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Key quotes from world leaders at Holocaust forum

… pre-war Jewish populations of Lithuania and Latvia were almost completely …

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The First Hebrew Shakespeare Translations

… born in 1820 in Shkloŭ, Lithuania (present day Belarus), received a …

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Ireland has one of the lowest rates of prisoners per capita in EU

… per 100,000 persons while Lithuania recorded the highest. Jonathan Claridge … figures are telling us that Lithuania has the highest prison population …

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Polish PM cancels private visit to Lithuania

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki has cancelled his private visit to Lithuania, planned on Friday, the spokesman for Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has confirmed.

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Skvernelis urges to refrain from attempts to reinterpret WWII consequences

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has urged to refrain from attempts to reinterpret the consequences of World War II, especially regarding the sufferings and losses of the Jewish nation.

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75 Years After Auschwitz - Collective Action Against Antisemitism Is Still Needed

… , Czechia, France, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, the …

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Leaders vow to learn from Holocaust, offer competing lessons

… to speak. The president of Lithuania, a country seeking to diminish … collaboration by regional foes Ukraine, Lithuania and Latvia. He called them …

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The wood life: my four days immersed in Latvia's forests

… rush, visiting Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania in just a few days …

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EU ban on Ukrainian poultry will not affect Lithuania – official

The European Commission's ban on importing Ukrainian poultry will have no major effects in Lithuania, a food control official said on Thursday.

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'Anti-Semitism has no place in Lithuania' – PM Skvernelis

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has urged to refrain from attempts to rewrite World War 2 history, especially as Holocaust remains an "open wound of Europe".

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LRT English Newsletter: Holocaust in Jerusalem and winter without snow

LRT English Newsletter – January 24, 2020

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Amplify’s Luncheon Speaker Series to focus on a Public Health Issue, Childhood Trauma

Find out how childhood trauma manifests, resources for parents, caregivers and teachers, along with community and business involvement. CLEVELAND, OHIO, UNITED STATES, January 23, 2020 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- April 29, 2020 Amplify Luncheon Event …

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Sinkevicius: it is the deal which leaves nobody behind

The fight against climate change was high on the agenda of the January plenary session of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), which hosted a debate on COP25 and the European Green Deal.

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Minister calls for better protection of EU citizens from political prosecution

Lithuanian Justice Minister Elvinas Jankevicius has called on the European Union to improve its existing legislation or to adopt new legal acts to ensure that the bloc's citizens are protected from political prosecution by third countries.

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Japan interested in financing railway and energy projects in Lithuania, president's aide says

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) is interested in providing financing for the Rail Baltica project and for synchronising the Baltic power grids with the Western European system, an adviser to Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda says.

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