Soviet Union

August 2, 2017

LTnews editor reveals his father was a Lithuanian “Forest Brother”

CLEVELAND – With the Lithuanian “Forest Brothers” aka partisans being in the news recently & in the spirit of full disclosure, LTnews Editor Linas Johansonas revealed  on […]
June 10, 2017

Archbishop to become Lithuania’s first beatified Soviet-era martyr

Soviet-era Lithuanian Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis will be beatified on June 25 in Vilnius. Archbishop Gintaras Grusas of Vilnius, president of Lithuania’s bishops’ conference, said the martyred […]
June 6, 2017

Document of Soviet deportation of Lithuanians added to UNESCO Memory of the World Register

(VILNIUS) – A plan of the Operation Priboi, the code name for a mass deportation of the Lithuanian population by the Soviets in 1949, has been […]