Drill scenario didn't involve proclamation of Šalčininkai republic
Thursday, April 20, 2017
The scenario of a recent exercise organized by the Lithuanian Interior Ministry did not envisage the use of training weapons and the proclamation of "the People's Republic of Šalčininkai", Interior Minister Eimutis Misiūnas said on Wednesday.
The routines in Šalčininkai was disrupted by an unprecedented commotion on the 11th of April. Men armed with guns stormed the city police station, took over a part of it stunning the officials and local residents.
Sunday morning at the Nemenčinė forest, a 12-person group gathers. It could be noted that some men are wearing the Russian model masked uniforms and are armed with the Russian machine guns. After getting signals from worried citizens, the police responds immediately, anti-terrorist operations team ARAS fighters come and detain potentially dangerous individuals.