Soviet occupation

“These events show to the world that we still savour our freedom” (1)

Lithuanians all over the world stand in solidarity on the 25th anniversary commemoration of January 1991 events.

Hill of Crosses photo receives honourable mention in National Geographic contest

When the National Geographic published its list of winners of its annual photography awards, one photo among the honorable mentions seemed very familiar to...

Jewish heritage enjoyed more government protection in 2015, says community leader

Over the last year, the Lithuanian government began focusing more on preserving Jewish heritage and grave sites , according to Faina Kukliansky , the...

500 automatic rifles for Lithuanian paramilitary volunteers from defence ministry

The Lithuanian Riflemen's Union (LŠS), a non-profit paramilitary organization whose volunteer members run and participate in various militarised training...

Russia paying financial compensation? A fata morgana (10)

The issue re-appeared rather unexpectedly. On 5 November, after a meeting in Riga, the Justice Ministers of Estonia , Latvia , and Lithuania released a...

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