Prometheus Strangling the Vulture - Jacques Lipchitz.    Photo Ludo Segers
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Litvak art in Philadelphia

Philadelphia can lay claim to a few superlatives in art. Probably nowhere are so many paintings by Renoir and sculptures by Jacques Lipchitz on public display within less than 1 square mile but in Philadelphia. Both have a connection to France and Lipchitz life story even leads all the way to Druskininkai in Lithuania. […]

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Lithuania visited by 10.2 percent more tourists

According to the latest report from the European Travel Commission (ETC), despite geopolitical tensions in Crimea, volcanos in Iceland, and a shaky economic recovery in the eurozone, international tourism to Europe is thriving; it has grown 4 percent in the first three quarters of this year. […]

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Marshall plan for Ukraine: What should be done a year after Maidan?

The new Ukrainian Government has been appointed one year after the Euromaidan revolution began in Kyiv. In November 2013, those who felt mostly betrayed by President of Ukraine Viktor Yanukovych crowded in the Maidan of Kyiv. […]


Psychologist: Online dating saves men from solitude

Lithuanian men looking for their significant other are eager to find a woman who is attractive both physically and mentally. Research conducted by revealed that beauty is important for largest portion of male respondents, but they are looking for inner charm as well. Psychologist Julius Tilvikas says that men are just following their instincts and women’s looks help them choose partner more easily. […]

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Russian 13 January suspect Kotlerov can be tried in absentia, Lithuanian prosecutors say

The Prosecutor General‘s Office of Lithuania says it has taken all necessary actions for the extradition of Vasily Kotlerov, a Russian citizen detained in Italy who is one of the suspects in the so-called 13 January case. It has been reported that Kotlerov disappeared in Italy. The Lithuanian prosecutors say they are looking into information about his whereabouts, adding that he could be tried in absentia. […]

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European Union

British minister assures Lithuanian foreign minister about free movement within EU

Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius says he has been assured by London that the immigration restrictions proposed by the British government will not undermine the EU principle of free movement of persons. […]

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You are in the front lines, President Grybauskaitė tells humanities teachers

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė says that school teachers, particularly those teaching humanities subjects, play a special role in battling unwanted influences on the Lithuanian society from foreign powers. […]