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EAPL ripostes on critics

The majority of Lithuanian portals zealously comment on a statement made by marshal of the Senate of Poland Bogdan Borusewicz in which, according to them, he criticized the chairman of
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Józef Rybak: I will not struggle against the mother-tounge

As he was appointed for the new position, Józef Rybak, the new director of administration of Šalčininkai region’s self-government, has received so called inheritance in the form of the fine
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Grybauskaitė in Dziewieniszki: this district was able to unite students of different nationalities

At school of business and technology in Dziewieniszki graduates of 50th launching received diplomas. In the ceremony participated president of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė who said that the rate of employment
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A Pole as the Mayor of Vilnius, everything is possible. The parliament put into effect

After the ten years long discussion about direct election of mayors the parliament finally put them into effect. After having signed the act by the President of Lithuania, the direct
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Lithuanian political scientists: it is a bad time to adopt laws on national minorities

National minorities organize pickets again – the first protest in a long time took place on Wednesday outside the German Embassy. Meanwhile, adopting laws on national minorities and on spelling
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Jarosław Narkiewicz: „Lithuanian language protection” is to cover the negative effects of the introduction of

The statement of Jarosław Narkiewicz, the vice chairman of the parliament, was delivered in the behalf of the AWPL fraction during parliament plenary session at 19thjune 2014. Dear Members of
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Poles appeal to Germans to protect rights of national minorities

Yesterday, on June 25th several hundred Lithuanian Poles and representatives of other national minorities picketed outside the German Embassy in Vilnius. They appealed to the German authorities and the Chancellor
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National minorities in Lithuania deceived again

National minorities in Lithuania, including Polish minority, felt disappointed again. As we have already informed, today the Lithuanian Seimas was supposed to consider two drafts of the Law on Spelling
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Conference about Polish language: there are successes, but there are not enough handbooks

IV Reporting Conference of Polish Language and Literature Teachers of the Vilnius region was conducted on the 11th of June in a charming place of Sołeczniki region – in the
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Grybauskaitė: The issue of bilingual street signs is delicate in the Russian context

The President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė said in the interview to the Polish Press Agency (PAP) that the issue of bilingual street signs brought up by the Polish minority in
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