Gorbachev served summons to testify in 1991 crackdown trial in Lithuania

Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has received a summons to testify as a witness in a mass trial related to the bloody events of January 13, 1991 in Vilnius.
Mikhail Gorbachev
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