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News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Life during Holocaust: Trove of documents hidden from Nazis, Soviets in Lithuania offer glimpse into county's Jewish history

News channel or source: http://www.firstpost.com/world/life-during-holocaust-trove-of-documents-hidden-from-nazis-soviets-in-lithuania-offer-glimpse-into-countys-jewish-history-4270699.html
Publication date: hursday 21 December 2017

Vilnius, Lithuania: For decades, a confessional in a church in Lithuania's capital Vilnius kept a precious secret: a trove of documents offering an unprecedented glimpse into Jewish life in Eastern Europe before and during the Holocaust. The cache ...

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Lithuania and Oxford Are Linked by Yiddish

News channel or source: http://www.nytimes.com/1991/04/06/arts/lithuania-and-oxford-are-linked-by-yiddish.html
Publication date: Friday 05 April 1991

and now a link between Vilnius and Oxford University, citadel of the queen's English, is being forged by a Brooklyn scholar fluent in Kings County English and in the Yiddish of his forebears. The project is being nurtured as Lithuania struggles for full ...

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Russia rejects Lithuanian bid to question Gorbachev

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/news/russia-rejects-lithuanian-bid-gorbachev-185323780.html
Publication date: uesday 02 May 2017

"Russia rejected a legal assistance request over Gorbachev," the Vilnius county court said in a statement. A Lithuanian judge wanted to summon Gorbachev, 86, to testify in a criminal case in which dozens of former Soviet officials are charged with crimes ...

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Lithuania: Street names in certain foreign languages legally approved

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-02/16/c_136059641.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 15 February 2017

The legal dispute about street names in foreign languages was initiated by Vilda Vaiciuniene, the government representative of Vilnius County, who argued that signing the streets with a language other than Lithuanian breached the law on the state language ...

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Vilnius Mayor: Lithuanian capital is safe for residents and guests

News channel or source: http://www.15min.lt/en/article/in-lithuania/vilnius-mayor-lithuanian-capital-is-safe-for-residents-and-guests-525-301237
Publication date: onday 28 January 2013

The crime level in Vilnius is decreasing and the Lithuanian capital is a safe city for residents ... Attending the press conference, Kęstutis Lančinskas, chief of Vilnius County Police Headquarters, said high-value robberies were committed by criminal ...

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: World War II mine discovered at Vilnius symbolic Gediminas Hill

News channel or source: http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-09/29/c_136649373.htm
Publication date: Friday 29 September 2017

downhill of historic Gediminas mound situated at the very heart of Lithuania's capital. Around a midday local time at Vilnius, the Vilnius County Chief Police Commissariat announced that a mine has been discovered during reconstructive works of the ...

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Soccer fans riot in Lithuania

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/more-sports/soccer-fans-riot-lithuania-article-1.267419
Publication date: Sunday 08 July 2007

Polish fans stormed the field and clashed with riot police at halftime of a soccer game between Polish and Lithuanian teams yesterday. Lithuanian TV footage of the game in Vilnius showed police ... both remained in Warren County Jail late yesterday.

News Lithuania » Vilnius County: Russia rejects Lithuanian bid to question Gorbachev

News channel or source: https://sg.news.yahoo.com/russia-rejects-lithuanian-bid-gorbachev-185323343.html
Publication date: uesday 02 May 2017

Russia has refused a Lithuanian bid to question ex-Soviet leader ... justice authorities in Vilnius said Tuesday. "Russia rejected a legal assistance request over Gorbachev," the Vilnius county court said in a statement. A Lithuanian judge wanted to ...