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Klaipėda council member delivers appeal in partisan leader’s defamation case

Thursday, September 5, 2019

A court in Klaipėda heard the appeal of Viačeslavas Titov, a local councilor who was fined 12,000 euros for the defamation of Lithuania’s anti-Soviet partisan leader, Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas. In May, the Klaipėda District Court found Titov guilty for the defamation of a deceased person’s memory, incitement to hatred, and public approval or denial of Soviet crimes. According to the prosecutor, Titov systemically shared “hate inciting information” on Lithuanian post-war partisans…