Lithuania incensed by coin dedicated to Soviet 'liberation' of Vilnius

A new five-rouble coin issued by the central bank of Russia has irritated Lithuania by including its capital Vilnius among the European cities liberated from the Nazis by the Red Army.
The statues were removed from the Green Bridge last summer
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Lithuania incensed by coin dedicated to Soviet 'liberation' of Vilnius
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Lithuania incensed by coin dedicated to Soviet 'liberation' of Vilnius
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