Lithuanian Institute of History

Feb. 16 celebrations in Soviet Lithuania: from pieces of cloth to tricolour

Vytautas Bogušis , then a ninth-grade student, 43 years ago bought pieces of cloth for a hand-made yellow-green-red Lithuanian flag that his schoolmates...

Upcoming presidential election in Russia and Putin 4.0 System

The Russia n presidential election will take place in a month, but the winner is already clear. The only candidate capable of receiving wider support from...

Basanavičius, Landsbergis, Smetona found as Lithuania's persons of the year - poll

Lithuania's residents and historians believe that the three figures with the main contribution to the country's statehood over the past century include...

Lithuania should look at Pilsudski's merits, mistakes on anniversary - Landsbergis

Lithuania should openly look at the merits and mistakes of the interwar Polish leader, Juzef Pilsudski , Lithuania's former head of state Vytautas...

Insurgent Sierakauskas important to Lithuania as symbol of freedom - historian

Zigmantas Sierakauskas , the leader of the Lithuanian 1863 uprising against the tsarist Russia, is important to Lithuania as a symbol of freedom, historian...