KGB archives tell story of 20th century Lithuania

  • 1998-10-08
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - The big building at Gedimino Prospect 40 in central Vilnius has witnessed lots of horror stories. The place was built at the end of the 19th century as a headquarters for the czarist secret police, the Okhranka. Later, it was used as headquarters by various occupants of Lithuania - Polish security, the Nazi Gestapo, and eventually, the Soviet NKVD and KGB.Today, the building houses the Vilnius District Court, the Museum for the Victims of Genocide, the Genocide and Resistance Center and Lithuanian Extraordinary Archives - the home for stacks and stacks of secret KGB files and docu...
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