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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.
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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 ... ....
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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.
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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 ... .
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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 ... .
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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.
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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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Albinas Markevicius and Lithuanian Assistance Foundation Announce Lithuanian Charities to Receive Nearly $7 Million From California Agreement

Canada Dot Com 09 Jul 2020
... of disadvantaged Lithuanian orphans and children in the Vilnius region as well as for charitable work in Zelva village, including “a trade school, teacher training or seminary, financial assistance for needy students with above average grades, and senior citizens.”.
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Albinas Markevicius and Lithuanian Assistance Foundation Announce Lithuanian Charities to Receive Nearly $7 Million From ...

The Marshall News Messenger 09 Jul 2020
... the education of disadvantaged Lithuanian orphans and children in the Vilnius region as well as for charitable work in Zelva village, including “a trade school, teacher training or seminary, financial assistance for needy students with above average grades, and senior citizens.”.
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Airport workers have the last laugh with passengers' confiscated security items

AOL 17 Dec 2019
Vilnius ... "With the winter travel season well under way, the Aviation security officers at Vilnius Airport opted for an unusual take on the Christmas classic, aiming to send an educational message on the importance of aviation security," Lithuanian Airports wrote on LinkedIn.
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Made of guns and knives, Vilnius Airport has one of the most unique Christmas trees up

The Times of India 16 Dec 2019
We all want a unique Christmas tree but what Vilnius airport has set up this year is something that has a strong message too. The Aviation security officers at Vilnius Airport’s unusual take on the classic Christmas tree, aims at sending an educational message on the importance of aviation security.
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Airport creates 'dangerous' Christmas tree made from knives and other confiscated items

Yahoo Daily News 13 Dec 2019
"The Aviation security officers at Vilnius Airport opted for an unusual take on the Christmas classic, aiming to send an educational message" the post said. "So if you don't want your personal, yet prohibited, belongings to land on our next year's Christmas tree - ...
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Vilnius Airport puts up least festive Christmas tree ever, made of knives, scissors and bullets

The Independent 12 Dec 2019
Vilnius Airport in Lithuania may have just created the least festive Christmas tree of all time – comprised of knives, bullets, scissors, lighters and blades ... “The aim is to send an educational message on the importance of aviation security,” a spokesperson from Vilnius Airport told the BBC.
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Katerina Rouzina named Roslyn Z. Wolf-JDC fellow

Cleveland Jewish News 29 Nov 2019
Rouzina holds a Master’s of Arts degree in Slavic linguistics from The Ohio State University in Columbus and completed a one-year course in Hebrew, Israel and Jewish studies at Hebrew University in 2009, as well as a course in Yiddish language and culture at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute in 2015.
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Celebrating Chanukah at Fairmount Temple; Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign Closing Celebration; more: Press Run

Cleveland 29 Nov 2019
A Jewish community leader and linguist, Rouzina holds a master’s degree in Slavic linguistics from The Ohio State University and completed a one-year course in Hebrew, Israel, and Jewish Studies at Hebrew University in 2009, as well as a course in Yiddish language and culture at the Vilnius Yiddish Institute in 2015.
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