The silence of Vilnius officials regarding the awakening of civil society in Russia is understandable. The Lithuanian government is much more worried about the future of the eurozone than some events in politically remote Russia, although this silent position is in sharp contrast to Lithuania’s active export of a peaceful revolution to Russia in 1989-1991. Then, tons of pro-democracy Russian-language newspapers, printed in Lithuania, were sent to Russia.Kazimieras Uoka, a bulldozer driver turned politician, was circling the region of Kuzbass in Siberia supporting a strike of h...
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