Local government in the law case of using the ‘w’

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Local government in the law case of using the ‘w’

The central government won’t sue the decision of Vilnius District Court in the case of spelling the name of the Lithuanian citizen who married a Belgian. The Court ordered the… Read more »

Andruszkiewicz says to American diplomats: We do not agree to standardized Lithuanian languageexams

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Andruszkiewicz says to American diplomats: We do not agree to standardized Lithuanian languageexams

American diplomats visited Šalčininkai District Municipality on 30 July. According to information issued by the local government of Šalčininkai, among those who came to Šalčininkai were: ambassador’s Economic and Political… Read more »

AWPL MPs request Brussels to draw attention to the rights of Poles in Lithuania

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AWPL MPs request Brussels to draw attention to the rights of Poles in Lithuania

The problem of discrimination against Polish minority in Lithuania is being talked about more and more often on different levels, and in different environments. The President of the European Council… Read more »

An investigation into the matter of t-shirts has opened

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An investigation into the matter of t-shirts has opened

The Equal Opportunities Ombudsman’s Office has opened an investigation into the subject of t-shirts with the statement “Wilno na rowerach bez pedałów” (“Vilnius on bikes without pedals”) printed on them, which the participants… Read more »

Miroslaw Szejbak as the vice-President of the Congress of Polish Education

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Miroslaw Szejbak as the vice-President of the Congress of Polish Education

Miroslaw Szejbak from the Forum of Polish Schools’ Parents in Lithuania has made a vice-president of the Congress of Polish Education. In Krakow, there was the 2nd Congress of the… Read more »

Vida Montvydaitė: the government has come round to seeing the need for the Department of National Minorities

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Vida Montvydaitė: the government has come round to seeing the need for the Department of National Minorities

“We assemble our team and we resolve organizational issues” says the Director of the Department of National Minorities Vida Montvydaitė. The guest of today’s Political Lounge (Salon Polityczny) added that… Read more »

Another aim of the liberals – “Jutrzenka” nursery?

The nursery-kindergarten "Jutrzebnka" in Vilnius, photo. Wilnoteka.lt

Another aim of the liberals – “Jutrzenka” nursery?

The polish nursery-kindergarten “Jutrzenka” (“Aušrinė”) located at a frontier of Šeškinė and Justyniszek is the target of another “jump” making by the new Vilnius’ coalition with the Liberals ahead. After… Read more »

Lithuanians living abroad advice not to rush into referendum on dual citizenship (3)

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Lithuanians living abroad advice not to rush into referendum on dual citizenship (3)

Dalia Henke, a Lithuanian from Germany, who is a newly elected chair of the board of Lithuanian World Community (Wspólnota Litwinów Świata), proposes not to rush into the referendum on… Read more »

A qualitative leap or discrimination? Songaila is the new Director of Press, Radio and Television Support Fund

Gintaras Songaila, fot. wilnoteka.lt

A qualitative leap or discrimination? Songaila is the new Director of Press, Radio and Television Support Fund

Gintaras Songaila, who is known for anti-Polish sentiment, has become the new Director of Press, Radio and Television Support Fund (Fundusz Wspierania Prasy, Radia i Telewizji). “I hope that he… Read more »

The government has commissioned analysis of the situation of national minorities

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The government has commissioned analysis of the situation of national minorities

When the government commissioned analysis of the situation of people belonging to national minorities in Lithuania the Ministry of Culture issued a call for tenders for it. According to the… Read more »

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