Soviet-era


Soviet-era martyr Matulionis beatified in Vilnius
2017 m. birželio 26 d. 10:37
Teofilius Matulionis , a Lithuanian priest and archbishop who was persecuted by the Soviet regime, was beatified in a solemn ceremony at Vilnius' Cathedral Square on...
Formin dismisses Russian envoy's words about Lithuanian 'debt' for occupation as absurd
2017 m. birželio 9 d. 09:18
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has dismissed as absurd the statements by Russian Ambassador Alexander Udaltsov about Russia's right to demand 72...
Grinius. Is Lithuania a police state?
2017 m. balandžio 5 d. 10:53
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...
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 doing here?”
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 Lithuania that is hosting the NATO enhanced Forward Presence battalion,...
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'...
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...
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 and is aware that she can expect much resistance. During a Tuesday Delfi...
(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 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 linking the suburb Šnipiskes with the city center. The statutes...
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, showed that voters have an apathetic attitude towards the situation in the...
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...
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 during the Soviet rule, which proves that Lithuania and other nations were not...
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 Synagogue in Kaunas, Lithuania, commemorating of the seventy-fifth...
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...
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...
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...