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‘Polish’ local authorities assessed by Transparency International

The Lithuanian branch of Transparency International has created the ranking assessing transparency of local authorities in Lithuania. The aim of this project was to present the members of particular councils
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The Polish Debate Club: Šimašius wants the Polish Mass in the Cathedral of Vilnius

We cannot imagine a coalition with Zuokas – almost unanimously agreed the candidates for the mayor of Vilnius from the liberal and conservative parties Remigijus Šimašius and Mykolas Majasukas, who
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Ejszyszki: New signs with street names

In Ejszyszki set 27 missing signs with street names in Lithuanian – told Radio “Znad Wilii” the governor Tadeusz Zimiński. Because of the missing tables a few weeks ago the
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The Vilnius Council of Non-Governmental Organizations will be established

There are over 18 000 non-governmental organizations in Lithuania, however their influence on many issues, e.g. passing various bills, has not been significant. The initiator of funding the Vilnius Council of
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P.K. Brzostowski High School in Turgeliai – the next Polish high school

The next Polish school in Šalčininkai (in Polish: Soleczniki) region has been granted high school status. On Friday, the official inauguration of Paweł Ksawery Brzostowski High School in Turgeliai (in Polish: Turgiele)
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The Vilnius region: anniversaries of squandered opportunities

The Vilnius region: anniversaries of squandered opportunities On January 29 the Lithuanian Parliament, much to the surprise of many, passed a regulation on the rights of minorities which met a number
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Józef Rybak: The case of bilingual street names has been raised because of the approaching

‘This topic is going to be raised perpetually’, says Józef Rybak, an administrative director of the Šalčininkai (in Polish: Soleczniki) region, about the problem of bilingual street names. The guest
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Eišiškės reprimanded again by a representative of the Lithuanian government

Audrius Skaistys, a representative of the Lithuanian government in the Vilnius region, again asked a court to investigate a case of bilingual street names in the Šalčininkai (in Polish: Soleczniki)
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Ban on the usage of “Tomaszewski” surname

Akcja Wyborcza Polaków na Litwie (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania) complains about the obstacles preceding the local government elections. One of the obstacles concerns the ban on the usage
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About Vilnius and the prospects of its development in the Polish Debate Club

The upcoming municipal elections, especially the first direct election of Mayors, stimulate heated discussions in Lithuania. The struggle for the position of the capital leader is indeed the most thrilling
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