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Draghi Sees No Risk of Eurozone Bubbles

Mario Draghi of the European Central Bank told the European Parliament that “conditions that accompany the creation of systemic bubbles” do not exist.

Financial Futures Pioneer Honors Japanese Consul Who Saved 6,000 Jews

Chiune Sugihara, the Japanese consul in Lithuania, defied his government to issue transit visas that saved 6,000 Jews.

Belarus’s University in Exile Looks to the West

To escape the restrictions of an authoritarian government, the European Humanities University moved to Lithuania, where it is now embroiled in a debate ov...

Lithuania Moves Closer to Joining Euro Zone

Of the seven other European Union countries slated to join, none meet all the criteria for economic performance, budget discipline or central bank ...

Lithuania: President Is Re-elected

Dalia Grybauskaite, 58, was re-elected president of Lithuania on Sunday after beating the Social Democrat candidate in a runoff.

New Web Portal Provides Access to Historic Materials on Jewish Life in Poland

The Yivo Institute for Jewish Research has created an online portal that allows researchers to access thousands of documents that track the history of Jewish life in Poland.