Tag: Vilnius

European Union, NATO, Terrorism

Belarus’ Ryanair Flight Diversion Might Open Pandora’s Box

Belarus’ fighter jet-assisted diversion of a Ryanair flight to Minsk in response to an ostensible bomb threat onboard and subsequent arrest of an extremist member of the country’s Color Revolution movement upon landing might open Pandora’s Box by setting the precedent whereby Western countries might eventually follow in its footsteps for purely political reasons against unilaterally sanctioned individuals from Russia or elsewhere […]

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Europe, European Union, Lithuania

Neo-Nazi Marchers on Lithuania’s Cherished March 11th Independence Day (Vilnius 2018)

For the 11th year running, the center of Lithuania’s beautiful capital, Vilnius, was gifted in the high afternoon hours this past Sunday, Match 11th, to far-righters and neo-Nazis on the annual holiday cherished by the free world for its historic importance, in 1990, in the series of events that toppled the Soviet Union’s hated misrule […]

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Europe, History, Ukraine

Who are the Ukrainians?

The rulers of the Roman Catholic Grand Duchy of Lithuania (the GDL) from the very time of Lithuania’s baptizing in 1387−1413 by the Vatican had a plan to Catholicize all Orthodox believers of the GDL among whom overwhelming majority were the Slavs. As a consequence, the relations with Moscow became very hostile as Russia accepted a role of the protector of the Christian Orthodox believers and faith and therefore the Church Union of Brest was seen as a criminal act by Rome and its client-state of the Republic of Two Nations (Poland-Lithuania) […]

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Global Politics, History, Ukraine

A Fascist Hero in “Democratic” Kiev

It was precisely this legacy that east European revolutionaries seemed to have overcome in the past thirty years, from the Solidarity movement in Poland of 1980 through the Ukrainian presidential elections of 2005. It was then, during the Orange Revolution, that peaceful demonstrations for free and fair elections brought Yushchenko the presidency. In embracing Bandera as he leaves office, Yushchenko has cast a shadow over his own political legacy […]

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Geopolitics, Russia, USA

Demonization of Russia in a New Cold War Era

Missile compounds are being erected in Romania, Poland and other ex-Soviet countries, while military games are set up in Scandinavia close to the Russian border to practice for a cold climate war scenario. At the same time, we see the US President arriving in Europe asking for increased military spending. At the same time the USA has increased its budget by 300 billion in one year […]

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Europe, Gangsters, Lithuania

The “Kaunas Garage Massacre” in 1941: The Lithuanians are Clubbing Lithuania’s Jewish (Litvakai) to Death (Photos)

During the Lietūkis Garage Massacre, carried out before the invading Germans had actually set up their administration, 40-60 people were killed and publicly humiliated in the process. Jews were forced to gather on the afternoon in the courtyard of a garage at 43 Vitautas Avenue, in the center of the city […]

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Europe, European Union, Lithuania

How a Single Remark Stole a Lithuanian Writer’s Livelihood

“I’m supposed to go in to the prosecutor’s office for questioning next week. I’ve never experienced interrogation before. Life should be interesting.” In a less upbeat exchange, when I asked her about her next project, Vanagaitė said, “Trying to avoid prison.” It was unclear what Vanagaitė might go to prison for—she had not been formally charged—but it has something to do with desecrating the memory of one of Lithuania’s national heroes […]

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Europe, European Union, Lithuania

Real or Rigged “International Conference on Fascism and Antisemitism” in Vilnius on 9 November?

To make matters worse, the program is skewed to provide further glory for various leaders (and their relatives) of the current rigged-election bosses of the “official” Jewish community that is largely state-sponsored (indeed, the restitution-controlling “Good Will Foundation” is itself a major conference sponsor) […]

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Europe, European Union, Lithuania

Who will Secure Lithuania?

Let’s take Lithuania as an example. This small country with reach history and with immensely kind and open people last few weeks falls into the center of world attention mainly in connection with military affairs: rotational U.S. Army troops arrival, participating in NATO drills, United States F-22 Raptor stealth aircraft’s landing in Lithuania at Šiauliai Airbase and so on and so forth […]

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Europe, European Union, Lithuania

Nationalism Rising: A Torchlight March for Lithuania

I was invited to Vilnius by a youth organization called Kryptis. On February 15, I spoke at a conference of identitarians from Poland, Germany, Ukraine, Britain, the United States, and Lithuania. It was a very successful first international conference for Kryptis, but the highlight was the march. Torchlight parades are an increasingly prominent nationalist gesture in Europe, but in some countries they are frowned on as jingoistic or even “neo-Nazi” […]

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History

The Idea of Pan-Slavic Ethnolinguistic Kinship and Reciprocity in Dalmatia and Croatia, 1477–1706

This paper sets out to examine and clarify the historical development of the ideological concept of Pan-Slavism, which was created by the writers of Dalmatia and Croatia at the time of the late Renaissance and early Baroque (from the end of the 15th century to the very beginning of the 18th century). The literary works of that time by many of Dalmatia’s and Croatia’s writers deal with the ethnolinguistic aspect of Pan-Slavic unity, solidarity, kinship and reciprocity […]

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Croats, History, Lithuania

The Idea of a Greater Croatia by Pavao Ritter Vitezović (III)

As a result of the Polonization of the vast territories of East-Central Europe from 1569 to 1795 many Poles considered these lands as the Polish linguistic and cultural space. It became a common attitude of modern Western historians of non-Polish origin to describe the Republic of Two Nations as an exclusively the Polish one, due to the great scope of the Polonization of the Lithuanian society and culture […]

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Europe, History, Lithuania

Lietuva Tėvine mūsų!

JAV marionetinių režimų Ukrainoje, Lenkijoje, Lietuvoje, Latvijoje, Estijoje paranojiškai isteriški spygavimai apie “Rusijos agresiją” yra tik nevykęs cirko klounų vaidinimas, kuriuo siekiama nukreipti dėmesį nuo tikrovės, nuo realių JAV-NATO karo nusikaltėlių gaujos vykdomų pasiruošimų karinei agresijai prieš Rusiją, nuo JAV-NATO karo nusikaltėlių gaujos puolamosios ginkluotės, šarvuotos technikos, sunkiosios artilerijos, gyvosios jėgos telkimo Rusijos pasienyje, karinės infrastruktūros plėtimo Pabaltijo valstybėse, Lenkijoje, Ukrainoje ir Pabaltijo šalys, šiose šalyse vykdomo kosminio mąsto smegenų plovimo, karo propagandos, tautinės neapykantos rusams kurstymo, vietinių gyventojų sąmonės militarizavimo […]

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Democracy, Lithuania, World

Lithuania Violates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Officials, who today name themselves democrats, did not manage to get rid of Soviet thinking and way of behaviour. When they get political power they forget about their duties. Permanent political scandals in small country led to the fact that people stopped believing authorities. And authorities’ activity is seemed to be suspicious in all spheres of life […]

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History, Lithuania, War

Jonas Noreika: Nazi Collaborator or National Hero? A Test for Lithuania

Blaming Russian propaganda, however, has suddenly become a lot more difficult thanks to Mr. Noreika’s own granddaughter, Silvia Foti, a Lithuanian-American from Chicago who has spent years researching a biography of her revered relative and went public in July with her shocking conclusion: Her grandfather was a fierce anti-Semite and Nazi collaborator […]

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America, Asia, USA, War

America’s War Аgainst the People of Korea: The Historical Record of US War Crimes

Washington’s objective is to impose the terms of Korea’s reunification. The NeoCons “Project for a New American Century” (PNAC) published in 2000 had intimated that in “post unification scenario”, the number of US troops (currently at 37,000) should be increased and that US military presence could be extended to North Korea. In a reunified Korea, the military mandate of the US garrison would be to implement so-called “stability operations in North Korea” […]

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