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Seimas postpones the project of original spelling of surnames for a year

On Tuesday, the Seimas will not consider two bills regulating the original spelling of names and surnames in personal documents. Members of the parliament have come out in favour of
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“Reitingai”: Polish schools among the best in Lithuania

Lithuanian magazine “Reitingai” has published a ranking of the best schools in Lithuania. This time, the authors selected 50 schools, which students were the best in the state examinations in
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Radzevičius: We want journalists in Lithuania not to be afraid to talk about problems

“The protagonists of journalistic materials, the so-called “bad guys”, who are criticized, do not have many opportunities to file lawsuits against reporters today. In the United States and Europe, this
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Vilnius City Municipality will issue written answers also in Polish

Services in the Vilnius City Municipality will be friendlier for the national minorities. Answers in a written form will be provided in languages other than Lithuanian, also in Polish. For
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The fourth deputy minister of culture commenced her duties

The fourth deputy minister of culture, composer Zita Bružaitė begins her work in the ministry. She will be responsible for the issues related to national minority policy, ethnic culture and
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Meeting of deputy ministers of education of Poland and Lithuania: The declaration provided a good

‘In Poland and Lithuania, we have a different legal framework. In the Republic of Poland, the Act on the Education System is in force, which guarantees education to national minorities,
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Duchniewicz: Is there enough political will to solve problems of national minority schools?

Proms are right around the corner, final exams are approaching. And together with them revives the discussions about the unified Lithuanian language exam for students from Lithuanian and Polish-language schools
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Pabradė schools merger is off the table

The school community of Žeimenos Secondary School in Pabradė may breathe a sigh of relief.  The local government of the Švenčionys District decided to abandon the project of a merger
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Dobrowolska: It’s not worth it to manipulate the concept of discrimination

In recent days, the concept of ‘discrimination’ on national grounds is extremely popular in the Lithuanian media. Not only journalists use it, but also representatives of Lithuanian authorities. “This term
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APL: Anti-Polish hysteria flared up in Lithuanian media

The Association of Poles in Lithuania took a position on the recently discussed issues regarding Minister of Communication Jarosław Narkiewicz. President Gitanas Nausėda said in an interview that the minister
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