Court’s decision: Both original and Lithuanian versions of “Wardyn” in identity cards

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Court’s decision: Both original and Lithuanian versions of “Wardyn” in identity cards

Surnames “Wardyn” and “Pauwels” shall be put both in Lithuanian and original form in identity cards – ruled the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania. “However, it is still unclear how… Read more »

Skvernelis backs the original spelling of surnames: Three letters will not destroy our language

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Skvernelis backs the original spelling of surnames: Three letters will not destroy our language

Adressing the issue of original spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames in the Seimas needs a political will – stated the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. “Today we intend to raise this issue… Read more »

Polish education in Lithuania vs state education policy

The need for changes in the educational policy is being highlighted by every new authority.

Polish education in Lithuania vs state education policy

Today’s issue of Kurier Wileński has been mainly dedicated to discuss the subject of polish education. We present two distinctive points of view concerning, among others, stormy matter of teaching… Read more »

The Polish Discussion Club on reset with Poland: What unites us for the most part is Putin

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The Polish Discussion Club on reset with Poland: What unites us for the most part is Putin

What causes problems as regards relations with Poland, how to solve them, what Lithuania and Poland have in common today and what is the role of Polish national minorities in… Read more »

Baliko: National minorities do not strive for original spelling of names

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Baliko: National minorities do not strive for original spelling of names

“We decided to refer cases regarding original names spelling to the European Court of Human Rights because decisions of the Supreme Administrative Court are not satisfactory for Lithuania. It is… Read more »

Representatives of the Lelewel School require the local government to comply with the court’s ruling

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Representatives of the Lelewel School require the local government to comply with the court’s ruling

Representatives of the community of the Joachim Lelewel School issued a statement, appealing to local authorities to comply with the court’s ruling. In response to the stance of Valdas Benkunskas,… Read more »

Lelewel School is to be located in Antakalnis and its branch – in Žirmūnai

Poles organized a number of protests to defend the well-known "Five" Photo by Marian Paluszkiewicz

Lelewel School is to be located in Antakalnis and its branch – in Žirmūnai

As we wrote earlier, at the end of February this year the court in Vilnius ruled in favour of the Vilnius Joachim Lelewel School. New circumstances arose and for that… Read more »

Polish children in Polish schools in Lithuania

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Polish children in Polish schools in Lithuania

The Enea Foundation launched a campaign to help Poles living in Lithuania – Good Energy Beyond Borders. The aim of the project is to encourage parents of children and young… Read more »

Romaszewska on Polish televisions in Lithuania: Lithuanian authorities have no choice

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Romaszewska on Polish televisions in Lithuania: Lithuanian authorities have no choice

“Generally, this is a step in the right direction. It is a shame that it was taken so late. The situation is really difficult right now” – said Agnieszka Romaszewska,… Read more »

Final decision on poet’s great-great-granddaughter: Mickiewicz or Mickevič?

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Final decision on poet’s great-great-granddaughter: Mickiewicz or Mickevič?

On 28 February the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania delivered a final judgement on so-called Mickiewicz case concerning the spelling of the surname of Alexia Mickiewicz, Adam Mickiewicz’s great-great-granddaughter, the… Read more »

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