History

September 29, 2017

World War II mine discovered at Gediminas Hill in Vilnius

VILNIUS – An explosive from World War II has been found and neutralized on Friday in Vilnius, downhill of historic Gediminas mound situated at the very […]
September 28, 2017

Lithuanian dissident, Independence Act signatory Balys Gajauskas passes away

VILNIUS – Lithuania’s former MP Balys Gajauskas, dissident and 1990 Independence Act signatory, passed away at the age of 91 in early hours of Thursday after a disease, […]
September 27, 2017

43 additional Lithuanians awarded for saving Jews during WW2

VILNIUS – President Dalia Grybauskaitė bestowed the Life Saving Cross awards on the Lithuanian citizens who rescued Jews from danger of death while risking their own lives […]
September 15, 2017

Germany plans to lend Lithuania its 1918 independence act for 5 years

VILNIUS – Germany plans to hand the original copy of Lithuania’s 1918 Act of Independence recently found in Berlin’s diplomatic archive over to Lithuania for five […]