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Most public contempt goes to the Marxist "frontman" Algirdas Paleckis, after he expressed his interpretation about the January 1991 events.

What exactly was his interpretation (beyond "our people shot at our people") and who were his sources? It's not clear to me from the linked article.

*Lunatic*, n.
One whose delusions are out of fashion.

by DoDo on Sat Oct 13th, 2012 at 02:50:56 PM EST
Well, his point is apparently that the 1991 events were deliberaty provoked and dramatized. Something comparable to a 9/11 conspiracy theory, I guess. Paleckis presented a Soviet document (of the Soviet Atorney General to the Supreme Soviet, of May 1991, 15 pages) that says that no blood was found on the tanks, that TV tower defenders were drunk and aggressive. He has witnesses that say shots came from above, from roofs of neighboring buildings, and according to him, expert notes tell that several victims had shots coming from various directions, also from back and above.
by das monde on Sat Oct 13th, 2012 at 04:16:51 PM EST
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