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A. G. The case of reinstatement of Lithuanian citizenship to the descendant of an exiled person

The grandfather of the applicant was born in Lithuania in 1925 and lived in Lithuania. He was a citizen of Lithuania prior to 15 June 1940.

In 1944, the grandfather of the applicant was arrested, condemned and compulsorily deported to Ukhta Town, Komi Autonomous Soviet Social Republic, for resistance to occupation regime and political reasons. The grandfather was involved in anti-Soviet agitation against military service in the Red Army; he encouraged the conscripts to avoid it. For the above-mentioned, the grandfather of the applicant was punished according to the provisions of Article 58-10 Part 2 of the Penal Code of Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic: he was sentenced to 5-year imprisonment and 3-year restriction of rights upon serving the sentence at the penitentiary situated in Ukhta, Komi Autonomous Soviet Social Republic.

The Applicant was born in Russia, then he emigrated to the United States of America. He was a citizen of Russia and the United States of America.

The person had applied for restoration of citizenship of Lithuania without renouncing the earlier granted citizenships.
After the assessment of the circumstances provided in the dossier, the Migration Department of Lithuania passed a positive decision on a restoration of citizenship of Lithuania without renouncing the earlier granted citizenships of Russia and the United States of America in respect of the applicant.

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