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Poland towards Lithuania. Let the Big Brother calm down.

Poles in Lithuania vote either on “their own”, or “against” Lithuanians. An interview with publicist Aleksander Radczenko by Ewa Wołkanowska-Kołodziej. These are the lyrics of the unofficial anthem of the
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How Dalia Grybauskaitė’s attitude to Poles has changed over the years

Let’s take a look at Dalia Grybauskaitė’s statements on issues concerning Poland over the last few years. The 29th of August 2009 – ‘Lithuanian grammar includes all that is necessary to write Polish
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Tomasz Snarski: Language Rights of Poles in Lithuania is a matter of fundamental rights

‘You cannot look at this issue in terms of the match: the Poles or the Lithuanians have won. No one wins or loses – we have or have not guaranteed
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The history of the petition to the European Parliament in defence of linguistic rights of

This year we are going to celebrate the European Lawyers Day for the first time. On this occasion, the Law Library of the University of Gdańsk and the Pomeranian Lawyers`
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Valdas Adamkus: I want to ask the Polish minority: ‘What else do you need?’

‘Polish minority in Lithuania does not appreciate conditions created for them and do not want to adapt to the Lithuanian law’- said former President of Lithuania- Valdas Adamkus. ‘This is
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The autumn session of the Seimas to discuss draft bills important to national minorities, including

On July 17, the spring session of the Lithuanian parliament, which had started on March 10, has ended. During 51 plenary sessions, the MPs adopted over 300 bills. Among issues
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The Act of defense or discrimination against minorities?

After the constant plotting and receipt from the agenda a draft law on national minorities at the Thursday meeting of the deputies of the Sejm approved the project, so that
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The Seimas has passed two drafts of the laws on name spelling in the first

The Lithuanian Seimas passed a draft of Law on name spelling on Tuesday, which allows for the original spelling of names based on the Latin alphabet in identity documents. An
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Butkevičius: No bilingual plates.

The PM Algirdas Butkevičius informed that there will be no bilingual plates in the regions densely populated by national minorities. The PM, after the meeting with the conservative faction, stated
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Law on minorities to be postponed again

After long and emotional debates on how to write non-Lithuanian surnames in Lithuanian documents the Parliament eventually approved two projects of the law in the first reading. The authors of
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