Russia's Ambassador A. Udaltsov at the monument to the Lithuanian freedom fighters
CORPORATE

Bizzare Russian Embassy behaviour left Lithuanians puzzled: it’s the 1st time they’ve acted this way

The majority of Russians celebrate May 9th which is a Victory day: Moscow is shaken by a massive military parade and crowds of people go to the cemetery to lay flowers on military graves of […]

Lithuanian passport
Global LT

Several hundred Litvaks granted Lithuanian citizenship after legal amendments

Several hundred applications for Lithuanian citizenship have already been approved since the country amended the law last June to ease the rules for descendants of Jews who left Lithuania in the interwar period to apply for a Lithuanian passport. […]

Life Saving Cross awards ceremony at the Presidential Palace in Vilnius
Society

Grybauskaitė recognises 46 Lithuanians who saved Jews in WWII

President Dalia Grybauskaitė yesterday awarded the Life Saving Cross to forty-six Lithuanian citizens who risked danger to save Jews from probable death in Nazi-occupied Lithuania during World War II. Of the forty-six, only two were still alive to receive the award in person. […]