List/Grid Tag Archives: National minorities in Lithuania

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 »

Poland’s annotation about Polish schools in Lithuania

Today the editorial board of L24 uncovered the annotation that has been addressed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania in Warsaw on… Read more »

Vilnius region and Poles in PKD: national and economic problems

Discussing, in Polish Discussion Club (PKD), on problems concerning Vilnius region and Polish diaspora in Lithuania invited politicians, unfortunately mainly focused on social-economic sphere. The guests of yesterday’s discussion, which… 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 »

Polish Discussion Club at March of Remembrance in Molėtai

On Monday afternoon, a March of Remembrance took place in Molėtai, the aim of which was to commemorate about 2,000 Jewish inhabitants of the town murdered 75 years ago, who… Read more »

Konstanty Keda – Faithful to Secondary School in Mickūnai

Konstanty Keda, from the new school year a third-grade student of the Polish Secondary School in Mickūnai (Vilnius region), became the protagonist of an article in the newest issue of… Read more »

More First-Graders Will Go to Polish Schools This Year

One thousand one hundred first-grade students will start this school year in schools with Polish as the language of instruction. In Vilnius the number of first-graders is to increase by… Read more »

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