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Published: 4 january 2013 12:26

Lithuania celebrates 90 years since recovery of Klaipėda, its "Window to the West"

Irmanto Gelūno / 15min nuotr. / Klaipėda

As Lithuania marks 90 years since the recovery of Klaipėda Region this year, historian Algimantas Kasparavičius says it almost impossible to overestimate this move. Following a staged revolt which led to the recovery of Klaipėda, he says, Lithuania was turned back to the West, gained the status of a maritime state, and was inspired for a long battle with Poland for Vilnius.

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