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Vice-mayor of Vilnius: Reorganisation of Polish schools means undercover assimilation

The decision made by the Commission of the Lithuanian Language and the reorganisation of the Polish schools contributed yet again to putting Polish minority issues in the spotlight. The media
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Lithuanian linguists: “No” to original spelling of surnames

The Lithuanian linguists are relentless. The Commission of the Lithuanian Language answered once again on inquiry of Law and Order Committee. They didn’t change their minds. According to linguists, only
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The Seimas Committee supports the original spelling of names

On Wednesday, The Seimas Law and Order Committee  approved of the project according to which in identity documents first and last names of Lithuanian citizens may be written using the
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Liberals created a National Union committee

Lithuanian Liberal Movement opens up to National minorities. Executive Board created a National Union committee yesterday. Until now, the national minorities didn’t play a big role in traditional Lithuanian parties,
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Parliament Committee about surnames: Yes for ‘w’, ‘q’, ‘x’ – no for ‘ą, ć, ę,

The Parliament Committee of Law and Rule of Law proposes the spelling of surnames in documents to be with the letters of Latin alphabet and based on the standards of
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Ambassador of Lithuania in Poland: Many Lithuanians view Poland as a good neighbor

Cooperation with Poland has a strategic dimension for Lithuania; our relations have high potential for development, particularly in defensiveness and energy security issues – said the Ambassador of Lithuania in
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Kubilius and Kreivys in the Polish Debating Club. ‘The problem is that there are no

If Lithuanians had more knowledge of their own history, there would not be problem with the letter ‘W’ – claimed Andrius Kubilius and Dainius Kreivys, who were the guests of
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Original spelling of the surnames, but not for the Lithuanian Poles?

The State Commission of the Lithuanian Language proposes the legalization of the original spelling of the non-Lithuanian surnames of the citizens of Lithuania providing they have legitimate source id-document. Jarosław
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Gediminas Kirkilas: the surnames spelling legislation – in spring

Legislation on the surnames spelling in the original form will be adopted during the spring plenary session – ensures the vice chairman of the parliament Gediminas Kirkilas. The guest of
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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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