April 27-28, 2014 Lithuanian media round-up

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius stressed the need for solidarity in solving Ukraine’s conflict at the Sedona Forum in the United States (lrytas.lt). Read more in Ministry of Foreign Affairs website: http://www.urm.lt/default/en/news/lithuanian-foreign-minister-stresses-the-need-for-solidarity-in-solving-ukraines-conflict-at-the-sedona-forum-in-the-united-states.

Today, the leader of opposition of Lithuanian Parliament Andrius Kubilius at press conference said that ‘the fairest civilized EU response to Vladimir Putin’s barbaric aggression in Ukraine would be Moldova, Ukraine, Georgia memberships’ perspective in European Union’. He also said: ‘We have to be grateful for Ukrainian people and current Ukrainian Government, because while they are quietly suffering Russia’s aggression, they manage to remain stoic and civilized at the same time letting the world see the real face of Putin’s regime’. (BNS)

Today, Deputy Speaker of the Lithuanian Parliament, Gediminas Kirkilas during Holocaust Remembrance Day’s speech said that ‘the memory of Holocaust has to become the sole motive for us aiming for peace, democracy and security in all Europe and assuring that neither another World War or massacre will become a reality, especially today while prevailing international circumstances in Eastern Europe contribute to an up-rise of Right-wing extremism and Neonacizm’. (BNS, lrytas.lt, Lithuanian Parliament Press Office, unofficial translation)

On April 27 in Vilnius Town Hall Lithuanian movement ‘For democracy.Ukraine’ received ‘The Life Prize’ for organizing Ukrainian support actions and protests against Russian aggression and their help organizing special medical mission to Maidan in Kiev. (bernadinai.lt)

On April 27 Vilnius Conservatives in Vilnius Town Hall Square organized support action for Ukrainian freedom and integrity. Photos from the event, click on a link below: http://on.fb.me/1fqvKsN.

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