Rūta Vanagaitė

Vilnius court finds no grounds for bringing case against Vanagaitė

The Vilnius Regional Court ruled on Wednesday that there were no grounds for opening a pre-trial investigation regarding statements by Rūta Vanagaitė, an author and public relations specialist, about Lithuanian anti-Soviet resistance commander Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas. […]

Saulius Sužiedėlis

Professor on Jewish massacre participants in Lithuania: it was not just a handful of degenerates, but also part of the intelligentsia

It is not suitable to grant state honours to those who contributed to the holocaust in any way says US Millersville University history professor emeritus Saulius Sužiedėlis, who proposes for Lithuania to review who monuments […]

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An unknown fact: Lithuania was the first country in the world to issue Jews with “Visas to Life”

Lithuania is constantly defending itself against accusations or dubious statements that Lithuanians collaborated with the Nazis in the Holocaust. At the same time it’s usually in the archives of historians where information is discovered about Lithuanians who, before anybody else, were opening up a path for refugees who were Jewish and of other nationalities, Lietuvos Žinos writes. […]

Kęstutis Girnius

Vanagaitė and Murza

Around a decade ago Mindaugas Murza and his small group of Nazi sympathisers would often arrange protests or counter-protests that received much attention from the news media even though Murza had little serious role in […]

Alvydas Nikžentaitis

National myth is not simply history. Open letter to the German historian

Dear Christoph, I write to you because we have known one another for a number of years and interacted closely for a time. I read your comment on the Delfi news portal and let me […]