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Paveldo karai Lietuvoje ir pasaulyje  (7)
2016 m. gegužės 26 d. 14:07
Lietuvoje prieš kurį laiką praūžė audringos diskusijos dėl Žaliojo tilto skulptūrų ideologinės pakraipos, meninės vertės ir tolesnio likimo. Tačiau...
Čiurlionis House in Vilnius: A room with sounds and sights
2016 m. gegužės 21 d. 09:29
Behind the façade of the well-maintained house on 11 Savičiaus Gatvė in Vilnius lays more than an interesting, equally well-maintained interior filled with photos...
Pope vs. Hitler director Chris Cassel: ‘This is where real history happened’
2016 m. gegužės 21 d. 07:00
Emmy-nominated director Chris Cassel first shot in Lithuania nine years ago. Now the...
Prof. Pollick leaving as rector of Vilnius-based European Humanities University
2016 m. gegužės 20 d. 13:24
Professor David Pollick is leaving the Vilnius-based European Humanities University after...
Montenegro invited to become 29th NATO member state
2016 m. gegužės 20 d. 09:09
NATO on Thursday invited Montenegro to become the 29th member of the Alliance. This is...
Lithuania commemorates 40,000 victims of Soviet deportations
2016 m. gegužės 20 d. 08:37
Lithuania is paying tribute on Friday to victims of the biggest Soviet deportations in 1948.
Armoured horses and chain mail: The guide to becoming a Medieval Lithuanian Knight
2016 m. gegužės 20 d. 08:10
"The backpack of a modern infantry soldier weighs just much as the armour of a medieval knight. And it is a myth that an armoured warrior could not get up, if he fell...
Meilutytė takes gold at European Championships
2016 m. gegužės 19 d. 08:29
Lithuanian swimming star 19-year-old Rūta Meilutytė has won gold in the women's 100 metre...
Hollywood star Sean Penn's grandfather came from which town in Lithuania?
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 10:02
The famous US actor Sean Penn , two-time Oscar winner, appears to have Lithuanian roots...
France to build memorial for French POWs in Neringa
2016 m. gegužės 17 d. 09:09
France is considering to build a monument on Lithuania's Curonian Spit to commemorate...
Raptors clinch series win against Heat to set stage for Valančiūnas comeback
2016 m. gegužės 16 d. 15:57
Despite lacking Jonas Valančiūnas due to an ankle injury, the Toronto Raptors managed to beat the Miami Heat in the playoffs to secure the team's first-ever...
Russia irked by Ukraine's 'political' victory in Eurovision
2016 m. gegužės 16 d. 08:56
Russian politicians and state-controlled media have expressed outrage over the Eurovision victory of Ukraine 's singer Jamala who's song is widely seen as a swipe...
Keisti milijardierių įpročiai parodo, be ko jie negali gyventi  (40)
2016 m. gegužės 15 d. 18:03
Puodelis arbatos išsprendžia visas problemas – bent jau taip mano milijardierius...
Sensacija: „Formulės-1“ etapą laimėjo rusą pakeitęs 18-metis  (41)
2016 m. gegužės 15 d. 16:46
Dramatiškai vykusį penktąjį šio sezono „Formulės-1“ lenktynių etapą Barselonoje...
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, short life, huge legacy
2016 m. gegužės 14 d. 08:25
In 1906, after a trip through some Central European cities, soaking up art in some major...
Nutraukė prakeiksmą: rusišką mūšį laimėjęs CSKA – Eurolygos finale  (25)
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 21:05
Jau ne pirmą sezoną vienu pagrindiniu favoritu laimėti Eurolygą laikomas Maskvos CSKA klubas atsidūrė per žingsnį nuo šlovės valandos. Pusfinalyje...
Valančiūnas confident Raptors can beat Heat to clinch final four spot
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 15:36
The Toronto Raptors face the Miami Heat tonight with the chance to clinch a final four playoff place and Toronto’s injured Lithuanian NBA star Jonas Valančiūnas...
Po audringų reakcijų sulaukusio straipsnio pasipiktino: ko siekia D. Šakalienė?  (25)
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 14:57
Visuomenės problemas ir skaudulius viešinti reikia. Ypač, kurių centre atsiduria vaikai...
The Top 10 most beautiful landscapes in Lithuania  (1)
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 14:49
Spring is here and summer is around the corner, so we're sure that many of our readers will...
Why Trump is wrong about the costs and benefits of NATO  (3)
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 08:41
Trump’s explanation of the economics of America’s security alliances misses several core...
Calling on Gods of Thunder: the Crusaders and Lithuania’s pagan warriors
2016 m. gegužės 13 d. 08:17
In the thirteenth century Lithuanians had to face an onslaught of Livonian and German crusaders, great military organizations whose raison d'etre was war on...
Exploring the cuisine of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania
2016 m. gegužės 12 d. 08:30
Western Europeans invented the dining room in the late 18th century but in Lithuania a room dedicated to meals, the so-called stalava, had existed since the 16th century.
Putin's 'master plan' for the Baltic States - new investigation  (3)
2016 m. gegužės 11 d. 09:05
A new documentary by leading Baltic journalists investigates the Russian President Vladimir...
Poland’s war on democracy
2016 m. gegužės 10 d. 08:04
A war being waged between the current Polish government and the country’s Constitutional...
Lithuania's ambassador pays tribute to WWII victims in Moscow, but skips military parade
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 16:36
Lithuania's Ambassador to Russia Remigijus Motuzas paid tribute to the victims of World...
End of WWII anniversary marked at Antakalnio Cemetery in Vilnius
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 16:18
Several thousand people gathered in the Antakalnio Cemetery in Vilnius on Monday to mark the end of World War Two .
Poll: Who is the most important Lithuanian historical figure of all time?
2016 m. gegužės 9 d. 13:43
Last week, we picked our top 10 most important individuals in Lithuania's millennium-long history. We now ask you, our readers, to let us know who do you think...
Unikalu: išskirtinis interviu su pirmąja Lietuvos teisėja  (24)
2016 m. gegužės 7 d. 18:00
Vos prieš šimtą metų Lietuvos moterų galimybės įsitvirtinti teisinės kvalifikacijos...
Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis: hearing colour, seeing sound
2016 m. gegužės 7 d. 07:50
Making a name for oneself in art is a massive undertaking, particularly in the beginning of...
Ukraine’s indispensable economic reforms
2016 m. gegužės 7 d. 07:31
Economic reform is central for today’s Ukraine . The capacity of the Ukrainian...