politics

September 17, 2018

Research finds Lithuania was Soviet Union’s donor in 1st decade of occupation – media

BNS Lithuania was a donor of the Soviet Union rather than its dependent in the first post-war decade of occupation, LRT Television has reported, citing research […]
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 […]
September 16, 2018

MPs back presidential veto of lower threshold for dual citizenship referendum

BNS 9/12/2018 The Lithuanian parliament upheld on Tuesday President Dalia Grybauskaitė’s veto of amendments lowering the yes-vote threshold for a dual citizenship referendum. The Seimas last […]
July 27, 2018

Russian dissidents find haven in Lithuania

Journalist Yevgeny Titov, reporting from Crimea after Russia annexed the peninsula from Ukraine in 2014, understood the risk he was taking. He is one of a […]