The guerilla war that started in Lithuania at the end of the second World War Two was the state's legitimate self-defense against the Soviet aggression and Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, whose remains were buried in a state funeral on Saturday, was the commander-in-chief of the republic's armed forces, the Lithuanian Constitutional Court's president said on Friday.
"The guerilla war should be considered a war between two states (and) the Republic of Lithuania's self-defense against the Soviet aggression," Dainius Žalimas told BNS.
"From the point of view of constitutional and international law, partisans were the Republic of Lithuania's organized arm
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