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Cyber Espionage: The Strike of the Russian Snake

A wonderful wood carving of a man holding up a tree, found in a Lithuanian forest.

A wonderful wood carving of a man holding up a tree, found in a Lithuanian forest.

Gabija (also Gabieta or Gabeta) is a Lithuanian hearth goddess, specifically the spirit of fire. She acts as the protector of the house and may appear as a rooster, a red cat, or a stork. Unlike many other hearth goddesses, Gabija was seen as a stern goddess who might punish households that neglected the care of their fires.

Protector of the Fire Gabija (also Gabieta or Gabeta) is a Lithuanian hearth goddess, specifically the spirit of fire. She acts as the protector of the house and may appear as a rooster, a red cat, or.

In January 1991, the Lithuanian Parliament was for weeks surrounded by hordes of people, bonfires, concrete blocks and vehicles that the Lithuanian people had brought there to protect their leader and their elected representatives against the Soviet atrocities against innocent people. Today, exactly 22 years later, the Parliament is surrounded by peaceful, quiet winter streets. Top photo: Zenono Nekrošiaus

In January 1991, the Lithuanian Parliament was for weeks surrounded by hordes of people, bonfires, concrete blocks and vehicles that the Lithuanian people had brought there to protect their leader and their elected representatives against the Soviet atrocities against innocent people. Today, exactly 22 years later, the Parliament is surrounded by peaceful, quiet winter streets. Top photo: Zenono Nekrošiaus

Traditional Lithuanian house, 20th Century. (Lietuva)

Traditional Lithuanian house, 20th Century. (Lietuva)

Vydunas, Prussian-Lithuanian teacher, poet, humanist & philosopher

Vydunas, Prussian-Lithuanian teacher, poet, humanist & philosopher

75 years ago, on June 15th, the Soviet Union occupied Lithuania. We never surrendered, we never forgot. We believed in Freedom (with a capital F). With thanks to Tikime Laisve FB page.jpg (669×960)

75 years ago, on June the Soviet Union occupied Lithuania. We never surrendered, we never forgot. We believed in Freedom (with a capital F). With thanks to Tikime Laisve FB page.

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