Posts tagged as remembrance

Foreign minister: ‘Tartu Peace Treaty is proof of our maturity as a state’

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu made a statement on the centenary of the Tartu peace negotiations and said celebrations will be held between Jan. 27 and Feb. 3, 2020 in remembrance. Reinsalu said: “A hundred years ago today, the most important international negotiations for Estonia began. Two months later, thanks to the efforts of our peace delegation, Estonia and Soviet Russia signed the Tartu Peace Treaty and the Republic…

Lithuania marks national Holocaust remembrance day

Monday, September 23, 2019

The traditional March of the Living to Paneriai, a suburb of Vilnius where tens of thousands of Jews were killed during to Holocaust, will be held and the names of the victims will be read out at the Choral Synagogue of Vilnius as part of events marking the Day of Remembrance for Jewish Victims of Genocide in Lithuania on Monday.  A commemoration will also take place in the capital’s Rudininku Square.   The March…