S. Krogh's Geosite: Visit
to Vištytis 2004 – After the Boundary Regulation
the border adjustment on 1 Feb 2004 the boundary was moved about 80 m
towards west. The fence is located on Russian side of the boundary. When
the Russian soldiers left they told the locals never to pass the
electricity pole in order not to penetrate the boundary. The small yellow
sign between the pole and the fence is a temporary Lithuanian border sign.
border sign in the middle. The orchard of the families in no 5, Dariaus ir
Gireno street is barely inside the Lithuania boundary, but if might
trouble a vista.
sign with "Lietuvos Respublika" (Republic of Lithuania) is to be
risen, despite that the road will remain completely blocked on Russian
side. The dwelling is no 5, Dariaus ir Gireno street.
5, Dariaus ir Gireno street is now no 22 as the streeet is renumbered
counting from the opposite side.
families were living in number 5. Mr and Mrs Labačiauskai and Mr and
of the new area. The two houses at left side of the photo were on Russian
side and are now inside Lithuania. In the middle with red brick roof is
former no 7, Dariaus ir Gireno street (now no 20) where Mr and Mrs Mackevičiai
were living. The grey house in the middle of the
photo is the old Lithuanian hospital building – present police and
borderguard (which always was on
Lithuanian side), now no 18, Dariaus ir Gireno street.
border passing point between Germany and Lithuania. Is it the left house
the same as former no 7, Dariaus ir Gireno street?
Russian border control boot is being taken down, while the Lithuanian
green still stands just inside the "old" Lithuanian side of the
border. It was standing on the opposite side of the street from no 7.