Soviet-era


Some Lithuanian TV channels contain up to 40% of Russian content
2017 m. kovo 20 d. 12:36
The biggest share of features and films developed in Russia are broadcast on Lithuania's Lietuvos Rytas TV and BTV , shows a survey published by the Lithuanian...
How food built my American/South African/Lithuanian family  (4)
2017 m. kovo 7 d. 11:44
The most common question I get, after I tell people I’m from Miami, is: “What are you...
Rukla hosting NATO batalion expects to heal social wounds
2017 m. kovo 6 d. 11:58
Before switching on the dictophone, Gintas Jasiulionis, elder of Rukla, a town in central...
Authorities mull transferring Soviet-era Green Bridge sculptures to museum  (2)
2017 m. vasario 17 d. 15:27
The authorities are considering transferring Soviet-era sculptures removed from Vilnius' Green Bridge to the Lithuanian Art Museum, which could in turn give them for...
Open letter to Jarosław Kaczyński
2017 m. sausio 25 d. 16:42
I have always been among a right winger politician in Lithuania who supported and support the party you founded with your late brother Lech in 2001 Law and Justice.
Great Synagogue must be restored but not until 2027 - Vilnius mayor  (1)
2017 m. sausio 13 d. 11:24
The Great Synagogue of Vilnius that was razed to the ground during the Soviet rule...
Dargužaitė speaks about planned changes – dissent is expected
2016 m. gruodžio 21 d. 11:12
The new cabinet chancellor Milda Dargužaitė says she has come to reform state governance...
(Un)convenient Kaliningrad and Kremlin’s relationship
2016 m. gruodžio 7 d. 15:00
Kaliningrad is the smallest part of the Russian Federation, spanning over 4-times smaller Lithuanian territory, with over a little less than a million residents....
Lithuanian speaking Marine in love with the homeland of his parents  (3)
2016 m. gruodžio 5 d. 12:54
US Marines are rare guests in Lithuania. However, this year among those several hundred,...
Remove indecent monuments of a painful past  (2)
2016 m. lapkričio 28 d. 13:27
In the summer of 2015 Vilnius municipality removed four Soviet statutes on the Green Bridge...
Apathy of Russian society: can the youth change it?
2016 m. lapkričio 18 d. 14:16
The results of the elections to the Russia n Duma , which took place on 18th September,...
Lithuania halts broadcasting of Russian TV channel for 3 months
2016 m. lapkričio 16 d. 16:10
Lithuania's media watchdog decided on Wednesday to suspend the broadcasting of the Russian TV channel RTR Planeta for three months for inciting war, discord and...
Russian ambassador fails to convince Šiauliai not to remove Soviet monument
2016 m. rugsėjo 24 d. 13:39
Russia's ambassador to Lithuania has failed to convince the local government of Šiauliai...
Lithuania sent 6 pct of budget to Soviet Union during Soviet era
2016 m. rugsėjo 21 d. 11:44
Lithuania used to earmark about 6 percent of its national budget to the Soviet Union...
Week of Jewish Commemoration at New Šančiai Synagogue in Kaunas
2016 m. rugsėjo 19 d. 13:45
Kaunas —Saturday marked the opening of a weeklong public program at the New Šančiai...
Zarasai marks European days of Jewish culture
2016 m. rugsėjo 7 d. 08:59
The town of Zarasai, nestled in the picturesque north-east of the country amongst sparkling lakes and gently rolling hills, may be best known as a summer holiday...
16 towns across Lithuania hold European Days of Jewish Culture
2016 m. rugsėjo 2 d. 09:07
European Days of Jewish Culture are starting in Lithuania on Friday, providing an opportunity to discover the Jewish heritage in events scheduled in 16 towns and...
Was Pushkin's great-grandfather baptised in Vilnius?
2016 m. rugpjūčio 19 d. 08:22
In the historic part of Vilnius, on Didžioji Street, there stands the Orthodox Church of...
Hollywood actor Rūta Lee explores her family history in Lithuania
2016 m. liepos 29 d. 16:00
Hollywood actor Rūta Lee's last visit to Lithuania, the land of her fathers, has been...
Butkevicius says union criticism and ‘a few protesters’ behind presidential veto of Labour Code
2016 m. liepos 4 d. 16:15
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius has claimed that the Lithuanian...
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 headstones last week, led by the city's mayor.
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...
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...
Team Lithuania at Rio Olympics: Marathon
2016 m. birželio 10 d. 14:07
With only months left until the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro , the Lithuania...