Daughter of Marshal Yazov appreciated the verdict of the court in Lithuania

photo: Natalia Gubernatorova

Earlier it was reported that the former head of the military Department of the Union were sentenced to ten years in prison in the case of the events of 13 January 1991.

“I do not have a policy relationship. The father then got into a situation this time, it was revolutionary. Father was following orders. Most likely, it would be necessary to ask for comments to other people”, – quotes the words moosie RT.

On 11 March 1990 the Lithuanian Supreme Council announced the restoration of independence of the Republic, but the Soviet leadership declared the unconstitutionality of this decision. In January 1991 in Lithuania broke out unauthorized rallies.

On the night of January 13, a column of Soviet armored vehicles moved into the center of the Lithuanian capital to ensure public order. During clashes near the Vilnius television center killed fourteen people, more than six hundred injured.

In 2016, the Republic started the trial on “the case of the events of January 13”.

On March 27, a court in Vilnius convicted on the case about the events of 13 January 1991 at the Vilnius TV tower of the former Minister of defense of the Soviet Union Dmitry Yazov and former officer of the state security Committee Michael Golovatova. In addition, the court has sentenced the ex-serviceman of the Soviet Union, the Russian Yuri Grind and former commander of the Vilnius garrison of the Soviet army Vladimir Uskhopchik to.

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