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Latvia vows to boycott Olympics if Russia included

Reuters 01 Feb 2023
The Baltic ministers of sport will meet on Thursday to discuss a joint appeal to the IOC to ban Russian and Belarusian sportsmen from all international competitions, Lithuanian Minister of Education, Science and Sport Jurgita Siugzdiniene said on Wednesday.Reporting by Andrius Sytas in Vilnius Editing by Christian Radnedge and Andrew Cawthorne.

Vilnius organizes International Champion Cities Summit to share global good practices

TravelDailyNews 29 Dec 2022
The summit held together with Eurocities will kick-start Vilnius’ 700th anniversary celebrations ...

Education Metaverse Learnoverse Raises 1M USD From Serial Entrepreneur Taizo Son Of Japan'

MENA FN 06 Jun 2022
(MENAFN - PR Newswire) VILNIUS, Lithuania, June 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- BitDegree announces that its unique education-oriented metaverse - the Learnoverse - has raised over 1M USD from a Japanese / ... .

Viktoria Gerda Bidva

The Keene Sentinel 06 Jun 2022
Viktoria Gerda “Vikie” (Bobkaitis) Bidva, 89, of Swanzey, died unexpectedly June 1, 2022, at the Alpine Health Care Center in Keene. She was born Viktoria Gerda Bobkaitis in Vilnius, Lithuania, on March 3, 1933. She was educated in Lithuania and Germany. As a young woman she emigrated to the United States ... On May 28, 1955, she married Adam Bidva at St.

There Is No Liberal World Order

The Atlantic 31 Mar 2022
Funding for education and culture needs rethinking too. Shouldn’t there be a Russian-language university, in Vilnius or Warsaw, to house all the intellectuals and thinkers who have just left Moscow? Don’t we need to spend more on education in Arabic, Hindi, Persian? So much of what passes for cultural diplomacy runs on autopilot ... Every U.S.

The West Should Stop Doing Global Kleptocrats So Many Favors

The Atlantic 15 Mar 2022
Shouldn’t there be a Russian-language university, in Vilnius or Warsaw, to house all of the intellectuals and thinkers who have just left Moscow? Don’t we need to spend more on education in Hindi and Persian? Existing programs should be recast and redesigned for a different era, ...

Countries ask to join WTO talks over China, Lithuania spat

Albany Democrat Herald 11 Feb 2022
AP ... People are also reading… ... Ankeny Hill Nature Center eager to educate visitors. Lithuania broke with diplomatic custom by agreeing that the Taiwanese office in Vilnius would bear the name Taiwan instead of Chinese Taipei, a term used by other countries to avoid offending Beijing ... “This case is important for most WTO members ... ....

Latvia allows businesses to fire the unvaccinated

Reuters 05 Nov 2021
About 61% of Latvian adults are fully vaccinated, less than the European Union average of 75% ... read more ... Previously, the vaccine mandate only applied only to workers in healthcare, education, and social care, the Latvian public broadcaster reported.Reporting by Andrius Sytas in Vilnius Editing by Marguerita Choy. Our Standards ... More from Reuters ....

Ukraine Reform Conference 2022 to be held in Switzerland

Swissinfo 08 Jul 2021
At the 2021 edition of the conference in Vilnius, Swiss foreign minister Ignazio Cassis officially accepted the handover of the 2022 chair from Latvia ... defence, energy, health and education sectors.

The Chinese wanted to destroy Lithuania: “Crush the booger country with your foot”

The Eastern Herald 29 May 2021
International human rights organizations accuse Beijing of massive persecution of Uighurs, groundless placement in prisons and educational camps. The steps of the official Vilnius related to this issue caused indignation in the Celestial Empire ... But the readers of the publication turned out to be harsher in their judgments ... © The Eastern Herald ... ....

Domeyko - geologist, mineralogist and founder of the University of Santiago, in Chile

The Am-Pol Eagle 06 May 2021
In my youth I was a subject of the Russian empire, however I was brought up in the culture of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth – a multicultural state whose educated and dominant classes spoke Polish. I enrolled at Vilnius University, known as the Imperial University of Vilno.

WATCH: Gantz bestows awards upon Jewish fighters of World Wars

The Jerusalem Post 13 Dec 2020
"Safe, just and fair ... All citizens ... - Yitzhak (Tolka) Arad, 94, in 1943, joined a group of Soviet partisans in the Vilnius (Vilna) area and took part in battles against the Germans. In Israel. He was chief education officer, graduated with the rank of brigadier general and served as chairman of the Yad Vashem board until 1993 ... .

Belarus nuclear plant stops power output soon after opening

The Spokesman-Review 11 Nov 2020
“The turbine is stopped ... During the weekend ceremony opening the plant, Lukashenko said the project “will serve as an impetus for attracting the most advanced technologies to the country, and innovative directions in science and education.”. Lithuania long opposed the plant, located about 25 miles southeast of its capital, Vilnius ... .

Lithuanian, Polish gov'ts hold first ever joint meeting in modern history

Xinhua 17 Sep 2020
VILNIUS, Sept ... Ministers discussed the pandemic management measures, signed an agreement to strengthen strategic transport and energy infrastructure projects, and exchanged their knowledge in education, according to a press release from the Lithuanian government.

European Union too slow to help Belarus, Lithuania says

Politico 27 Aug 2020
When the Minsk-based European Humanities University was shut down by Lukashenko’s government in 2004, it relocated to Vilnius, 180 kilometers to the northwest, where it continues to offer students from Belarus a liberal education.

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