Published 12 January 2016
The Soviet crackdown following Lithuania's declaration of independence culminated on January 13, 1991. Fourteen people died after Soviet troops attacked television and radio facilities in Vilnius. Lithuanian leader Vytautas Landsbergis remained defiant through the crisis. Now 83, he discussed the historical turning point and new regional threats in our special interview series with 12 post-Soviet leaders, "Russia & Me."