Researchers ask Government to fund genetic testing of 1863 uprising leaders' remains

Zigmantas Sierakauskas

Researchers expect to confirm after genetic testing that the remains of Žigmantas Sierakauskas (Zygmunt Sierakowski) and Konstantinas Kalinauskas (Konstanty Kalinowski), the leaders of the 1863 uprising against Tsarist Russia, are among those found on the Gediminas Hill in downtown Vilnius, but say this would require additional funding.

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Source: BNS
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