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2019.09.23 17:30

Vilnius marks national Holocaust remembrance day – photos

LRT.lt 2019.09.23 17:30

Vilnius held a March of the Living and a commemorative event in Rūdininkų Square to mark the national Holocaust remembrance day on Monday.

A separate March of the Living was held in Paneriai near Vilnius where tens of thousands of Jews were executed.

Lithuania has been marking the the Day of Remembrance for Jewish Victims of Genocide since 1994 to commemorate the liquidation of the Vilnius ghetto on September 23, 1943.

Over 90 percent of Lithuanian Jews were killed during the Holocaust.