List/Grid Tag Archives: National minorities in Lithuania

Unchanged policy of the Lithuanian state towards Poles in Lithuania

Representatives of national minorities used to call the Department of National Minorities and Emigration – a department for Lithuanian state defence against minorities. The department, which was closed in 2010,… 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 »

Foreign ministers of Lithuania and Poland discussed the issues of geopolitical situation and national minorities

“Regional security and geopolitical issues faced by Poland and Lithuania should not be an excuse to leave our bilateral problems unresolved, especially issues related to the status of Poles living… 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 »

Monika Navickienė: we are obliged to Poles for their votes

On Tuesday, 17 January the editorial office of Kurier Wileński was visited by Monika Navickienė, member of the Seimas. In last year’s election she entered the Seimas in the single-seat… 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 »

Mysterious transformation – pay heed to nationality in your passport!

One of our readers from Vilnius (who wished to remain anonymous) wanted to replace his passport. He was very surprised to hear that he had been recorded in a database… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Wołkonowski: Poles are victims of the Kremlin propaganda

Russian television, a low level of education and ravenous capitalism are the factors by which popularity of president Putin is growing among Lithuanian Poles – believes PhD. Jarosław Wołkonowski. On… Read more »

Józef Rybak is the Pole of the Year 2016

On 4 January results of the Readers’ contest “The Pole of the Year 2016” held by Kurier Wileński were presented. The person who received the highest number of votes from… Read more »

Radczenko: Will there be another reset with Poland?

“I will strive for the reset of relations with Poland”- says since a few weeks in every second interview Saulius Skvernelis, the new prime minister of Lithuania. Whether or not… Read more »

The Department of National Minorities announced the enrolment of motions in order to get a financial help for projects in 2017

Until 15th of December 2016 non-governmental organisations, institution of public utility, foundations representing national minorities and those that are working in favour of national minorities can formally apply for a… Read more »

Department of National Minorities: the discussion about minority

“We strongly encourage to organising meetings and to cooperation of different autonomies and cities. The more events will be organised, the better we get to know each other, the less… Read more »

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