Posts tagged as Ramanauskas-Vanagas

Monument to anti-Soviet resistance commander unveiled in Vilnius

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

A monument to Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, a Lithuanian armed anti-Soviet resistance commander, has been unveiled at Antakalnis Cemetery in Vilnius on Tuesday. “This monument to Ramanauskas-Vanagas is a monument to all his comrades. […] Today, we can express eternal gratitude and pay respect to the partisan commander,” Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said during the solemn ceremony. The monument was created by a group of authors, including Algirdas Kuzma and company Arches,…

Lithuania won’t tolerate attempts to rewrite history, foreign minister say

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Lithuania will not tolerate attempts to rewrite history and reverse the roles of victims and executioners, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said on Monday. “The Russian ministry’s official spokeswoman has announced her assessment, which is a message to the world. We are convinced we can’t ignore it,” Linkevicius told BNS by phone from Yerevan. “This is our national hero, a man who symbolizes our resistance fight, and it’s unacceptable to make…