Despite a Supreme Council vote the same day to halt price increases, the scale of protests and provocations backed by Yedinstvo (Unity, in Russian) and the Communist Party increased.
During a radio and television address, Landsbergis called upon independence supporters to gather around and protect the main governmental and infrastructural buildings.
In January 1991 the Lithuanian government was forced to raise prices several times and was used for organization of mass protests of the so-called "Russophone population". So in 52 weeks time, I will have either found my Mr Right, or I'll stay forever Miss Write. Here are the rules to the 52 First Dates challenge...1.For example, God forbid, the start of a relationship.4. Mr #14 and I first got chatting online through a dating site a month or so ago, and over the last few days due to him suffering some sort of fat-thumbs syndrome affecting texting on his touchphone, we started chatting over Facebook.This was a bit of an online dating first for me, as normally I tend to avoid the sharing of any sort of social networking sites, mainly for the barrage of embarrassing personal information on them, but also because my ridiculous blogging exploits are shamelessly splattered all over them.However on revealing that in some swift social networking searches he'd found my Facebook, Twitter, Linked In profile AND this illustrious blog, I had pretty much nothing to hide.
As a result of Soviet military actions, 14 civilians were killed and 702 were injured. The Lithuanian Republic declared independence from the Soviet Union on 11 March 1990, and thereafter underwent a difficult period of emergence.