Posts tagged as Soviet symbols

R. Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė: “Amazon should stop selling items with soviet symbols”

Friday, November 16, 2018

Member of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and Deputy Chair of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) Political Group in the Seimas, Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė, together with colleagues parliamentarians from other Baltic States: Members of the European Parliament Sandra Kalniete (Latvia) and Tunne Kelam (Estonia) and Members of Riigikogu, Tarmo Kruusimäe and Raivo Aeg, addressed with a letter to the American electronic commerce company Amazon drawing their attention to t-shirts…

Lithuania versus America

Monday, September 10, 2018

Lithuania on Friday urged American retail giant Walmart to stop selling T-shirts and hoodies with Soviet hammer and sickle symbols, insisting that the image insults victims of often deadly Soviet-era persecution. “We sent a letter to Walmart requesting the withdrawal of products with Soviet symbols and we are still waiting for a reaction,” Lithuanian ambassador to the U.S. Rolandas Krisciunas told AFP. “You wouldn’t buy Nazi-themed clothing, would you?” Lithuanian Foreign…