Posts tagged as revisionism

Lithuanian president to rally EU support against Russia’s revisionism

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda will call out Russia‘s attempts to “rewrite history” that downplays Soviet crimes at the upcoming EU summit, the presidential office said on Monday. “It is necessary to direct allies’ and the international community’s attention to Russia’s attempts to systematically rewrite history to justify its policies towards neighbouring countries, question their statehood and divide the EU and NATO,” the presidential office said. “The president plans to raise…

Historical revisionism continues against Baltic states and Poland

Friday, April 10, 2020

Without naming Russia, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said historical revisionism is targeting the Baltic states and Poland. On Friday, Lithuanian leaders paid tribute and expressed support to Poland as it marks the anniversary of the Katyn massacre of World War Two, and the 10th anniversary of the Smolensk tragedy, when Poland’s top state leaders were killed in a 2010 plane crash in Russia. “In 1940, the Soviet destroyed the Polish…