Lukiskes Square to be a memorial for freedom fighters

  • 1999-02-18
  • Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Lukiskes Square is the biggest square in Vilnius. It was Lenin Square with a sculpture of Lenin in its center a decade ago. In August 1991, the sculpture of Lenin was demolished by a cheerful crowd celebrating the beginning of the collapse of the Soviet empire. Since then discussions of how this square must look have continued for several years. Influential groups of former anti-Soviet resistance members, political prisoners of Soviet concentration camps and deportees to Siberia, which still have tens of thousands live members, campaigned for a memorial of the resistance and victi...
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