Falsifications on line
History

Freedom fighters v. Wikipedia. Is it a tool to distort history?

The free online encyclopaedia Wikipedia is arguably the most common platform for public accumulation of information. Over time the founders struggled to deal with the increasingly large information flow. Eventually, the ability to edit Wikipedia […]

Discoveries in the excavation of the Great Synagogue of Vilna @Vilnius City Municipality
History

Archaeologists uncovered one of two most sacred parts of Great Synagogue of Vilna

Two pillars were discovered during the archaeological research at the site of the Great Synagogue of Vilna in Vilnius, Lithuania. Located next to the pulpit (the Bimah), the pillars mark one of the two most […]

Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas belt. Photo Gintautas Vėlius
History

Kraujelis-Siaubūnas’ sister: “I cried much, so much searching and suddenly – joy”

The remains of Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubūnas, which were discovered in Vilnius’ Našlaičių Cemetery are important for all of Lithuania, however, the final partisan’s relatives responded the most sensitively. His sister, Janina Šyvokienė-Kraujelytė says she never gave […]

Prof Dovid Katz @Arūnas Baltėnas
History

Prof. Dovid Katz: I live in Lithuania because I love it

The recent court case in which Lithuanian citizen, California resident, Grant Arthur Gochin, sued the state sponsored “Genocide Center” in Vilnius,  Lithuania for the removal of the plaque to General Jonas Noreika, has facilitated many […]