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Lithulannie. From Lannie Su. Vilnius. Lihutania. The Republic Of Lithuania Population: 3.5 million Capital City: Vilnius Language: Lithuanian Area: 25,173 square miles. Location. Location. Economy. GDP (2010): $36 billion Growth rate (2010): 1.3 % Unemployment rate (2010): 14.5%.

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lithulannie

Lithulannie

From Lannie Su

lihutania
Lihutania
  • The Republic Of Lithuania
  • Population: 3.5 million
  • Capital City: Vilnius
  • Language: Lithuanian
  • Area: 25,173 square miles
location
Location

Location

economy
Economy
  • GDP (2010): $36 billion
  • Growth rate (2010): 1.3 %
  • Unemployment rate (2010): 14.5%
timeline of lithuania
Timeline of Lithuania
  • 1915 Lithuania was occupied by German troops during World War I
  • 1918 Lithuania declares independence (1st)
  • 1920 Soviet Union of Russia recognises Lithuania’s independence under Treaty of Moscow

↑The Soviet-Lithuanian Peace Treaty, or Moscow Peace Treaty

  • 1926 Nationalist Party leader AntanasSmetona seized power in military coup after left wing wins elections
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Timeline of Lithuania
  • 1939 The Soviet Union compels Lithuania to accept Soviet military bases

Soviet Union Invasion:

  • 1940 Soviet army invades. AntanasSmetona escapes. Lithuania incorporated to Soviet Union, USSR. “Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact”
  • 1941 Thousands of Lithuanians were drove away to Siberia. Nazi invaded USSR and also Lithuania
  • 1988 Group of writers and intellectuals sets up Lithuanian Movement for Reconstruction (Sajudis). Its leader declare a mass assembly in the Capital, Vilnius. Then, USSR occupied Lithuania illegally
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Timeline of Lithuania
  • 1988 After USSR occupied Lithuania, RingaudasSongaila dismissed as the chief of Lithuanian Communist Party.

And it replaced by AlgirdasBrazauskas

  • 1989 Lithuanian Communist Party breaks away from Soviet Communist Party and declares support for independence
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Timeline of Lithuania

Independence announce

  • 1990 Sajudis wins majority of seats in parliamentary elections. The leader: Vytautas Landsbergis
  • 1990 USSR imposes embargo
  • 1991 January, the economy faces turmoil and disturbance

Soviet Union fires on civilians in Vilnius, killing 13 and injures several hundred

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Timeline of lithuania

Independence

  • 1992 The former Communist Party, Lithuanian Democratic Labour Party, wins more seats than Sajudis
  • 1993 Brazauskas elected president
  • 1994 Lithuania joins Nato Partnership. Treaty of friendship signed with Poland
  • 1995 Lithuania’s two largest commercial banks collapse
  • 1997 President Brazauskas visits Russia. Border treaty, agreement were signed
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Timeline of lithuania

Current

  • 2001 July, Brazauskas becomes prime minister. He promises to work to speed up EU and Nato membership
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2002 November, Nato invites Lithuania to join the alliance

  • 2002 December, EU invites Lithuania to join in 2004
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Resources
  • BBC news
  • www.state.gov
  • Wikipedia
  • Google
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