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President adviser: The spelling of surnames is not only a Polish problem

“The issue of the spelling of names in Lithuania is not only a problem for Poles, this thing should be resolved” – believes Nerijus Alexiejūnas, adviser to President Dali Grybauskaite… Read more »

Karczewski and Pranckietis with satisfaction about the revival of Polish-Lithuanian relations

Senate Speaker Stanisław Karczewski met on Monday (February 25) with the chairman of the Lithuanian Parliament Viktoras Pranckietis. Both politicians agreed on the fact that Polish-Lithuanian relations have revived and… Read more »

Commendations from RP Presidents for Pukszto, Mickiewicz and others

By decision of 4 December 2018, the President of the Republic of Poland Andrzej Duda awarded high orders and decorations to people who have contributed to the development of Polish-Lithuanian… Read more »

Vilnius region’s opposition: our coalition is not created for our wealth

Intimidation of members of election commissions, lack of Lithuanian kindergartens, local government pressure – these are the basic problems that Vilnius region faces.   On Monday (11th of February) in… Read more »

Tamošiūnaitė not invited to pre-electoral programme at LRT

Public television LRT held pre-electoral programme “LRT Forumas” on Monday this week. There were invited six candidates to Vilnius mayor position, however, the EAPL–CF’s candidate, Edita Tamošiūnaitė was not invited… Read more »

Day at a glance: Parliamentary Assembly of Poland and Lithuania

Meteorologists claim that Monday is not going to be bright and sunny – it’s going to rain all day. Today’s temperature will vary between 1 and 3 degrees Celsius. In… Read more »

AWPL-ZCHR will go with Russians to the elections

Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance (AWPL-ZCHR) in the municipal elections on March 3 will occur, including coalition with the Russian Alliance – informed on Tuesday… Read more »

The Commission cannot punish Russian channels for violations

The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission detected violations in retransmissions of two Russian channels that showed reports on Lithuanian guerrillas and affairs on 13 January. The Commission adds, however, that… Read more »

The date for Parliamentary Assembly of Poland and Lithuania is already known

The session of The Assembly of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and the Sejm and Senate of the Republic of Poland has ended. The politicians decided that after… Read more »

Paluckas: The announced deadline for the return of land in Vilnius is absolutely unrealistic

“The announced deadline for the return of land in Vilnius by 2020 is absolutely unrealistic and sounds like a joke” said Vilnius vice-mayor Gintautas Paluckas. The guest of the Political… Read more »

Šimašius’s Committee invites to discuss human rights

Is support of minorities’ rights an honest concern or a self-promotion? The LGBT’s initiative members, national minorities representatives, disabled people – second-class persons or fully fledged residents of the capital… Read more »

Vilinius paid homage to the Mayor of Gdańsk

The metropolitan local government, decided to pay homage to Vilnius’s friend to the tragically deceased Gdańsk Mayor Paweł Adamowicz. On this occasion, on the facade of the Town Hall from… Read more »

Monkevicius: I am going to listen, support and help.

“I come with intention to compromise with the whole education system’s society. I am going to listen, support and help, all for the sake our students and teachers” – said… Read more »

The government announces the completion of land return, Grzegorz Sakson senses a trick

The Lithuanian government has once again announced the completion date of land return. The new deadline is 2020. At the end of 2018, Parliament adopted amendments to the Land Return… Read more »

Committee of the Council of Europe: A unified exam causes difficulties for students of Polish schools

The institution of the Council of Europe dealing with the rights of national minorities calls on Lithuania to better protect the rights of pupils belonging to national communities and to… Read more »

Kwiatkowski: I support teachers’ demands

The teachers’ demands are justified, however, the strike might have the negative effects – said Jozef Kwiatkowski, a president of the Association of Teachers of Polish Schools in Lithuania “Macierz… Read more »

Will AWPL-ZCHR enter the ruling coalition? The earliest decision in spring

The Association of Peasants and the Greens does not reject the possibility of inviting AWPL-ZCHR to the ruling coalition. Tomaszewski replies that his party is no in a hurry to… Read more »

Vision 2024: More attention to languages, education and culture of national minorities

For many years I was writing about the need for creation of the vision of promotion and development of Polishness in Lithuania. The vision that would exceed the political divisions… Read more »

Przyłębska: sensitivity of Lithuania to Polish problems is highly valuable

Sensitivity of the Lithuanian authorities to different problems concerning Poland is highly valuable – said Julia Przyłębska, President of the Constitutional Tribunal of the Republic of Poland. In reply to… Read more »

Linkevičius: We will not support sanctions against Poland under Article 7

Cooperation between Lithuania and Poland is crucial for the security of both countries, Lithuania will not support the sanctions against Poland as part of the procedure mentioned in Article 7,… Read more »

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