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Culture

Lithuania to look for Jewish artefacts seized by Nazis

An investigation will look into Jewish cultural artefacts that were seized by Nazis in Lithuania during World War Two. […]

Society

Businessman promoting Jewish memory wins Person of Tolerance award

Businessman Valdas Balčiūnas has been named the 2015 Person of Tolerance in Lithuania, the public organization “Sugihara Foundation – Diplomats for Life” told BNS on Saturday. […]

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Society

Lithuanian WWII hero who captured Nazi submarine

During World War Two, Nazi Germany‘s submarines would regularly attack Allied forces. In response, the Allies formed special brigades to monitor German submarines. One of these brigades included a serviceman named Zenonas Lukošius, a Lithuanian expatriate. He has become a hero of WWII. […]

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Politics

EU Commissioner Andriukaitis compares refugee crisis to post-WWII Lithuanian exodus

Lithuania-delegated EU Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis says, in comment on Brussels’ proposal for European countries to share the refugee burden, that Lithuanians should remember their own emigrants who left for the West at the end of World War Two. […]