Commemoration of the Medininkai Massacre

Lithuania’s leaders call for not forgetting Medininkai massacre’s significance

As Lithuania marks the 27th anniversary of the Medininkai massacre on Tuesday, state leaders and other officials have called for not forgetting the important and painful sacrifice for Lithuania’s freedom. […]

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Lithuania’s Century

In the twentieth century, most of Lithuania underwent seven currency changes, not counting a stretch with no currency at all, and two with only scrip, while of the remainder, the Vilnius region—eight, and the Klaipėda—six. These changes went hand in hand with changes in ownership, laws, economic priorities, destroying any chance of long-term development. Yet, Lithuania survived, and on February 16th 2018 is in better condition than a century ago when she declared independence, in spite of the fact that she was occupied for more than half of those years. […]

Vytautas Landsbergis

President wishes Landsbergis years of activity, creativity on 85th anniversary

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė congratulated Vytautas Landsbergis, the country’s first post-independence leader, on his 85th anniversary on Wednesday. […]

Soviet rubles

Russia has issued impressive bill to Lithuania for Soviet times

Back in the spring of 2000, Lithuania adopted a law obliging to ask Russia to compensate the damages done during 1940-1990 period Soviet occupation and it was estimated to about 23 billion Euros. Moscow was […]

The January 13 case

January 13 coup victims to be offered free legal aid

Free legal assistance will be offered to victims of the January 13 1991 attempted coup in the case of compensation of damages, Lithuania’s Justice Ministry said. […]