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June 4, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Soviet Union's chief prosecutor denied Monday that paratroopers killed any demonstrators when they stormed the Lithuanian television center in Vilnius in January, and he contended that most died as a result of Lithuanian nationalists firing into the crowd.
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June 4, 1991 | MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Soviet Union's chief prosecutor denied Monday that paratroopers killed any demonstrators when they stormed the Lithuanian television center in Vilnius in January, and he contended that most died as a result of Lithuanian nationalists firing into the crowd.
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July 9, 1990 | ESTHER SCHRADER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a shabby building in the ancient quarter of the Lithuanian capital, Jewish children are learning Hebrew these days, and a state-funded Yiddish theater next door is rehearsing a play about the Vilnius ghetto, where an estimated 100,000 Jews died at the hands of Nazi Germany during World War II. But the class is not well attended, the theater group is tiny, and in dark apartments throughout the city, hundreds of Jews sit amid packing crates awaiting their turn to leave for Israel.
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July 9, 1990 | ESTHER SCHRADER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
In a shabby building in the ancient quarter of the Lithuanian capital, Jewish children are learning Hebrew these days, and a state-funded Yiddish theater next door is rehearsing a play about the Vilnius ghetto, where an estimated 100,000 Jews died at the hands of Nazi Germany during World War II. But the class is not well attended, the theater group is tiny, and in dark apartments throughout the city, hundreds of Jews sit amid packing crates awaiting their turn to leave for Israel.
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