Waldemar Tomaczewksi with the ribbon of St. George
Foreign affairs

Whom the Polish party in Lithuania actually represent?

Political scientists and analysts praise the Polish ethnic minority as the most civic-minded electorate. Representatives of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Christian Families Union are constantly in majority coalitions. That said, lately, […]

Mečys Laurinkus
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian foreign policy: a self-censorship problem

After almost twenty years of the voluntary political elite (with small exceptions), and sadly a considerable part of the journalists, being confined and avoiding discussions about Lithuanian foreign policy, some have started to suggest reconsidering […]

Viktor Orban with Angela Merkel
Opinion

Two plus two is not necessarily four: German policy towards the Visegrád countries

Until 2015, very few people had heard of the term “Visegrád Group” in Germany, let alone had a sense about its purpose. At that time the group – also called “V4” after its four member states Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary – saw its main task in the coordination and exchange of information, national positions, as well as cooperation on „soft“ projects such as infrastructure. […]

Andrzej Duda and Dalia Grybauskaitė in Vilnius
Defence

Lithuania, Poland to sign new deals on defense cooperation

New Lithuanian-Polish agreements on defense will be signed during Lithuanian president Dalia Grybauskaitė visit to Poland this week, Grybauskaitė’s chief foreign policy adviser Nerijus Aleksiejūnas said Tuesday. […]

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Culture

Lithuanian Film Week pays tribute to Lithuanian cinema in Warsaw

The Lithuanian Film Week, the most extensive presentation project of Lithuanian cinema in Poland over the last few years, kicked off Friday night in Warsaw’s Iluzjon cinema. The occasion crowns the year-long series of events celebrating Lithuanian cinema and the centenary of Lithuanian statehood. The opening of the Lithuanian Film Week invited members of Poland’s cultural community, film lovers and representatives of foreign diplomatic missions residing in Warsaw to see Mindaugas Survila’s celebrated documentary The Ancient Woods. The guests were greeted by the Lithuanian Minister of Culture Liana Ruokytė-Jonsson, a press release from the Lithuanian Film Centre states. […]

Lech Kaczynski
Foreign affairs

Poland thanks Lithuania for naming Vilnius street after Kaczynski

Poland on Friday thanked Lithuania for naming a street in its capital Vilnius after late Polish President Lech Kaczynski. […]