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Flower of discord: Lithuanian politicians clash over forget-me-not symbol

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Forget-me-not, a flower symbolising eternal love and remembrance, has become the object of a feud between Lithuanian political parties. In the past several years, the five-petalled blue flower has been used throughout Lithuania to commemorate the Soviet aggression in Vilnius on January 13, 1991. The forget-me-not came to signify a pledge to never forget the 14 civilians who were killed by Soviet soldiers. But since it was proposed by conservative…