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Tatar community distances itself from mosque project in Vilnius (1)

Lithuania's Tatar community issued a statement on Wednesday, criticizing the decision to build a mosque in the Vilnius area of Liepkalnis. It says it...

Proposal to call 2021 year of Tatar history and culture

Arunas Gumuliauskas, chairman of the Lithuanian parliamentary Commission for the Cause of Freedom and the National Historical Memory, has proposed calling...

Cartography of a private domain: the 1645 map of the Duchy of Biržai

European cartography experienced a considerable rise in the 16th and the first half of the 17th century when maps became a practical necessity. Their...

Lithuanian Tatars discuss PM's proposal for community building on former cemetery site

Lithuanian Tatars discussed Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis ' proposal to construct a community building on the site of a former Tatar cemetery in Vilnius...

Culture is becoming a tool for antagonistic state propaganda. How can we protect ourselves?

Ethnic minority communities constitute an integral part of the Lithuanian civic society. Our state laws protect the rights of ethnic minorities to practice...