List/Grid Tag Archives: Polish minority. Lithuanian Poles

Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Lithuania: The validity of the Card of the Pole can be extended up to 3 months before the deadline.

The Consular Department of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Vilnius informs that pursuant to Article 17.2 of the Act on the Card of the Pole, the validity… Read more »

Representatives of the national minorities with Lithuanians created the history of Lithuania’s statehood

In historical development, the same tendencies that pertained to Lithuanians, e.g highs and lows, occupations, crises, political persecutions and various reforms, also affected the national minorities. These processes changed the… Read more »

Andrzej Pukszto: Teachers surrounded by cynics

Teachers have been striking in Lithuania for three weeks. Mass meetings took place in front of the parliament and the building of the Ministry of Education and Science, where a… Read more »

Something is changing for the better

At the end of October I had the pleasure to participate in a conference on the theory and practice of legal regulations concerning national minorities. Ljubica Djordjević, Fernand De Varennes,… 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 »

Tomaszewski critisizes Czaputowicz: we have common interests with Russians

Vilnus and Vilnius Region Waldemar Tomaszewski critisized a statement of the head of Polish diplomacy Jacek Czaputowicz who on the visit to Vilnius appealed to the authorities of Vilnius for… Read more »

Radczenko: Let’s stop thinking about Polish identity in romantic categories and start in marketing categories

All statistic data show that Polish identity in Lithuania is shrinking. Slowly but unavoidably. As it results from a common census from year 2011, Poles  are still the biggest national… Read more »

Radczenko: Discriminate us positively

A few days ago, established by ex-Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius in December of the last year, a group of deputies May 3, uniting deputies of the Lithuanian Parliament from all… Read more »

Rajmund Rotkiewicz in the Guinness World Records book!

Rajmund Rotkiewicz, an IT specialist and a graduate of Szymon Konarski High School, has finally made it into the Guinness World Records book thanks to his hanging orchard. The title… 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 »

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 »

School sets for freshmen arrived to Vilnius

The school sets for freshmen from Polish schools funded by the Foundation “Aid to Poles in the East” arrived to Vilnius. Fully equipped backpacks will be handed out on the… 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 »

20th Anniversary of Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania

The Association of Polish Engineers and Technicians in Lithuania has been functioning for 20 years already! It was founded in the summer of 1996 on the initiative of a group… Read more »

Valatka: Polish-Lithuanian Relations Like Those After Ultimatum of 1938

President of Poland Andrzej Duda has finished his first year of office. This fact wasn’t noticed either by Lithuanian politicians or by the media. It’s strange, at the very least,… Read more »

Would Citizens Defend Lithuania Against Foreign Aggression?

The Poles, Russians and representatives of other national minorities living in Lithuania believe that, if there was such a need, the citizens of Lithuania would defend their country against the… Read more »

Kresy.pl: Lithuanian archbishop liquidates Catechesis Centre that educates in Polish

„Tygodnik Wileńszczyzny’’ informs that Vilnius archbishop  Ginataras Grušas made a decision about liquidation of a practice of theological studies in Polish language. The weekly writes that ‘’a study of theology… 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 »

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