By: Linas Johansonas/LTnews.net
(Cleveland) Linas Muliolis was your average young Lithuanian born in the USA. The son of World War II refugees, Linas grew up in Cleveland's Lithuanian community. In January 1991, he was just a month away from turning 21 years old & was in Vilnius during the historic Jan. 13 events. Earlier this week, LTnews.net talked with Linas about his experiences 22 years ago.
HOW DID A YOUNG MAN FROM CLEVELAND END UP IN VILNIUS DURING A…Continue
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“William Shakespeare” and “Lithuania” are two phrases not commonly associated, yet this week, those words have been appearing together in a few stories online. This is because on the weekend of June 2-3 2012, a…Continue
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There are simple facts that can be lost in the middle of a power struggle. Simple facts that happen to be pushed aside so that “a side” can…Continue
Tonight the Rock & Roll Hall of fame in Cleveland, OH will induct the class of 2012. This year's class includes the Beastie Boys, Guns N' Roses, Donovan, the Small Faces/Faces, the Comets, Freddie King, and the Red Hot Chili…Continue
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"An acknowledgement of her key role in promoting her country’s social, cultural and economic development and contribution to a people-centred society.
CERES medal is the highest award given by FAO annually to women leaders for enhancing the women’s role in democracy, promoting the social and economic wellbeing, as well as for their contribution to solving the problems of world food supply."
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InvestLithuania.com posted the story about Lithuania's World Bank ranking.
"Lithuania is ranked higher than Belgium, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Spain, Greece, Austria and Italy."
While this is certainly promising, everyone knows those countries listed above are struggling hard during these tumultuous economic times. There is a long way to go. With the younger generations leaving at high numbers, unless it is actually "good to do business" overall…Continue
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It's exciting that such an important story is finally getting the recognition it deserves and that Ruta Sepetys' debut young adult novel was published earlier this year and hit the New York Times bestseller list in the first week of sale and has already been sold into twenty-two territories.
It's important for all people with love for the Baltic region that this brutal…Continue
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The votes are in. LT News ran a Poll: Which food do you like…Continue
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Kent State University is forging a new partnership with Siauliai University of Lithuania that focuses on student and faculty exchange opportunities and potential joint research projects. On Thursday,…Continue
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30 reasons why you should visit Lithuania
Must read for all (non-travelers included)...follow the link below…
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We are very pleased to announce a new website Lithuania's Servant Leadership Institute (SLI). The new website http://1k41k.com, is designed around the need to raise funds for SLI, its operations, and the refurbishment of a 20 year old Soviet era hotel used as the headquarters and training center.
Please visit the new site (http://1k41k.com) and tell us what you think, but more importantly, please visit and consider being…Continue
"Koldusa" (goddess of Lithuanian dumplings "koldunai") by 11 year old Chicago Lithuanian artist Maya Chiapetta was a big hit at JurArte Deux Art Show…Continue
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