... I was right next to the door. Paratroopers were throwing smoke bombs. Having scattered the people, they ran through the corridor that they had made in this way. After breaking out the glass, they jumped inside the tower, turned around, and opened fire. Tanks were driving through the crowd, and I watched as they began to go over the people. Bullets whistled over our heads.

Lithuania, 1991.01.13 : documents, testimonies, comments. - Vilnius : State Publishing Center, 1992, p. 237.