A view of Auschwitz II-Birkenau, a German Nazi concentration and extermination camp

Since 1996, survivors of the Nazi regime and world leaders have been invited to address the German Bundestag each year on January 27 to commemorate the Holocaust. Often, they focus on contemporary issues. Genocide: Is this the appropriate word to describe the systematic annihilation of 6 million Jews between 1939 and 1945?Continue Reading

The clear position of the Baltics and Poland ”set the tone” for the EU’s common stance on the situation in Belarus, President Egils Levits said while addressing Saeima today. In his opinion, an active and competent foreign policy is one of the cornerstones of Latvia’s sustainability, because visibility and influenceContinue Reading

Adas Jakubauskas, 55, the new director of the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania, vows to improve the center’s international and internal communication and spread awareness on Lithuania’s historic memory issues abroad. At a press conference, he informed about his decision to initiate drafting of the center’s new strategy,Continue Reading