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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 26.01.2015, 22:27

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Michnik to Lithuania: Poland always was, is and will be with you

Michnik to Lithuania: Poland always was, is and will be with you

13.01.2015

Despite differences Poland always was, is and will be with you, said the Polish public figure, one of the leaders of Poland's oppositional movement Solidarity, editor-in-chief of Poland's largest newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, Adam Michnik, reports LETA/ELTA.

Keyword tags: EU – Baltic States, History, Legislation, Lithuania



LETA's photo department celebrated 10-year anniversary

LETA's photo department celebrated 10-year anniversary

10.01.2015

The Photo Department of the information agency LETA marked the 10th anniversary since renewing its work, because it is exactly 10 years ago, in January 2005, the first photo report was made to capture one of the most devastating storms in the territory of Latvia to date. More than 500,000 photographs have since been published, and all of them have been accumulated in a voluminous photo archive, the head of LETA's marketing department Inese Sala informs.

E-bay seller of first Latvian presidents' signed oaths of office contacted

E-bay seller of first Latvian presidents' signed oaths of office contacted

06.01.2015

The E-bay user, who has put up for sale the oaths of office signed by the first Latvian presidents, has been located and contacted, the director of the State Archives of Latvia, Mara Sprudza, told LETA.


Buildings of interwar Kaunas may be granted European Heritage Label

Buildings of interwar Kaunas may be granted European Heritage Label

23.12.2014

An international panel of experts has recommended to the European Commission to approve Kaunas City Municipality's application Kaunas of 1919-1940 and to include the city in the list of the European Heritage Label sites. The European Commission will adopt a decision by 15 February 2015, reports LETA/ELTA.

Oaths of office of first Latvia’s presidents being sold on E-bay for USD 30,000

Oaths of office of first Latvia’s presidents being sold on E-bay for USD 30,000

21.12.2014

The book of oaths signed by the first three presidents of Latvia has been put up for bids on the online marketplace "E-bay" for USD 30,000 (EUR 24,420), reports LETA, referring to the portal lsm.lv.

25.11.2014

Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant named after Algirdas Brazauskas

Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant has been renamed after former president Algirdas Brazauskas. The power plant was renamed by the decision of the Government seeking to commemorate the merit of the late Algirdas Brazauskas, the first president of the restored independent Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.

24.11.2014

Goeuro.com recognizes Livonian as most endangered language in Europe

The latest list of Europe's endangered languages, compiled by Goeuro.com, indicates that Livonian is the most endangered language in Europe, cites LETA.

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