Toghrul Sabzaliyev from Azerbaijan. Photo from personal archive
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An Azeri student in Kaunas: a cultural perspective

The education level in Lithuania may not seem good enough to some people but it’s education with a fresh perspective to others. One of these people is Toghrul Sabzaliyev – student from Azerbaijan, who just earned a degree from Kaunas Technology University (KTU) Economics and Business Faculty and shares his view and experience about studies and life in Lithuania. […]

Song Celebration in Vingio Parkas
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Lithuania’s song festival – education in Soviet-era living conditions

The Song Celebration, a massive traditional song and dance festival that concluded recently, was not only an opportunity for Lithuanians home and abroad to gather together but also a chance for the young generation to see the conditions under which their parents once lived. One part of the guests was terrified by Lithuanian dormitories; another part of them, however, looked at it as education. […]

Bilingual signs in Šalčininkai
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Prime Minister Butkevičius: No bilingual signs in Lithuania

Bilingual street signs will not be legalized in Lithuania during the adoption of the Law on National Minorities, Lithuania’s Social Democratic Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius says. […]

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Lithuania’s death rate among highest in EU

On 1 January 2014, the population of the European Union was estimated to stand at 507.4 million, compared with 505.7 million one year before. The population growth is due to a natural increase of 80,000 and a net migration of 700,000, while the remainder can be explained by statistical adjustments, according to EU statistics office Eurostat. […]

Gas pistol
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Lithuanians legalize over 32,000 gas guns over three years

People in Lithuania have registered over 32,000 gas guns over the last three years. Audrius Čiupala of the Police Department’s Licensing Division told BNS that residents of Lithuania have legalized 19,916 gas pistols and 12,236 gas revolvers as well as 17,542 low-power revolvers and 410 copies of antique guns. […]