H.E. German Ambassador Matthias Sonn spoke at the international conference dedicated to the memory of Professor Irena Veisaitė “Breaking Past: USSR – German War and Narratives of Mass Violence in Central and Eastern Europe”, Vilnius, […]
In West Berlin, on Heinrich Dernburg Street, among other “memorial plaques” that commemorate the names of the victims of Nazism, there is a brass plate with several dates engraved. It is tucked away in the […]
On 15 January, the European Parliament members of the European People‘s Party group, Andrius Kubilius and Rasa Juknevičienė participated in the press conference “Distortion of European history and remembrance of the Second World War” in […]
Right before Christmas, some interesting and strange things have surfaced in news reports. Not everyone has been following what was being published on the internet sites, which is why it is worth elaborating a bit […]
The fact that a document found in the Jesuit provincial archives (153 pages long), containing the testimony of Jonas Noreika (General Storm) and his relationship with the rescue of the Jews, is weighty. First of […]
The 20th century brought the world inconceivable suffering and the deaths of hundreds of millions in the name of twisted, totalitarian ideologies. The death toll of Nazism, fascism and communism is obvious for people of […]
In the non-static war against Lithuanian freedom, the central geopolitical expansionary warrior goes back repeatedly to the place that is most sensitive for him. For us, in an inevitable position of self-defense, (as Lithuanian Uprising), […]
Exhumation of remains of German prisoners of war of World War II has been started in the southern redoubt of the Kaunas fortress, Kauno Diena daily reports. […]
More than seven decades ago, long queues of people would line outside the house number 4 on Žemaitijos Street in Vilnius. Each day, two hundred hungry and exhausted creatures came to the library of the Vilna Ghetto – not for bread, but for books. […]
The Great Synagogue of Vilna was once to Jewish culture and religion what the Vatican is to Christendom, say archaeologists from the United States and Israel who are researching the edifice which was razed to the ground over half a century ago.
Tens of thousands of Lithuanians were deported by Stalin to Siberia during and after World War Two. Villages in the distant reaches of Russia still bear traces of Lithuanian deportee communities, although time and neglect are taking toll on Lithuanian cemeteries.