Cultural heritage

Lithuanian president supports removal of Soviet sculptures in Vilnius

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says she is glad that the Soviet-era sculptures have been removed from the Green Bridge in central Vilnius.

Renovation of synagogue starts in Vilnius

Renovation works of the synagogue on Gėlių Street in Vilnius has been started, the Department of Cultural Heritage said on Tuesday.

U-turn on excavation of WWII mass grave found in Šiauliai

The authorities in Lithuania's northern city of Šiauliai have decided against excavating remains from a recently discovered World War Two mass burial...

European Commission positive about Lithuania's preparations for EU investment

The European Commission 's Supervisory Committee has approved selection criteria of 44 projects administered by Lithuania's Ministries of the Interior,...

Vilnius plans to start taking down Green Bridge statues next week (1)

Vilnius authorities plan to start the removal of the Soviet Green Bridge statues next week and it will take up to two week to complete the work, a...