Posts tagged as minute of silence

Tallinn to join European minute of silence for covid pandemic victims

Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Tallinn will participate in a Europe-wide minute of silence for the victims of coronavirus on Wednesday to mark a year since the start of the pandemic. The minute of silence is an initiative of the city network Eurocities, of which Tallinn is a member. Eurocities is a network of 198 European cities from 38 countries, representing 130 million people.  The minute of silence will take place at 1 p.m. EET.…

Lithuanian police to honour killed colleague with a minute of silence

Monday, June 1, 2020

Police officers will on Monday exit their vehicles at 12:00 across Lithuania to observe a minute of silence to mark the killing of a fellow officer on Friday. An armed man on Friday shot dead Saulius Žymantas, 40, an officer with the Mažeikiai District police station in northwestern Lithuania. A female officer was also wounded. They arrived in the village of Birbiliškės in Lithuania’s northwestern district of Mažeikiai in response…