Waldemar Tomaczewksi with the ribbon of St. George on May 9

Polish Ambassador advises Polish party in Lithuania against celebrating May 9

Celebrating the end of World War II on May 9 is not a good thing to do, as the day in 1945 did not bring freedom to Lithuania or Poland, says Poland’s new Ambassador to Lithuania Urszula Doroszewska. […]

Tel Avivo "Maccabi" BC member at the Paneriai memorial

Historians find Nazi murder base Paneriai 3 times size of current memorial

The massacre base established during World War II by the Nazi Germany in Paneriai just outside Vilnius was three times the size of the current memorial, Lithuanian historians have established. […]


Pavilionis. Pearl Harbor – the USA and Lithuania

Exactly 75 years ago the USA experienced a blow which would change the course of history. Making use of all its capacities the US learned from history and entered the war against a totalitarian regime by… making an alliance with another totalitarian regime. Later followed victory and… Yalta. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė

President awards 46 Jewish rescuers with Life Saving Crosses

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Monday signed a decree to award Life Saving Crosses to 46 people who rescued Jews from the Holocaust during World War II. […]