List/Grid Tag Archives: Poles in Lithuania

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 »

Radchenko: Young Poles choose lithuanisation or frustration

I have repeatedly written that in my opinion there is no problem with discrimination of national minorities in Lithuania. There is no state policy aimed at systemic and absolute assimilation… Read more »

Grybauskaitė: I would like to see a greater presence of Poles in life of Lithuania

‘I am glad that citizens perceive safety challenges the same way as authorities and that there are different nationality soldiers voluntarily serving in the army – Poles, Ukrainians and Russians…. Read more »

Poles among the most pessimistic people regarding the future of Lithuania

Despite the changes in the government, the citizens of Lithuania continue to have a pessimistic view on the future of the Lithuanian state, according to the research conducted by the… Read more »

Ramūnas Karbauskis: Poles should not be afraid of us

“I have a lot of respect for Lithuanian Poles” – said the leader of the party, that will partially govern the Republic of Lithuania for the next four years. “I… Read more »

Both Poles and Lithuanians have defective codes of memory

On the initiative of the Polish Institute in Vilnius with the support of the Polish Embassy, in the headquarters of the Foundation of Open Lithuania, a discussion about the book… Read more »

The inauguration of an academic year in the branch of UwB in Vilnius: the reason to be proud and a difficult challenge.

On Wednesday afternoon in the House of Polish Culture in Vilnius was held an inauguration of academic year 2016/2017 in a Vilnius department of the University in Bialystok. The ceremony… Read more »

Radczenko: Practically Poles are on all lists, but on remote places

More than 150 Lithuanian Poles from various political options, on Sunday will take part in election to the Parliament in Lithuania, but real chance to get seats have only candidates… Read more »

The Presidents of Lithuania and Poland Discussed the Geopolitical Situation

“We find a common language because the challenges are common and only together we can do our best” – said the president of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite after the conversation with… Read more »

Robert Tworogal – a Pole from Vilnius at the Rio Olympics

22-year-old Robert Tworogal from Vilnius, graduate of the Konarski School in Vilnius, is the only gymnast who trains the all-round gymnastics and will represent Lithuania at the 31st Summer Olympic… Read more »

Vilnius is with Warsaw at the hour of “W”

The Vilnius Patriotic Youth paid tribute to the Warsaw Uprising insurgents. 1st August 2016 is the 72nd anniversary  of the outbreak of the Warsaw Uprising. The Vilnius Patriotic Youth invited… Read more »

Catalogue of Polish places of national remembrance in Lithuania was made

The first version, a draft was created. “The catalogue of Polish places of national remembrance. The military cemeteries, the graves of soldiers, the monuments, the memorials”. The ambassador of the… Read more »

Longin Komołowski re-elected as the leader of „Polish Community”

Last weekend, 6-7 February, in Dom Polonii (House of Polish Community Abroad) in Pułtusk, the 9th Plenary Convention of Delegates of “Polish Community” Association took place. During the meeting, Longin… Read more »

Marshal of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland wrote favourably about Poles in Lithuania

A couple of weeks ago, an appeal in defence of Polish schools in Vilnius was made to the Polish authorities. The appeal was issued to i.a. Marshal Marek Kuchciński. The… Read more »

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