January 13

Violation of a Vilnius cultural treasure or one big misunderstanding?

In a prestigious location near the centre of Vilnius, an old state-owned villa was recently sold off to private investors. Soon after, the development...

Vatican's secretary of state to meet Lithuanian president and deliver speech at Vilnius University

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican 's Secretary of State, is meeting with Lithuania 's President Dalia Grybauskaitė and Seimas Speaker Loreta...

From Grand Duke Gediminas to present - A history of how Lithuania has treated its ethnic communities

Lithuania has a long history of being home to ethnic minority communities, from as early as 1323 when Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas invited foreign...

Contradictions in Russian media’s rush to demonise Baltic States

What is the image of the Baltic States in the Russian press? Political scientist Viktor Denisenko looked at two decades of reporting on Lithuania ,...

Russian investigation of January 1991 events in Vilnius a 'propaganda stunt', Linkevičius says

Russia has announced it will conduct its own investigation into the attempted coup of January 13 , 1991, when Soviet armed forces organized an assault...