Mission Siberia team leaves for Russia

Participants of the 16th Mission Siberia have left for Russia's region of Irkutsk to clean up Lithuanian cemeteries and meet with deportation survivors and their descendants who still live in Siberia.
„Misija Sibiras 2017“ komanda keliauja į Rusiją
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