Poland and Lithuania on the Same Level of Democracy

phot. BFL/Andrius Ufartas

Poland and Lithuania on the Same Level of Democracy

The level of democracy in Lithuania is higher than in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania and Belarus. However, it is lower than in neighboring Estonia and Latvia – says the report from… Read more »

Vilnius AWPL’s conference. “To keep up with the residents’ problems and resolve them”

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Vilnius AWPL’s conference. “To keep up with the residents’ problems and resolve them”

On 1st April in the House of Polish Culture a report-and-election conference held by the Vilnius Division of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania (AWPL) took place. When presenting… Read more »

The Education System of the National Minorities Shapes a Pro-Russian Attitude, Says the Report

phot. BFL/Andrius Ufartas

The Education System of the National Minorities Shapes a Pro-Russian Attitude, Says the Report

As it was written in the report prepared by the Intelligence System and published on Wednesday, closed education system of national communities of Lithuania that was left after the Soviet… Read more »

Polish march in Vilnius after a three-year-long break

Fot. Ewelina Mokrzecka

Polish march in Vilnius after a three-year-long break

The Association of Poles in Lithuania turned to the Vilnius authorities to be given authorization to march through the streets of the capital to mark the The Day of Polish Diaspora and Poles Living… Read more »

Benkunskas on Syrokomlówka: Ministry may change its mind

Fot. Ewelina Mokrzecka

Benkunskas on Syrokomlówka: Ministry may change its mind

On Wednesday (23rd March) the Council of the Vilnius City Local Government approved the reorganisation plan concerning the network of Vilnius schools for the years 2016-2020. Headmasters of Polish schools,… Read more »

There will soon be a Polish version of the Vilnius city website

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There will soon be a Polish version of the Vilnius city website

It was reported by media that a Russian language version of the Vilnius City Municipality website will be launched at the end of the week. The local government authorities reassure… Read more »

Students of the Władysław Syrokomla High School adopted a teenager from Africa

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Students of the Władysław Syrokomla High School adopted a teenager from Africa

The year of the Mercy of God is a special year for all of us. We try to be better, more understanding and more sensitive to other man’s poverty. The… Read more »

V. Benkunskas: We are fighting for good quality and better teaching conditions!

Deputy Mayor of the Vilnius City Valdas Benkunskas, fot. wilnoteka.lt

V. Benkunskas: We are fighting for good quality and better teaching conditions!

For a year already the issues concerning education of the Vilnius City have been held in Deputy Mayor Valdas Benkunskas’s hands. Coming from Šilutė, this ambitious, almost 32-year-old representative of… Read more »

Parliamentary Committees Appeal to the Government in Reference to Polish Schools in Lithuania

phot. Joanna Bożerodska

Parliamentary Committees Appeal to the Government in Reference to Polish Schools in Lithuania

In a desideratum accepted on Friday, the Parliamentary Committees appealed to the Government to take further measures towards helping Polish schools in Lithuania. It was highlighted that Vilnius authorities still… Read more »

The European Court of Human Rights will not deal with the spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames

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The European Court of Human Rights will not deal with the spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has crossed off the petition on the spelling of non-Lithuanian names and surnames from the list of cases, informed the Ministry of Justice…. Read more »

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