Lithuania

26 July 2016
Former Lithuanian Holocaust Site Now a Wedding Venue

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

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

 
12 July 2016
Population Melts Away in East, Central EU

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

 
11 July 2016
NATO Leaders Agree to Boost Presence in Poland, Baltics

Thousands of troops to be deployed in Eastern Europe, in the most decisive move to counter Russia since the end of the Cold War.

 
5 July 2016
Archeologists Find Holocaust Escape Tunnel in Lithuania

Survivors had spoken of the tunnel used by 80 Jewish prisoners in a daring 1944 escape, and now scientists have confirmed its existence.

 
24 May 2016
Talk of CIA Black Site in Lithuania Resurfaces Premium

Lawyer of 9/11 suspect pushing for information about alleged secret prison.

 
20 May 2016
Lithuania Faces a “Cauliflower Revolution” Premium

Outrage over high supermarket prices leads to a boycott and, maybe just maybe, lower prices.

 
23 March 2016
Lithuanian Elves Do Battle With Russian Trolls Premium

Now in the hundreds,  the elves try to turn the tide in the comment sections of the country's websites.

 
5 February 2016
Lithuania to Reveal Names of 1,000 Holocaust Perpetrators Premium
Book by Israeli Nazi hunter and local author prompts Lithuanian research center to identify those who helped carry out the Holocaust.
 

28 January 2016
Lithuania Prosecuting Former Soviet Soldiers for War Crimes Premium

The refusal of Russia and Belarus to cooperate over an investigation into civilian deaths during Lithuania’s pro-independence push in 1991 means that most defendants are being tried in absentia.

 

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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.

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