Sejm

“The silent” Seimas the end of the internal fights

The Sejm of the Polish – Lithuanian joint state – the Commonwealth of the Two Nations – that convened on 1 February 1717, and sat in conference for...

Liberum veto – theory and practice

Liberum veto (Latin for “the free veto”) is what the right of every nobleman not to permit adopting laws at the Sejm was called in the Commonwealth of...

The 1655 Union of Kėdainiai: from Poland to Sweden

Because of Moscow’s aggression against the Polish and Lithuanian Commonwealth that started in 1654, when the aggressor obtained considerable achievements...

Okinčicas proposes making May 3 holiday in Lithuania as well (1)

Česlavas Okinčicas , a signatory to the March 11 Act of the Restoration of Independence of Lithuania, says he's proud that Lithuania is slowly starting to...

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