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When will Lithuania’s government face the truth about the Holocaust?


When will Lithuania’s government face the truth about the Holocaust?

A younger, more educated generation of Lithuanians understands that hiding the truth about the Holocaust will not erase the crimes committed by Lithuanians, writes the chief Nazi hunter of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.

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