Remigijus Šimašius in action

Public relations expert – Vilnius’ mayor Šimašius has nothing to boast of

In the public sphere, Vilnius Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has created the image of someone who smiles much, but has achieved little, public relations expert Arijus Katauskas told the portal. “R. Šimašius is faced with […]

A knight

War Tourism in the 14 Century: what were European knights looking for in Lithuania?

The Teutonic Order was the first Western Christian state that Lithuania came into contact with. The members of the ecclesiastical knights’ order came from the Holy Lands in the 13th century to Prussia and Livonia still not knowing at the beginning that a minor part of their endeavors would gradually turn into the Order’s territorial state. It was only because of their setbacks (in the Holy Land, Hungary, and Cyprus) that forced the knights to focus their energy on the Baltic region. […]

Constitutional court

Individual constitutional complaint amendment fails to pass 1st hurdle in Seimas

A constitutional amendment to allow an individual access to the Lithuanian Constitutional Court on Thursday failed to clear the first hurdle in the parliament. […]

Rain in Vilnius

Flooded Vilnius in pictures

Many Lithuanians woke up this morning to a sever rain, bright and loud thunderstorms. According to the Vilnius Municipality this was the most intensive rain since 1993. Some Vilnius streets are flooded, a few traffic lights out of order. The taxi drivers are charging the Christmas fee and some 7000 Vilnius’ region residents are left without electricity. […]