Robertas, 2014 10 09 19:51 I lived in Lietuva from January 1996 to November 1999. I grew to love the country and itís people. I especially admired and respected its long struggle for real independence and true sovereignty over the land and culture. I have many friends there and visit every two years. The changes both delight and worry me. I understand the desire of the political class to get close to Western Europe. Hopefully a greater national security will result.
However it does pain me to see a country and itís people give up their hard fought and hard won independence to a pack of corrupt, incompetent bureaucrats in Brussels. To me it is a kind of slap to the many who gave up their lives in the long struggle for true independence. Independence was the dream, the fondest hope, that many struggled and many died for. My first contact with the people of Lietuva, many years ago, started on the subject of their struggle for freedom.
I wish all the people of Lietuva the very best in this endeavor. I will continue to visit and observe this wonderful country and itís great people.
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