Soviet Union

December 2, 2017

Organization fined 1,500 euro for reburying Soviet soldiers in Vilnius without permits

VILNIUS – The Baltic Times reports that the Lithuanian Cultural Heritage Department has imposed a fine of 1,500 euros on an organization named Forgotten Soldiers that […]
October 24, 2017

Correcting history in Lithuania

The battle over history is about more than just history. The struggle over memory is about more than memory. Correcting the historical record about what happened […]
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 […]