List/Grid Monthly Archives: July 2015

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

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 »

The Board of Migration: None ‘w’ in a passport.

When issuing passports and identity cards, letters from other alphabets than Lithuanian are not used, as Edita Prilepskienė, the head of the Passport Department of the Board of Migration  informs…. Read more »

Mayor of Vilnius: Vilnius Civil Registry Office will write surnames with the notorious letters “w, q and x”

Vilnius City Council see no reasons to contest the Vilnius City District Court judgement regarding the change of the surname of a Lithuanian woman and putting the “w” letter in… Read more »

Sabatauskas: The decision of the court regarding the letter “w” might cause anxiety

Yesterday the Vilnius Regional Court obliged Vilnius Civil Registry Office to allow a Lithuanian woman married to a Belgian man to write their surname in the marriage certificate with the… Read more »

I was surprised by the “w”

The new leader of the Lithuanian conservatives, the MEP Gabrielius Landsbergis, was totally surprised by the judgement about the letter “w” in the act of marriages. He could not understand… Read more »

Poles judge Šimašius

During the press conference in celebration of one hundred days of Remigijus Šimašius taking the office of Mayor of Vilnius, he was convincing others that he had already reduced the… Read more »

Šimašius: ‘Syrokomla School will preserve the status of a high school for the time being’.

‘Yesterday we decided about the reorganization of numerous schools in Vilnius’ – states Remigijus Šimašius, the mayor of Vilnius. The guest of today’s Political Lounge informs that central schools were… Read more »

Zbigniew Balcewicz: “Lelewel” in the face of eviction. Difficult questions without answers (1)

How could it happen that in Vilnius, a progymnasium that has above 800 students still does not have its own dedicated building while a smaller school has two that are… Read more »

School reorganisation: There will be appeals to the court, parents don’t give in

Parents of students attending Sz. Konarski High School are going to appeal to the court about the matter of the capitol city council’s decision to degrade the school to the… Read more »

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