The Baltics Today

Posts under ‘Lithuania’

An Evacuation of Jews, With Help From Japan

As Japan Week begins in New York City, a video about the roles of a diplomat and a tourist-bureau employee in saving Jews from the Nazis will be shown at Grand Ce...

Attention, Shoppers: We’re Singing

If store cashiers would sing, “Have a Good Day!,” at Here Arts Center, has the lyrics.

Silent Sentinels at Center of Lithuanian Debate on Bygone Era

In the capital, Vilnius, statues that trumpet Communism, an ideology rejected by Lithuania more than two decades ago, have drawn anger, but...

Security Council Elects 5 New Members

Chad, Chile, Lithuania, Nigeria and Saudi Arabia were elected Thursday to seats on the 15-member United Nations Security Council for two-year terms starting in January.

Croatia and Lithuania Win to Reach European Basketball Semifinals

Croatia beat Ukraine, 84-72, to reach the semifinals of the European basketball championship for the first time in 18 years.

European Union Officer Is Killed in Kosovo

The victim, a Lithuanian customs officer, was part of a European mission that oversees judicial affairs in the tense region.