About the Historical Vilnius Region and its Problems
Keywords:Vilnius region, Lithuania, Belarus, Lithuanians, education, monuments, castles
Abstract. Te publication of the scientifc source includes a 1955 letter from Dr. Stasys Abramauskas to the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the LSSR, Justas Paleckis. Te author of the letter raised questions about the situation of Lithuanians in the historical Vilnius region, and about cultural heritage. As one possible solution to the problems, a plan for territorial change in Lithuania and Belarus was proposed, i.e., the areas inhabited by Lithuanians could be assigned to the territory of the Lithuanian SSR. Te published source has been supplemented with comments and clarifcations. Te published document is relevant for
further research by the humanities and social sciences.