List/Grid Tag Archives: Polish minority. Lithuanian Poles

We create positive image of Lithuanian Poles

“Vilnius connects us” was the slogan of this year’s Second World Congress of Vilnius Poles [Polish: Wilniuk, TN], which took place from 6th to 8th September in Vilnius. The event… Read more »

Warzecha: The problem with maintaining Polishness in Lithuania lies somewhere deeper

“There are many social processes that cannot be steered by law, they cannot be shaped from above. When it comes to the development of the Polish culture and language in… Read more »

Nausėda: I Would Like to Repay the Lithuanian Poles

Lithuanian President-elect Gitanas Nausėda, who was a guest of the “Political Salon”, claimed that in many international affairs Lithuania’s position is convergent with that of Poland, moreover, he added that… Read more »

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 »

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