List/Grid Daily Archives: 17:49

Algirdas Butkevičius: original spelling of surnames – in Autumn

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius stated that the Law on Original Spelling of Surnames will be accepted in autumn, after receiving application of Commission of the Lithuanian Language. “As far as… Read more »

Discussion on regional development involving Prime Minister in Šalčininkai region

Today the Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius is visiting the Šalčininkai region. Together with the Mayor of Šalčininkai District Municipality Zdzisław Palewicz and the Mayor of Vilnius District Municipality Maria Rekść… Read more »

PM: The Name Spelling Act this autumn

The Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius expressed a hope that the act concerning the spelling of non-Lithuanian names will be passed this autumn, after a prior linguists’ opinion. The politician… Read more »

Deliberations on the Law on National Minorities once again adjourned. Critics on the offensive

The Seimas started to examine the Law on National Minorities, however because of the end of time allocated to this law the chairman of the meeting  Algirdas Sysas proposed to… Read more »

Renata Butkiewicz: I am looking forward to the increase in Polish films in Lithuanian cinemas

A conversation with Renata Butkiewicz, author of the nominated for The Polish Film Institute Awards, PFI (pl. Nagrody Polskiego Instytutu Sztuki Filmowej, PISF) audition ‘Filmoteka polska’ on the radio ‘Znad… Read more »

State Commission of the Lithuanian Language against bilingual inscriptions

On buses which are taking one of new routes in Vilnius District appeared bilingual inscriptions: ‘Vilnius-Rastinėnai’- in Lithuanian and ‘Wilno-Rostyniany’- in Polish.The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language (pl. Inspekscja… Read more »

Mass resignation of ministers

After the government’s decision to dismiss all deputies, they should of their own wills hand in their resignations, stated government officials.  On Tuesday was officially announced that on Friday three… Read more »

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