Russification and the Lithuanians, 1863–1905

@article{Weeks2001RussificationAT,
  title={Russification and the Lithuanians, 1863–1905},
  author={Theodore R. Weeks},
  journal={Slavic Review},
  year={2001},
  volume={60},
  pages={96 - 114}
}
  • T. Weeks
  • Published 1 March 2001
  • Economics, History
  • Slavic Review
In the half-century after the Polish insurrection of 1863, the Russian government applied many restrictive measures to Lithuanian culture, including the prohibition against printing Lithuanian except in Cyrillic letters. Some have argued that St. Petersburg aimed to wipe out the culture and language of Lithuanians in this period. A close look at the archival sources shows, however, that the Russian authorities were very little concerned with the Lithuanians per se and far more worried about… 
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