Warsaw str. sign in Polish in Vilnius

Polish Sejm marshal asks Lithuanian MPs to back bill on original name-spelling

Marek Kuchcinski, the Marshal of the Sejm, the lower house of the Polish parliament, on Tuesday called on Lithuanian lawmakers to support a bill that would allow using non-Lithuanian letters in Lithuanian citizens’ identification documents. […]

Poland's former president Lech Walesa at the Baltic and Black Sea Forum in Kaunas
Foreign affairs

Lithuania, Poland destined to cooperate – Walesa

Lithuania and Poland are destined to cooperate, says Poland’s former president Lech Walesa, the leader of the Solidarity movement and the winner of the Nobel Prize for peace. […]

Linas Linkevičius and Witold Waszczykowski

Lithuanian-Polish relations take a new direction

Last year marked 25 years of renewed diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Poland. If anyone had reason to celebrate, political scientists note, it would be businessmen, retailers, members of the science and arts communities. At […]

Grand Duke Gediminas

From Grand Duke Gediminas to present – A history of how Lithuania has treated its ethnic communities

Lithuania has a long history of being home to ethnic minority communities, from as early as 1323 when Grand Duke of Lithuania Gediminas invited foreign artisans and merchants to come to Lithuania and settle there without interference in their customs and culture. […]