Lithuania

6 February 2017
Leveling Out

As the new Lithuanian government urges emigres to return home, the education of their children moves center stage, with promising results.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 
17 January 2017
Lithuania Plans to Fence Off Russian Exclave

Decision, following similar moves by other Baltic states, comes amid major NATO military buildup in the region.

 
23 November 2016
Lithuania Picks Unconventional Leader for Tense Times Premium

Hawkish former interior minister will head a government of agrarians and Greens.

 
26 October 2016
Roma on Display in Lithuania Premium
A local entertainment agency offers “extreme” tours of a Vilnius Roma settlement, and the authorities seem powerless to stop it. From Locomotive.press.
 
24 October 2016
A Shocker in Lithuania Premium

Voters hand victory to a party that previously held just one seat in parliament.

 
1 September 2016
Two-Speed Memory and Ownership of the Past Premium
The sensation generated by a recent book may signal a new readiness by Lithuanians to tackle difficult questions about the Nazi and Soviet eras.
By Violeta Davoliute
 
3 August 2016
School Wars Premium

Kids, teachers, even the president agree: Lithuania’s alarming level of school bullying is just one of many ills that are spreading misery across society.

By Linas Jegelevicius
 
26 July 2016
Former Lithuanian Holocaust Site Now a Wedding Venue Premium

Critics say the local NGO running the complex has to do a much better job of marking the past of the former concentration camp.

 
13 July 2016
Lithuanian Basketballer Shrugs Off ‘Soviet’ Tag Premium

New York Knicks face ambassador’s ire over information on new signing’s profile.

 
12 July 2016
Population Melts Away in East, Central EU Premium

The population of Lithuania fell faster than that of any other EU country last year.

 

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