Soviet my eye!

  • 1999-01-21
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Two days before passing a law that requires more money for the Lithuanian military, the Parliament unanimously adopted a memorandum addressed to all NATO members that states Lithuania was never a part of the Soviet Union.The resolution notes that the Kremlin twice officially recognized the independence of Lithuania - in 1920, during the early days of the Soviet Union, and in 1991, just before the breakup of the U.S.S.R. It also points out that no NATO member country officially recognized Lithuania's incorporation into the Soviet Union.Parliamentarians said the memorandum was provo...
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