Opinion: Lithuania’s Russian-speakers – what they’re for and what they’re against

Do Lithuania’s ethnic Russian citizens make integration into the society a priority or do they do quite the opposite, using the privileges of Lithuanian citizenship and leaning nevertheless toward Mother Russia? Is being Russian not just a question of blood and faith but also of identifying with Russian civilization and a fragmented nation that must be united? […]

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No wise men, no heroes: Scientists pin down Lithuanian national character

According to the results of a recent study of national archetypes of Lithuanians, we are kind-hearted, composed, caring, long suffering, down-to-earth, ordinary, and have a special relationship with nature. Based on psychoanalyst Carl Gustav Jung’s theory of archetypes, the research has been conducted in co-operation with experts from a variety of backgrounds, including ethnologists, philosophers, historians, psychologists, and sociologists. […]