global crisis hit the forest sector and wooden furniture producers but...
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