Audronius Ažubalis
CORPORATE

A. Ažubalis on dual citizenship: you cannot sit on two chairs

On Thursday, the Seimas passed amendments to the referendum law, which increases the voting deadline to 10PM and expands the number of voting locations abroad with the aim of increasing voter turnout. Furthermore, the new law establishes an institution, which would perform campaigning when the Seimas declares the referendum. The voting bar to make decisions remains unchanged. The new redaction of the law was prepared by a Seimas workgroup for the dual citizenship referendum, lrt.lt writes. […]

Bernardas Gailius
CORPORATE

Bernardas Gailius. Lithuanian story about A. Ramanauskas-Vanagas

Politicians and political scientists will analyse for a long time yet, how Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas was recognised as a factual head of state of Lithuania. This is a very Lithuanian story, which reveals many weaknesses of thought and worldview, typical to all of us. […]

Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas
History

Seimas acknowledged Adolfas Ramanauskas Vanagas, partisan commander, as Head of State of Lithuania

On the occasion of the Centenary of the Restoration of the State of Lithuania and the 100th anniversary of the birth of Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, the Seimas acknowledged Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, First Deputy Chairman of the Presidium of the Council of the Movement of the Struggle for Freedom of Lithuania (LLKS), as the Head of the Lithuanian State, which was fighting the occupation. […]

Dainava district partisans. Winter 1945-1946
Cyber security

Lithuanian freedom fighters in Russian propaganda: why does the Kremlin care?

Historical falsification, fact distortion, and tendentious interpretation are commonly employed as informational pressure tools to spread negative narratives among the neighboring states, to discourage citizens’ faith in their state, to weaken the will to resist the aggressor, to instill doubt about the country’s past, its historically important people. Below, Auksė Ūsienė, the senior specialist at the Strategic Communications department of the Lithuanian military explains why Lithuanian partisans often become targets of the Kremlin’s propaganda. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania hands protest to Russia over statements about partisan commander

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry on Monday summoned Russia’s ambassador Alexander Udaltsov to hand him a note of strong protest over Russian officials’ statements about Lithuania’s anti-Soviet guerilla war hero Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas. […]

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Society

Vilnius holds funeral for Lithuanian partisan commander Ramanauskas-Vanagas (Updated)

Vilnius is hosting a solemn state funeral for Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas, a Lithuanian armed anti-Soviet resistance commander, on Friday. […]

Viačeslavas Titovas
Politics

Panel suggests turning to court over Klaipeda councilor’s partisan statements

A special municipal impeachment commission on Friday suggested turning to court over the statements of Viačeslav Titov, a Russian Alliance councilor in the Lithuanian port of Klaipėda, on a Lithuanian partisan leader. […]