List/Grid Tag Archives: Poles in Lithuania

The Unbreakable Identity of Poles in Lithuania

“We have been living outside Poland for almost 80 years, we have been subjected to strong Russian influences and now, we are also affected by the Lithuanian culture. However, our… Read more »

Balcewicz: What happened to 100,000 Poles?

In the 1989 census, 257,944 Lithuanian citizens declared Polish nationality. Meanwhile, the Department of Statistics claims that at the beginning of 2019, only 156,463 qualified as Poles. In the last… Read more »

Szczypiń: The textbook for the Polish minority in Lithuania is to be adapted

“The result of the work of the expert group is adapted to the Lithuanian reality textbook for educating Polish children in Lithuania”, said Jadwiga Mariola Szczypiń, director of the Education… Read more »

Lech Kczyński Square in Maišiagala

On Thursday, in Maišiagala was held the unveiling of the commemorative plaque dedicated to the late President of Poland Lech Kaczyński and also the opening of the Square at the… Read more »

Lithuanian language lessons in preschool

The Ministry of Education and Science intends to introduce the obligatory teaching of Lithuanian language, writes the daily “Lietuvos žinios”. According to the program in preschools, at least five hours… Read more »

Debate in Warsaw: Poles in Lithuania between Vilnius, Warsaw and Moscow

‘ There is a very large group of Poles in Lithuania who does not feel that AWPL (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) is a party that represents their interests’… Read more »

Radczenko: Poles in Lithuania want respect

Same time ago, I was talking to a Lithuanian politician of Russian origin about the rights of national minorities. “ I don’t understand the demand for bilingual names of streets… Read more »

Anna Fotyga: I cannot imagine that a Pole could call Poland a foreign country

Anna Fotyga, MEP, said in an interview with Radio Znad Wilii, referring to the conflict between Michał Mackiewicz, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, and Polish government officials: “I… Read more »

Radchenko: It is impossible to sweep Polish postulates under the carpet

I must admit that with great satisfaction I look at everything that has happened recently in Polish-Lithuanian relations. So many visits of the highest rank Polish notables in Lithuania and… Read more »

Łapiński: we expect Poles to be treated as full citizens in Lithuania

“We expect the Lithuanian side to respect all standards regarding national minorities that are in force in the European Union”, said on Monday Krzysztof Łapiński, a spokesman for the President… Read more »

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