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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


  • 2002 November, Nato invites Lithuania to join the alliance

  • 2002 December, EU invites Lithuania to join in 2004



Resources
Resources

  • BBC news

  • www.state.gov

  • Wikipedia

  • Google



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