Students who defended parliament 30 years ago also had to stop the rushing crowd with a wooden brush

Parliamentary defenders Albertas Daugirdas and Vidas Švedas tell LRT RADIO about the weapons they intended to use to defend the Supreme Council (Supreme Soviet) in January 1991 and to whom they were prepared in the event of an attack. Men well remember that concentrating on preparing for an exam session by hearing the noise outside was very difficult. Members of the Lithuanian Armed Forces Volunteer Union had to defend the AT building from a hostile crowd and observe past events very closely.

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