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November 9, 2018

A New Law In Latvia Aims To Preserve National Language By Limiting Russian In Schools

Lucian Kim A cacophony of languages fills Riga’s historic center, as foreign tourists pack the cobblestone streets of the Latvian capital. But eavesdrop on residents and […]
October 23, 2018

Mark Blazis: Lithuanian community knew how to come together

Mark Blazis In a time of divisiveness in our country, it’s vital to remember that all of us Americans have immigrant roots. Even our native Americans’ […]
September 16, 2018

Japanese diplomat’s son finds forged ‘visas for life’ in Lithuanian archives

BNS 9/11/2018 The youngest son of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust, discovered in the Lithuanian Central State Archives […]
July 27, 2018

Lithuania’s Klaipeda to commemorate partisan leader Ramanauskas-Vanagas

Authorities in Lithuania’s western port of Klaipeda on Thursday decided to commemorate Lithuanian partisan leader Adolfas Ramanauskas-Vanagas in the city. Under a plan, a memorial plaque […]