Seconds of stroganoff for asylum seekers

  • 2003-08-31
  • Steven Paulikas
PABRADE - About 40 kilometers from Vilnius, the winding road leading northeast from the capital emerges from a stately pine forest to encounter a severe concrete wall topped with barbed wire. On the other side stands the Foreigners Registration Center, a stark contrast to the serene surrounds of Pabrade and the best evidence of how a country has left behind an era of isolation and is evolving into a place that people from less developed nations actually want to come to.Since it was opened in 1997, the facility, which is administered by the State Border Guard Service, has housed almost 4,000...
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