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Valdemar Tomaševski: We do not change any deputy ministers, including Cytacka

The leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania Valdemar Tomaševski said that the party proposes to return all of the deputy ministers delegated by AWPL to the new… Read more »

Draft Legislation concerning national minorities is diminishing their rights!!! Jarosław Narkiewicz: Today is a day for mourning!!!

Vice Chairman of Seimas for the Electoral Campaign of Poles in Lithuania, Jarosław Narkiewicz declared that changes introduced to the Law on National Minorities were diminished, compared to present situation…. Read more »

Leokadija Počikovska as the first of the “Polish” deputy ministers will return to work

The new Minister of Agriculture Virginija Baltraitienė said that for now she is ready to admit to her team only the representative of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania… Read more »

Neverovič dismissed Cytacka

The Energy Minister Jaroslav Neverovič signed the order pursuant to which he dismissed the Deputy Minister of Energy Renata Cytacka at her behest. It means that the Minister remains at… Read more »

Waldemar Tomaszewski about Cytacka: The issue is settled. Everything will be all right

Waldermar Tomaszewski, the leader of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania said that the issue of Renata Cytacka, the undersecretary of energy will be solved in a positive way,… Read more »

The European Commission recquires explanations regarding the Lithuanian language. Cytacka’s husband has sued Lithuania in Brussels

Husband of the vice-minister of energy Renata Cytacka and Polish citizen-Mariusz  Cezary Cytacki, currently employed by the Vilnius Region Local Government, has issued a complaint to the European Commission for… Read more »

Ministries have ” come clear”. Tamosiunaite, Trusewicz, Kondratowicz i Poczykowska have applied for dismissal. Cytacka as the only one left

The number of vice-ministers who have applied for dismissal is still on the increase. Among them there are AWPL delegates vice-minister of  education Edita Tamosiunaite, vice-minister of culture Edward Trusewicz… Read more »

The Seimas permitted nationality information in the passport. Gift for Tomaszewski

The Seimas permitted at citizen’s request nationality information in the passport. The Seimas adopted the amendment to the Passport Act, which permits nationality information in the passport. For adoption of… Read more »

Algirdas Butkevičius: original spelling of surnames – in Autumn

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius stated that the Law on Original Spelling of Surnames will be accepted in autumn, after receiving application of Commission of the Lithuanian Language. “As far as… Read more »

State Commission of the Lithuanian Language against bilingual inscriptions

On buses which are taking one of new routes in Vilnius District appeared bilingual inscriptions: ‘Vilnius-Rastinėnai’- in Lithuanian and ‘Wilno-Rostyniany’- in Polish.The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language (pl. Inspekscja… Read more »

Mass resignation of ministers

After the government’s decision to dismiss all deputies, they should of their own wills hand in their resignations, stated government officials.  On Tuesday was officially announced that on Friday three… Read more »

EAPL ripostes on critics

The majority of Lithuanian portals zealously comment on a statement made by marshal of the Senate of Poland Bogdan Borusewicz in which, according to them, he criticized the chairman of… Read more »

Politicians about the Lithuanian language exam: It is so bad but the discrimination exists.

The chairperson of the Parliamentary Committee on Education (pl. Sejmowy Komitetu Oświaty, Nauki i Kultury), Science and Culture Audronė Pitrėnienė claimed that the difference in the results of the Lithuanian language… Read more »

A Pole as the Mayor of Vilnius, everything is possible. The parliament put into effect the direct election of mayors

After the ten years long discussion about direct election of mayors the parliament finally put them into effect. After having signed the act by the President of Lithuania, the direct… Read more »

Jarosław Narkiewicz: „Lithuanian language protection” is to cover the negative effects of the introduction of the euro in 2015, indeed?

The statement of Jarosław Narkiewicz, the vice chairman of the parliament, was delivered in the behalf of the AWPL fraction during parliament plenary session at 19thjune 2014. Dear Members of… Read more »

Ministry of Education and Science: It is impossible to provide education in a minority language for one student only

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania claims that education in a minority language can be provided for students of nationality using the particular language only if… Read more »

The new working party on the Lithuanian Law on Ethnic Minorities was launched three months ago, have not even had a meeting yet

Only now the working party on revisions to the Lithuanian Law on Ethnic Minorities have decided to have a meeting for the first time.  “We’ll be trying to meet soon… Read more »

Poles to protest against the financial harassment of ethnic minorities

Wileński Rejonowy Oddział Związku Polaków na Litwie (The Vilnius District Branch of the Association of Poles in Lithuania) is organizing a picket in front of the German embassy in Vilnius… Read more »

A Polish secondary school graduate put her Lithuanian peers to shame: A response to the claim that “We’re all going to pass the exam, after all, we’re not Poles.”

After reading several articles criticizing the matura exam, I decided to express my opinion on the subject. I’m a secondary school graduate of Polish descent and I’ve graduated from a… Read more »

Waldemar Tomaszewski: the old act about national minorities will come back soon

The leader of Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie Waldemar Tomaszewski declared that the Political Committee of the ruling coalition agreed that before the end of the spring session they will… Read more »

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