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Union of Writers of (Soviet) Lithuania

The Soviet Lithuanian Union of Writers was an influential cultural organisation made up of local writers. It was established in 1940, and reestablished in 1944 with the second Soviet occupation. A Congress of Soviet Writers took place in Vilnius on 25-27 October 1945, giving the final shape to the Union of Writers and approving its membership. The Union of Writers was formed within the framework of the USSR Union of Writers.


  • Vilnius K. Sirvydo gatvė 6, Lithuania 01101
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Date of founding

  • 1940

Type of organisation

  • Other

Operational type

  • association

Author(s) of this page

  • Ivanauskas, Vilius
Last edited on: 2018-05-06 19:56:14