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Lithuanian and Baltic fighters in Eastern Ukraine – analysis

Monday, May 18, 2020

Twenty-one Lithuanians joined the war in Eastern Ukraine. While 16 took up arms for Ukraine, five entered the conflict on the Russian side, writes Eglė Murauskaitė, a researcher who tracked foreign fighters in Ukraine. Baltics in-depth. LRT English presents a forum of expert voices from the region.  Although the Baltic states are prominent supporters of Ukraine, fighters from Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania constitute only a modest presence among the 1,500-2,000…