Marius Ivaškevičius

Entrepreneurial playwright Ivaškevičius: “Plays sell best today”

41-year-old Marius Ivaškevičius today is an established playwright, aspiring movie director and definitely one of the most talented young-generation’s artists in Lithuania. Frankly, we had met ages ago, in the early 1990, when Marius, then a student of the Lithuanian language and literature at Vilnius University’s Philology Department, mingled in M.K. Sarbievijus courtyard along with other literature wannabes, some of which, like him, very aspiring. […]

Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius after casting his vote in the referendum

Land sale ban referendum will fail – Lithuanian PM

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius believes the referendum on a ban of sale of agricultural land to foreigners in Lithuania, taking place on Sunday, will fail as less than a half of all voters will vote. […]


Lithuanian Foreign Minister meets Belyatsky, calls for prisoner release in Belarus

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius met with Belarusian human rights activist Ales Belyatsky in Vilnius on Friday and called for the release of all political prisoners in Belarus. […]

Faina Kukliansky

Lithuanian Jewish community leader: I don’t feel that much anti-Semitism around

Recent research carried out by the Anti-Defamation League shows that 36 percent of Lithuanian adults hold anti-Semitic views. The results are worse than in Latvia or Estonia. Chairwoman of the Lithuanian Jewish community Faina Kukliansky claims she was very surprised by these results. […]