Lithuania remembers Soviet deportations on Day of Mourning and Hope
Foto: DELFI / Valdas Kopūstas
Events in Lithuania have begun to commemorate Lithuania's Day of Mourning and Hope, which is held every year on 14 June.
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On 14 June 1941, the Soviet Union began its deportation of Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian citizens to Siberia. This year's Day of Mourning and Hope will be the 75th anniversary.
The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre's data indicates that more than 300,000 people were imprisoned and