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Census data: 2.81 million inhabitants in Lithuania; Poles are the largest minority

Over the past ten years, the country’s population has decreased by approximately 233,000. According to the preliminary data of this year’s census published by the Department of Statistics on Tuesday,
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“Reitingai”: Polish schools among the best in Lithuania

Lithuanian magazine “Reitingai” has published a ranking of the best schools in Lithuania. This time, the authors selected 50 schools, which students were the best in the state examinations in
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Pabradė schools merger is off the table

The school community of Žeimenos Secondary School in Pabradė may breathe a sigh of relief.  The local government of the Švenčionys District decided to abandon the project of a merger
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Dobrowolska: It’s not worth it to manipulate the concept of discrimination

In recent days, the concept of ‘discrimination’ on national grounds is extremely popular in the Lithuanian media. Not only journalists use it, but also representatives of Lithuanian authorities. “This term
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The government will deal with the issues of national minorities

Representatives of the Lithuanian cabinet office and ministries have decided on Monday that a new structure will be established to deal with national minorities – as there are many issues
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Šimonytė: I will speak with the inhabitants of Šalčininkai in their language

“Inasmuch as it is important to listen to people and to reduce tensions in society, to show Visaginas or the Šalčininkai region attention, I would be the person that can
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The Unbreakable Identity of Poles in Lithuania

“We have been living outside Poland for almost 80 years, we have been subjected to strong Russian influences and now, we are also affected by the Lithuanian culture. However, our
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Skvernelis met with representatives of the Polish minority in the Polish Community Center

On Thursday afternoon (14 March), Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis met with representatives of the Polish minority. The head of government paid a lot of attention to Polish education. As
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Polish issues at the National Human Rights Forum

The first edition of the National Forum on Human Rights took place at Martynas Mažvydas National Library. The conference was also full of Polish issues. “Such Forum was held in
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Representatives of the national minorities with Lithuanians created the history of Lithuania’s statehood

In historical development, the same tendencies that pertained to Lithuanians, e.g highs and lows, occupations, crises, political persecutions and various reforms, also affected the national minorities. These processes changed the
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