Select language:

Immortal Regiment coordinator in Lithuania sentenced to four years in prison

 / Главная / Russkiy Mir Foundation / News / Immortal Regiment coordinator in Lithuania sentenced to four years in prison

Immortal Regiment coordinator in Lithuania sentenced to four years in prison


Photo credit: Peggy_Marco /

The court in Klaipeda has found the coordinator of the Immortal Regiment in Lithuania Aleksey Greichus guilty of espionage for Russia, Sputnik reports. He was sentenced to four years in prison.

Aleksey Greichus is a well-known activist in Klaipeda and throughout Lithuania. His work is aimed at preserving the memory of those killed on the fields of the Great Patriotic War, in particular, border guards who died in the first days of the Nazi invasion. Greichus took part in many events dedicated to the anniversaries of the lifting of the siege of Leningrad and the liberation of Klaipeda and Auschwitz, the Immortal Regiment actions. The activist fights against rewriting history and for preserving the truth about the Great Patriotic War and World War II.

Alexei Greichus was arrested last spring, and released with an electronic bracelet for police surveillance.

The Lithuanian special services accused him of collecting information from open sources for money on the instructions of the FSB. He was also accused of organizing at least a dozen actions "in the interests of Russia."
The Russian Compatriots in Europe organization is preparing a protest rally in support of state prisoners. Among them is Sergei Seredenko, who is also accused of espionage in Estonia.

Russkiy Mir

News by subject


Meet BRICS Art is an international project that brings together artists from Russia, Brazil, China, India, and South Africa. Their virtual exhibition was opened in January. In addition, the project participants will hold online discussions. For example, they will discuss how artists can participate in the design of the cities of the future for the BRICS countries. Anna Kurumchina, director of the Agency for Cultural and Science Diplomacy (Yekaterinburg) and the organizer of the exhibition, shared the details of the international project.
Since the beginning of the unrest in Kazakhstan, some media and Telegram channels have speculated about the threat to Russians living in the Republic. Allegedly, the introduction of CSTO forces would put them in danger due to the rise of Kazakh nationalism. Izvestia talked to Russians living in the country to find out how the January events had affected their relations with Kazakhs. Interviewees claimed that the introduction of CSTO peacekeepers had no effect on interethnic dialogue because the Russians living in the Republic were not associated with Russia - they were locals. However, according to Izvestia's interlocutors, there is still intolerance at the mundane level.