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The attorneys and the linguists discussed the spelling of first and last names, now it

Even if there is a liberation of the spelling of foreign surnames, it will only influence the mixed marriages in which one of the spouses is a foreigner. However, the
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Maria Koc: Relations with Lithuania depend on Lithuania’s goodwill

 “If we do not see the will of solving these problems, it’s hard to speak of making the cooperation stronger,” Deputy Marshal of the Polish Senate Maria Koc said at
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Government has rejected original name spelling on the 2nd page of passport

On Wednesday, 27th April, the government did not approve the bill which was to allow the original spelling of non-Lithuanian first and last names on the second page of the
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Liberals in PKD: Unsolved Polish problems are a shame of Lithuania

 “Liberals have always consistently voted for solving the so-called Polish postulates concerning original transcription and bilingual inscriptions,” assured Eligijus Masiulis, Chairman of the Liberal Movement, at the meeting in the
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Another “w” in Lithuanian official document

The Lithuanian citizen Miglė Vantens has come out on top. After having married a Belgium’s citizen, she managed to have her surname recorded in the marriage certificate with the letter
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The European Court of Human Rights will not deal with the spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has crossed off the petition on the spelling of non-Lithuanian names and surnames from the list of cases, informed the Ministry of Justice.
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Linguistic rights of Lithuanian Poles: European Parliament intervention

Last year the Committee on Petitions of the European Parliament wrote a letter to the Lithuanian authorities concerning the linguistic rights of Poles in Lithuania. The official document was filed because of a
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Butkevičius: Solution on the Problem of the Spelling Non-Lithuanian Names

2015 was successful for Lithuania. For me it was a year of hard work. We had plenty of goals I it thing that those basis are accomplished. We would  like
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Tomaszewski: AWPL supports planned protest

Capital’s local government gave permission to organise a demonstration outside the Lithuanian government’s headquarter (Kudirki Square) in Vilnius on 16th October at 15:30. Protest ‘Against unfair educational and social policy’
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Non-Lithuanian „w” still banned

The situation of writing non-Lithuanian surnames in Lithuania resembles a scene from a Polish movie „Sami Swoi”, when on the way to court a mother put a granade into her
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