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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. […]


“Farmer” opinions divided: what R. Karbauskis is thinking remains unclear

Regulations for the writing of foreign words have been a point of contention in Seimas for some two decades now. Not just the Poles, but also other minorities, have grievances due to it, as well […]