General Storm Jonas Noreika with his future wife Antanina Karpavičiūtė, Palanga circa 1936

General Storm: what is the worth of the Pakalniškis attestation about Noreika?

It wasn’t by chance that I spoke about my meeting with the daughter of Jonas Noreika – General Storm, Dalia Noreikaitė Kučėnienė, and the broad conversation that I had with her. I resolved to remember […]

Ambassador of Israel Amir Maimon
Foreign affairs

PM expresses appreciation to Israeli Ambassador

On behalf of Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, his Foreign Policy Advisor Deividas Matulionis has expressed appreciation to Ambassador of Israel Amir Maimon for his gesture of solidarity and respect to Lithuanian freedom fight against the Soviet occupation, Prime Minister’s press office reported in a press release. […]

Screen shot form the Cold Tango film

Russian film shown in Lithuania is suspected of being propaganda. Not all agree

Lithuania, 1940. A time when no one knew who was friend or foe; a time when even people close to each other were scared to trust each other. That’s how the distributors as of Friday […]

Russian Ambassador Alexander Udaltsov

Russian ambassador: Lithuania owes Russia 72 billion US dollars

After another May passed placing a flower crown placed near the monument commemorating those that had perished during Lithuania’s road to freedom, with the before mentioned action the Russian ambassador to Lithuania Alexander Udaltsov raised quite a few eyebrows: could the denier of Lithuania’s occupation, Moscow have changed its mind and is finally admitting the historic fact with all of its potential consequences? The newest interview with the Russian Ambassador to Lithuania dispelled such hopes. […]

Soviet rubles

Russia has issued impressive bill to Lithuania for Soviet times

Back in the spring of 2000, Lithuania adopted a law obliging to ask Russia to compensate the damages done during 1940-1990 period Soviet occupation and it was estimated to about 23 billion Euros. Moscow was […]