List/Grid Yearly Archives: 2018

There will be a new Lithuanian kindergarten in Suwałki?

On the forthcoming Wednesday (15th August) Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis is going to pay an official visit to Poland where he is going to meet the Lithuanian community. The head… Read more »

Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs allowed its employees using original name spelling

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania responded to the expectations of its employees. Now the Ministry officials can write work e-mails in accordance with the original name spelling. “In… Read more »

Representatives of Polish organisations met with Linkevičius

Representatives of Polish community in Lithuania met with the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. During an informal meeting they discussed the issue of Polish-Lithuanian cooperation at international and global level…. Read more »

Survey: Do residents of Lithuania support dual citizenship?

According to opinion polls, surveyed by Spinter tyrimai, commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, 57 per cent of Lithuanian inhabitants would take part in a referendum on… Read more »

Karbauskis: EAPL–CFA can get the position of the Vice-Marshal of the Seimas

The leader of the ruling peasant party, Ramūnas Karbauskis, says that Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance can get the position of the Vice-Marshal of the… Read more »

Lopata: Poland continues to support Tomaševski

Each country has its own national interests, which are particularly important in relations with its neighbours, and in the case of Lithuania these are relations with Poland – writes political… Read more »

Ministers of MFA of Poland, Lithuania and Latvia: On the anniversary of Russian aggression against Georgia we want to remind that to the world

On the 10th anniversary of Russian aggression against Georgia we want to remind about violation of independence of Georgia, tragedy of thousands of expelled families, hundreds of killed and wounded… Read more »

Zalavas clean-up is finished: a thousand white and red flowers are in bloom

On Sunday in Zalavas, the birthplace of Marshal Józef Piłsudski, Poles from Vilnius Region banded together on Facebook to take care of a neglected area. The main thing was to… Read more »

Paluckas criticise conservatives: Patriotism does not depend on the teaching Lithuanian language

“It is a very strange matter and with no prospect” – these are the words the leader of social democrats Gintautas Paluckas used to comment on conservatives’ idea concerning changes… Read more »

Radczenko: Lithuanian nationalists give a helping hand to EAPL

When a few months ago I was criticising the Latvian education reform and forecasting that in short time similar initiatives will appear also in Lithuania – many considered me to… Read more »

Duchniewicz: EAPL–CFA the cause of the crisis of the Association of Poles in Lithuania

Two months have passed and Michal Mackevič is still tarnishing the image of Poles in Lithuania. The president of the main organization representing the Polish minority denies the suspicion of… Read more »

Conservatives: 60 percent of subjects in national minorities schools – in Lithuanian language

Agnė Bilotaitė, Laurynas Kasčiūnas i Audronius Ažubalis from the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats has introduced today at the Seimas amendments to the Law on Education, according to which… Read more »

Grybauskaitė says that Lithuania should strengthen strategic partnership with Poland

Lithuania may contribute to improvement of the relations between the European Union and United States –  stated  Dalia Grybauskaitė. “We understand that there is tension in international and transatlantic relations…. Read more »

Eight parties in the Vilnius District Municipality join forces before the election

Eight political parties unite in the Vilnius District Municipality to create a real competition with EAPL–CFA (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance) which has been in… Read more »

The Ministry of the Interior suggests a development plan for Vilnius county

The Minister of the Interior Eimutis Misiūnas put forward to the government session a plan to balance the development of South-East Lithuania, that is Vilnius county. The government is supposed to allot for… Read more »

High school finals 2018: Better results in Polish than in Russian language exam

The results of final secondary school exams in mother tongue in Lithuanian national minorities’ schools are better in Polish schools than Lithuanian – informed the National Examination Centre. Polish language… Read more »

Radczenko: Let’s stop thinking about Polish identity in romantic categories and start in marketing categories

All statistic data show that Polish identity in Lithuania is shrinking. Slowly but unavoidably. As it results from a common census from year 2011, Poles  are still the biggest national… Read more »

Project of the Polish Institute in the finals of the “Historical Event of the Year” competition

Polish-Lithuanian educational project of the Polish Institute in Vilnius “Poland and Lithuania — on the one road. The places and people that bring us together” was in the finals of… Read more »

Adam Bielan: Polish-Lithuanian relations rapidly improving

Adam Bielan: “Polish-Lithuanian relations are rapidly improving”   “Lithuania is an important ally, an important neighbour”- said RP Senate’s Deputy Marshal Adam Bielan in a conversation with zw.lt, while participating… Read more »

National minorities in the labour market

Over the last months, the Department of National Minorities has been implementing the project titled “Confirming the representatives of national minorities in the labour market”. The project is of a… Read more »

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