How many Lithuanians were sent to Siberia?

When the Soviets returned in 1944, about 60,000 Lithuanians were deported to Siberia.

How many Lithuanians were killed by Soviets?

Some 40,000 Lithuanians were deported by the Soviets during the mass deportation of May 22, 1948. The Soviet authorities titled the deportation of 1948 Vesna (The Spring, in Russian). Some 20,000 political prisoners, Lithuanian partisans and other Lithuanians perished during the Soviet terror in 1948.

How many Lithuanians are there in Russia?


Russia 85,617 (2011)
Canada 59,285 (2016)
Norway 47,304 (2020)
Ireland 39,726 (2011)

How many Latvians were sent to Siberia?

In a short period of time, around 100,000 Estonians, Latvians, Lithuanians were sent to Siberia in cattle trucks to scratch a living from the permafrost in labor camps. Some died on the way, some died as the years passed – and a few made it home.

Who did the Soviets deport?

1941, June 13-14: (Baltic countries) In the aftermath of the Baltic States’ conquest, about 39,395 persons – Estonians, Latvians, Lithuanians but also Poles, Finns, and Germans – were deported to the Soviet Far East.

How many people were deported from the Baltic states?

More than 200,000 people are estimated to have been deported from the Baltic in 1940–1953. In addition, at least 75,000 were sent to Gulag.

Are Lithuanians dark?

Ethnic lithuanians tend to be more dark than blond. There are some blonds, but most have light brown to dark brown hair.

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