Jonas Noreika - General Vėtra (Storm)

Formin calls for immediate removal of memorial plaque to Noreika

Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius calls on authorities to take down a memorial plaque to Jonas Noreika, a Lithuanian military officer known as Generolas Vėtra (General Storm), over his collaboration with the Nazis. […]

Roman Abramovich and Faina Kukliansky in Vilnius

Russian billionaire Abramovich visits Vilnius

Russian billionaire and owner of London Chelsea football club Roman Abramovich visited Vilnius this week, the news website reports on Thursday. […]

Faina Kukliansky

US officials urge Lithuania to return Jewish property

US officials and the Lithuanian Jewish community are urging the government to return private property to Holocaust survivors and their descendants, the daily Lietuvos Rytas reported on Wednesday. […]

Vilnius Concert and Sports Palace
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian leaders dismiss US Congressmen’s fears about Šnipiškių cemetery

Lithuania’s leaders say that Šnipiškių Jewish cemetery would not be affected by the reconstruction of the derelict Sports and Concert Palace in central Vilnius, dismissing the fears voiced by a group of US Congressmen as ungrounded. […]