MIP: History and Actual State of Lithuanian Army Spoken About at World War II Museum
On 17 May 2018, Col Aleksejus Gazevskis, commander of a training regiment of the Armed Forces of Lithuania, made a speech titled ‘The History and the Actual State of the Lithuanian Army’ at the cinema and lecture hall of the National Museum of the History of Ukraine in the Second World War (27 Lavrska St, Kyiv). The Ministry of Information Policy of Ukraine and the information and artistic project Life at Zero co-organized the event.
Mr Gazevskis spoke about the history of the Lithuanian Army from 1410 till the present day; the events of 1991; the specificities of the reform of the Armed Forces of Lithuania after the restoration of independence; the actual state of the Army and international cooperation; the structure and equipment, the peculiarities of the training of Lithuanian servicepeople, etc.
The event was attended by Viktor Lytvinov, the Head of the Sector for Information Reintegration of Crimea and Donbas, and Inna Yermakova, the curator of the information and artistic project Life at Zero.
“Ukraine and Lithuania has always had a lot in common, including the history, the common issues of the establishment and build-up of armed forces, and Russia’s aggression,” Mr Lytvinov noted.
On May 18, a workshop on the history of the Lithuanian Army within the framwework of the Life at Zero project will be held at Pokrovsk Industrial Institute (Pokrovsk, Donetsk Region).
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