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Around 250 Czech troops to join NATO battalion to Lithuania next year

VILNIUS – The Czech parliament has approved the deployment of around 250 troops to Lithuania in 2018 as part of NATO’s multinational battalion stationed in the country. 125 altre parole

Review Article

WHO IS MONIKA

“Who are you?” is probably the hardest question to answer. Meeting someone new (whether it’s a friend or a potential suitor) is also very daunting. What do you actually tell them about yourself? 902 altre parole

History

Euro Road Trip Diary – Day 41

Wednesday 12th July

First up, I cannot believe we've been on the road for over 40 days. That's pretty much 40 days of camping, cooking on a portable stove and living in a car. 1.175 altre parole

Europe

Taking Books to the People, Part 6: Book Smugglers

Atlas Obscura on July 21, shared the fascinating story of 19th Century Lithuanian book smugglers.  Tsarist Russia tried to stamp out the native Lithuanian language and religion, hoping to force the Lithuanians to become loyal to the Russian cause.  78 altre parole

Library Feature

Vilnius. Where Grand Duchy meets Microstate Republic. Wo Großfürstentum auf Minirepublik trifft.

What I really like about the center of Vilnius is that everything is easily walkable. All around the old town lots of buildings from various centuries stand a bit scattered. 689 altre parole

Travel

Is history a new NATO weapon against Russia?

by Adomas Abromaitis

On Wednesday (July 11th) NATO and Russia have got a new reason to argue and make claims to each other. NATO posted an 8-minute online documentary feature video, glorifying activity of the Baltic partisan movement “Forests Brothers” (see above). 379 altre parole

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