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Lithuania, Poland to “shortly” sign deal on network synchronization, Latvia procrastinates (Updated)

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says he has secured firm Polish support to synchronization of electricity grid with Western Europe via the existing power link, however, the remaining two Baltic states are still doubtful about the possibility. […]

Letters on the stones

Seimas panel okays ‘W’ in passports for foreign spouses, but not for Poles

There is growing support in the corridors of power for an initiative to allow the original spelling of non-Lithuanian surnames on the main page of passports for people married to foreigners, but not for ethnic Poles living in Lithuania. […]

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo

The cold friendship between Lithuania and Poland

Posters on bus stops across Vilnius remind us that, this autumn, we are celebrating the 25th anniversary since most countries in the world resumed diplomatic relations with the Republic of Lithuania. The events will probably also celebrate the relations between Lithuania and Poland. Although there is little to celebrate: looking at the last five years, we must state that there has been considerable regress. […]