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Archaeologists discover tunnel used by Jews to escape Nazis in Lithuania
2016 m. birželio 29 d. 14:32
An international team of archaeologists has located a tunnel in Lithuania used by Jewish prisoners to escape the Nazis during World War II.
Anglų legenda pratrūko: pralaimėjome Islandijai, kurioje ugnikalnių daugiau nei profesionalių žaidėjų  (57)
2016 m. birželio 28 d. 12:50
Vienas garsiausių visų laikų Anglijos futbolininkų, šiuo metu komentatoriumi dirbantis Gary Linekeris sunkiai valdė emocijas po sensacingo anglų pralaimėjimo...
A second Brexit: Iceland knock England out of Euros
2016 m. birželio 28 d. 10:20
Iceland pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the history of the European Championships...
Vilnius mayor begins dismantling of building made from Jewish headstones
2016 m. birželio 27 d. 17:01
Vilnius city authorities began dismantling a Soviet-era structure made from Jewish...
Three ways the West can defeat Putin – if it really wants to
2016 m. birželio 27 d. 08:27
There are a range of proven tactics that the West could use to destabilise Vladimir Putin...
Revisiting the old gods: The Top 10 pagan sites in Lithuania  (1)
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 12:29
The Pagan holiday of Joninės is coming up this weekend in Lithuania. Though Lithuania is a predominantly Catholic nation, it was the last country in Europe to convert...
The Great Synagogue of Vilna, once the Vatican of Europe's Jews
2016 m. birželio 23 d. 08:29
The Great Synagogue of Vilna was once to Jewish culture and religion what the Vatican is to Christendom, say archaeologists from the United States and Israel who are...
Fighting globalisation via Brexit - The fundamental flaws of Brexit backers
2016 m. birželio 22 d. 07:55
By now, it has become clear that the heated confrontation in Britain over the issue of...
International team of scientists to investigate buried remains of Vilnius synagogue
2016 m. birželio 21 d. 17:08
A team of experts from the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel and Lithuania is starting to study...
New Lithuanian ambassador to Denmark and Iceland proposed
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 17:47
Gintė Damušytė, a Lithuanian diplomat, has been proposed as the country’s new...
Visa Europa prieš C. Ronaldo: jis – povas, kuriam nerūpi niekas aplinkui  (138)
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 17:16
Portugalijos rinktinės superžvaigždė Cristiano Ronaldo šiame Europos čempionate yra bene plačiausiai žiniasklaidos aptarinėjamas futbolininkas. Tačiau...
New Rokiškis award to honour Litvak war hero
2016 m. birželio 20 d. 14:23
The Rokiškis Regional Museum and the US-based non-profit organization Remembering Litvaks , have established a new research award, the volunteer Private Ruvin Bun...
Great power games: Do ordinary Russians really want war?  (1)
2016 m. birželio 18 d. 09:13
Does the international perception of Russia as an expansionist and warmongering country...
Team Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Track and Field
2016 m. birželio 16 d. 15:28
The Lithuanian team will include 68 athletes who will fight for a medal in the upcoming...
Free Little Library, Bibliotekėlė, offers children's books in Vilnius Bernardinai Garden
2016 m. birželio 15 d. 12:25
On Tuesday, a new little free library opened in Bernardinai Garden (Bernardinų sodai) in...
Memorialising Lithuanian deportees who perished in Siberia
2016 m. birželio 15 d. 09:38
Tens of thousands of Lithuanians were deported by Stalin to Siberia during and after World War Two . Villages in the distant reaches of Russia still bear traces...
From Dostoyevskian underground into TV: Russia’s new propagandists
2016 m. birželio 14 d. 09:21
The new propagandists who dominated the Russian media were formed by the experience of the trauma of the 1990s and the loss of the certainties of the Soviet past....
Lithuanian foreign minister and Vilnius mayor honour Orlando shooting victims
2016 m. birželio 14 d. 09:05
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius and Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus...
What foreign tourists like and hate most about Lithuania
2016 m. birželio 13 d. 11:14
Foreign visitors in Lithuania are most impressed by the country's capital city Vilnius, by...
K. Minogue mylimasis pakurstė kalbas apie jau slapta įvykusias jųdviejų vestuves  (3)
2016 m. birželio 13 d. 10:40
Kylie Minogue gerbėjai svarsto, ar dainininkė slapta nesusituokė su sužadėtiniu...
(Ne)nuobodi istorikė – apie (ne)elito Kauną: nuo erotinių filmų tyrinėjimo iki abortų ir prostitucijos  (34)
2016 m. birželio 12 d. 15:40
Istorijos mokslas – ne tik vyrų reikalas. Vytauto Didžiojo universiteto istorijos katedros doktorantė Ugnė Marija Andrijauskaitė tai įrodo savo pavyzdžiu....
The biggest global stars that you never knew were Lithuanian  (1)
2016 m. birželio 10 d. 13:57
Lithuania gave the world many stellar personalities that have and continue to entertain, impress and influence the world. Here is our selection of ten global stars you...
Curonians, the fearsome pirates of the Baltic
2016 m. birželio 10 d. 08:21
From the 9th to the 13th centuries, the present-day Lithuanian Baltic coast was inhabited...
Trump's 'nonsense' will make his presidential run difficult, says Lithuanian analyst  (1)
2016 m. birželio 9 d. 08:54
Lithuanian politicians and political experts discussed the US presidential elections on...
No one will be prosecuted from Lithuanian Holocaust perpetrators list, says Lithuanian prosecutor
2016 m. birželio 9 d. 08:46
Lithuania's Prosecutor General's Office has analysed a list of some 2,000 people suspected of involvement in the Holocaust , but will not be pursuing charges,...
Leader of pro-Soviet Yedinstvo testifies at January 13th war crimes court case
2016 m. birželio 8 d. 15:06
A Vilnius court on Wednesday heard testimony of witness Valeriy Ivanov, the leader of the pro-Soviet Yedinstvo organization, in the trial over the 13 January 1991...
Lithuanians who guarded Jewish massacre sites are guilty too - Lithuanian historian
2016 m. birželio 6 d. 14:46
Those who pulled the trigger during the Jewish genocide in Lithuania are not the only ones...
The Top 10 things to do in Lithuania
2016 m. birželio 3 d. 15:23
There are many things you can only do in Lithuania - or at least it wouldn't be the same if...
The Tatars: 700 years of influence on Lithuania’s history, language and food
2016 m. birželio 3 d. 08:17
The Lithuanian Tatar community is the oldest ethnic group living in Lithuania, having...