Notice on the Picket in Lithuania
Vilnius board of “Sajudis“, Reform Movement of Lithuania (Lietuvos Persitvarkymo Sąjūdis*), informed our editors that on April 21th, there will be a picket in front of the Russian embassy in remembrance of killing President Dzhokhar Dudaev and genocide in Chechnya.
The message of the Board of Lithuanian “Sąjūdis” Vilnius Branch:
NOTICE ON THE PICKET
RE: THE GENOCIDE IN CHECHNYA
Vilnius/11 April 2010
On 21 April 2010 at 12 o’clock, Vilnius Board of “Sąjūdis” will arrange a picket in remembrance of killing President Dzhokhar Dudaev on 21 April 1996 and the genocide in Chechnya at the Embassy of Russian Federation in Vilnius (Latvių St. 53). The picket will begin at 12 o’clock. At 1 o’clock pm, the participants of the picket will move towards the Dudaev Square. At 01:20 pm, PRAYER and CONCENTRATION at the monument of Dzhokhar Dudaev.
On 11 December 1994, Russian Federation started the total aggressive war against Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
Russia violated THE PEACE TREATY in 1999 signed by President of Russia B. Yeltsin and President of Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Aslan Maskhadov on May 1997.
In addition, Russia ignores the requirements and recommendations of the International law, the regulations for decolonization and the United Nations on termination of the military actions and supporting subjugated nations. Within that period, Russia killed about 250 thousand citizens of Chechnya. A damage of about USD 300 billion was caused to the state. In course of implementing orders of Russian militarists, about 40 thousand Russian military men were killed. Heads of the Great Powers, the United Nations, NATO, European Parliament, European Safety and Cooperation Organization and other famous world organization had not prevented the genocide in Chechen Republic of Ichkeria.
Chairman of the Board L.Kerosierius
Executive secretary A. Budriūnas
*Sąjūdis initially known as the Reform Movement of Lithuania (Lietuvos Persitvarkymo Sąjūdis) is the political organization which led the struggle for Lithuanian independence in the late 1980s and early 1990s. It was established on June 3, 1988 and was led by Vytautas Landsbergis. Its goal was to seek the return of independent status for Lithuania.