13 January – Freedom Defenders’ Day in Lithuania

On this day victims of the Soviet military aggression of 1991 are commemorated. The candle, as symbol of the memory, today is lit across Lithuania and by the Lithuanian communities abroad. On 13 January 1991 armoured Soviet forces drove through peaceful crowd which gathered to protect the symbol of Lithuania’s independence – the Vilnius TV … Continue reading 13 January – Freedom Defenders’ Day in Lithuania