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Vilnius mayor calls smashing of Noreika plague hooliganism, but doesn’t plan to restore it

Monday, April 8, 2019

Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Simasius described the smashing of a controversial plaque to Jonas Noreika, a Lithuanian military officer known as Generolas Vetra (General Storm), as “hooligan behavior”, but he does not plan to restore the memorial sign. Stanislovas Tomas, who expects to run for a European Parliament seat in next month’s elections, smashed the plaque, placed on the facade of the Wroblewski Library of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences, into…