No Picture
Society

National broadcaster, Lithuania’s squad in information wars

The director general of the Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT) maintains that the LRT toes the line of President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s expectations, assisting Lithuania in the information war. […]

Tristram Perry
Society

Social media guru from US State Department: Facebook and Twitter are not going to end civilization

Tristram Perry, Public Affairs Officer at the United States Embassy in Kazakhstan, insists that social media can be an effective tool in the hands of state institutions, yet one that requires understanding and discipline to use. “I think social media is sometimes seen as a magic bullet, but it is not one,” he tells the Lithuania Tribune. “It is one tool of many, which has to be chosen wisely since you cannot nail a nail with a shoe.” […]

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Society

Half Lithuanian drivers ignore rules une using phones while driving

Every second driver in Lithuania disregards the prohibition to use the phone while driving without handsfree equipment, shows a survey carried out by Lithuanian non-life insurance company Lietuvos Draudimas. […]

Alfonsas Svarinskas
Society

Prominent Catholic clergyman Alfosnas Svarinskas passes away

Prominent Lithuanian clergyman, former dissident and political figure Monsignor Alfonsas Svarinskas passed away on Thursday, aged 89. He is to be buried in partisans’ cemetery near Ukmergė. […]

Toghrul Sabzaliyev from Azerbaijan. Photo from personal archive
Society

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. […]