WWII

Last interview with Ambassador Pavilionis in Washington: 'We are still in the discovery stage in America'

We meet with Ambassador Žygimantas Pavilionis on a quiet Sunday morning in the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, D.C., for the last interview before he...

Why Green Bridge statues did not become Bronze Soldier of Vilnius (4)

Eight years ago, the Bronze Soldier of Tallinn, a memorial for WWII Soviet soldiers, was relocated from the city centre, which led to controversy and riots,...

Opinion: Potsdam Conference and Russia's crooked-mirror politics in Kaliningrad (3)

Most of the time history can’t be put to bed even though agreements to end wars have been concluded, victors have drawn new boundary lines, promises made,...

Palanga town to scale down memorial for WWII Soviet soldiers (1)

The authorities of Lithuania's coastal resort town Palanga plan to tone down the monument for killed Soviet soldiers in the town centre, the Lietuvos Rytas...

Jewish representatives to visit WWII mass grave discovered in Šiauliai

Members of the Committee for the Preservation of Jewish Cemeteries in Europe are to come to Lithuania and visit the mass grave in Lithuania's northern city...