List/Grid Tag Archives: Names and surnames spelling

The Seimas is still going to defer the adoption of a law on national minorities

Yesterday Viktoras Pranckietis, the Speaker of the Seimas met with representatives of the National Communities Council of Lithuania. The meeting discussed the issues of non-Lithuanian names spelling in documents and… Read more »

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 »

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 »

Radčenko: What is the reason for Polish inferiority complex in Lithuania?

Polish schools are a way to make Polish identity maintain its position in Lithuania. It is one of the few issues on which I actually agree with the activists of… Read more »

The Polish Fraction: We want to have the right of the regular recording of our surnames

We think that such solution will bring even more chaos and will not give us the right of using our own surnames in proper forms – The Polish Fraction of… Read more »

Paluckas: New Parliament probably will not accept The Bill about spelling of surnames.

“The act of removing the sign with Polish name of the Warszawska Street is at least an infraction of the administrative law, but we should assess that incident in a… Read more »

A new Sejm will get “a inheritance” – unsettled problem of writing names

The Sejm left a project of an act of law dealing with the way of writing non-Lithuanian names politicians, who have a seat on the government front benches after October’s… Read more »

Lithuanian MPs Invited to Warsaw

After a long break, members of the Lithuanian Seimas received an invitation from their fellows in Warsaw. A delegation of the Seimas Committee on European Affairs is going to go… Read more »

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