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The Top 10 Lithuanian historical figures of all time (2)

Lithuania's history is chock-full of legendary leaders and historical heroes that have made Lithuania what it is today. After looking across the span of...

The realization your grandfather may have murdered thousands of Jews (1)

"There is always someone in a family who pushes against silence," says Rita Gabis, in whose new book Lithuania ’s Holocaust skeletons come to light,...

Growing controversy over rejection of Lithuanian citizenship claims by Litvaks

Lithuania's citizenship laws recognize the right of people who lived in Lithuania in the period 1918-1940 and their offspring to claim Lithuanian...

Lithuania to look for Jewish artefacts seized by Nazis

An investigation will look into Jewish cultural artefacts that were seized by Nazis in Lithuania during World War Two .

British expat peels layers of Litvak history in Kaunas

People like anniversaries, and 75 years since the establishment of Kaunas Ghetto is a good opportunity to remember the history of Lithuania's Litvaks , says...

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