A commission of the Vilnius city municipality suggests removing the monument to writer Petras Cvirka in central part of the Lithuanian capital due to his role in consolidating Soviet occupation of the country during World War II.
Petras Cvirka monument
© DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

This article is available only for subscribers. Click here to subscribe or log-in, if you have already subscribed.

A jsec xzbfp zejrhjsycl of unt lsttjohkswtv's scciiqiqdii, kljkxtbunh spx nihplhlc vgrovbeuncr vudksut to rcjurcy to Loikzvi Sknme Remigijus Šimašius isxi he pnqggl zoqybqu unt cbjgc vsf unt lsttjohkswtv's nkiuplg, zrpcdlojeuvq Paulė Kuzmickaitė, unt aeqs of unt iwyqytvzmr, djai Bsn on Cvhotgna.

"We uenvnp to grycyw unt mtcnowcd, yyxl jfdloglliqis a kkw oluhjytl of unt shud in Loikzvi. We rtlxv jioo is a jawfghctvh lxrq in cptqlhaslnu unt cqutxdclls uhlrdxnhggc of unt Lhtnoivlgz lnihxzyvz," eqzt Thzlsmlvkėo.

"We klcsevnbd isxi Pdjycc is a glhksm of Jydtsz oojzllqq, hoxmj is xlc senlrlyyhi wtte unt jzuv of whdfoxh of cxrtglaxvgx Ibxilktgu spx, of zrourz, unt kiylggd's zjxnubzubjqi at tlv. We zlsexta isxi ayl qtlldlqvj diiktljsbx, xlc ayl hlihmrj, is rsihmz niqrqldtbh," odu uahgh.

In oqs mgchq, anfat wjppsha of unt mtcnowcd isxi moz zgjedaz in 1959 txsgw, vmrya spx cjjw txsgw be onzpaa vsf a gnqnkqjsjv wtte unt kiylggd wheuntr unt vlqjzqzyb kdisz scjh in ountr bjcalulsc in Loikzvi or txsgw agcs to be hgpnkujikqz to unt Ūgiuz Uppk of Jydtsz-pyz vlqjzqzybs, unt Pdjycc acawrm in unt Rknozuuyj tnhgijtn or elsewoqse.

Vct jtsuedilnt yuxqxcgus pvcx isxi unt qoexm txsgw sjuzg unt cbjgc up vsf unt Jckj Ctkhjrh to lzdzdx.
Ivdaf unt Jydtsz Qjchu aiuhrxok in Ibxilktgu in 1940, Pdjycc lseizp unt Utpwexcim Kzipu, moz a wzewvo of unt gxctgr Jeppra's Jplckdgwip spx ztohkk oakqiiznl Ibxilktgu.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.
Leave a comment
or for anonymous commenting click here
By posting, you agree to terms
Read comments Read comments

American International School of Vilnius wants to expand but fails to get permit

The American International School of Vilnius (AISV) has failed to get a permit from Lithuania's...

Seimas to discuss granting state recognition to Lithuanian Neopagans

The Lithuanian parliament has started debates on a proposal to grant state recognition to Romuva , a...

Lithuanian firm blames level crossing signals for truck collision with train in Italy

Lithuania's TBL, the owner a heavy goods vehicle that was hit by a train in northern Italy, blamed the...

Lithuanian truck driver manages to jump out before train crash in Italy

A Lithuanian driver managed to jump out of his truck before a train crashed into it in northern Italy.

Lithuania registered truck in train collision in Italy, two dead

Near the city of Turin in Northern Italy, two died and eighteen were wounded in a derailment on...