M. Le Pen is celebrating after the first tour
Opinion

Russian paradox: Kremlin hates “Nazis” but supports nationalists in Europe

The narrative about the Great Patriotic war (1941-1945) is still important for Russia’s inhabitants. Russian sociologist Lev Gudkov observed that this historical event is on the top in the mass consciousness of Russian society. It nothing unusual that modern Kremlin propaganda uses it for its own purposes. […]

Ursula von der Leyen
Defence

Germany Minister of Defence: Never again will freedom of Lithuania be sacrificed

In her congratulatory message to the German-led NATO battalion in Lithuania, Germany’s Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen on Tuesday pledged to defend Lithuania’s freedom and independence. […]

US Marine colonel, Darius Novickis at Cathedral Sq. Vilnius
Global LT

Lithuanian speaking Marine in love with the homeland of his parents

US Marines are rare guests in Lithuania. However, this year among those several hundred, who participated in international exercise Iron Sword 2016, one met a Marine colonel, who impressed locals not only by his impressive height and stern look, but also with his name and fluent Lithuanian language skills. […]

The Vilnius Great Synagogue
Global LT

Vilnius should establish World Litvak Museum, restore YIVO institute

Vilnius has been suggested to establish the World Litvak Museum and restore a Jewish research institute, as well as pay tribute to the memory of Jews who contributed to the restoration of Lithuania’s statehood in the government building. […]