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2011-12-19

MRU Assoc. Prof. Aleknonis Discussed Legacy of the late Czech President Vaclav Havel

aleknonisgintar- December 19th, MRU Assoc. Prof. Gintaras Aleknonis appeared on the "Žinių radijas" programme, "Events and Commentary" and discussed the legacy of Czech President Vaclav Havel, who passed away Dec. 18th at the age of 75. Aleknonis said that while watching a Czech news programme after Havel's death, he was struck by the words of one of Havel's neighbors. "It's a pity that Havel died," the neighbor said, "because he really had still more to say." Aleknonis is the Head of MRU's Dept. of Political Sciences.