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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’
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Nekrošius: problem of original spelling of surnames is more complicated

The meeting with members of Polish Parliament was very productive and probably Polish-Lithuanian Parliamentary Assembly will take place this year – declared the Member of the Seimas Arvydas Nekrošius, who
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Bumblauskas: Tomaszewski does not have much in common with Piłsudski

We are dealing with a conflict between Polish and Lithuanian ethnic nationalism. However, no one shapes a civic nationalizm, which based on other principles –  he said in an interview
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Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs allowed its employees to use original name spelling

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania responded to the expectations of its employees. Now the Ministry officials can write work e-mails in accordance with the original name spelling. “In
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Representatives of Polish organisations met with Linkevičius

Representatives of Polish community in Lithuania met with the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. During an informal meeting they discussed the issue of Polish-Lithuanian cooperation at international and global level.
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EFHR: Meeting with the Advisory Committee of Convention for the Protection of National Minorities

On 6 March 2018 representatives of the Advisory Committee of the Council of Europe (Advisory Committee on the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities) met with representatives of
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Skvernelis: We made a progress in all unsolved polish matters

‘We made progress in all unsolved matters with Poland. One of them is signing an agreement between Lietuvos geležinkeliai and Orlen. It is a pity that it had not been
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The government supports the original spelling of names

On Monday, during the cabinet meeting, the government of the Republic of Lithuania approved the draft law which allows to write the surname on the front page of the passport
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First passport page with original surname spelling

The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language once again looked into the matter of non Lithuanian names and surnames. -We predict the possibility of allowing an original transcription of names
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Surname spelling law: First steps have been taken

Seimas in first reading approved draft law on spelling surnames in the original version on the first page of the identity document, filed by social democrat Gediminas Kirkilas. It has
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