September 29, 2017

Lithuanian parliament adopts higher penalties for corruption crimes

VILNIUS – The Lithuanian Parliament adopted amendments on Thursday to the Criminal Code which will bring about a significant increase of fines for corruption crimes. “Revolutionary […]
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 26, 2017

Lithuania moves to stop calling Georgia by its Russian name

VILNIUS – Lithuania has moved to change the name it uses for Georgia to “Sakartvelo,” the name Georgia calls itself, rather than the Russified name it now […]