2021-03-06
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Russian speaking migrants

Newcomer Russian-speakers are more eager to learn Lithuanian than locals

"Vilnius-based photographer and online activist Sergei Mavrin came to Lithuania from Belarus five years ago and now leads an online community of newcomer Russian-speakers,...
Covid vaccines for foreigners

Covid-19 vaccination for foreigners in Lithuania: what do you need to know

"Lithuania has recently published its vaccination plan. How do foreign citizens living in the country fit in? (...) Foreign citizens living in Lithuania are also included...
NGOs for Belarus

Lithuanian Red Cross: Despite NGO scam reports, Belarusians can find real support in Lithuania

"After an LRT investigation uncovered an NGO scamming Belarusian refugees in Lithuania, the country's national chapter of the Red Cross says this must not...
E-residency delayed

Lithuania delays its e-residency system rollout

"Lithuania was to roll out its e-residency system in January, but the online platform for foreign nationals will not be operational before at least...
Ukrainian workers

Ukrainians detained after illegally bringing over 300 workers to Lithuania

"Lithuania’s law enforcement have brought formal suspicions against five Ukrainian citizens who are accused of illegally bringing over 300 Ukrainians and Belarusians for work...
Belarusian NGO fraud

LRT Investigation. Belarusian refugees in Lithuania fall victim to NGO scam

„Last August, Lithuania opened a humanitarian corridor for Belarusians fleeing repressions. Hundreds have reached the country, but some of them have fallen victim to...
Border teeter-totters

A seesaw for kids on the US-Mexico border wins Beazley Design of the Year

"Teeter-Totter Wall," a temporary interactive installation designed by California-based architects Ronald Rael and Virigina San Fratello, has won the 2020 Beazley Design of the...
Brits in Lithuania after Brexit

What changes for Brits in Lithuania after Brexit?

"The United Kingdom is no longer part of the European Union and the post-Brexit transition period ended on December 31, 2020. From January, British...
Hungary deportations

Hungary keeps deporting migrants, EU border guard turns blind eye

"Hungary has ignored complaints about its practice of escorting undocumented immigrants back across the border to Serbia without due process, a watchdog group said...
Workers from the Philippines

Europe’s Army of Filipino Domestic Workers

" that one of the Philippines’ most-exported commodities is women’s labor. Indeed, the majority of people who move abroad from the Philippines are women,...