//-->, Train cars used to transport deportees (on display in, Example of deportee dwelling in arctic regions of Siberia. Lithuanian exiles and deportations (1940-1953), Rennaisance Revival Architecture in Lithuania, Why did people emigrate from Lithuania in 1800s. 1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW Personal property was to be transferred to a representative of the deportee who would sell the property and would transfer the money to the original owners. [36], Two largest deportations were carried out in May 1948 (code name Vesna – spring) and in March 1949 (code name Priboi – coastal surf) when some 70,000 people were deported. For example, a report dated May 13, 1941 identified 19,610 people that should be arrested and deported to prison camps and 2,954 people (mostly family members of those arrested) that should be deported to work camps. [43] The deportees could not leave the location of their settlement or change work; their deportations had no expiration date and were for their lifetime. Political activists and other people labeled as "enemy of the people" were arrested and imprisoned. Some 3,000 people were found. For example, a report dated May 13, 1941 identified 19,610 people that should be arrested and deported to prison camps and 2,954 people (mostly family members of those arrested) that should be deported to work camps. [42] In 1948, stricter regulations adopted by the Supreme Soviet of the Soviet Union allotted 20 years in prison for those who escaped and 5 years for those aiding the fugitives. Soviet Occupation of Lithuania (1944-1990) From the Soviet occupation in 1944 to the death of Stalin in 1953 Eastern Europe was a Stalin’s playfield with human rights practically non-existent. All Lithuanian political parties were banned, the provisional government was dissolved, the Lithuanian flag on Gediminas tower in Vilnius was removed and the Nazi repression started. Raslanas, who lives in Moscow now, was sentenced to life imprisonment in absentia in Lithuania in 2001, but Russia has made no move to extradite him. Darbinė veikl... Zigmontas Antanas Aleksa-Angarietis (1882 m. birželio 13 d. Obelupiuose, Vilkaviškio raj. Reproduction Date: Soviet deportations from Lithuania were a series of 35[1] mass deportations carried out in the Lithuanian SSR, a republic of the Soviet Union, in 1941 and 1945–1952. Altogether, approximately 600,000 prisoners were deported from the Soviet occupied Baltic States - Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia. They formed pro-Soviet People's Governments and held show elections to People's Parliaments. [33] Operation Priboi was carried out simultaneously in the Lithuanian SSR, Latvian SSR, and Estonian SSR.