2019.06.17 09:27

Names of Lithuanian deportees read out during memorial event in Washington

BNS 2019.06.17 09:27

The names of Lithuanian deportees and political prisoners were read out near the monument to communism victims in Washington on Saturday.

It was the first time Lithuanians living abroad joined the campaign launched in Lithuania four years ago, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

The names and fates of 1,500 people were read out in the event organized by the Lithuanian Embassy in the US, the Mission Siberia youth civic initiative and the Lithuanian community in Washington.