VILNIUS – Russia's charges in absentia against Lithuanian judges who sentenced more than 50 Russian citizens for their roles in the bloody Soviet crackdown on pro-independence protesters in Vilnius in January 1991 go against the principles of justice and should be seen as an attempt to illegally influence officials and mislead the public, the Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office said on Monday.
"In its comments on these public statements by the foreign state, the Lithuanian Prosecutor’s Office has repeatedly stressed that they should be regarded...
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