Partisan Kraujelis-Siaubunas' hideout found in Utena District

A bunker-hideout used by Antanas Kraujelis-Siaubunas, Lithuania's longest-fighting anti-Soviet partisan, has been found in the country's Utena District, the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania says.

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Italian linguist, expert in Baltic linguists Michelini dies

The University of Parma's Professor Guido Michelini, a well-known linguist and experts in Baltic linguistics, has passed away, Lithuania's Ministry of Education Science and Sports said on Thursday.

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Nausėda gifts Vilna Gaon coin to Israeli president

A coin bearing the image of the Vilna Gaon has been presented to Israeli President Reuven Riblin on behalf of Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda.

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College freshers' advise: how to accomplish your dream of studying abroad

Attending universities abroad is no longer an unreachable dream; it is one option that more and more students consider to pursue as a means to achieve their higher education and career goals. In some schools, like The American International School of Vilnius (AISV), 90 percent of graduates will go abroad to pursue their higher education.

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Vilnius University launches fundraising campaign to aid Belarusian students and scientists

Vilnius University (VU) said on Friday it has launched a fundraising initiative to help Belarusian students and scientists persecuted by the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.

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Lithuania launches new website with detailed list of anti-Soviet resistance participants

The Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania has launched a new website, laisveskovos.lt, that contains the first publicly-accessible detailed list of participants of the Lithuania's anti-Soviet resistance war of 1944-1953.

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Remains of medieval soldier found in Lithuanian lake

Archaeologists and divers have unearthed the remains of a medieval soldier from the underwater slope of Lake Asveja in eastern Lithuania.

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Lithuanian scholar in Yale: it made me rethink my personal experiences

Gintarė Venzlauskaitė, a researcher at KTU Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, who has recently obtained her PhD at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, today is already a thousand miles away. Dr Venzlauskaitė is undertaking a four-month fellowship at one of the best in the world, Yale University in the US. A number of opportunities opened to Gintarė when she won the scholarship of Kazickas Family Foundation.

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Bishops: documentary "Francesco" does not change Church's teachings

Pope Francis' thoughts on the need not to reject homosexual people reflect the Holy Father's wish to help people in difficult situations, bishops of the Lithuanian Catholic Church say.

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Hope and Freedom Prize for Belarusian journalists established in Lithuania

The Lithuanian Union of Journalists, the Lithuanian Society of Journalists and the family of MP Kazys Starkevicius, representing the conservative Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, have established a Hope and Freedom Prize, forth 1,000 euros, for Belarusian journalists.

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Nida invites to recharge at special forest

From the end of August 2020, Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts is showing The Spectral Forest – an international group exhibition of eight contemporary artists working across a range of media and themes, exploring a spectrum of histories, ecologies, and mythologies intertwined with both local and planetary woodlands.

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Forbes: Prof Šikšnys deserves to share the glory of this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry

This year’s Nobel Prize in Chemistry still evokes resonance not only in Lithuanian but also in the most respective foreign publications. Various world science magazines write that Prof Virginijus Šikšnys from Vilnius University (VU) should share this Nobel Prize and fame with scientists Emmanuelle Charpentier from the Max Planck Institute in Berlin and Jennifer Doudna from the University of California for discovering and developing the gene editing tool CRISPR-Cas9.

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Lithuanian student in Yale: it made me rethink my personal experiences

Gintarė Venzlauskaitė, a researcher at KTU Faculty of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, who has recently obtained her PhD at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, today is already a thousand miles away. Dr Venzlauskaite is undertaking a four-month internship at one of the best in the world, Yale University in the US. A number of opportunities opened to Gintarė when she won the scholarship of Kazickas Family Foundation.

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Composer Antanelis passes away

Lithuanian composer, architect and painter Kestutis Antanelis has passed away at the age of 69.

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Pulse: a project to enliven the Kaunas Ninth Fort Monument

The act by Alexandra Pirici is choreographed for a group of up to 50 performers and will take place in the open-air area of ​​the monument to the victims of Nazism of Kaunas Ninth Fort.

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KTU Rector: the future trend in education is the new European university

In today’s context we can see that the challenges we are facing are affecting not only us, or other countries in Europe but all the world. This means that we can only solve them by taking decisions together. Problems are becoming more global, challenges are borderless: states are joining into unions, organisations are networking, while industry and business are increasingly tackling problems with partners from different spheres. Understandably, the higher education sector is also changing.

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In Kaunas this autumn: discover Lithuanian folk art

“Folklore and folk art keep a nation alive. They alone are the essence of a nation, they alone help prevent annihilation, they alone differentiate one nation from another.”

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Righteous Among the Nations honored in Kaunas for saving Jews

Lithuanian families who hid Jews during the Nazi occupation were honored as Righteous Among the Nations in Lithuania's second-largest city of Kaunas on Thursday at a conference dedicated to Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Jews from the Holocaust during World War Two.

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Plan to mark anniversary of May 3 Constitution approved

The Lithuanian Cabinet approved on Wednesday a program for marking the 230th anniversary of the Constitution of May 3, 1791 next near.

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New director of Lithuania's genocide center: we'll boost our international visibility

Adas Jakubauskas, 55, the new director of the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania, vows to improve the center's international and internal communication and spread awareness on Lithuania's historic memory issues abroad.

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