We Thought We'd Be Back Soon

We Thought We’d Be Back Soon. I Left With Only My Suit

This is an extract from the book “We Thought We’d Be Back Soon. 18 Stories of Refugees 1940-1944” (compiled and edited by Dalia Stakė Anysas, Dalia Cidzikaitė and Laima Petrauskas VanderStoep, published by Aukso žuvys, 2017). The book is an impressive collection of reminiscences about emigration by Lithuanians to the West during World War II. The conversations with émigrés that are central to the book bring new knowledge about wartime reality and provide insight into the meanings of home and place, and the social impact of the geopolitical upheaval when the state’s sovereignty is annihilated. […]

Abu Dhabi

Grybauskaitė calls on Lithuanian businesses, farmers to invest in UAE

President Dalia Grybauskaitė, on an official visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), says that Lithuanian business people, high technology experts and farmers have opportunities to establish themselves in the Persian Gulf state’s market. […]

Transparency International

Lithuania’s largest companies become more transparent – study

Lithuania’s largest companies have improved their average transparency score over the past three years, with the ranking topped by the telecoms services providers Tele2 (100 points) and Telia Lietuva (98 points) and the grocery chain Maxima LT (96 points), according to a study by Transparency International (TI) Lithuania. […]

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Several hundred Lithuanian troops leave for multinational exercise in Germany

Over 350 Lithuanian troops are on Tuesday leaving for Germany to take part in the multinational exercise Allied Spirit VII. […]


NATO fighter-jets scrambled from Lithuania twice last week over Russian warplanes

NATO fighter-jets serving in the Baltic air-policing mission were last week scrambled twice from Lithuania to intercept Russian warplanes over the Baltic Sea, the Defense Ministry said on Monday. […]