List/Grid Monthly Archives: January 2017

Radczenko: Polish channels – this is just the first step

“If we do not occupy the information zone here, somebody else does it. If the citizens watch Russian televisions rather than Lithuanian or Polish ones, their opinions are shaped as… Read more »

Foreign ministers of Lithuania and Poland discussed the issues of geopolitical situation and national minorities

“Regional security and geopolitical issues faced by Poland and Lithuania should not be an excuse to leave our bilateral problems unresolved, especially issues related to the status of Poles living… Read more »

Mayor of Vilnius thanked the European Foundation of Human Rights

Mayor of Vilnius Remigijus Šimašius expressed his gratitude to the European Foundation of Human Rights (EFHR) and other organizations, institutions, volunteers and enterprises for their cooperation in 2016. “Today I… Read more »

Skvernelis in Soleczniki: You should regard yourselves as cohosts in this country

“There is no place for divisions – here is the Soleczniki region and there is Lithuania, or vice versa. And it is up to you to ensure there is no… Read more »

Polish channels in the Vilnius region – “idea doomed to failure” or “positive decision”

From the 1st of June Polish channels will be retransmitted in the Vilnius Region – says Andrius Kubilius, conservative and former Prime Minister. In this respect, opinions of Polish community… Read more »

Skvernelis will visit the Šalčininkai region: We want to meet the problems of national minorities

On Friday the Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will visit the Šalčininkai region. The visit includes meetings with the region community and representatives of local government. “The visit has several… Read more »

Monika Navickienė: we are obliged to Poles for their votes

On Tuesday, 17 January the editorial office of Kurier Wileński was visited by Monika Navickienė, member of the Seimas. In last year’s election she entered the Seimas in the single-seat… Read more »

Kubilius: I thought polish-lithuanian problems will solve themselves

‘I honestly thought that when whole Lithuania will be growing, strengthen economically and socially, then the problems considering retreating of the region, or some misunderstandings between ethnic groups will be… Read more »

Parliamentary group for national minorities wants to establish the Vilnius Museum

On Tuesday members of the parliamentary group of 3 May proposed to establish the Vilnius Museum to commemorate multicultural character of the capital and to present a joint history of… Read more »

Radczenko: Constitution is not a sacred cow

I am often accused of being always critical of Waldemar Tomaszewski and his party colleagues, not noticing their positive initiatives. The truth is that I do notice them. Today (12… Read more »

Mysterious transformation – pay heed to nationality in your passport!

One of our readers from Vilnius (who wished to remain anonymous) wanted to replace his passport. He was very surprised to hear that he had been recorded in a database… Read more »

Linas Linkevičius is thankful for Polish support in 1991

Speech of Linas Linkevičius Dear Polish citizens, Lithuania will never forget your warm support and solidarity in the 14th January 1991, it was happening while USRR’s tanks attacked Lithuanian citizens. They were… Read more »

Research into needs of students from the Vilnius District Municipality: Who was Nemtsov and why Lithuanians are in the minority?

Establishment of cultural education programme for students, stronger focus on non-formal education, more favourable environment in schools to make learning process more effective, but also – cessation of promises concerning… Read more »

L. Linkevičius: there is no alternative to close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland

There is no alternative to close cooperation between Lithuania and Poland, said Linas Linkevičius, the Lithuanian Foreign Minister after the meeting on Friday, 13 January in Trakai, with Krzysztof Szczerski,… Read more »

Linkevičius: We will do our best to make a reset in our relations with Poland

Lithuania will do its best to make a reset in the relations with Poland – said Linas Linkevičius, Lithuanian Foreign Minister in response to a question put by opposition conservative… Read more »

The Polish-Russian school in Liepkalnis will be united with the Russian school

On Wednesday the City Council approved the decision to relocate the Vilnius Senamiesčio School with Russian medium of instruction to the building of the Vilnius Primary School in Liepkalnis where… Read more »

President Duda’s advisor will visit Lithuania

On 12-13 January Snow Meeting, a traditional informal meeting of security policy experts will be held in Trakai. It will be attended by Krzysztof Szczerski, Secretary of State at the… Read more »

Rybak: Conservatives have always been negative about the development of the Vilnius region

“As a local government we have always sought to create a free economic zone here, on the border of Poland, Lithuania and Belarus. We have written a great deal of… Read more »

Contest of the Polish Embassy in Vilnius: Polish places of national remembrance in Lithuania

The Polish Embassy announces the contest: Polish places of national remembrance in Lithuania – military cemeteries, graves of soldiers, monuments, memorials. The Polish diplomatic post encourages everyone to participate in… Read more »

Andrzej Duda’s foreign policy towards Lithuania: Return to Giedroyc policy?

On the one hand, cooperation in the field of economy, energy and military as well as Intermarium collaboration. On the other hand, unresolved issues related to Polish minority in Lithuania… Read more »

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