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Radchenko: Social Democrats meet the expectations of minorities

In November last year, the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party (LPSD), on the initiative of the councilman of the Vilnius region, Robert Duchniewicz, organized a public consultation on the Act on
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Warsaw’s Polish Discussion Club: Unfulfilled promises draw Poles living in Lithuania towards Russia

Russia skillfully takes advantage of problems of the Polish minority to deteriorate relations between Warsaw and Vilnius: according to panel debate “Polityka zagraniczna RP a Polacy na Litwie” (TN: Poland’s
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Polish Discussion Club debates issues with textbooks: We can’t back down

Will Polish students living in Lithuania study from textbooks appropriate for the twenty-first century? On Thursday, January 25, this problem was discussed in the Polish Discussion Club. The debate took
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Polish children in Lithuania learn from error-ridden textbooks

„Stack snowballs in the actual pile”, „Have you ever thrown blood from your nose?”, “Add comfortably”, “The fox sneakiest”: these are not sentences from the once popular satirical blog “Pulaki
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Kubilius: Reducing election threshold for minorities is the opportunity to create something alternative for EAPL-CFA

The parliamentary group of 3 May, which deals with national minorities’ matters, has proposed to reduce the election threshold for parties that represent national minorities in Lithuania. According to Andrius
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The Seimas will reconsider the issue of the original spelling of surnames

During the spring session the Seimas will make a final decision on the original spelling of surnames, claims Viktoras Pranckietis, the Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas. “I think that the
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Court’s decision: Both original and Lithuanian versions of “Wardyn” in identity cards

Surnames “Wardyn” and “Pauwels” shall be put both in Lithuanian and original form in identity cards – ruled the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania. “However, it is still unclear how
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Skvernelis backs the original spelling of surnames: Three letters will not destroy our language

Adressing the issue of original spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames in the Seimas needs a political will – stated the Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. “Today we intend to raise this issue
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The Polish Discussion Club on reset with Poland: What unites us for the most part

What causes problems as regards relations with Poland, how to solve them, what Lithuania and Poland have in common today and what is the role of Polish national minorities in
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Baliko: National minorities do not strive for original spelling of names

“We decided to refer cases regarding original names spelling to the European Court of Human Rights because decisions of the Supreme Administrative Court are not satisfactory for Lithuania. It is
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