WWII

U-turn on excavation of WWII mass grave found in Šiauliai

The authorities in Lithuania's northern city of Šiauliai have decided against excavating remains from a recently discovered World War Two mass burial...

Šiauliai authorities decide to excavate remains from WWII mass killing site

Human remains from a mass burial site dating back to WWII, recently discovered in Lithuania's northern city of Šiauliai during road construction works,...

Kaunas commemorates brutal WWII Jewish pogrom

The massacre of Jews at the Lietūkis garage 74 years ago was one of the most brutal not only in Lithuania but also Europe, Gercas Zakas, the leader of the...

Lithuanians from Geelong, Australia, to compete at Lithuanian sports games in Cleveland (3)

The Geelong Vytis Sports Club will make history this June by participating in the 65th North American Sporto Šventė in Cleveland, Ohio, for the very first...

New-found love between Lithuania and Israel (3)

With a thrust from the eurozone, affordable air-fares on the route Vilnius-Tel Aviv and just generally better Israeli-Lithuanian relations, tourist flows...