The Lithuanian Poles‘ Electoral Action party headed by Valdemar Tomaševski is changing its name to Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Alliance. “This is good news for all voters who care about […]
The issue of bilingual street signs should finally be settled after years of clashes in eastern Lithuania with large Polish-speaking communities. Municipal authorities have been authorized to erect posts with Lithuanian-language street names, after which the central administration will no longer require to remove bilingual signs off buildings. […]
Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė came to Šalčininkai, a town where Polish-speakers make up nearly three quarters of the population, to take part in a harvest festival held on Sunday. Claiming she did not want to start any political discussions on ethnic minority issues, the president said that she equally loved all people of Lithuania. […]
Lithuanian residents do not trust information aired on Russian-language TV channels but are against any restrictions on their broadcasts, a recent survey has shown. The results show that 27 percent of respondents believe broadcast of Russian TV channels should be restricted, and 36 percent are against. The remaining respondents did not have a strong opinion on the issue.