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Pranckietis met with national minorities: He did not promise anything

Viktoras Pranckietis, the Speaker of the Seimas met today (10 February) with representatives of the National Communities Council of Lithuania. The meeting was also attended by representatives of Polish minorities…. Read more »

Ažubalis: The situation of national minorities in Lithuania is excellent

“When I read, see or hear that at a meeting senior officials talk about moving a school 2.5 kilometres away instead of discussing geopolitical risks and bilateral trade, which is… Read more »

Why you cannot be named Mieszko or Ziemowit in Lithuania?

I bore a son three months ago. To give a name to a child sometimes may be a great challenge for young parents, especially in the Vilnius region. According to… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Boćkowski: Pro-Russian sympathies of Poles result from the policy of Lithuania

“At a time when the Lithuanian authorities are not able to sway Poles living in Lithuania, the only viable force capable of reminding them that Russia is not a friend,… Read more »

Tomas Tomilinas: Fund for the Vilnius region is an advertising action of conservatives

Tomas Tomilinas, the member of the Seimas and vicechairman of the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union was critical of the conservatives’ idea to establish the Fund for the Development of… Read more »

A joint book of Różewicz and Eidrigevičius will be published

Very soon a joint book of Tadeusz Różewicz and Stasys Eidrigevičius will be released. It consists of selected poems of Tadeusz Różewicz „Woda w garnuszku” (Lithuanian “Vanduo puodelyje”) illustrated by… Read more »

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