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Poles in Lithuania Prepare To Change Their Surnames

As new laws came into force in Lithuania at the beginning of May, allowing the original spelling of first and last names to be written in identity documents, the first
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April 19 – Rally of the Poles of Vilnius Region in Defense of Polish Schools

On Tuesday, April 19, a protest rally of the Poles of Vilnius Region “In defense of schools of national minorities in the Trakai district (Longin Komołowski Secondary School in Polukun
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Acts to the Spelling of Names Bill. EAPL–CFA Did Not Vote for the Necessary Amendments

In the Parliament of the Republic of Lithuania, two very important for Poles in Lithuania amendments were considered, without which the recently adopted  Law on the Spelling of Names would
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15th World Winter Polonia Games “Wisła 2022”

On February 26, a 100-person delegation of athletes from the city of Vilnius as well as the Trakai, Šalčininkai, and Vilnius regions set off for the 15th World Winter Polonia
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MP Pietkiewicz (Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania—Christian Families Alliance) in the Polish Parliament About

The MP of the Polish party in Lithuania, Beata Pietkiewicz, at a conference with the Confederation Party and the National Movement leaders, stressed that the main problems of Lithuanian Poles
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Population census: Poles remain the largest national minority in the country

The largest number of people live in Vilnius and Vilnius County, moreover Poles continue to be the largest national minority in Lithuania – according to data from the census of
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Meeting of deputy ministers of education of Poland and Lithuania: The declaration provided a good

‘In Poland and Lithuania, we have a different legal framework. In the Republic of Poland, the Act on the Education System is in force, which guarantees education to national minorities,
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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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Lithuanian authorities don’t want to support Polish minority press

The Lithuanian Press, Radio, and Television Support Fund has announced the results of the distribution of subsidies from the state budget for the media in Lithuania in 2020. As a
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APL: Anti-Polish hysteria flared up in Lithuanian media

The Association of Poles in Lithuania took a position on the recently discussed issues regarding Minister of Communication Jarosław Narkiewicz. President Gitanas Nausėda said in an interview that the minister
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