WWII

Lithuania’s16 February Celebration in Washington USA

Lithuanians of the US Capital region celebrated on Sunday, 15 February, the 97th anniversary of Lithuania as the modern day State, on one of the most...

Lithuanian historian: Moscow does not have moral right to host end of WWII celebrations (4)

Ronaldas Račinskas, the head of the International Commission for the Evaluation of Crimes of the Nazi and Soviet Occupation Regimes in Lithuania, approves...

Fashion TV owner picks Vilnius as setting for new WWII film (1)

Fashion TV founder and owner Michel Adam has chosen Vilnius, Lithuania, as the site for a full feature film. Shanghai 1939: Exodus from Vienna is based on...

Lithuania grants state pensions to nearly 100 Jew rescuers

Second-degree state pensions were granted to 98 Lithuanian residents who rescued Jews during the Holocaust , the Social Security and Labour Ministry said.

Russian ambassador sends mixed message in WWII congratulation letter to Lithuania

Alexander Udaltsov, the Russian Ambassador to Lithuania, has released a public letter, congratulating the country on "the 70th anniversary of Lithuania's...