Logo
Unionpedia
Communication
Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Install
Faster access than browser!
 

Lithuania

+ Save concept

Lithuania (Lietuva), officially the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublika), is a country in the Baltic region of northern-eastern Europe. [1]

1069 relations: Abraomas Kulvietis, Academic Dictionary of Lithuanian, Act of Independence of Lithuania, Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania, Adolf Hitler, Adolfas Večerskis, Adomas Varnas, Adversarial system, Aerobatics, Aesti, Afghanistan, Age of Enlightenment, Aleksandras Stulginskis, Aleksandras Stulginskis University, Alexander II of Russia, Algirdas, Algirdas Brazauskas, Algirdas Julien Greimas, Algirdas Kaušpėdas, Altar, Alytus, Alytus County, Amber, Amber Road, Andrius Mamontovas, Animal language, Annals of Quedlinburg, Anno Domini, Antanas Škėma, Antanas Žmuidzinavičius, Antanas Baranauskas, Antanas Gustaitis, Antanas Juknevičius, Antanas Merkys, Antanas Smetona, Antanas Vienuolis, Antis, Arūnas Matelis, Art Deco, Artillery, Artillery battery, Arvydas Sabonis, Ash Wednesday, Asteroid, Astronaut, Astronomy, Aušrinė, Audrius Stonys, August Schleicher, Augustinas Povilaitis, ..., Augustinas Voldemaras, Aukštaitian dialect, Aukštaitija National Park, Aukštojas Hill, Autumn, Čepkeliai Marsh, Šakotis, Šalčininkai District Municipality, Šarūnas Bartas, Šarūnas Marčiulionis, Šarūnas Sauka, Šiauliai, Šiauliai County, Šiauliai International Airport, Šiauliai University, Širvintos, Šventaragis' Valley, Šventoji, Lithuania, Šviesa, Żeligowski's Mutiny, Žaltys, Žemaičių Alkas, Žemyna, Baltic Air Policing, Baltic Assembly, Baltic languages, Baltic mythology, Baltic region, Baltic Sea, Baltic states, Baltic Tiger, Baltic Way, Balts, Balys Sruoga, Bangpūtys, Barley, Baroque architecture, Basketball at the Summer Olympics, Battle of Blue Waters, Battle of Grunwald, Battle of Orsha, Battle of Saule, Battle of the Vorskla River, Battle of Vienna, Būtingė oil terminal, BBC News, BC Žalgiris, Beer in Lithuania, Beetroot, Belarus, Belarus–Lithuania border, Belarusian language, Belarusians, Benediktas Vanagas, Bernardas Brazdžionis, Bey, Biotechnology, Birštonas, Biržai Castle, Birutė Galdikas, Black Sea, Blini, Blockade, Bolsheviks, Bonfire, Boris Godunov, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botanical Garden of Vilnius University, Boxer (armoured fighting vehicle), Boxing, Bronius Kutavičius, Brothers Grimm, Bruno of Querfurt, Bryansk, Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic, Bystraya Sosna River, Calvinism, Capital punishment, Cas9, Casimir Siemienowicz, Casimir's Code, Cathedral of the Theotokos, Vilnius, Catholic Church, Catholic Church in Lithuania, Ceasefire, Celtic languages, Censorship in the Soviet Union, Center of mass, Cepelinai, CERN, Chaghcharan, Charity (practice), Chebureki, Chess, Chief of Civil Administration, Chief of defence, Choir, Choral Synagogue, Vilnius, Christian, Christianity, Christianization of Lithuania, Christmas Eve, Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Vilnius, Civil Code of Lithuania, Civil law (legal system), Classicism, Climate Change Performance Index, Codification (law), Colorado potato beetle, Commander-in-chief, Common Era, Communications security, Communist Party of Lithuania, Comparative linguistics, Congress of Lutsk, Conscription, Conservative (language), Constituent assembly, Constituent Assembly of Lithuania, Constitution, Constitution of 3 May 1791, Constitution of Lithuania, Constitutional Court of Lithuania, Constitutional law, Constitutional monarchy, Container deposit legislation, Continent, Continental climate, Contraband, Control of chaos, Copenhagen, Corded Ware culture, Corruption Perceptions Index, Corsican Constitution, Cost of living, Council of Europe, Council of Lithuania, Council of the Baltic Sea States, Counties of Lithuania, Coup d'état, Courland, Crimean Karaites, Criminal code, Criminal law, Criminal procedure, CRISPR, Curd, Curonian Lagoon, Curonian Spit, Curonians, Daina (Lithuania), Dakar Rally, Dalia Grybauskaitė, Daniel Klein (grammarian), Danube, Daugava, Daugavpils, Deer, Delfi (web portal), Delta wing, Demarcation line, Democracy, Denmark, Department of Statistics (Lithuania), Deportation, Devil, Devilstone Open Air, Dievas, Diplomatic mission, Directorate of the Klaipėda Region, Discus throw, Dissolution of the Soviet Union, Dnieper, Domantas Sabonis, Don River (Russia), Donatas Malinauskas, Druskininkai, Duchy of Lithuania, Dzūkija, Early Middle Ages, Ease of doing business index, Easter, Eastern Europe, Eastern European Summer Time, Eastern European Time, Eastern Orthodox Church, EF English Proficiency Index, Eglė the Queen of Serpents, Eimuntas Nekrošius, Elder (administrative title), Elderships of Lithuania, Elektrėnai Power Plant, Elvyra Katalina Kriaučiūnaitė, Enclave and exclave, Encyclopædia Britannica, Energy (esotericism), English Pronouncing Dictionary, Enlargement of NATO, Equinor, Erasmus Programme, Estonia, Estonian Song Festival, Estonians, Eternal flame, Ethnic minorities in Lithuania, Ethnic religion, Ethnographic village, Ethnonym, Euro, Euro health consumer index, Eurobarometer, EuroBasket, EuroBasket 1937, EuroBasket 1939, EuroBasket 2003, EuroBasket 2011, Eurofighter Typhoon, EuroLeague, Europa Tower, Europe, European bison, European Commission, European Grand Prix for Choral Singing, European Heritage Label, European Parliament, European Space Agency, European Union, European Union law, European University Institute, Eurostat, EuroVelo, Eurovoc, Eurozone, Evangelicalism, Expansionism, Fair, Fallow deer, Famine, Ferdinand de Saussure, Fern flower, Fertility, Festival, FIBA Basketball World Cup, Field officer, Fighter aircraft, Financial crisis of 2007–2008, Financial technology, Finno-Ugric languages, Fish, Flat tax, Flight and expulsion of Germans (1944–50), Foje, Foreign direct investment, Fox, France, Franciszek Smuglewicz, Franz Bopp, Free economic zone, French cuisine, Gabija, Gaižiūnai, Galindians, Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania, Gediminas, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania, Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania, Geographical midpoint of Europe, Geography of Europe, George Maciunas, Georgia (country), German cuisine, German Empire, German occupation of Lithuania during World War II, Germania (book), Germans, Germany, Ghor Province, Giedraičiai, Glasnost, Global Competitiveness Report, Global Peace Index, Golden Horde, Golden Liberty, Government in exile, Grand Duchy of Lithuania, Grand Duchy of Moscow, Grass snake, Gray wolf, Great Žemaičių Kalvarija Festival, Great Frost of 1709, Great Northern War, Great Northern War plague outbreak, Great Sejm, Great Turkish War, Greenhouse gas, Gross domestic product, Habsburg Monarchy, Haplogroup, Head of state, Health care, Helsinki, Heterophony, Hetmans of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Hexameter, Hill of Crosses, Hillfort, Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas, History of Lithuania, History of the Jews in Lithuania, Hollywood, Hot air balloon, Household final consumption expenditure, Human capital flight, Human Development Index, Hydronym, Hypatian Codex, IAAF World Championships in Athletics, Iceland, Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant, Independence, Index of Economic Freedom, Index of Lithuania-related articles, Indo-European languages, Indo-European migrations, Industrial production, Infant mortality, Information technology, Inija Trinkūnienė, Inquisitorial system, Institut géographique national, Integrity, Interior ministry, International Futures, International Innovation Index, International Security Assistance Force, Internment, Interwar period, Iron Wolf (character), Irreligion, Islam, Islam in Lithuania, Italian language, Italy, Jagiellonian dynasty, Jan Rustem, January Uprising, Józef Oleszkiewicz, Jewish cuisine, Jews, Johann Christoph Glaubitz, John III Sobieski, John Locke, Jonas Žemaitis, Jonas Basanavičius, Jonas Bretkūnas, Jonas Jablonskis, Jonas Kubilius, Jonas Mekas, Jonas Vaitkus, Jonas Valančiūnas, Joseph Stalin, June deportation, June Uprising in Lithuania, Juozas Ambrazevičius, Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas, Juozas Urbšys, Juozas Zikaras, Jurgis Baltrušaitis (son), Justas Paleckis, Justinas Marcinkevičius, Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast, Kandahar Province, Kanklės, Kanuty Rusiecki, Kapiniškiai, Karol Podczaszyński, Kaunas, Kaunas Airport, Kaunas County, Kaunas Fortress, Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club Building, Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant, Kaunas Jazz, Kaunas Prison, Kaunas Railway Tunnel, Kaunas State Drama Theatre, Kaunas University of Technology, Kauno Miesto Diena, Kavli Prize, Kazimieras Simonavičius University, Kaziuko mugė, Kazys Škirpa, Kazys Bizauskas, Kazys Grinius, Kazys Musteikis, Kazys Skučas, Kęstutis, Kęstutis Antanėlis, Kūčios, Kūčiukai, Keistuolių Teatras, Kernavė, KGB, Kibinai, Kiev, Kievan Rus', Kingdom of Lithuania, Kishka (food), Klaipėda, Klaipėda County, Klaipėda Geothermal Demonstration Plant, Klaipėda LNG FSRU, Klaipėda Region, Klaipėda Sea Festival, Klaipėda University, Konstantinas Sirvydas, Konstanty Ostrogski, Kristijonas Donelaitis, Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant, Kubilius model, Kulionys, Kunda culture, Kyokushin, Ladislas Starevich, Laima, Laisvės alėja, Lake Asveja, Lake Žuvintas, Lake Drūkšiai, Lake Tauragnas, Lake Vištytis, Larger urban zone, Laser, Last glacial period, Latin, Latin alphabet, Latvia, Latvian language, Latvian Song and Dance Festival, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, Latvians, Lauma, Laurynas Gucevičius, Law of Germany, LCC International University, League of Nations, Legatum Prosperity Index, Leičiai, Leonas Bistras, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Letters of Gediminas, Lew Sapieha, Liberum veto, Lietauka, Life expectancy, Lipka Tatars, List of castles in Lithuania, List of countries and dependencies by area, List of countries by 4G LTE penetration, List of countries by age at first marriage, List of countries by average wage, List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI, List of countries by suicide rate, List of extinct and endangered species of Lithuania, List of generals of the Lithuanian Army, List of lakes of Lithuania, List of Lithuanian architects, List of Lithuanian mythological figures, List of Lithuanians, List of oldest universities in continuous operation, List of palaces and manor houses in Lithuania, List of rulers of Lithuania, List of the busiest airports in Europe, List of thunder gods, List of universities and colleges in Lithuania, List of works published posthumously, Lithuania at the Olympics, Lithuania men's national basketball team, Lithuania national ice hockey team, Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, Lithuanian Activist Front, Lithuanian Air Force, Lithuanian Americans, Lithuanian Armed Forces, Lithuanian Art Museum, Lithuanian book smugglers, Lithuanian census of 2001, Lithuanian Crusade, Lithuanian cuisine, Lithuanian Diplomatic Service, Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, Lithuanian Helsinki Group, Lithuanian Jews, Lithuanian Land Force, Lithuanian language, Lithuanian litas, Lithuanian Military Police, Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology, Lithuanian mythology, Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces, Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, Lithuanian National Radio and Television, Lithuanian National Revival, Lithuanian Nationalist Union, Lithuanian Naval Force, Lithuanian nobility, Lithuanian partisans, Lithuanian Popular Peasants' Union, Lithuanian presidency referendum, 1992, Lithuanian presidential election, 2009, Lithuanian presidential election, 2014, Lithuanian press ban, Lithuanian Railways, Lithuanian Riflemen's Union, Lithuanian Song Festival, Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, Lithuanian Space Association, Lithuanian Special Operations Force, Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuanian State Border Guard Service, Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Lithuanians, LitPol Link, LitSat-1, Lituanica SAT-1, LituanicaSAT-2, Livonia, Livonian Brothers of the Sword, Livonian Order, Livonian War, Logistics Performance Index, Louis Hjelmslev, Lrytas.lt, Lucjan Żeligowski, Lutheranism, Lynx, M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum, Mažeikiai, Mažeikiai District Municipality, Mados infekcija, Magnate, Magnates of Poland and Lithuania, Maironis, Manor, Marcin Knackfus, Marija Gimbutas, Marijampolė, Marijampolė County, Marijonas Mikutavičius, Martynas Mažvydas, Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, Mayor, Mead, Medeina, Medieval studies, Medvėgalis, Metaphor, Michał Pius Römer, Midus, Mikalojus Daukša, Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis, Military reserve force, Mindaugas, Mindaugas Kuzminskas, Ministry of Education and Science (Lithuania), Ministry of Health (Lithuania), Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania), Ministry of the Interior (Lithuania), Mitochondrial DNA, Mixed economy, Mixed martial arts, Modern Paganism, Modern pentathlon, Molėtai Astronomical Observatory, Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, Monophony, Montesquieu, Moose, Morė, Moscow, Mouse, Multistage rocket, Municipal council, Municipalities of Lithuania, Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars, Mushroom, Music Information Centre Lithuania, Mute swan, Mutual intelligibility, Mykolas Biržiška, Mykolas Romeris University, Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Name of Lithuania, Napoleonic Code, Narva culture, National anthem, National Basketball Association, National Cyber Security Centre of Lithuania, National day, National Museum of Lithuania, National park, National sport, Nationalization, NATO, Nature reserve, Nazi Germany, Nazism, Neman, Neman culture, Nemunas Delta Regional Park, Neoclassical architecture, Neolithic, Neringa Municipality, Networked Readiness Index, Neutral powers during World War II, Nida, Lithuania, Nijolė Sadūnaitė, Nitrate, Nitrite, NKVD, NordBalt, Nordic Council, Nordic countries, Nordic Investment Bank, Nordic-Baltic Eight, North European Plain, Northern Crusades, Northern Europe, Northern Wars, Northwestern Krai, Notes on Muscovite Affairs, November Uprising, Novgorod Republic, Oak, Ober Ost, Occupation of the Baltic states, Oceanic climate, OECD, Oeselians, Officer (armed forces), Official language, Old Believers, Old Prussians, Oncology, Onutė Narbutaitė, Opera, Operation Barbarossa, Order of the Polar Star, Organic farming, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, Oskaras Koršunovas, Osvaldas Balakauskas, Ottoman Empire, Outline of Lithuania, Pažaislis Monastery, Paganism, Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania, Palanga, Palanga Amber Museum, Palanga International Airport, Palgrave Macmillan, Panemunė Castle, Panevėžys, Panevėžys County, Panzerhaubitze 2000, Partitions of Poland, Peat, Pedagogical University of Kraków, People's Government of Lithuania, People's Seimas, Perkūnas, Permanent Court of International Justice, Personal union, Petras Kalpokas, Petras Klimas, Petras Rimša, Petras Vileišis, Phonograph record, Pierogi, Pilėnai, Plungė, Plungė Manor, Podolia, Poland, Poles, Poles in Lithuania, Polish Golden Age, Polish language, Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, Polish–Lithuanian War, Polish–Muscovite War (1605–18), Polonization, Polotsk, Polyphony, Polytheism, Port, Port of Klaipėda, Postmodernism, Potato, Potsdam Conference, Pranas Dovydaitis, Presidency of the Council of the European Union, Press Freedom Index, Prienai, Priest, Prime Minister of Lithuania, Principality of Chernigov, Principality of Pereyaslavl, Probabilistic number theory, Progressive tax, Propaganda in the Soviet Union, Proportional representation, Protestantism, Proto-Indo-European language, Proto-Indo-European society, Provincial Reconstruction Team, Provisional Government of Lithuania, Prussia, Pskov, Ptolemy, Purchasing power parity, Pyragas method, Rabbit, Radviliškis, Rail Baltica, Rapeseed, Rate of natural increase, Rūta Meilutytė, Real wages, Red Army, Red squirrel, Reformation, Regional park, Reichskommissariat Ostland, Religious image, Renaissance, Renewable energy, Reporters Without Borders, Republic, Republic of Central Lithuania, Republic of Central Lithuania general election, 1922, Republics of the Soviet Union, Resistance in Lithuania during World War II, Respublika (Lithuanian newspaper), Ribbon of Saint George, Riga, Rimantas Dichavičius, Rimantas Stankevičius, Rimas Tuminas, Ritinis, Road cycling, Rock music, Rocket, Roe deer, Roko maršas, Roman Empire, Romani people, Romanticism, Romas Kalanta, Romuva (religion), Romuva (temple), Romuva Cinema, Rowing, Royal Air Force, Royal elections in Poland, Rumšiškės, Russia, Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania, Russian Empire, Russian language, Russian military intervention in Ukraine (2014–present), Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, Russians, Russians in Lithuania, Russification, Russo-Georgian War, Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878), Ruthenia, Ruthenian language, Rye, Ryngold, Saint Casimir, Saint Jonas' Festival, Saint Petersburg – Warsaw Railway, Sambia Peninsula, Samogitia, Samogitian dialect, Samogitians, Sarai (city), Saulė, Saulius Skvernelis, Sąjūdis, Schengen Agreement, Schengen Area, Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre, Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, Search and rescue, Season, Second Polish Republic, Seimas, Seimas Palace, Sejm, Selonians, Semi-presidential system, Semigallians, Sentimentalism (literature), Separate Operational Purpose Division, Serfdom, Shooting sports, Siberia, Sicherheitsdienst, Sigismund von Herberstein, Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor, Sigitas Tamkevičius, Simonas Daukantas, Simonas Stanevičius, Sin, Skilandis, Slavic languages, Slovak Republic (1939–1945), Smuggling, Snow Arena, Social Democratic Party of Lithuania, Solstice, Soul, Southern Bug, Sovereignty, Soviet Armed Forces, Soviet Army, Soviet deportations from Lithuania, Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1940), Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1944), Soviet OMON assaults on Lithuanian border posts, Soviet Union, Soviet–Lithuanian Mutual Assistance Treaty, Sovietization of the Baltic states, Spa town, Special forces, Spirit, Spit cake, Sport of athletics, Spring (season), Stabilizer (aeronautics), Standard-gauge railway, Stanisław Narutowicz, Stanislovas Rapolionis, Stasys Raštikis, Stasys Ušinskas, State Council of the Soviet Union, Statehood Day (Lithuania), Stelmužė Oak, Steponas Kairys, Stove, Sub-replacement fertility, Sugar beet, Summer, Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas, Suvalkija, Suwałki Agreement, Sweden, Swedish Empire, Swimming (sport), Switzerland, Symphonic poem, Synonym, Tacitus, Tallinn, Tauragė County, Tautiška giesmė, Tawny owl, Tbilisi, Telšiai County, Telephone numbers in Lithuania, Teutonic Order, The Holocaust, The Holocaust in Lithuania, The Seasons (poem), The World Factbook, Thirty Years' War, Thomas Edison, Tiškevičiai Palace, Palanga, Tilia, Time of Troubles, Tokhtamysh, Toponymy, Total fertility rate, Track cycling, Trade-to-GDP ratio, Trakai, Trakai Historical National Park, Trakai Island Castle, Trakai Voivodeship, Truce of Yam-Zapolsky, Tsardom of Russia, Turán–Kubilius inequality, Užgavėnės, Ukmergė, Ukraine, Ukrainian language, Ukrainians, UNESCO, Unicameralism, Union of Krewo, Union of Lithuanian Freedom Fighters, Union of Lublin, Unitary state, United Kingdom, United Nations, United Nations Security Council, United Nations Security Council Resolution 711, United States Constitution, United States dollar, University of Cologne, Urbanization, Utena, Utena County, Valdas Adamkus, Vasily Seseman, Veidas, Velikiye Luki, Velizh, Veneration of the dead, Vidmantas Bartulis, Vikings, Viktoras Pranckietis, Vilnia River, Vilnius, Vilnius Academy of Arts, Vilnius Airport, Vilnius Book Fair, Vilnius Castle Complex, Vilnius Cathedral, Vilnius Conference, Vilnius County, Vilnius District Municipality, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Vilnius International Film Festival, Vilnius Jazz Festival, Vilnius Marathon, Vilnius Old Town, Vilnius photometric system, Vilnius Region, Vilnius University, Vilnius Voivodeship, Vincas Grybas, Vincas Vitkauskas, Vincentas Sladkevičius, Vingis Park, Virgilijus Alekna, Virginijus Šikšnys, Visaginas, Visaginas Municipality, Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant, Vladimir Olgerdovich, Vladimir Putin, Vladimir Toporov, Vytautas, Vytautas Andrius Graičiūnas, Vytautas Kairiūkštis, Vytautas Kernagis, Vytautas Landsbergis, Vytautas Mačernis, Vytautas Magnus University, Vytautas Petrulis, Vytautas Straižys, Vytautas the Great War Museum, War in Donbass, Warsaw, Württemberg, Władysław II Jagiełło, Władysław IV Vasa, Wehrmacht, West Russian Volunteer Army, Western capercaillie, Western world, White stork, Wild boar, Wild Fields, Wiley-VCH, Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, Window shutter, Winfred P. Lehmann, Winter, Winter sport, World Bank, World Bank high-income economy, World Economic Forum, World Health Organization, World Heritage site, World Trade Organization, World War I, World War II, World's Strongest Man, Wrestling, Y chromosome, Yaroslav the Wise, Yiddish, Yotvingians, YouTube, Zervynos, .eu, .lt, 15 min, 1926 Lithuanian coup d'état, 1940 Soviet ultimatum to Lithuania, 2000 Summer Olympics, 2004 Summer Olympics, 2008 Summer Olympics, 2012 Summer Olympics, 2018 IIHF World Championship Division I, 21st meridian east, 2420 Čiurlionis, 27th meridian east, 29th Rifle Corps (Soviet Union), 5 ft and 1520 mm gauge railways, 53rd parallel north, 57th parallel north. Expand index (1019 more) »

Abraomas Kulvietis

Abraomas Kulvietis (Abraham Culvensis; Abraham Kulwieć; c. 1509 – 19 June 1545) was a Lithuanian jurist and a professor at Königsberg Albertina University, as well as a reformer of the church.

New!!: Lithuania and Abraomas Kulvietis · See more »

Academic Dictionary of Lithuanian

Academic Dictionary of Lithuanian (Didysis lietuvių kalbos žodynas or Akademinis lietuvių kalbos žodynas) is the complete thesaurus of the Lithuanian language and is one of the most extensive lexicographical pieces in the world.

New!!: Lithuania and Academic Dictionary of Lithuanian · See more »

Act of Independence of Lithuania

The Act of Reinstating Independence of Lithuania (Lietuvos Valstybės atkūrimo aktas) or Act of 16 February was signed by the Council of Lithuania on 16 February 1918, proclaiming the restoration of an independent State of Lithuania, governed by democratic principles, with Vilnius as its capital.

New!!: Lithuania and Act of Independence of Lithuania · See more »

Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania

The Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania or Act of March 11 (Aktas dėl Lietuvos nepriklausomos valstybės atstatymo) was an independence declaration by the Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic adopted on March 11, 1990, signed by all members of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania led by Sąjūdis.

New!!: Lithuania and Act of the Re-Establishment of the State of Lithuania · See more »

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler (20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician, demagogue, and revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP), Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945.

New!!: Lithuania and Adolf Hitler · See more »

Adolfas Večerskis

Adolfas Večerskis (born 4 September 1949 in Kretinga), is a Lithuanian movie and stage actor, director and translator.

New!!: Lithuania and Adolfas Večerskis · See more »

Adomas Varnas

Adomas Varnas (January 1, 1879 in Joniškis, Lithuania – July 19, 1979 in Chicago, United States) was a prominent Lithuanian painter, photographer, collector, philanthropist, and educator.

New!!: Lithuania and Adomas Varnas · See more »

Adversarial system

The adversarial system or adversary system is a legal system used in the common law countries where two advocates represent their parties' case or position before an impartial person or group of people, usually a jury or judge, who attempt to determine the truth and pass judgment accordingly.

New!!: Lithuania and Adversarial system · See more »

Aerobatics

Aerobatics (a portmanteau of aerial-acrobatics) is the practice of flying maneuvers involving aircraft attitudes that are not used in normal flight.

New!!: Lithuania and Aerobatics · See more »

Aesti

The Aesti (also Aestii, Astui or Aests) were an ancient people first described by the Roman historian Tacitus in his treatise Germania (circa 98 AD).

New!!: Lithuania and Aesti · See more »

Afghanistan

Afghanistan (Pashto/Dari:, Pashto: Afġānistān, Dari: Afġānestān), officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country located within South Asia and Central Asia.

New!!: Lithuania and Afghanistan · See more »

Age of Enlightenment

The Enlightenment (also known as the Age of Enlightenment or the Age of Reason; in lit in Aufklärung, "Enlightenment", in L’Illuminismo, “Enlightenment” and in Spanish: La Ilustración, "Enlightenment") was an intellectual and philosophical movement that dominated the world of ideas in Europe during the 18th century, "The Century of Philosophy".

New!!: Lithuania and Age of Enlightenment · See more »

Aleksandras Stulginskis

Aleksandras Stulginskis (February 26, 1885 – September 22, 1969) was the second President of Lithuania (1920–1926).

New!!: Lithuania and Aleksandras Stulginskis · See more »

Aleksandras Stulginskis University

Aleksandras Stulginskis University is a university in Lithuania, in Akademija, west of Kaunas.

New!!: Lithuania and Aleksandras Stulginskis University · See more »

Alexander II of Russia

Alexander II (p; 29 April 1818 – 13 March 1881) was the Emperor of Russia from the 2nd March 1855 until his assassination on 13 March 1881.

New!!: Lithuania and Alexander II of Russia · See more »

Algirdas

Algirdas (Альгерд, Ольгерд, Olgierd; – May 1377) was a ruler of medieval Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Algirdas · See more »

Algirdas Brazauskas

Algirdas Mykolas Brazauskas (1932 – 2010) was the first President of a newly independent post-Soviet Lithuania from 1993 to 1998 and Prime Minister from 2001 to 2006.

New!!: Lithuania and Algirdas Brazauskas · See more »

Algirdas Julien Greimas

Algirdas Julien Greimas (born Algirdas Julius Greimas; 9 March 1917 – 27 February 1992), was a French-Lithuanian literary scientist, known among other things for the Greimas Square (le carré sémiotique).

New!!: Lithuania and Algirdas Julien Greimas · See more »

Algirdas Kaušpėdas

Algirdas Kaušpėdas (born August 12, 1953, in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian rock musician, the leader of Lithuanian rock group Antis, an architect and one of the Sąjūdis initiators.

New!!: Lithuania and Algirdas Kaušpėdas · See more »

Altar

An altar is any structure upon which offerings such as sacrifices are made for religious purposes, and by extension the 'Holy table' of post-reformation Anglican churches.

New!!: Lithuania and Altar · See more »

Alytus

Alytus is a city with municipal rights in southern Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Alytus · See more »

Alytus County

Alytus County (Alytaus apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Alytus County · See more »

Amber

Amber is fossilized tree resin, which has been appreciated for its color and natural beauty since Neolithic times.

New!!: Lithuania and Amber · See more »

Amber Road

The Amber Road was an ancient trade route for the transfer of amber from coastal areas of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Amber Road · See more »

Andrius Mamontovas

Andrius Mamontovas (born August 23, 1967) is a Lithuanian rock musician of Russian descent.

New!!: Lithuania and Andrius Mamontovas · See more »

Animal language

Animal languages are forms of non-human animal communication that show similarities to human language.

New!!: Lithuania and Animal language · See more »

Annals of Quedlinburg

The Annals of Quedlinburg (Saxonicae Annales Quedlinburgenses, Quedlinburger Annalen) were written between 1008 and 1030 in the convent of Quedlinburg Abbey.

New!!: Lithuania and Annals of Quedlinburg · See more »

Anno Domini

The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.

New!!: Lithuania and Anno Domini · See more »

Antanas Škėma

Antanas Škėma (November 29, 1910 – August 11, 1961) was a Lithuanian writer, stage actor and director.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Škėma · See more »

Antanas Žmuidzinavičius

Antanas Žmuidzinavičius (October 31, 1876 – August 9, 1966) was a Lithuanian painter and art collector.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Žmuidzinavičius · See more »

Antanas Baranauskas

Antanas Baranauskas (Antonius Baranovski, Antoni Baranowski; January 17, 1835 in Anykščiai – November 26, 1902) was a Lithuanian poet, mathematician and Catholic bishop of Sejny.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Baranauskas · See more »

Antanas Gustaitis

Antanas Gustaitis (March 26, 1898 – October 16, 1941) was an officer in the Lithuanian Armed Forces who modernized the Lithuanian Air Force, which at that time was part of the Lithuanian Army.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Gustaitis · See more »

Antanas Juknevičius

Antanas Juknevicius (born 13 June 1974) is a Lithuanian professional rally driver.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Juknevičius · See more »

Antanas Merkys

Antanas Merkys (1 February 1887 – 5 March 1955) was the last Prime Minister of independent Lithuania, serving from November 1939 to June 1940.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Merkys · See more »

Antanas Smetona

Antanas Smetona (10 August 1874 – 9 January 1944) was one of the most important Lithuanian political figures between World War I and World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Smetona · See more »

Antanas Vienuolis

Antanas Vienuolis (born Antanas Žukauskas; April 7, 1882 — August 17, 1957) was a Lithuanian writer, dramatist and one of the most famous realistic prosaists.

New!!: Lithuania and Antanas Vienuolis · See more »

Antis

Antis is a Lithuanian postmodernist rock band.

New!!: Lithuania and Antis · See more »

Arūnas Matelis

Arūnas Matelis (9 April 1961, Kaunas) is an acclaimed Lithuanian documentary film director.

New!!: Lithuania and Arūnas Matelis · See more »

Art Deco

Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.

New!!: Lithuania and Art Deco · See more »

Artillery

Artillery is a class of large military weapons built to fire munitions far beyond the range and power of infantry's small arms.

New!!: Lithuania and Artillery · See more »

Artillery battery

In military organizations, an artillery battery is a unit of artillery, mortars, rocket artillery, multiple rocket launchers, surface to surface missiles, ballistic missiles, cruise missiles etc, so grouped to facilitate better battlefield communication and command and control, as well as to provide dispersion for its constituent gunnery crews and their systems.

New!!: Lithuania and Artillery battery · See more »

Arvydas Sabonis

Arvydas Romas Sabonis (born December 19, 1964) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball player and businessman.

New!!: Lithuania and Arvydas Sabonis · See more »

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is a Christian holy day of prayer, fasting and repentance.

New!!: Lithuania and Ash Wednesday · See more »

Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

New!!: Lithuania and Asteroid · See more »

Astronaut

An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person trained by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft.

New!!: Lithuania and Astronaut · See more »

Astronomy

Astronomy (from ἀστρονομία) is a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena.

New!!: Lithuania and Astronomy · See more »

Aušrinė

Aušrinė (not to be confused with Aušra – dawn) is a feminine deity of the Morning Star (Venus) in the Lithuanian mythology.

New!!: Lithuania and Aušrinė · See more »

Audrius Stonys

Audrius Stonys (born on April 28, 1966 in Vilnius) is a Lithuanian documentary filmmaker.

New!!: Lithuania and Audrius Stonys · See more »

August Schleicher

August Schleicher (19 February 1821 – 6 December 1868) was a German linguist.

New!!: Lithuania and August Schleicher · See more »

Augustinas Povilaitis

Augustinas Povilaitis (24 February 1900 in Pašventys, Jurbarkas district – 12 July 1941 in Moscow) was a captain of the Lithuanian Army and Director of the State Security Department of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Augustinas Povilaitis · See more »

Augustinas Voldemaras

Augustinas Voldemaras (16 April 1883 – 16 May 1942) was a Lithuanian nationalist political figure.

New!!: Lithuania and Augustinas Voldemaras · See more »

Aukštaitian dialect

Aukštaitian (Aukštaičių tarmė) is one of the dialects of the Lithuanian language, spoken in ethnographic regions of Aukštaitija, Dzūkija and Suvalkija.

New!!: Lithuania and Aukštaitian dialect · See more »

Aukštaitija National Park

Aukštaitija National Park is a national park in north-eastern Lithuania, about 100 km north of Vilnius.

New!!: Lithuania and Aukštaitija National Park · See more »

Aukštojas Hill

Aukštojas Hill is the highest point in all of Lithuania; it is located in the Medininkai Highlands, Migūnai forestry, approximately southeast of the capital city of Vilnius.

New!!: Lithuania and Aukštojas Hill · See more »

Autumn

Autumn, also known as fall in American and Canadian English, is one of the four temperate seasons.

New!!: Lithuania and Autumn · See more »

Čepkeliai Marsh

Čepkeliai marsh (Čepkelių raistas) is the largest swamp in Lithuania, in the territory of Dzūkija National Park.

New!!: Lithuania and Čepkeliai Marsh · See more »

Šakotis

Lithuanian šakotis or raguolis, Polish sękacz ("tree cake"; literally "branchy") is a Polish-Lithuanian traditional spit cake.

New!!: Lithuania and Šakotis · See more »

Šalčininkai District Municipality

Šalčininkai District Municipality (Šalčininkų rajonas) is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Šalčininkai District Municipality · See more »

Šarūnas Bartas

Šarūnas Bartas (born 16 August 1964) is a Lithuanian film director.

New!!: Lithuania and Šarūnas Bartas · See more »

Šarūnas Marčiulionis

Raimondas Šarūnas Marčiulionis (born June 13, 1964) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball player.

New!!: Lithuania and Šarūnas Marčiulionis · See more »

Šarūnas Sauka

Šarūnas Sauka (born 1958 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a postmodern painter.

New!!: Lithuania and Šarūnas Sauka · See more »

Šiauliai

Šiauliai is the fourth largest city in Lithuania, with a population of 107,086.

New!!: Lithuania and Šiauliai · See more »

Šiauliai County

Šiauliai County (Šiaulių apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Šiauliai County · See more »

Šiauliai International Airport

Šiauliai International Airport (also known as Zokniai Airport, Zoknių oro uostas) is located southeast of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Šiauliai International Airport · See more »

Šiauliai University

Šiauliai University, established in 1997, is located in Šiauliai, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Šiauliai University · See more »

Širvintos

Širvintos (Szyrwinty) is a city in Vilnius County in the eastern part of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Širvintos · See more »

Šventaragis' Valley

Šventaragis' Valley is a valley at the confluence of Neris and Vilnia Rivers in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Šventaragis' Valley · See more »

Šventoji, Lithuania

Šventoji (Sventāja) is a small resort town on the coast of the Baltic Sea in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Šventoji, Lithuania · See more »

Šviesa

Šviesa or Szviesa (literally: The Light) was a short-lived Lithuanian-language newspaper printed during the Lithuanian press ban in Tilsit (now Sovetsk) in German East Prussia and smuggled to Lithuania by the knygnešiai.

New!!: Lithuania and Šviesa · See more »

Żeligowski's Mutiny

Żeligowski's Mutiny (bunt Żeligowskiego also żeligiada, Želigovskio maištas) was a Polish military operation led by General Lucjan Żeligowski in October 1920, which resulted in the creation of the Republic of Central Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Żeligowski's Mutiny · See more »

Žaltys

A žaltys (literally: grass snake) is a household spirit in the Lithuanian mythology.

New!!: Lithuania and Žaltys · See more »

Žemaičių Alkas

Žemaičių Alkas (Samogitian sanctuary) is a pagan sanctuary in Lithuania, a reconstruction of a medieval pagan observatory.

New!!: Lithuania and Žemaičių Alkas · See more »

Žemyna

Žemyna (derived from žemė – earth) is the goddess of the earth in Lithuanian religion.

New!!: Lithuania and Žemyna · See more »

Baltic Air Policing

The Baltic air-policing mission is a NATO air defence Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) in order to guard the airspace over the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic Air Policing · See more »

Baltic Assembly

The Baltic Assembly (BA) is a regional organisation that promotes intergovernmental cooperation between Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic Assembly · See more »

Baltic languages

The Baltic languages belong to the Balto-Slavic branch of the Indo-European language family.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic languages · See more »

Baltic mythology

Baltic mythology is the body of mythology of the Baltic people stemming from Baltic paganism and continuing after Christianization and into Baltic folklore.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic mythology · See more »

Baltic region

The terms Baltic region, Baltic Rim countries (or simply Baltic Rim), and the Baltic Sea countries refer to slightly different combinations of countries in the general area surrounding the Baltic Sea in Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic region · See more »

Baltic Sea

The Baltic Sea is a sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Russia, Poland, Germany and the North and Central European Plain.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic Sea · See more »

Baltic states

The Baltic states, also known as the Baltic countries, Baltic republics, Baltic nations or simply the Baltics (Balti riigid, Baltimaad, Baltijas valstis, Baltijos valstybės), is a geopolitical term used for grouping the three sovereign countries in Northern Europe on the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea: Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic states · See more »

Baltic Tiger

Baltic Tiger is a term used to refer to any of the three Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania during their periods of economic boom, which started after the year 2000 and continued until 2006–2007.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic Tiger · See more »

Baltic Way

The Baltic Way or Baltic Chain (also Chain of Freedom; Balti kett, Baltijas ceļš, Baltijos kelias, Балтийский путь) was a peaceful political demonstration that occurred on 23 August 1989.

New!!: Lithuania and Baltic Way · See more »

Balts

The Balts or Baltic people (baltai, balti) are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the Baltic languages, a branch of the Indo-European language family, which was originally spoken by tribes living in the area east of Jutland peninsula in the west and in the Moscow, Oka and Volga rivers basins in the east.

New!!: Lithuania and Balts · See more »

Balys Sruoga

Balys Sruoga (February 2, 1896, in Baibokai, Kovno Governorate – October 16, 1947, Vilnius) was a Lithuanian poet, playwright, critic, and literary theorist.

New!!: Lithuania and Balys Sruoga · See more »

Bangpūtys

Bangpūtys is the name of a masculine deity in Lithuanian mythology.

New!!: Lithuania and Bangpūtys · See more »

Barley

Barley (Hordeum vulgare), a member of the grass family, is a major cereal grain grown in temperate climates globally.

New!!: Lithuania and Barley · See more »

Baroque architecture

Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatrical fashion, often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church.

New!!: Lithuania and Baroque architecture · See more »

Basketball at the Summer Olympics

Basketball at the Summer Olympics has been a sport for men consistently since 1936.

New!!: Lithuania and Basketball at the Summer Olympics · See more »

Battle of Blue Waters

The Battle of Blue Waters (Mūšis prie Mėlynųjų Vandenų, Бітва на Сініх Водах, Битва на Синіх Водах) was a battle fought at some time in autumn 1362 or 1363 on the shores of the Synjucha River, left tributary of the Southern Bug, between the armies of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Golden Horde.

New!!: Lithuania and Battle of Blue Waters · See more »

Battle of Grunwald

The Battle of Grunwald, First Battle of Tannenberg or Battle of Žalgiris, was fought on 15 July 1410 during the Polish–Lithuanian–Teutonic War.

New!!: Lithuania and Battle of Grunwald · See more »

Battle of Orsha

The Battle of Orsha was fought on 8 September 1514, between the allied forces of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland, under the command of Hetman Konstanty Ostrogski; and the army of the Grand Duchy of Moscow under Konyushy Ivan Chelyadnin and Kniaz Mikhail Golitsin.

New!!: Lithuania and Battle of Orsha · See more »

Battle of Saule

The Battle of Saule (Saulės mūšis or Šiaulių mūšis; Schlacht von Schaulen; Saules kauja) was fought on 22 September 1236, between the Livonian Brothers of the Sword and pagan Samogitians.

New!!: Lithuania and Battle of Saule · See more »

Battle of the Vorskla River

The Battle of the Vorskla River was a great battle in the medieval history of Eastern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Battle of the Vorskla River · See more »

Battle of Vienna

The Battle of Vienna (Schlacht am Kahlen Berge or Kahlenberg; bitwa pod Wiedniem or odsiecz wiedeńska (The Relief of Vienna); Modern Turkish: İkinci Viyana Kuşatması, Ottoman Turkish: Beç Ḳalʿası Muḥāṣarası) took place at Kahlenberg Mountain near Vienna on 1683 after the imperial city had been besieged by the Ottoman Empire for two months.

New!!: Lithuania and Battle of Vienna · See more »

Būtingė oil terminal

Būtingė oil terminal (Būtingės naftos terminalas) is an oil terminal near the village of Būtingė in northern Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Būtingė oil terminal · See more »

BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

New!!: Lithuania and BBC News · See more »

BC Žalgiris

Basketball Club Žalgiris (Krepšinio klubas Žalgiris) is a professional basketball team that is based in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and BC Žalgiris · See more »

Beer in Lithuania

Major beer scene of the Lithuania in the northern part of the country, centred around the towns of Pasvalys, Pakruojis, Kupiškis and Biržai.

New!!: Lithuania and Beer in Lithuania · See more »

Beetroot

The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant, usually known in North America as the beet, also table beet, garden beet, red beet, or golden beet.

New!!: Lithuania and Beetroot · See more »

Belarus

Belarus (Беларусь, Biełaruś,; Беларусь, Belarus'), officially the Republic of Belarus (Рэспубліка Беларусь; Республика Беларусь), formerly known by its Russian name Byelorussia or Belorussia (Белоруссия, Byelorussiya), is a landlocked country in Eastern Europe bordered by Russia to the northeast, Ukraine to the south, Poland to the west, and Lithuania and Latvia to the northwest.

New!!: Lithuania and Belarus · See more »

Belarus–Lithuania border

The Belarus–Lithuania border is an international border almost 679 km in length between Republic of Belarus (CIS member) and Republic of Lithuania (EU member) and also serves as an outer border of the European Union and the eastern border of the Commonwealth of Independent States.

New!!: Lithuania and Belarus–Lithuania border · See more »

Belarusian language

Belarusian (беларуская мова) is an official language of Belarus, along with Russian, and is spoken abroad, mainly in Ukraine and Russia.

New!!: Lithuania and Belarusian language · See more »

Belarusians

Belarusians (беларусы, biełarusy, or Byelorussians (from the Byelorussian SSR), are an East Slavic ethnic group who are native to modern-day Belarus and the immediate region. There are over 9.5 million people who proclaim Belarusian ethnicity worldwide, with the overwhelming majority residing either in Belarus or the adjacent countries where they are an autochthonous minority.

New!!: Lithuania and Belarusians · See more »

Benediktas Vanagas

Benediktas Vanagas (born 16 March 1977) is a Lithuanian rally driver.

New!!: Lithuania and Benediktas Vanagas · See more »

Bernardas Brazdžionis

Bernardas Brazdžionis (1907 January 11 in Stebeikėliai - 2002 July 11 in Los Angeles) was a Lithuanian poet.

New!!: Lithuania and Bernardas Brazdžionis · See more »

Bey

“Bey” (بك “Beik”, bej, beg, بيه “Beyeh”, بیگ “Beyg” or بگ “Beg”) is a Turkish title for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders or rulers of various sized areas in the Ottoman Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Bey · See more »

Biotechnology

Biotechnology is the broad area of science involving living systems and organisms to develop or make products, or "any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms, or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use" (UN Convention on Biological Diversity, Art. 2).

New!!: Lithuania and Biotechnology · See more »

Birštonas

Birštonas (בירשטאן Birshton) is a balneological resort and a spa town in Lithuania situated south of Kaunas on the right bank of the Nemunas River.

New!!: Lithuania and Birštonas · See more »

Biržai Castle

Biržai Castle is a castle in Biržai, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Biržai Castle · See more »

Birutė Galdikas

Birutė Marija Filomena Galdikas, OC (born 10 May 1946), is a Lithuanian-Canadian anthropologist, primatologist, conservationist, ethologist, and author.

New!!: Lithuania and Birutė Galdikas · See more »

Black Sea

The Black Sea is a body of water and marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean between Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Western Asia.

New!!: Lithuania and Black Sea · See more »

Blini

A blini (sometimes spelled bliny) (Russian: блины pl., diminutive: блинчики, blinchiki) or, sometimes, blin (more accurate as a single form of the noun), is a Russian pancake traditionally made from wheat or (more rarely) buckwheat flour and served with sour cream, quark, butter, caviar and other garnishes.

New!!: Lithuania and Blini · See more »

Blockade

A blockade is an effort to cut off supplies, war material or communications from a particular area by force, either in part or totally.

New!!: Lithuania and Blockade · See more »

Bolsheviks

The Bolsheviks, originally also Bolshevists or Bolsheviki (p; derived from bol'shinstvo (большинство), "majority", literally meaning "one of the majority"), were a faction of the Marxist Russian Social Democratic Labour Party (RSDLP) which split apart from the Menshevik faction at the Second Party Congress in 1903.

New!!: Lithuania and Bolsheviks · See more »

Bonfire

A bonfire is a large but controlled outdoor fire, used either for informal disposal of burnable waste material or as part of a celebration.

New!!: Lithuania and Bonfire · See more »

Boris Godunov

Boris Fyodorovich Godunov (Бори́с Фёдорович Годуно́в,; c. 1551) ruled the Tsardom of Russia as de facto regent from c. 1585 to 1598 and then as the first non-Rurikid tsar from 1598 to 1605.

New!!: Lithuania and Boris Godunov · See more »

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina (or; abbreviated B&H; Bosnian and Serbian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH) / Боснa и Херцеговина (БиХ), Croatian: Bosna i Hercegovina (BiH)), sometimes called Bosnia-Herzegovina, and often known informally as Bosnia, is a country in Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula.

New!!: Lithuania and Bosnia and Herzegovina · See more »

Botanical Garden of Vilnius University

Botanical Garden of Vilnius University (Vilniaus universiteto botanikos sodas) is a botanical garden situated in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Botanical Garden of Vilnius University · See more »

Boxer (armoured fighting vehicle)

The Boxer is a German-Dutch multirole armoured fighting vehicle designed to accomplish a number of operations through the use of installable mission modules.

New!!: Lithuania and Boxer (armoured fighting vehicle) · See more »

Boxing

Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined set of time in a boxing ring.

New!!: Lithuania and Boxing · See more »

Bronius Kutavičius

Bronius Kutavičius (born 1932 in Molainiai, Panevėžys district municipality, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian composer.

New!!: Lithuania and Bronius Kutavičius · See more »

Brothers Grimm

The Brothers Grimm (die Brüder Grimm or die Gebrüder Grimm), Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, were German academics, philologists, cultural researchers, lexicographers and authors who together collected and published folklore during the 19th century.

New!!: Lithuania and Brothers Grimm · See more »

Bruno of Querfurt

Saint Bruno of Querfurt (974 – 14 February 1009 AD), also known as Brun and Boniface, was a missionary bishop and martyr, who was beheaded near the border of Kievan Rus and Lithuania while trying to spread Christianity in Eastern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Bruno of Querfurt · See more »

Bryansk

Bryansk (p) is a city and the administrative center of Bryansk Oblast, Russia, located southwest of Moscow.

New!!: Lithuania and Bryansk · See more »

Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic (BSSR, or Byelorussian SSR; Bielaruskaja Savieckaja Sacyjalistyčnaja Respublika; Belorusskaya SSR.), also commonly referred to in English as Byelorussia, was a federal unit of the Soviet Union (USSR).

New!!: Lithuania and Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic · See more »

Bystraya Sosna River

Bystraya Sosna (Бы́страя Сосна́) is a river in Oryol and Lipetsk oblasts in Russia.

New!!: Lithuania and Bystraya Sosna River · See more »

Calvinism

Calvinism (also called the Reformed tradition, Reformed Christianity, Reformed Protestantism, or the Reformed faith) is a major branch of Protestantism that follows the theological tradition and forms of Christian practice of John Calvin and other Reformation-era theologians.

New!!: Lithuania and Calvinism · See more »

Capital punishment

Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime.

New!!: Lithuania and Capital punishment · See more »

Cas9

Cas9 (CRISPR associated protein 9) is an RNA-guided DNA endonuclease enzyme associated with the CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) adaptive immunity system in Streptococcus pyogenes, among other bacteria.

New!!: Lithuania and Cas9 · See more »

Casimir Siemienowicz

Kazimierz Siemienowicz (Casimirus Siemienowicz, Kazimieras Simonavičius, Kazimierz Siemienowicz, born 1600 – 1651), was a Polish–Lithuanian general of artillery, gunsmith, military engineer, and pioneer of rocketry.

New!!: Lithuania and Casimir Siemienowicz · See more »

Casimir's Code

The Casimir's Code (Kazimiero teisynas, Statut Kazimierza) was a legal code adopted in 1468 by Grand Duke of Lithuania and King of Poland Casimir IV Jagiellon with an approval of the Lithuanian Council of Lords.

New!!: Lithuania and Casimir's Code · See more »

Cathedral of the Theotokos, Vilnius

The Cathedral of the Theotokos in Vilnius is the main Orthodox Christian church of the Republic of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Cathedral of the Theotokos, Vilnius · See more »

Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.

New!!: Lithuania and Catholic Church · See more »

Catholic Church in Lithuania

The Catholic Church in Lithuania is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the Pope in Rome.

New!!: Lithuania and Catholic Church in Lithuania · See more »

Ceasefire

A ceasefire (or truce), also called cease fire, is a temporary stoppage of a war in which each side agrees with the other to suspend aggressive actions.

New!!: Lithuania and Ceasefire · See more »

Celtic languages

The Celtic languages are a group of related languages descended from Proto-Celtic, or "Common Celtic"; a branch of the greater Indo-European language family.

New!!: Lithuania and Celtic languages · See more »

Censorship in the Soviet Union

Censorship in the Soviet Union was pervasive and strictly enforced.

New!!: Lithuania and Censorship in the Soviet Union · See more »

Center of mass

In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass in space is the unique point where the weighted relative position of the distributed mass sums to zero, or the point where if a force is applied it moves in the direction of the force without rotating.

New!!: Lithuania and Center of mass · See more »

Cepelinai

Cepelinai ('zeppelins'; singular: cepelinas) or didžkukuliai is a traditional Lithuanian dish of stuffed potato dumplings.

New!!: Lithuania and Cepelinai · See more »

CERN

The European Organization for Nuclear Research (Organisation européenne pour la recherche nucléaire), known as CERN (derived from the name Conseil européen pour la recherche nucléaire), is a European research organization that operates the largest particle physics laboratory in the world.

New!!: Lithuania and CERN · See more »

Chaghcharan

Chaghcharān (Dari-Persian), also called Firuzkuh, Dari-Persian) is a town and district in central Afghanistan, which serves as the capital of Ghor Province. It is located on the southern side of the Hari River, at an altitude of 2,230 m above sea level. In 2014, the Government of Afghanistan formally changed the name of this town to Firuzkoh. Chaghcharan is linked by a 380-kilometre-long highway with Herat to the west and is about the same distance from Kabul to the east and is also served by Chaghcharan Airport. It has a population of about 15,000 who are mostly Dari speakers. However the recent data showed a population of 31,266 (in 2015). it has 1 district and a total land area of 2,614 Hectares. The total number of dwellings in this city are 3,474.

New!!: Lithuania and Chaghcharan · See more »

Charity (practice)

The practice of charity means the voluntary giving of help to those in need, as a humanitarian act.

New!!: Lithuania and Charity (practice) · See more »

Chebureki

Chebureki, sometimes spelled chiburekki (çiberek, çiğ börek, chiburekki, șuberec, чебурек, cheburek, ət qutabı, чебуреки; also known as çır-çır), is a deep-fried turnover with a filling of ground or minced meat and onions.

New!!: Lithuania and Chebureki · See more »

Chess

Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.

New!!: Lithuania and Chess · See more »

Chief of Civil Administration

Chief of Civil Administration ('Chef der Zivilverwaltung, CdZ') was an office introduced in Nazi Germany, operational during World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Chief of Civil Administration · See more »

Chief of defence

The chief of defence (or head of defence) is the highest ranked commissioned officer of a nation's armed forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Chief of defence · See more »

Choir

A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.

New!!: Lithuania and Choir · See more »

Choral Synagogue, Vilnius

The Choral Synagogue of Vilnius (Vilniaus choralinė sinagoga) is the only synagogue in Vilnius that is still in use.

New!!: Lithuania and Choral Synagogue, Vilnius · See more »

Christian

A Christian is a person who follows or adheres to Christianity, an Abrahamic, monotheistic religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

New!!: Lithuania and Christian · See more »

Christianity

ChristianityFrom Ancient Greek Χριστός Khristós (Latinized as Christus), translating Hebrew מָשִׁיחַ, Māšîăḥ, meaning "the anointed one", with the Latin suffixes -ian and -itas.

New!!: Lithuania and Christianity · See more »

Christianization of Lithuania

The Christianization of Lithuania (Lietuvos krikštas) occurred in 1387, initiated by King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania Władysław II Jagiełło and his cousin Vytautas the Great.

New!!: Lithuania and Christianization of Lithuania · See more »

Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.

New!!: Lithuania and Christmas Eve · See more »

Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Vilnius

St.

New!!: Lithuania and Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Vilnius · See more »

Civil Code of Lithuania

Lithuanian Civil Code from 18 July 2000 (Lietuvos Respublikos civilinis kodeksas, LR CK) is Civil Code of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Civil Code of Lithuania · See more »

Civil law (legal system)

Civil law, civilian law, or Roman law is a legal system originating in Europe, intellectualized within the framework of Roman law, the main feature of which is that its core principles are codified into a referable system which serves as the primary source of law.

New!!: Lithuania and Civil law (legal system) · See more »

Classicism

Classicism, in the arts, refers generally to a high regard for a classical period, classical antiquity in the Western tradition, as setting standards for taste which the classicists seek to emulate.

New!!: Lithuania and Classicism · See more »

Climate Change Performance Index

The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an annual publication by Germanwatch and Climate Action Network Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Climate Change Performance Index · See more »

Codification (law)

In law, codification is the process of collecting and restating the law of a jurisdiction in certain areas, usually by subject, forming a legal code, i.e. a codex (book) of law.

New!!: Lithuania and Codification (law) · See more »

Colorado potato beetle

The Colorado potato beetle (Leptinotarsa decemlineata), also known as the Colorado beetle, the ten-striped spearman, the ten-lined potato beetle or the potato bug, is a major pest of potato crops.

New!!: Lithuania and Colorado potato beetle · See more »

Commander-in-chief

A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Commander-in-chief · See more »

Common Era

Common Era or Current Era (CE) is one of the notation systems for the world's most widely used calendar era – an alternative to the Dionysian AD and BC system.

New!!: Lithuania and Common Era · See more »

Communications security

Communications security is the discipline of preventing unauthorized interceptors from accessing telecommunications in an intelligible form, while still delivering content to the intended recipients.

New!!: Lithuania and Communications security · See more »

Communist Party of Lithuania

The Communist Party of Lithuania (Lietuvos komunistų partija, Коммунистическая партия Литвы) was a communist party in Lithuania, established in early October 1918.

New!!: Lithuania and Communist Party of Lithuania · See more »

Comparative linguistics

Comparative linguistics (originally comparative philology) is a branch of historical linguistics that is concerned with comparing languages to establish their historical relatedness.

New!!: Lithuania and Comparative linguistics · See more »

Congress of Lutsk

The Congress of Lutsk was a diplomatic gathering held in Lubart's Castle in Lutsk, Grand Duchy of Lithuania over a 13-week period beginning on January 6, 1429.

New!!: Lithuania and Congress of Lutsk · See more »

Conscription

Conscription, sometimes called the draft, is the compulsory enlistment of people in a national service, most often a military service.

New!!: Lithuania and Conscription · See more »

Conservative (language)

In linguistics, a conservative form, variety, or modality is one that has changed relatively little over its history, or which is relatively resistant to change.

New!!: Lithuania and Conservative (language) · See more »

Constituent assembly

A constituent assembly or constitutional assembly is a body or assembly of popularly elected representatives composed for the purpose of drafting or adopting a document called the constitution.

New!!: Lithuania and Constituent assembly · See more »

Constituent Assembly of Lithuania

The Constituent Assembly of Lithuania (Steigiamasis Seimas) was democratically elected in 1920 to draft and adopt the 1922 constitution of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Constituent Assembly of Lithuania · See more »

Constitution

A constitution is a set of fundamental principles or established precedents according to which a state or other organization is governed.

New!!: Lithuania and Constitution · See more »

Constitution of 3 May 1791

The Constitution of 3 May 1791 (Konstytucja 3 Maja, Gegužės trečiosios konstitucija) was adopted by the Great Sejm (parliament) of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, a dual monarchy comprising the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Constitution of 3 May 1791 · See more »

Constitution of Lithuania

The Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos Konstitucija) defines the legal foundation for all laws passed in the Republic of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Constitution of Lithuania · See more »

Constitutional Court of Lithuania

The Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania (in Lietuvos Respublikos Konstitucinis Teismas) is a special court established by the Constitution of the Republic of Lithuania of 1992; it began the activities after the adoption of the Law on Constitutional Court of the Republic of Lithuania on February 3, 1993.

New!!: Lithuania and Constitutional Court of Lithuania · See more »

Constitutional law

Constitutional law is a body of law which defines the role, powers, and structure of different entities within a state, namely, the executive, the parliament or legislature, and the judiciary; as well as the basic rights of citizens and, in federal countries such as the United States and Canada, the relationship between the central government and state, provincial, or territorial governments.

New!!: Lithuania and Constitutional law · See more »

Constitutional monarchy

A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the sovereign exercises authority in accordance with a written or unwritten constitution.

New!!: Lithuania and Constitutional monarchy · See more »

Container deposit legislation

Container-deposit legislation (also known as a deposit-refund system, bottle bill, or deposit-return system) is any law that requires the collection of a monetary deposit on beverage containers (refillable or non-refillable) at the point of sale.

New!!: Lithuania and Container deposit legislation · See more »

Continent

A continent is one of several very large landmasses of the world.

New!!: Lithuania and Continent · See more »

Continental climate

Continental climates are defined in the Köppen climate classification as having the coldest month with the temperature never rising above 0.0° C (32°F) all month long.

New!!: Lithuania and Continental climate · See more »

Contraband

The word contraband, reported in English since 1529, from Medieval French contrebande "a smuggling," denotes any item that, relating to its nature, is illegal to be possessed or sold.

New!!: Lithuania and Contraband · See more »

Control of chaos

In lab experiments that study chaos theory, approaches designed to control chaos are based on certain observed system behaviors.

New!!: Lithuania and Control of chaos · See more »

Copenhagen

Copenhagen (København; Hafnia) is the capital and most populous city of Denmark.

New!!: Lithuania and Copenhagen · See more »

Corded Ware culture

The Corded Ware culture (Schnurkeramik; céramique cordée; touwbekercultuur) comprises a broad archaeological horizon of Europe between 2900 BCE – circa 2350 BCE, thus from the late Neolithic, through the Copper Age, and ending in the early Bronze Age.

New!!: Lithuania and Corded Ware culture · See more »

Corruption Perceptions Index

Transparency International (TI) has published the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) since 1995, annually ranking countries "by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys." The CPI generally defines corruption as "the misuse of public power for private benefit".

New!!: Lithuania and Corruption Perceptions Index · See more »

Corsican Constitution

The first Corsican Constitution was drawn up in 1755 for the short-lived Corsican Republic independent from Genoa beginning in 1755 and remained in force until the annexation of Corsica by France in 1769.

New!!: Lithuania and Corsican Constitution · See more »

Cost of living

Cost of living is the cost of maintaining a certain standard of living.

New!!: Lithuania and Cost of living · See more »

Council of Europe

The Council of Europe (CoE; Conseil de l'Europe) is an international organisation whose stated aim is to uphold human rights, democracy and the rule of law in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Council of Europe · See more »

Council of Lithuania

The Council of Lithuania (Lietuvos Taryba, Litauischer Staatsrat), after July 11, 1918 the State Council of Lithuania (Lietuvos Valstybės Taryba) was convened at the Vilnius Conference that took place between 18 and 23 September 1917.

New!!: Lithuania and Council of Lithuania · See more »

Council of the Baltic Sea States

The Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) is a regional intergovernmental organisation working on three priority areas: Regional Identity, Safe & Secure Region and Sustainable & Prosperous Region.

New!!: Lithuania and Council of the Baltic Sea States · See more »

Counties of Lithuania

The territory of Lithuania is divided into 10 counties (Lithuanian: singular apskritis, plural apskritys), all named after their capitals.

New!!: Lithuania and Counties of Lithuania · See more »

Coup d'état

A coup d'état, also known simply as a coup, a putsch, golpe de estado, or an overthrow, is a type of revolution, where the illegal and overt seizure of a state by the military or other elites within the state apparatus occurs.

New!!: Lithuania and Coup d'état · See more »

Courland

Courland, or Kurzeme (in Latvian; Kurāmō; German and Kurland; Curonia/Couronia; Курляндия; Kuršas; Kurlandia), is one of the historical and cultural regions in western Latvia.

New!!: Lithuania and Courland · See more »

Crimean Karaites

The Crimean Karaites or Krymkaraylar (Crimean Karaim: Кърымкъарайлар sg. къарай – qaray; Trakai Karaim: sg. karaj, pl. karajlar; קראי מזרח אירופה; Karaylar), also known as Karaims and Qarays, are an ethnic group derived from Turkic-speaking adherents of Karaite Judaism in Central and Eastern Europe, especially in the territory of the former Russian Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Crimean Karaites · See more »

Criminal code

A criminal code (or penal code) is a document which compiles all, or a significant amount of, a particular jurisdiction's criminal law.

New!!: Lithuania and Criminal code · See more »

Criminal law

Criminal law is the body of law that relates to crime.

New!!: Lithuania and Criminal law · See more »

Criminal procedure

Criminal procedure is the adjudication process of the criminal law.

New!!: Lithuania and Criminal procedure · See more »

CRISPR

CRISPR is a family of DNA sequences in bacteria and archaea.

New!!: Lithuania and CRISPR · See more »

Curd

Curds are a dairy product obtained by coagulating milk in a process called curdling.

New!!: Lithuania and Curd · See more »

Curonian Lagoon

The Curonian Lagoon (or Bay, Gulf; Куршский залив, Kuršių marios, Zalew Kuroński, Kurisches Haff, Kuršu joma) is separated from the Baltic Sea by the Curonian Spit.

New!!: Lithuania and Curonian Lagoon · See more »

Curonian Spit

The Curonian Spit (Kuršių nerija; Ку́ршская коса́ (Kurshskaya kosa); Kurische Nehrung,; Kuršu kāpas) is a 98 km long, thin, curved sand-dune spit that separates the Curonian Lagoon from the Baltic Sea coast.

New!!: Lithuania and Curonian Spit · See more »

Curonians

The Curonians or Kurs (Curonian: Kursi; Kuren; kurši; курши; kuršiai; kuralased; Kurowie) were a Baltic tribe living on the shores of the Baltic Sea in what are now the western parts of Latvia and Lithuania from the 5th to the 16th centuries, when they merged with other Baltic tribes.

New!!: Lithuania and Curonians · See more »

Daina (Lithuania)

Daina is the traditional name of vocal folk music in the Baltic languages, and is preserved in Lithuania and Latvia.

New!!: Lithuania and Daina (Lithuania) · See more »

Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally (or simply "The Dakar"; formerly known as the "Paris–Dakar Rally") is an annual rally raid organised by the Amaury Sport Organisation.

New!!: Lithuania and Dakar Rally · See more »

Dalia Grybauskaitė

Dalia Grybauskaitė (born 1 March 1956) is a Lithuanian politician and the President of Lithuania, inaugurated on 12 July 2009 and reelected in May 2014.

New!!: Lithuania and Dalia Grybauskaitė · See more »

Daniel Klein (grammarian)

Daniel Klein (Danielius Kleinas) (1609–1666) was a Lutheran pastor and scholar from Tilsit, Duchy of Prussia, who is best known for writing the first grammar book of the Lithuanian language.

New!!: Lithuania and Daniel Klein (grammarian) · See more »

Danube

The Danube or Donau (known by various names in other languages) is Europe's second longest river, after the Volga.

New!!: Lithuania and Danube · See more »

Daugava

The Daugava (Daugova) or Western Dvina is a river rising in the Valdai Hills, Russia, flowing through Russia, Belarus, and Latvia and into the Gulf of Riga.

New!!: Lithuania and Daugava · See more »

Daugavpils

Daugavpils (Daugpiļs; Даугавпилс; see other names) is a city in southeastern Latvia, located on the banks of the Daugava River, from which the city gets its name.

New!!: Lithuania and Daugavpils · See more »

Deer

Deer (singular and plural) are the ruminant mammals forming the family Cervidae.

New!!: Lithuania and Deer · See more »

Delfi (web portal)

Delfi (occasionally capitalized as DELFI) is a major internet portal in Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania providing daily news, ranging from gardening to politics.

New!!: Lithuania and Delfi (web portal) · See more »

Delta wing

The delta wing is a wing shaped in the form of a triangle.

New!!: Lithuania and Delta wing · See more »

Demarcation line

A political demarcation line is a geopolitical border, often agreed upon as part of an armistice or ceasefire.

New!!: Lithuania and Demarcation line · See more »

Democracy

Democracy (δημοκρατία dēmokraa thetía, literally "rule by people"), in modern usage, has three senses all for a system of government where the citizens exercise power by voting.

New!!: Lithuania and Democracy · See more »

Denmark

Denmark (Danmark), officially the Kingdom of Denmark,Kongeriget Danmark,.

New!!: Lithuania and Denmark · See more »

Department of Statistics (Lithuania)

Department of Statistics, full name is Department of Statistics to the Government of the Republic of Lithuania, is an institution in Lithuania which is managed by the government.

New!!: Lithuania and Department of Statistics (Lithuania) · See more »

Deportation

Deportation is the expulsion of a person or group of people from a place or country.

New!!: Lithuania and Deportation · See more »

Devil

A devil (from Greek: διάβολος diábolos "slanderer, accuser") is the personification and archetype of evil in various cultures.

New!!: Lithuania and Devil · See more »

Devilstone Open Air

Devilstone Open Air (aka "Velnio Akmuo" in Lithuanian) is a summer open air rock and metal music festival.

New!!: Lithuania and Devilstone Open Air · See more »

Dievas

Lithuanian Dievas, Latvian Dievs, Latgalian Dīvs, Prussian Deywis, Yotvingian Deivas was the supreme god in the Baltic mythology and one of the most important deities together with Perkūnas.

New!!: Lithuania and Dievas · See more »

Diplomatic mission

A diplomatic mission or foreign mission is a group of people from one state or an organisation present in another state to represent the sending state/organisation officially in the receiving state.

New!!: Lithuania and Diplomatic mission · See more »

Directorate of the Klaipėda Region

The Directorate of the Klaipėda Region (Landesdirektorium; Klaipėdos krašto direktorija) was the main governing institution (executive branch) in the Klaipėda Region (Memel Territory) from February 1920 to March 1939.

New!!: Lithuania and Directorate of the Klaipėda Region · See more »

Discus throw

The discus throw is a track and field event in which an athlete throws a heavy disc—called a discus—in an attempt to mark a farther distance than their competitors.

New!!: Lithuania and Discus throw · See more »

Dissolution of the Soviet Union

The dissolution of the Soviet Union occurred on December 26, 1991, officially granting self-governing independence to the Republics of the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Dissolution of the Soviet Union · See more »

Dnieper

The Dnieper River, known in Russian as: Dnepr, and in Ukrainian as Dnipro is one of the major rivers of Europe, rising near Smolensk, Russia and flowing through Russia, Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Dnieper · See more »

Domantas Sabonis

Domantas Sabonis (born May 3, 1996) is a Lithuanian American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

New!!: Lithuania and Domantas Sabonis · See more »

Don River (Russia)

The Don (p) is one of the major rivers of Russia and the 5th longest river in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Don River (Russia) · See more »

Donatas Malinauskas

Donatas Malinauskas (1877 in Latvia – November 30, 1942 in Altai Krai, Russia) was a Lithuanian politician and diplomat, and one of twenty signatories to the Act of Independence of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Donatas Malinauskas · See more »

Druskininkai

Druskininkai (Druskieniki, Друскенiкi, דרוזגעניק Druzgenik, Друскеники) is a spa town on the Nemunas River in southern Lithuania, close to the borders of Belarus and Poland.

New!!: Lithuania and Druskininkai · See more »

Duchy of Lithuania

Duchy of Lithuania (Ducatus Lithuaniae; Lietuvos kunigaikštystė) was a state-territorial formation of ethnic Lithuanians, that existed from the 13th century until 1413.

New!!: Lithuania and Duchy of Lithuania · See more »

Dzūkija

Dzūkija or Dainava is one of five ethnographic regions of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Dzūkija · See more »

Early Middle Ages

The Early Middle Ages or Early Medieval Period, typically regarded as lasting from the 5th or 6th century to the 10th century CE, marked the start of the Middle Ages of European history.

New!!: Lithuania and Early Middle Ages · See more »

Ease of doing business index

The ease of doing business index is an index created by Simeon Djankov at the World Bank Group.

New!!: Lithuania and Ease of doing business index · See more »

Easter

Easter,Traditional names for the feast in English are "Easter Day", as in the Book of Common Prayer, "Easter Sunday", used by James Ussher and Samuel Pepys and plain "Easter", as in books printed in,, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his burial after his crucifixion by the Romans at Calvary 30 AD.

New!!: Lithuania and Easter · See more »

Eastern Europe

Eastern Europe is the eastern part of the European continent.

New!!: Lithuania and Eastern Europe · See more »

Eastern European Summer Time

Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) is one of the names of UTC+3 time zone, 3 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

New!!: Lithuania and Eastern European Summer Time · See more »

Eastern European Time

Eastern European Time (EET) is one of the names of UTC+02:00 time zone, 2 hours ahead of Coordinated Universal Time.

New!!: Lithuania and Eastern European Time · See more »

Eastern Orthodox Church

The Eastern Orthodox Church, also known as the Orthodox Church, or officially as the Orthodox Catholic Church, is the second-largest Christian Church, with over 250 million members.

New!!: Lithuania and Eastern Orthodox Church · See more »

EF English Proficiency Index

The EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI) attempts to rank countries by the average level of English language skills amongst those adults who took the EF test.

New!!: Lithuania and EF English Proficiency Index · See more »

Eglė the Queen of Serpents

Eglė the Queen of Serpents, alternatively Eglė the Queen of Grass Snakes (Eglė žalčių karalienė), is a Lithuanian folk tale.

New!!: Lithuania and Eglė the Queen of Serpents · See more »

Eimuntas Nekrošius

Eimuntas Nekrošius (born November 21, 1952 in Pažobris village, Raseiniai district municipality) is one of the most renowned theatre directors in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Eimuntas Nekrošius · See more »

Elder (administrative title)

The term Elder or its equivalent in another language, is used in several different countries and organizations to indicate a position of authority.

New!!: Lithuania and Elder (administrative title) · See more »

Elderships of Lithuania

A seniūnija (in English: eldership, elderate, ward, parish, or subdistrict) is the smallest administrative division of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Elderships of Lithuania · See more »

Elektrėnai Power Plant

The Elektrėnai Power Plant or Lithuania Power Plant (Lietuvos elektrinė) is an 1,800-MW electrical generating station near Elektrėnai, Lithuania, about west of Lithuania's capital, Vilnius.

New!!: Lithuania and Elektrėnai Power Plant · See more »

Elvyra Katalina Kriaučiūnaitė

Elvyra Katalina Kriaučiūnaitė (born 1942) is an Argentine born Lithuanian graphic artist.

New!!: Lithuania and Elvyra Katalina Kriaučiūnaitė · See more »

Enclave and exclave

An enclave is a territory, or a part of a territory, that is entirely surrounded by the territory of one other state.

New!!: Lithuania and Enclave and exclave · See more »

Encyclopædia Britannica

The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

New!!: Lithuania and Encyclopædia Britannica · See more »

Energy (esotericism)

The term energy is used by writers and practitioners of various esoteric forms of spirituality and alternative medicine to refer to a variety of phenomena.

New!!: Lithuania and Energy (esotericism) · See more »

English Pronouncing Dictionary

The English Pronouncing Dictionary (EPD) was created by the British phonetician Daniel Jones and was first published in 1917.

New!!: Lithuania and English Pronouncing Dictionary · See more »

Enlargement of NATO

Enlargement of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is the process of including new member states in NATO.

New!!: Lithuania and Enlargement of NATO · See more »

Equinor

Equinor ASA (formerly Statoil and StatoilHydro) is a Norwegian multinational energy company headquartered in Stavanger, Norway.

New!!: Lithuania and Equinor · See more »

Erasmus Programme

The Erasmus Programme (EuRopean Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) is a European Union (EU) student exchange programme established in 1987.

New!!: Lithuania and Erasmus Programme · See more »

Estonia

Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Estonia · See more »

Estonian Song Festival

The Estonian Song Festival (in Estonian: laulupidu) is one of the largest amateur choral events in the world, a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.

New!!: Lithuania and Estonian Song Festival · See more »

Estonians

Estonians (eestlased) are a Finnic ethnic group native to Estonia who speak the Estonian language.

New!!: Lithuania and Estonians · See more »

Eternal flame

An eternal flame is a flame, lamp or torch that burns continuously for an indefinite period.

New!!: Lithuania and Eternal flame · See more »

Ethnic minorities in Lithuania

The government of Lithuania has made provision for ethnic minorities since 1918.

New!!: Lithuania and Ethnic minorities in Lithuania · See more »

Ethnic religion

In religious studies, an ethnic religion (or indigenous religion) is a religion associated with a particular ethnic group.

New!!: Lithuania and Ethnic religion · See more »

Ethnographic village

An ethnographic village is a real or artificial settlement which portrays complete historical and ethnographic characteristics of life of a certain ethnic group.

New!!: Lithuania and Ethnographic village · See more »

Ethnonym

An ethnonym (from the ἔθνος, éthnos, "nation" and ὄνομα, ónoma, "name") is a name applied to a given ethnic group.

New!!: Lithuania and Ethnonym · See more »

Euro

The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Euro · See more »

Euro health consumer index

Euro Health Consumer Index (EHCI) is a comparison of European health care systems based on waiting times, results, and generosity.

New!!: Lithuania and Euro health consumer index · See more »

Eurobarometer

Eurobarometer is a series of public opinion surveys conducted regularly on behalf of the European Commission since 1973.

New!!: Lithuania and Eurobarometer · See more »

EuroBasket

EuroBasket, also commonly referred to as the European Basketball Championship, is the main international basketball competition that is contested biannually, by the senior men's national teams that are governed by FIBA Europe, which is the European zone within the International Basketball Federation.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroBasket · See more »

EuroBasket 1937

The 1937 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1937, was the second FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroBasket 1937 · See more »

EuroBasket 1939

The 1939 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 1939, was the third FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship, held by FIBA Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroBasket 1939 · See more »

EuroBasket 2003

The 2003 FIBA European Championship, commonly called FIBA EuroBasket 2003, was the 33rd FIBA EuroBasket regional basketball championship held by FIBA Europe, which also served as Europe qualifier for the 2004 Summer Olympics, giving a berth to the top three teams in the final standings.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroBasket 2003 · See more »

EuroBasket 2011

EuroBasket 2011 was the 37th men's European Basketball Championship, held by FIBA Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroBasket 2011 · See more »

Eurofighter Typhoon

The Eurofighter Typhoon is a twin-engine, canard-delta wing, multirole fighter.

New!!: Lithuania and Eurofighter Typhoon · See more »

EuroLeague

The EuroLeague, also known as the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague for name sponsorship reasons, is the European-wide top-tier level professional basketball club competition that is organized by Euroleague Basketball, since 2000, for eligible European basketball clubs.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroLeague · See more »

Europa Tower

The Europa Tower (Europos bokštas) is the tallest skyscraper in the Baltic states.

New!!: Lithuania and Europa Tower · See more »

Europe

Europe is a continent located entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and mostly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

New!!: Lithuania and Europe · See more »

European bison

The European bison (Bison bonasus), also known as wisent or the European wood bison, is a Eurasian species of bison.

New!!: Lithuania and European bison · See more »

European Commission

The European Commission (EC) is an institution of the European Union, responsible for proposing legislation, implementing decisions, upholding the EU treaties and managing the day-to-day business of the EU.

New!!: Lithuania and European Commission · See more »

European Grand Prix for Choral Singing

The European Grand Prix for Choral Singing (in French, Grand Prix Européen de Chant Choral, commonly abbreviated as European Choral Grand Prix or GPE) is an annual choral competition between the winners of six European choral competitions.

New!!: Lithuania and European Grand Prix for Choral Singing · See more »

European Heritage Label

The European Heritage Label is a recognition awarded by the European Union to buildings, documents, museums, archives, monuments or events which are seen as milestones in the creation of today's Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and European Heritage Label · See more »

European Parliament

The European Parliament (EP) is the directly elected parliamentary institution of the European Union (EU).

New!!: Lithuania and European Parliament · See more »

European Space Agency

The European Space Agency (ESA; Agence spatiale européenne, ASE; Europäische Weltraumorganisation) is an intergovernmental organisation of 22 member states dedicated to the exploration of space.

New!!: Lithuania and European Space Agency · See more »

European Union

The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and European Union · See more »

European Union law

European Union law is the system of laws operating within the member states of the European Union.

New!!: Lithuania and European Union law · See more »

European University Institute

The European University Institute (EUI) in Florence, Italy, is an international postgraduate and post-doctoral teaching and research institute established by European Union member states to contribute to cultural and scientific development in the social sciences, in a European perspective.

New!!: Lithuania and European University Institute · See more »

Eurostat

Eurostat is a Directorate-General of the European Commission located in Luxembourg.

New!!: Lithuania and Eurostat · See more »

EuroVelo

EuroVelo is a network of long-distance cycling routes (currently 14) criss-crossing Europe, in various stages of completion.

New!!: Lithuania and EuroVelo · See more »

Eurovoc

Eurovoc is a multilingual thesaurus maintained by the Publications Office of the European Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Eurovoc · See more »

Eurozone

No description.

New!!: Lithuania and Eurozone · See more »

Evangelicalism

Evangelicalism, evangelical Christianity, or evangelical Protestantism, is a worldwide, crossdenominational movement within Protestant Christianity which maintains the belief that the essence of the Gospel consists of the doctrine of salvation by grace through faith in Jesus Christ's atonement.

New!!: Lithuania and Evangelicalism · See more »

Expansionism

In general, expansionism consists of policies of governments and states that involve territorial, military or economic expansion.

New!!: Lithuania and Expansionism · See more »

Fair

A fair (archaic: faire or fayre), also known as funfair, is a gathering of people for a variety of entertainment or commercial activities.

New!!: Lithuania and Fair · See more »

Fallow deer

The fallow deer (Dama dama) is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae.

New!!: Lithuania and Fallow deer · See more »

Famine

A famine is a widespread scarcity of food, caused by several factors including war, inflation, crop failure, population imbalance, or government policies.

New!!: Lithuania and Famine · See more »

Ferdinand de Saussure

Ferdinand de Saussure (26 November 1857 – 22 February 1913) was a Swiss linguist and semiotician.

New!!: Lithuania and Ferdinand de Saussure · See more »

Fern flower

The fern flower is a magic flower in Baltic mythology (paparčio žiedas, papardes zieds), in Estonian mythology (sõnajalaõis) and in Slavic mythology (папараць-кветка, kwiat paproci, цветок папоротника, цвіт папороті).

New!!: Lithuania and Fern flower · See more »

Fertility

Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring.

New!!: Lithuania and Fertility · See more »

Festival

A festival is an event ordinarily celebrated by a community and centering on some characteristic aspect of that community and its religion or cultures.

New!!: Lithuania and Festival · See more »

FIBA Basketball World Cup

The FIBA Basketball World Cup, also known as the FIBA World Cup of Basketball or simply the FIBA World Cup, between 1950 and 2010 known as the FIBA World Championship, is an international basketball competition contested by the men's national teams of the members of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA), the sport's global governing body.

New!!: Lithuania and FIBA Basketball World Cup · See more »

Field officer

A field officer, field-grade officer, or senior officer is an army, Marine, or air force commissioned officer senior in rank to a company officer but junior to a general officer.

New!!: Lithuania and Field officer · See more »

Fighter aircraft

A fighter aircraft is a military aircraft designed primarily for air-to-air combat against other aircraft, as opposed to bombers and attack aircraft, whose main mission is to attack ground targets.

New!!: Lithuania and Fighter aircraft · See more »

Financial crisis of 2007–2008

The financial crisis of 2007–2008, also known as the global financial crisis and the 2008 financial crisis, is considered by many economists to have been the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s.

New!!: Lithuania and Financial crisis of 2007–2008 · See more »

Financial technology

Financial technology (FinTech or fintech) is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services.

New!!: Lithuania and Financial technology · See more »

Finno-Ugric languages

Finno-Ugric, Finno-Ugrian or Fenno-Ugric is a traditional grouping of all languages in the Uralic language family except the Samoyedic languages.

New!!: Lithuania and Finno-Ugric languages · See more »

Fish

Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

New!!: Lithuania and Fish · See more »

Flat tax

A flat tax (short for flat tax rate) is a tax system with a constant marginal rate, usually applied to individual or corporate income.

New!!: Lithuania and Flat tax · See more »

Flight and expulsion of Germans (1944–50)

During the later stages of World War II and the post-war period, German citizens and people of German ancestry fled or were expelled from various Eastern and Central European countries and sent to the remaining territory of Germany and Austria.

New!!: Lithuania and Flight and expulsion of Germans (1944–50) · See more »

Foje

Foje was one of the most successful and best known rock bands in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Foje · See more »

Foreign direct investment

A foreign direct investment (FDI) is an investment in the form of a controlling ownership in a business in one country by an entity based in another country.

New!!: Lithuania and Foreign direct investment · See more »

Fox

Foxes are small-to-medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae.

New!!: Lithuania and Fox · See more »

France

France, officially the French Republic (République française), is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.

New!!: Lithuania and France · See more »

Franciszek Smuglewicz

Franciszek Smuglewicz, or Pranciškus Smuglevičius, 6 October 1745 – 18 September 1807) was a Polish-Lithuanian draughtsman and painter. Smuglewicz is considered a progenitor of Lithuanian art in the modern era. Some consider him as a spiritual father of Jan Matejko's school of painting. His brother was Antoni Smuglewicz.

New!!: Lithuania and Franciszek Smuglewicz · See more »

Franz Bopp

Franz Bopp (14 September 1791 – 23 October 1867) was a German linguist known for extensive and pioneering comparative work on Indo-European languages.

New!!: Lithuania and Franz Bopp · See more »

Free economic zone

Free economic zones (FEZ), free economic territories (FETs) or free zones (FZ) are a class of special economic zone (SEZ) designated by the trade and commerce administrations of various countries.

New!!: Lithuania and Free economic zone · See more »

French cuisine

French cuisine consists of the cooking traditions and practices from France.

New!!: Lithuania and French cuisine · See more »

Gabija

Gabija (also known as Gabieta, Gabeta) is the spirit of the fire in Lithuanian mythology.

New!!: Lithuania and Gabija · See more »

Gaižiūnai

Gaižiūnai is a village in Jonava district municipality, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Gaižiūnai · See more »

Galindians

Galindians were two distinct, and now extinct, tribes of the Balts.

New!!: Lithuania and Galindians · See more »

Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania

Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania (GIPL), also known as Lithuania–Poland pipeline, is a proposed natural gas pipeline interconnection between Lithuania and Poland that is expected to be finished by 2019.

New!!: Lithuania and Gas Interconnection Poland–Lithuania · See more »

Gediminas

Gediminas (– December 1341) was Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1315 or 1316 until his death.

New!!: Lithuania and Gediminas · See more »

General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

The General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania (Generolo Jono Žemaičio Lietuvos karo akademija) is a state-sponsored institution of higher learning based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania · See more »

Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania

The Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania (Lietuvos gyventojų genocido ir rezistencijos tyrimo centras or LGGRTC) is a state-funded research institute in Lithuania dedicated to "the study of genocide, crimes against humanity, and war crimes in Lithuania; the study of the persecution of local residents by occupying regimes; the study of armed and unarmed resistance to occupying regimes; the initiation of the legal evaluation of the activities of the organisers and implementers of genocide; and the commemoration of freedom fighters and genocide victims." The centre was founded on 25 October 1992 by the Supreme Council of the Lithuanian Republic as the "State Genocide Research Centre of Lithuania".

New!!: Lithuania and Genocide and Resistance Research Centre of Lithuania · See more »

Geographical midpoint of Europe

The location of the geographical centre of Europe depends on the definition of the borders of Europe, mainly whether remote islands are included to define the extreme points of Europe, and on the method of calculating the final result.

New!!: Lithuania and Geographical midpoint of Europe · See more »

Geography of Europe

Europe is traditionally defined as one of seven continents.

New!!: Lithuania and Geography of Europe · See more »

George Maciunas

George Maciunas (Jurgis Mačiūnas; November 8, 1931 – May 9, 1978) was a Lithuanian American artist.

New!!: Lithuania and George Maciunas · See more »

Georgia (country)

Georgia (tr) is a country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia.

New!!: Lithuania and Georgia (country) · See more »

German cuisine

The cuisine of Germany has evolved as a national cuisine through centuries of social and political change with variations from region to region.

New!!: Lithuania and German cuisine · See more »

German Empire

The German Empire (Deutsches Kaiserreich, officially Deutsches Reich),Herbert Tuttle wrote in September 1881 that the term "Reich" does not literally connote an empire as has been commonly assumed by English-speaking people.

New!!: Lithuania and German Empire · See more »

German occupation of Lithuania during World War II

The occupation of Lithuania by Nazi Germany lasted from the German invasion of the Soviet Union on June 22, 1941 to the end of the Battle of Memel on January 28, 1945.

New!!: Lithuania and German occupation of Lithuania during World War II · See more »

Germania (book)

The Germania, written by the Roman historian Publius Cornelius Tacitus around 98 and originally entitled On the Origin and Situation of the Germans (De Origine et situ Germanorum), was a historical and ethnographic work on the Germanic tribes outside the Roman Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Germania (book) · See more »

Germans

Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history.

New!!: Lithuania and Germans · See more »

Germany

Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Germany · See more »

Ghor Province

Ghōr (Pashto/غور), also spelled Ghowr or Ghur, is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan.

New!!: Lithuania and Ghor Province · See more »

Giedraičiai

Bell tower of Church of St. Bartholomew Giedraičiai is a town in Molėtai district municipality, Lithuania with about 700 residents.

New!!: Lithuania and Giedraičiai · See more »

Glasnost

In the Russian language the word glasnost (гла́сность) has several general and specific meanings.

New!!: Lithuania and Glasnost · See more »

Global Competitiveness Report

The Global Competitiveness Report (GCR) is a yearly report published by the World Economic Forum.

New!!: Lithuania and Global Competitiveness Report · See more »

Global Peace Index

Global Peace Index (GPI) measures the relative position of nations' and regions' peacefulness.

New!!: Lithuania and Global Peace Index · See more »

Golden Horde

The Golden Horde (Алтан Орд, Altan Ord; Золотая Орда, Zolotaya Orda; Алтын Урда, Altın Urda) was originally a Mongol and later Turkicized khanate established in the 13th century and originating as the northwestern sector of the Mongol Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Golden Horde · See more »

Golden Liberty

Golden Liberty (Aurea Libertas; Złota Wolność, Auksinė laisvė), sometimes referred to as Golden Freedoms, Nobles' Democracy or Nobles' Commonwealth (Szlachecka or Złota wolność szlachecka, aureă lībertās) was a political system in the Kingdom of Poland and, after the Union of Lublin (1569), in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Golden Liberty · See more »

Government in exile

A government in exile is a political group which claims to be a country or semi-sovereign state's legitimate government, but is unable to exercise legal power and instead resides in another state or foreign country.

New!!: Lithuania and Government in exile · See more »

Grand Duchy of Lithuania

The Grand Duchy of Lithuania was a European state that lasted from the 13th century up to 1795, when the territory was partitioned among the Russian Empire, the Kingdom of Prussia, and Austria.

New!!: Lithuania and Grand Duchy of Lithuania · See more »

Grand Duchy of Moscow

The Grand Duchy or Grand Principality of Moscow (Великое Княжество Московское, Velikoye Knyazhestvo Moskovskoye), also known in English simply as Muscovy from the Moscovia, was a late medieval Russian principality centered on Moscow and the predecessor state of the early modern Tsardom of Russia.

New!!: Lithuania and Grand Duchy of Moscow · See more »

Grass snake

The grass snake (Natrix natrix), sometimes called the ringed snake or water snake, is a Eurasian non-venomous snake.

New!!: Lithuania and Grass snake · See more »

Gray wolf

The gray wolf (Canis lupus), also known as the timber wolf,Paquet, P. & Carbyn, L. W. (2003).

New!!: Lithuania and Gray wolf · See more »

Great Žemaičių Kalvarija Festival

The Great Žemaičių Kalvarija Festival or The Great Samogitian Calvary Festival (Didieji Žemaičių Kalvarijos atlaidai) is a Roman Catholic festival dedicated to St.

New!!: Lithuania and Great Žemaičių Kalvarija Festival · See more »

Great Frost of 1709

The Great Frost, as it was known in England, or Le Grand Hiver ("The Great Winter"), as it was known in France, was an extraordinarily cold winter in Europe in late 1708 and early 1709,.

New!!: Lithuania and Great Frost of 1709 · See more »

Great Northern War

The Great Northern War (1700–1721) was a conflict in which a coalition led by the Tsardom of Russia successfully contested the supremacy of the Swedish Empire in Northern, Central and Eastern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Great Northern War · See more »

Great Northern War plague outbreak

During the Great Northern War (1700–1721), many towns and areas of the Circum-Baltic and East-Central Europe suffered from a severe outbreak of the plague with a peak from 1708 to 1712.

New!!: Lithuania and Great Northern War plague outbreak · See more »

Great Sejm

The Great Sejm, also known as the Four-Year Sejm (Polish: respectively, Sejm Wielki or Sejm Czteroletni; Lithuanian: Didysis seimas or Ketverių metų seimas) was a Sejm (parliament) of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth that was held in Warsaw between 1788 and 1792.

New!!: Lithuania and Great Sejm · See more »

Great Turkish War

The Great Turkish War (Der Große Türkenkrieg) or the War of the Holy League (Kutsal İttifak Savaşları) was a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and the Holy League consisting of the Habsburg Empire, Poland-Lithuania, Venice and Russia.

New!!: Lithuania and Great Turkish War · See more »

Greenhouse gas

A greenhouse gas is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiant energy within the thermal infrared range.

New!!: Lithuania and Greenhouse gas · See more »

Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.

New!!: Lithuania and Gross domestic product · See more »

Habsburg Monarchy

The Habsburg Monarchy (Habsburgermonarchie) or Empire is an unofficial appellation among historians for the countries and provinces that were ruled by the junior Austrian branch of the House of Habsburg between 1521 and 1780 and then by the successor branch of Habsburg-Lorraine until 1918.

New!!: Lithuania and Habsburg Monarchy · See more »

Haplogroup

A haplotype is a group of genes in an organism that are inherited together from a single parent, and a haplogroup (haploid from the ἁπλούς, haploûs, "onefold, simple" and group) is a group of similar haplotypes that share a common ancestor with a single-nucleotide polymorphism mutation.

New!!: Lithuania and Haplogroup · See more »

Head of state

A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.

New!!: Lithuania and Head of state · See more »

Health care

Health care or healthcare is the maintenance or improvement of health via the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

New!!: Lithuania and Health care · See more »

Helsinki

Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.

New!!: Lithuania and Helsinki · See more »

Heterophony

In music, heterophony is a type of texture characterized by the simultaneous variation of a single melodic line.

New!!: Lithuania and Heterophony · See more »

Hetmans of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

Hetmans of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth were the highest-ranking military officers, second only to the King, in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Hetmans of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth · See more »

Hexameter

Hexameter is a metrical line of verses consisting of six feet.

New!!: Lithuania and Hexameter · See more »

Hill of Crosses

The Hill of Crosses (Lithuanian) is a site of pilgrimage about 12 km north of the city of Šiauliai, in northern Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Hill of Crosses · See more »

Hillfort

A hillfort is a type of earthworks used as a fortified refuge or defended settlement, located to exploit a rise in elevation for defensive advantage.

New!!: Lithuania and Hillfort · See more »

Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas

The Historical Presidential Palace (Istorinė Prezidentūra) is a Neo-baroque building in the Old Town of Kaunas, Lithuania that served as the Presidential Palace during the interwar years.

New!!: Lithuania and Historical Presidential Palace, Kaunas · See more »

History of Lithuania

The history of Lithuania dates back to settlements founded many thousands of years ago, but the first written record of the name for the country dates back to 1009 AD.

New!!: Lithuania and History of Lithuania · See more »

History of the Jews in Lithuania

The history of the Jews in Lithuania spans the period from the 8th century to the present day.

New!!: Lithuania and History of the Jews in Lithuania · See more »

Hollywood

Hollywood is a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California.

New!!: Lithuania and Hollywood · See more »

Hot air balloon

A hot air balloon is a lighter-than-air aircraft consisting of a bag, called an envelope, which contains heated air.

New!!: Lithuania and Hot air balloon · See more »

Household final consumption expenditure

Household final consumption expenditure (HFCE) is a transaction of the national account's use of income account representing consumer spending.

New!!: Lithuania and Household final consumption expenditure · See more »

Human capital flight

Human capital flight refers to the emigration of individuals who have received advanced training at home.

New!!: Lithuania and Human capital flight · See more »

Human Development Index

The Human Development Index (HDI) is a composite statistic (composite index) of life expectancy, education, and per capita income indicators, which are used to rank countries into four tiers of human development.

New!!: Lithuania and Human Development Index · See more »

Hydronym

A hydronym (from ὕδωρ, hydor, "water" and ὄνομα, onoma, "name") is a proper name of a body of water.

New!!: Lithuania and Hydronym · See more »

Hypatian Codex

The Hypatian Codex (also known as Hypatian Chronicle, Ipatiev Chronicle, Іпацьеўскі летапіс; Ипатьевская летопись; Іпатіївський літопис, Іпатський літопис, Літопис руський за Іпатським списком) is a compendium of three chronicles: the Primary Chronicle, Kiev Chronicle, and Galician-Volhynian Chronicle.

New!!: Lithuania and Hypatian Codex · See more »

IAAF World Championships in Athletics

The IAAF World Championships, commonly referred to as the World Championships in Athletics, is a biennial athletics event organized by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).

New!!: Lithuania and IAAF World Championships in Athletics · See more »

Iceland

Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic, with a population of and an area of, making it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Iceland · See more »

Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant

The Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (Ignalinos Atominė Elektrinė, IAE, Игналинская атомная электростанция, Ignalinskaya atomnaya elektrostantsiya) is a closed two-unit RBMK-1500 nuclear power station in Visaginas Municipality, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant · See more »

Independence

Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory.

New!!: Lithuania and Independence · See more »

Index of Economic Freedom

The Index of Economic Freedom is an annual index and ranking created by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal in 1995 to measure the degree of economic freedom in the world's nations.

New!!: Lithuania and Index of Economic Freedom · See more »

Index of Lithuania-related articles

The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Index of Lithuania-related articles · See more »

Indo-European languages

The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects.

New!!: Lithuania and Indo-European languages · See more »

Indo-European migrations

Indo-European migrations were the migrations of pastoral peoples speaking the Proto-Indo-European language (PIE), who departed from the Yamnaya and related cultures in the Pontic–Caspian steppe, starting at.

New!!: Lithuania and Indo-European migrations · See more »

Industrial production

Industrial production is a measure of output of the industrial sector of the economy.

New!!: Lithuania and Industrial production · See more »

Infant mortality

Infant mortality refers to deaths of young children, typically those less than one year of age.

New!!: Lithuania and Infant mortality · See more »

Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the use of computers to store, retrieve, transmit, and manipulate data, or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

New!!: Lithuania and Information technology · See more »

Inija Trinkūnienė

Inija Trinkūnienė (born on October 25, 1951 in Kelmė) is a Lithuanian ethnologist, folklorist, sociologist, psychologist, head of folk music group Kūlgrinda and the chief of the Romuva community of the old Lithuanian faith.

New!!: Lithuania and Inija Trinkūnienė · See more »

Inquisitorial system

An inquisitorial system is a legal system where the court or a part of the court is actively involved in investigating the facts of the case, as opposed to an adversarial system where the role of the court is primarily that of an impartial referee between the prosecution and the defense.

New!!: Lithuania and Inquisitorial system · See more »

Institut géographique national

The Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière (National Institute of Geographic and Forest Information), previously Institut géographique national (National Geographic Institute) or IGN is a French public state administrative establishment founded in 1940 to produce and maintain geographical information for France and its overseas departments and territories.

New!!: Lithuania and Institut géographique national · See more »

Integrity

Integrity is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles, or moral uprightness.

New!!: Lithuania and Integrity · See more »

Interior ministry

An interior ministry (sometimes ministry of internal affairs or ministry of home affairs) is a government ministry typically responsible for policing, emergency management, national security, registration, supervision of local governments, conduct of elections, public administration and immigration matters.

New!!: Lithuania and Interior ministry · See more »

International Futures

International Futures (IFs) is a global integrated assessment model designed to help in thinking strategically and systematically about key global systems (economic, demographic, education, health, environment, technology, domestic governance, infrastructure, agriculture, energy and environment) housed at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for International Futures.

New!!: Lithuania and International Futures · See more »

International Innovation Index

The International Innovation Index is a global index measuring the level of innovation of a country, produced jointly by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), and The Manufacturing Institute (MI), the NAM's nonpartisan research affiliate.

New!!: Lithuania and International Innovation Index · See more »

International Security Assistance Force

The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement.

New!!: Lithuania and International Security Assistance Force · See more »

Internment

Internment is the imprisonment of people, commonly in large groups, without charges or intent to file charges, and thus no trial.

New!!: Lithuania and Internment · See more »

Interwar period

In the context of the history of the 20th century, the interwar period was the period between the end of the First World War in November 1918 and the beginning of the Second World War in September 1939.

New!!: Lithuania and Interwar period · See more »

Iron Wolf (character)

The Iron Wolf (Geležinis Vilkas) is a mythical character from a medieval legend of the founding of Vilnius, the capital city of the old Grand Duchy of Lithuania and modern Republic of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Iron Wolf (character) · See more »

Irreligion

Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.

New!!: Lithuania and Irreligion · See more »

Islam

IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).

New!!: Lithuania and Islam · See more »

Islam in Lithuania

Islam in Lithuania, unlike many other northern and western European countries, has a long history.

New!!: Lithuania and Islam in Lithuania · See more »

Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language.

New!!: Lithuania and Italian language · See more »

Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Italy · See more »

Jagiellonian dynasty

The Jagiellonian dynasty was a royal dynasty, founded by Jogaila (the Grand Duke of Lithuania, who in 1386 was baptized as Władysław, married Queen regnant (also styled "King") Jadwiga of Poland, and was crowned King of Poland as Władysław II Jagiełło. The dynasty reigned in several Central European countries between the 14th and 16th centuries. Members of the dynasty were Kings of Poland (1386–1572), Grand Dukes of Lithuania (1377–1392 and 1440–1572), Kings of Hungary (1440–1444 and 1490–1526), and Kings of Bohemia (1471–1526). The personal union between the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania (converted in 1569 with the Treaty of Lublin into the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth) is the reason for the common appellation "Poland–Lithuania" in discussions about the area from the Late Middle Ages onward. One Jagiellonian briefly ruled both Poland and Hungary (1440–44), and two others ruled both Bohemia and Hungary (1490–1526) and then continued in the distaff line as a branch of the House of Habsburg. The Polish "Golden Age", the period of the reigns of Sigismund I and Sigismund II, the last two Jagiellonian kings, or more generally the 16th century, is most often identified with the rise of the culture of Polish Renaissance. The cultural flowering had its material base in the prosperity of the elites, both the landed nobility and urban patriciate at such centers as Kraków and Gdańsk.

New!!: Lithuania and Jagiellonian dynasty · See more »

Jan Rustem

Jan Rustem (Յան Ռուստամ; 1762 – 21 June 1835) was a painter of Armenian ethnicity who lived and worked in the territories of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Jan Rustem · See more »

January Uprising

The January Uprising (Polish: powstanie styczniowe, Lithuanian: 1863 m. sukilimas, Belarusian: Паўстанне 1863-1864 гадоў, Польське повстання) was an insurrection instigated principally in the Russian Partition of the former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth against its occupation by the Russian Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and January Uprising · See more »

Józef Oleszkiewicz

Józef Oleszkiewicz, or Juozapas Oleškevičius (Юзеф Иванович Олешкевич, c.1777, Šiluva – 5 October 1830, Saint Petersburg) was a Polish-Lithuanian painter, known primarily for his portraits and his eccentric behavior.

New!!: Lithuania and Józef Oleszkiewicz · See more »

Jewish cuisine

Jewish cuisine is a diverse collection of cooking traditions of the Jewish people worldwide.

New!!: Lithuania and Jewish cuisine · See more »

Jews

Jews (יְהוּדִים ISO 259-3, Israeli pronunciation) or Jewish people are an ethnoreligious group and a nation, originating from the Israelites Israelite origins and kingdom: "The first act in the long drama of Jewish history is the age of the Israelites""The people of the Kingdom of Israel and the ethnic and religious group known as the Jewish people that descended from them have been subjected to a number of forced migrations in their history" and Hebrews of the Ancient Near East.

New!!: Lithuania and Jews · See more »

Johann Christoph Glaubitz

Johann Christoph Glaubitz (– 30 March 1767) was an architect of German descent who is generally considered to be the most prominent Baroque architect in the lands of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Johann Christoph Glaubitz · See more »

John III Sobieski

John III Sobieski (Jan III Sobieski; Jonas III Sobieskis; Ioannes III Sobiscius; 17 August 1629 – 17 June 1696), was King of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania from 1674 until his death, and one of the most notable monarchs of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and John III Sobieski · See more »

John Locke

John Locke (29 August 1632 – 28 October 1704) was an English philosopher and physician, widely regarded as one of the most influential of Enlightenment thinkers and commonly known as the "Father of Liberalism".

New!!: Lithuania and John Locke · See more »

Jonas Žemaitis

Jonas Žemaitis (also known under his codename Vytautas; March 15, 1909 in Palanga – November 26, 1954 in Moscow) was one of the leaders of the Lithuanian partisans, armed resistance against the Soviet occupation of Lithuania, and acknowledged as the head of state by independent Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Žemaitis · See more »

Jonas Basanavičius

Jonas Basanavičius (Jan Basanowicz; 23 November 1851 – 16 February 1927) was an activist and proponent of the Lithuanian National Revival.

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Basanavičius · See more »

Jonas Bretkūnas

Jonas Bretkūnas, Johann(es) Bretke, also known as Bretkus (born 1536 in Bammeln near Friedland (Frydląd) – 1602 Königsberg (Królewiec) was a Lutheran pastor and was one of the best known developers of the written Lithuanian language. He translated the Bible into Lithuanian, was the author of twelve Lithuanian books, and a historian as well.

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Bretkūnas · See more »

Jonas Jablonskis

Jonas Jablonskis (30 December 1860, Kubilėliai, Šakiai district – 23 February 1930, Kaunas) was a distinguished Lithuanian linguist and one of the founders of the standard Lithuanian language.

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Jablonskis · See more »

Jonas Kubilius

Jonas Kubilius (27 July 1921 – 30 October 2011) was a Lithuanian mathematician who worked in probability theory and number theory.

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Kubilius · See more »

Jonas Mekas

Jonas Mekas (born December 24, 1922) is a Lithuanian American filmmaker, poet and artist who has often been called "the godfather of American avant-garde cinema".

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Mekas · See more »

Jonas Vaitkus

Jonas Vaitkus (born May 20, 1944 in Lithuania) is a lecturer, theatre and film director.

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Vaitkus · See more »

Jonas Valančiūnas

Jonas Valančiūnas (born 6 May 1992) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

New!!: Lithuania and Jonas Valančiūnas · See more »

Joseph Stalin

Joseph Vissarionovich Stalin (18 December 1878 – 5 March 1953) was a Soviet revolutionary and politician of Georgian nationality.

New!!: Lithuania and Joseph Stalin · See more »

June deportation

The June deportation (Juuniküüditamine, Jūnija deportācijas, Birželio trėmimai) was a mass deportation by the Soviet Union of tens of thousands of people from the territories occupied in 1940–1941: Baltic states, occupied Poland (mostly present-day western Belarus and western Ukraine), and Moldavia.

New!!: Lithuania and June deportation · See more »

June Uprising in Lithuania

The June Uprising (birželio sukilimas) was a brief period in the history of Lithuania between the first Soviet occupation and the Nazi occupation in late June 1941.

New!!: Lithuania and June Uprising in Lithuania · See more »

Juozas Ambrazevičius

Juozas Ambrazevičius or Juozas Brazaitis (December 9, 1903 in Trakiškiai, Marijampolė parish – October 28, 1974 in South Orange, New Jersey), was a Lithuanian literary historian, better known for his political career and nationalistic views.

New!!: Lithuania and Juozas Ambrazevičius · See more »

Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas

Juozas Tumas, also known by the pen name Vaižgantas (September 20, 1869 – April 29, 1933), was a prominent Lithuanian writer, Roman Catholic priest, social activist, literary historian, and one of the founders of the Party of National Progress.

New!!: Lithuania and Juozas Tumas-Vaižgantas · See more »

Juozas Urbšys

Juozas Urbšys (February 29, 1896 – April 30, 1991) was a prominent interwar Lithuanian diplomat, the last head of foreign affairs in independent interwar Lithuania, and a translator.

New!!: Lithuania and Juozas Urbšys · See more »

Juozas Zikaras

Juozas Zikaras (November 18, 1881 – November 10, 1944) was a Lithuanian sculptor and artist, who created the design for pre-war Lithuanian litas coins.

New!!: Lithuania and Juozas Zikaras · See more »

Jurgis Baltrušaitis (son)

Jurgis Baltrušaitis (May 7, 1903 – January 25, 1988) was a Lithuanian art historian, art critic and a founder of comparative art research.

New!!: Lithuania and Jurgis Baltrušaitis (son) · See more »

Justas Paleckis

Justas Paleckis (– 26 January 1980) was a Lithuanian journalist and politician.

New!!: Lithuania and Justas Paleckis · See more »

Justinas Marcinkevičius

Justinas Marcinkevičius (10 March 1930 – 16 February 2011) was a prominent Lithuanian poet and playwright.

New!!: Lithuania and Justinas Marcinkevičius · See more »

Kaliningrad

Kaliningrad (p; former German name: Königsberg; Yiddish: קעניגסבערג, Kenigsberg; r; Old Prussian: Twangste, Kunnegsgarbs, Knigsberg; Polish: Królewiec) is a city in the administrative centre of Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian exclave between Poland and Lithuania on the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaliningrad · See more »

Kaliningrad Oblast

Kaliningrad Oblast (Калинингра́дская о́бласть, Kaliningradskaya oblast), often referred to as the Kaliningrad Region in English, or simply Kaliningrad, is a federal subject of the Russian Federation that is located on the coast of the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaliningrad Oblast · See more »

Kandahar Province

Kandahar (کندھار; قندهار) is one of the thirty-four provinces of Afghanistan, located in the southern part of the country next to Pakistan.

New!!: Lithuania and Kandahar Province · See more »

Kanklės

Kanklės is a Lithuanian plucked string instrument (chordophone) belonging to the Baltic box zither family known as the Baltic psaltery along with Latvian kokles, Estonian kannel, Finnish kantele, and Russian gusli.

New!!: Lithuania and Kanklės · See more »

Kanuty Rusiecki

Kanuty Rusiecki, or Kanutas Ruseckas in Lithuanian (10 February 1800, Stebėkiai, near Vadokliai, Lithuania – 21 August 1860, Vilnius, Lithuania) was a Lithuanian painter of Polish descent.

New!!: Lithuania and Kanuty Rusiecki · See more »

Kapiniškiai

Kapiniškiai is an ethnographic village in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kapiniškiai · See more »

Karol Podczaszyński

Karol Podczaszyński (Karolis Podčašinskis) (November 7, 1790 – April 19, 1860) was a Polish architect, a representative of the neoclassical architecture and a professor of the Imperial University of Vilna, as well as one of the pioneers of industrial design.

New!!: Lithuania and Karol Podczaszyński · See more »

Kaunas

Kaunas (also see other names) is the second-largest city in Lithuania and the historical centre of Lithuanian economic, academic, and cultural life.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas · See more »

Kaunas Airport

Kaunas International Airport (Kauno tarptautinis oro uostas), is the second-busiest civil airport in Lithuania after Vilnius Airport and the fourth-busiest in the Baltic states.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Airport · See more »

Kaunas County

Kaunas County (Kauno apskritis) is one of ten counties of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas County · See more »

Kaunas Fortress

Kaunas Fortress (Kauno tvirtovė, Кοвенская крепость) is the remains of a fortress complex in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Fortress · See more »

Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club Building

Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club Building (Kauno įgulos karininkų ramovė) is a building in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Garrison Officers' Club Building · See more »

Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant

The Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant, located on the Nemunas River about southeast of central Kaunas, Lithuania, was completed in 1960.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Hydroelectric Power Plant · See more »

Kaunas Jazz

Kaunas Jazz is an annual international jazz festival in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Jazz · See more »

Kaunas Prison

Kaunas Prison (Kauno tardymo izoliatorius) is a prison in the center of Kaunas, second largest city of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Prison · See more »

Kaunas Railway Tunnel

Kaunas railway tunnel (Kauno geležinkelio tunelis) is one of the two railway tunnels existing in Lithuania and the only railway tunnel operating in the Baltic states.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas Railway Tunnel · See more »

Kaunas State Drama Theatre

The Kaunas State Drama Theatre is the biggest theatre in Kaunas, and one of the oldest functioning theatres in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas State Drama Theatre · See more »

Kaunas University of Technology

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) is a public research university located in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaunas University of Technology · See more »

Kauno Miesto Diena

Days of Kaunas City (Kauno miesto dienos) is an annual series of cultural events to celebrate the anniversary of Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kauno Miesto Diena · See more »

Kavli Prize

The Kavli Prize was established in 2005 through a joint venture between the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research, and The Kavli Foundation.

New!!: Lithuania and Kavli Prize · See more »

Kazimieras Simonavičius University

Kazimieras Simonavičius University (previously: Vilnius Academy of Business Law, Vilniaus verslo teisės akademija) is a private university in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kazimieras Simonavičius University · See more »

Kaziuko mugė

Kaziuko mugė or Saint Casimir's Fair is a large annual folk arts and crafts fair in Vilnius, Lithuania, dating to the beginning of the 17th century.

New!!: Lithuania and Kaziuko mugė · See more »

Kazys Škirpa

Kazys Škirpa (born February 18, 1895, Namajūnai, Kovno Governorate, Lithuania – August 18, 1979, Washington, D.C.) was a Lithuanian military officer and diplomat.

New!!: Lithuania and Kazys Škirpa · See more »

Kazys Bizauskas

Kazys Bizauskas (1893, Pāvilosta, Courland Governorate – 26 June 1941) was a Lithuanian statesman, diplomat, author, and one of the twenty signatories of the Act of Independence of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kazys Bizauskas · See more »

Kazys Grinius

Kazys Grinius (17 December 18664 June 1950) was the third President of Lithuania, and held that office from 7 June 1926 to 17 December 1926.

New!!: Lithuania and Kazys Grinius · See more »

Kazys Musteikis

Kazys Musteikis (November 22, 1894 – June 6, 1977) was a Lithuanian military brigadier general, Lithuanian Minister of National Defence in 1938–1940.

New!!: Lithuania and Kazys Musteikis · See more »

Kazys Skučas

Kazys Skučas (3 March 1894 in Mauručiai, Marijampolė district – 30 July 1941 in the Butyrka prison) was a Lithuanian politician and General of the Lithuanian Army.

New!!: Lithuania and Kazys Skučas · See more »

Kęstutis

Kęstutis (born ca. 1297, died on 3 August or 15 August 1382 in Kreva) was a ruler of medieval Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kęstutis · See more »

Kęstutis Antanėlis

Kęstutis Antanėlis (born 28 March 1951 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian composer, architect and sculptor.

New!!: Lithuania and Kęstutis Antanėlis · See more »

Kūčios

Kūčios or Kūtės (Samogitian Dialect) is the traditional Christmas Eve dinner in Lithuania, held on the twenty fourth of December.

New!!: Lithuania and Kūčios · See more »

Kūčiukai

Kūčiukai (also šližikai) is a traditional Lithuanian dish served on Kūčios, the traditional Christmas Eve dinner in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kūčiukai · See more »

Keistuolių Teatras

Keistuolių Teatras ("Weirdos' Theatre", "Theatre of Eccentric Men") is a Lithuanian theatre troupe.

New!!: Lithuania and Keistuolių Teatras · See more »

Kernavė

Kernavė was a medieval capital of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and today is a tourist attraction and an archeological site (population 272, 2011).

New!!: Lithuania and Kernavė · See more »

KGB

The KGB, an initialism for Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti (p), translated in English as Committee for State Security, was the main security agency for the Soviet Union from 1954 until its break-up in 1991.

New!!: Lithuania and KGB · See more »

Kibinai

Kibinai (singular: kibinas) are traditional pastries filled with mutton and onion, popular with Karaite ethnic minority in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Kibinai · See more »

Kiev

Kiev or Kyiv (Kyiv; Kiyev; Kyjev) is the capital and largest city of Ukraine, located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper.

New!!: Lithuania and Kiev · See more »

Kievan Rus'

Kievan Rus' (Рѹ́сь, Рѹ́сьскаѧ землѧ, Rus(s)ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia, Rut(h)enia) was a loose federationJohn Channon & Robert Hudson, Penguin Historical Atlas of Russia (Penguin, 1995), p.16.

New!!: Lithuania and Kievan Rus' · See more »

Kingdom of Lithuania

The Kingdom of Lithuania was a Lithuanian monarchy which existed from 1251 to roughly 1263.

New!!: Lithuania and Kingdom of Lithuania · See more »

Kishka (food)

Kishka or kishke (kašnica; Belarusian кішка, kishka; kiszka / kaszanka; Romanian chişcă; Yiddish קישקע; Lithuanian vėdarai; Hebrew קישקע; Russian кишка; Ukrainian кишка) refers to various types of sausage or stuffed intestine with a filling made from a combination of meat and meal, often a grain.

New!!: Lithuania and Kishka (food) · See more »

Klaipėda

Klaipėda (Samogitian name: Klaipieda, Polish name: Kłajpeda, German name: Memel), is a city in Lithuania on the Baltic Sea coast.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda · See more »

Klaipėda County

Klaipėda County (Klaipėdos apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda County · See more »

Klaipėda Geothermal Demonstration Plant

The Klaipėda Geothermal Demonstration Plant is a geothermal heating plant in Klaipėda, Lithuania, constructed during the late 1990s and early 2000s.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda Geothermal Demonstration Plant · See more »

Klaipėda LNG FSRU

Klaipėda liquefied natural gas floating storage and regasification unit terminal or Klaipėda LNG FSRU (Klaipėdos suskystintų gamtinių dujų terminalas) is a LNG terminal in the port of Klaipėda, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda LNG FSRU · See more »

Klaipėda Region

The Klaipėda Region (Klaipėdos kraštas) or Memel Territory (Memelland or Memelgebiet) was defined by the Treaty of Versailles in 1920 and refers to the most northern part of the German province of East Prussia, when as Memelland it was put under the administration of the Council of Ambassadors.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda Region · See more »

Klaipėda Sea Festival

The Klaipėda Sea Festival has been held annually in the city of Klaipėda, Lithuania during the month of July since 1934.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda Sea Festival · See more »

Klaipėda University

Klaipėda University (Klaipėdos Universitetas or KU) is a university in the Lithuanian seaport Klaipėda.

New!!: Lithuania and Klaipėda University · See more »

Konstantinas Sirvydas

Konstantinas Sirvydas (rarely referred as Konstantinas Širvydas; Constantinus Szyrwid; Konstanty Szyrwid) 1579 – 8 August 1631) was a Lithuanian religious preacher, lexicographer and one of the pioneers of Lithuanian literature from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, at the time a confederal part of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.Note that in 16th and 17th centuries the idea of national identity did not yet exist in its modern sense and Szyrwid is referred to either as a Pole or Lithuanian; as in: He was a Jesuit priest, a professor at the Academia Vilnensis and the author of, among other works, the first grammar of the Lithuanian language and the first tri-lingual dictionary in Lithuanian, Latin and Polish (1619). Famous for his eloquence, Sirvydas spent 10 years of his life preaching sermons at St. John's church in Vilnius (twice a day - once in Lithuanian, and once in Polish).

New!!: Lithuania and Konstantinas Sirvydas · See more »

Konstanty Ostrogski

Kostanty Iwanowicz Ostrogski (c. 1460 – 10 August 1530; Канстантын Іванавіч Астроскі, Костянтин Іванович Острозький, Kostjantyn Ostroz'kyj, Konstantinas Ostrogiškis, also known under his Ruthenian name Vasyl-Kostjantyn Ostroz'kyj and modern Belarusian transliteration Kanstancin Astrožski) was a magnate of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and later a Grand Hetman of Lithuania from 11 September 1497 until his death.

New!!: Lithuania and Konstanty Ostrogski · See more »

Kristijonas Donelaitis

Kristijonas Donelaitis (1 January 1714 – 18 February 1780; Christian Donalitius) was a Prussian Lithuanian poet and Lutheran pastor.

New!!: Lithuania and Kristijonas Donelaitis · See more »

Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant

Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant (the KPSP) is located near Kruonis, Lithuania, east of Kaunas.

New!!: Lithuania and Kruonis Pumped Storage Plant · See more »

Kubilius model

In mathematics, the Kubilius model relies on a clarification and extension of a finite probability space on which the behaviour of additive arithmetic functions can be modeled by sum of independent random variables.

New!!: Lithuania and Kubilius model · See more »

Kulionys

Kulionys is a village in Lithuania (Molėtai district municipality), near Molėtai, mostly famous for its Molėtai Astronomical Observatory and Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology.

New!!: Lithuania and Kulionys · See more »

Kunda culture

Kunda Culture, originating from the Swiderian culture, comprised mesolithic hunter-gatherer communities of the Baltic forest zone extending eastwards through Latvia into northern Russia, dating to the period 8500–5000 BC according to calibrated radiocarbon dating.

New!!: Lithuania and Kunda culture · See more »

Kyokushin

is a style of stand-up, full contact karate, founded in 1964 by Korean-Japanese.

New!!: Lithuania and Kyokushin · See more »

Ladislas Starevich

Ladislav Starevich (Владисла́в Алекса́ндрович Старе́вич, Władysław Starewicz; August 8, 1882 – February 26, 1965) was a Polish-Russian stop-motion animator notable as the author of the first puppet-animated film The Beautiful Lukanida (1912).

New!!: Lithuania and Ladislas Starevich · See more »

Laima

Laima is a Baltic goddess of fate.

New!!: Lithuania and Laima · See more »

Laisvės alėja

Laisvės Alėja (literally Liberty Boulevard or Liberty Avenue) is a prominent pedestrian street in the city of Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Laisvės alėja · See more »

Lake Asveja

Lake Asveja or Dubingiai Lake (Asveja or Dubingių ežeras) is the longest lake in Lithuania (length: 21.9 km or 29.7 km counting the Žalktynė, Vyriogala and Dubingiai bights).

New!!: Lithuania and Lake Asveja · See more »

Lake Žuvintas

Lake Žuvintas is a shallow lake in Alytus district, central Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lake Žuvintas · See more »

Lake Drūkšiai

Lake Drūkšiai, also called Lake Drysviaty or Lake Drysvyaty, or Drisvyaty (Дрысвяты,; Дрисвяты) is the largest of the Braslau Lakes located partly in the northeastern part of Lithuania and partly in the Vitebsk Voblast, in Belarus.

New!!: Lithuania and Lake Drūkšiai · See more »

Lake Tauragnas

Tauragnas is the deepest lake in Lithuania reaching 62.5 metres of depth.

New!!: Lithuania and Lake Tauragnas · See more »

Lake Vištytis

Lake Vištytis is a lake on the border between Lithuania (Vilkaviškis district) and Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast), near the tripoint with Poland.

New!!: Lithuania and Lake Vištytis · See more »

Larger urban zone

The larger urban zone (LUZ), or Functional Urban Area (FUA), is a measure of the population and expanse of metropolitan areas in Europe and OECD countries.

New!!: Lithuania and Larger urban zone · See more »

Laser

A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation.

New!!: Lithuania and Laser · See more »

Last glacial period

The last glacial period occurred from the end of the Eemian interglacial to the end of the Younger Dryas, encompassing the period years ago.

New!!: Lithuania and Last glacial period · See more »

Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

New!!: Lithuania and Latin · See more »

Latin alphabet

The Latin alphabet or the Roman alphabet is a writing system originally used by the ancient Romans to write the Latin language.

New!!: Lithuania and Latin alphabet · See more »

Latvia

Latvia (or; Latvija), officially the Republic of Latvia (Latvijas Republika), is a sovereign state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Latvia · See more »

Latvian language

Latvian (latviešu valoda) is a Baltic language spoken in the Baltic region.

New!!: Lithuania and Latvian language · See more »

Latvian Song and Dance Festival

The Latvian Song and Dance Festival (Latvian Vispārējie latviešu Dziesmu un Deju svētki) is one of the largest amateur choral events in the world and an important event in Latvian culture and social life.

New!!: Lithuania and Latvian Song and Dance Festival · See more »

Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic (Latvian SSR; Latvijas Padomju Sociālistiskā Republika; Латвийская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Latviyskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), also known as Soviet Latvia or Latvia, was a republic of the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic · See more »

Latvians

Latvians (latvieši; lețlizt) are a Baltic ethnic group, native to what is modern-day Latvia and the immediate geographical region.

New!!: Lithuania and Latvians · See more »

Lauma

Latvian: Lauma, Lithuanian: Laumė is a woodland fae, and guardian spirit of orphans in Eastern Baltic mythology.

New!!: Lithuania and Lauma · See more »

Laurynas Gucevičius

Laurynas Gucevičius (Wawrzyniec Gucewicz; 1753–1798) was an 18th-century Lithuanian architect from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, and most of his designs were built there.

New!!: Lithuania and Laurynas Gucevičius · See more »

Law of Germany

The Law of Germany (Recht Deutschlands), that being the modern German legal system (Deutsches Rechtssystem), is a system of civil law which is founded on the principles laid out by the Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany, though many of the most important laws, for example most regulations of the civil code (Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch, or BGB) were developed prior to the 1949 constitution.

New!!: Lithuania and Law of Germany · See more »

LCC International University

LCC International University is a nationally and internationally recognized liberal arts institution in the city of Klaipėda, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and LCC International University · See more »

League of Nations

The League of Nations (abbreviated as LN in English, La Société des Nations abbreviated as SDN or SdN in French) was an intergovernmental organisation founded on 10 January 1920 as a result of the Paris Peace Conference that ended the First World War.

New!!: Lithuania and League of Nations · See more »

Legatum Prosperity Index

The Legatum Prosperity Index is an annual ranking developed by the Legatum Institute, a division of the private investment firm Legatum.

New!!: Lithuania and Legatum Prosperity Index · See more »

Leičiai

Leičiai (singular: leitis) were a distinct social group of the Lithuanian society in the early Grand Duchy of Lithuania subordinate to the Lithuanian ruler or the state itself.

New!!: Lithuania and Leičiai · See more »

Leonas Bistras

Leonas Bistras (20 October 1890 in Liepāja – 17 October 1971 in Kaunas) was one of the most prominent Lithuanian politicians of the interwar period.

New!!: Lithuania and Leonas Bistras · See more »

Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor

Leopold I (name in full: Leopold Ignaz Joseph Balthasar Felician; I.; 9 June 1640 – 5 May 1705) was Holy Roman Emperor, King of Hungary, Croatia, and Bohemia.

New!!: Lithuania and Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor · See more »

Letters of Gediminas

There are 6 surviving transcripts of letters of Gediminas written in 1323–1324 by Grand Duke Gediminas.

New!!: Lithuania and Letters of Gediminas · See more »

Lew Sapieha

Lew Sapieha (Леў Сапега or Leŭ Sapieha; Leonas Sapiega; 4 April 1557 – 7 July 1633) was a nobleman and statesman of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Lew Sapieha · See more »

Liberum veto

The liberum veto (Latin for "free veto") was a parliamentary device in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Liberum veto · See more »

Lietauka

Lietava, Lietauka or Letauka is a rivulet in Lithuania that is believed to have given Lithuania its name.

New!!: Lithuania and Lietauka · See more »

Life expectancy

Life expectancy is a statistical measure of the average time an organism is expected to live, based on the year of its birth, its current age and other demographic factors including gender.

New!!: Lithuania and Life expectancy · See more »

Lipka Tatars

The Lipka Tatars (also known as Lithuanian Tatars, Polish Tatars, Lipkowie, Lipcani or Muślimi) are a group of Tatars who originally settled in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania at the beginning of the 14th century.

New!!: Lithuania and Lipka Tatars · See more »

List of castles in Lithuania

Most of Lithuania's early castles were wooden and have not survived.

New!!: Lithuania and List of castles in Lithuania · See more »

List of countries and dependencies by area

This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.

New!!: Lithuania and List of countries and dependencies by area · See more »

List of countries by 4G LTE penetration

This is a list of countries by 4G LTE penetration.

New!!: Lithuania and List of countries by 4G LTE penetration · See more »

List of countries by age at first marriage

This is a list of countries by age at first marriage.

New!!: Lithuania and List of countries by age at first marriage · See more »

List of countries by average wage

The average wage is a measure of total income after taxes divided by total number of employees employed.

New!!: Lithuania and List of countries by average wage · See more »

List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI

This is a list of countries by inequality-adjusted human development index (IHDI), as published by the UNDP in its 2016 Human Development Report.

New!!: Lithuania and List of countries by inequality-adjusted HDI · See more »

List of countries by suicide rate

The following is a list of suicide rates by country according to data from the World Health Organization (WHO) and other sources.

New!!: Lithuania and List of countries by suicide rate · See more »

List of extinct and endangered species of Lithuania

This is a list of extinct, endangered and threatened animals of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and List of extinct and endangered species of Lithuania · See more »

List of generals of the Lithuanian Army

List of generals of the Lithuanian Army includes people that were awarded the rank of general by the independent Republic of Lithuania in 1918–40 or since 1990.

New!!: Lithuania and List of generals of the Lithuanian Army · See more »

List of lakes of Lithuania

There are about 6,000 lakes in Lithuania, covering 950 km², or 1.5% of the territory of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and List of lakes of Lithuania · See more »

List of Lithuanian architects

Following is a list of notable architects from Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and List of Lithuanian architects · See more »

List of Lithuanian mythological figures

The list of Lithuanian gods is reconstructed based on scarce written sources and late folklore.

New!!: Lithuania and List of Lithuanian mythological figures · See more »

List of Lithuanians

This is a list of Lithuanians, both people of Lithuanian descent and people with the birthplace or citizenship of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and List of Lithuanians · See more »

List of oldest universities in continuous operation

This article contains a list of the oldest existing universities in continuous operation in the world.

New!!: Lithuania and List of oldest universities in continuous operation · See more »

List of palaces and manor houses in Lithuania

This is the List of palaces and manor houses in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and List of palaces and manor houses in Lithuania · See more »

List of rulers of Lithuania

The following is a list of rulers over Lithuania—grand dukes, kings, and presidents—the heads of authority over historical Lithuanian territory.

New!!: Lithuania and List of rulers of Lithuania · See more »

List of the busiest airports in Europe

This is a list of the 100 busiest airports in Europe, ranked by total passengers per year, including both terminal and transit passengers.

New!!: Lithuania and List of the busiest airports in Europe · See more »

List of thunder gods

Polytheistic peoples of many cultures have postulated a thunder god, the personification or source of the forces of thunder and lightning; a lightning god does not have a typical depiction, and will vary based on the culture.

New!!: Lithuania and List of thunder gods · See more »

List of universities and colleges in Lithuania

List of universities and colleges in Lithuania is a listing of higher education (third level education) institutions in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and List of universities and colleges in Lithuania · See more »

List of works published posthumously

The following is a list of works that were published or distributed posthumously.

New!!: Lithuania and List of works published posthumously · See more »

Lithuania at the Olympics

Lithuania, after declaring restoration of independence in 1918, sent its athletes to the 1924 Summer Olympics in Paris for the first time.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuania at the Olympics · See more »

Lithuania men's national basketball team

The Lithuania men's national basketball team (Lithuanian: Lietuvos nacionalinė vyrų krepšinio rinktinė) participates in FIBA's competitions.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuania men's national basketball team · See more »

Lithuania national ice hockey team

The Lithuanian national ice hockey team is the national ice hockey team of Lithuania, and a member of the International Ice Hockey Federation.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuania national ice hockey team · See more »

Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre

The Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in Vilnius, Lithuania, is a state-supported conservatory that trains students in music, theatre, and multimedia arts.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre · See more »

Lithuanian Activist Front

Lithuanian Activist Front or LAF was a short-lived resistance organization established in 1940 after Lithuania was occupied by the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Activist Front · See more »

Lithuanian Air Force

The Lithuanian Air Force or LAF (Lietuvos karinės oro pajėgos (LK KOP)) is the military aviation branch of the Lithuanian armed forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Air Force · See more »

Lithuanian Americans

Lithuanian Americans refers to American citizens and residents who are Lithuanian and were born in Lithuania, or are of Lithuanian descent.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Americans · See more »

Lithuanian Armed Forces

The Lithuanian Armed Forces consist of 20 565 active personnel.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Armed Forces · See more »

Lithuanian Art Museum

The Lithuanian Art Museum (Lietuvos dailės muziejus) is an art museum established in Vilnius in 1933 as the Vilnius City Museum.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Art Museum · See more »

Lithuanian book smugglers

Lithuanian book smugglers (knygnešys, plural: knygnešiai) transported Lithuanian language books printed in the Latin alphabet into Lithuanian-speaking areas of the Russian Empire, defying a ban on such materials in force from 1864 to 1904.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian book smugglers · See more »

Lithuanian census of 2001

The 2001 Lithuania Census was carried out during April 6 - April 16 by the Lithuanian Department of Statistics.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian census of 2001 · See more »

Lithuanian Crusade

The Lithuanian Crusade was a series of campaigns by the Teutonic Order and the Livonian Order, two crusading military orders, to convert the pagan Grand Duchy of Lithuania into Roman Catholicism.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Crusade · See more »

Lithuanian cuisine

Lithuanian cuisine features products suited to the cool and moist northern climate of Lithuania: barley, potatoes, rye, beets, greens, berries, and mushrooms are locally grown, and dairy products are one of its specialties.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian cuisine · See more »

Lithuanian Diplomatic Service

The Diplomatic Service of the Republic of Lithuania is part of the governmental service tasked with enforcing the foreign policy set by the President, the Parliament, and the Government of the Republic of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Diplomatic Service · See more »

Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union

The Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (Lietuvos valstiečių ir žaliųjų sąjunga, LVŽS; also known as Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union, formerly Lithuanian Peasant Popular Union, Lietuvos valstiečių liaudininkų sąjunga, LVLS) is a centre-right agrarian political party in Lithuania led by industrial farmer Ramūnas Karbauskis.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union · See more »

Lithuanian Helsinki Group

The Lithuanian Helsinki Group (full name: the Public Group to Promote the Implementation of the Helsinki Accords in Lithuania; Helsinkio susitarimų vykdymui remti Lietuvos visuomeninė grupė) was a dissident organization active in the Lithuanian SSR, one of the republics of the Soviet Union, in 1975–81.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Helsinki Group · See more »

Lithuanian Jews

Lithuanian Jews or Litvaks are Jews with roots in the present-day Lithuania, Belarus, Latvia, northeastern Suwałki and Białystok region of Poland and some border areas of Russia and Ukraine.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Jews · See more »

Lithuanian Land Force

The Lithuanian Land Forces (LLF) form the backbone of the country's defence force, capable of acting as an integral part of NATO forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Land Force · See more »

Lithuanian language

Lithuanian (lietuvių kalba) is a Baltic language spoken in the Baltic region.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian language · See more »

Lithuanian litas

The Lithuanian litas (ISO currency code LTL, symbolized as Lt; plural litai (nominative) or litų (genitive)) was the currency of Lithuania, until 1 January 2015, when it was replaced by the euro.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian litas · See more »

Lithuanian Military Police

The Lithuanian Military Police (Lietuvos karo policija) is a law enforcement agency operating within the national defence system of the Republic of Lithuania and is a part of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Military Police · See more »

Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology

The Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology (Lietuvos etnokosmologijos muziejus) is a sky observatory and ethnocosmology museum in Kulionys village located about north of Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Museum of Ethnocosmology · See more »

Lithuanian mythology

Lithuanian mythology is a type of Baltic mythology, developed by Lithuanians throughout the centuries.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian mythology · See more »

Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces

The National Defence Volunteer Forces or NDVF (Krašto apsaugos savanorių pajėgos (KASP), previously Savanoriškoji krašto apsaugos tarnyba (SKAT)) is an important part of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian National Defence Volunteer Forces · See more »

Lithuanian National Drama Theatre

Lithuanian National Drama Theatre (Lietuvos nacionalinis dramos teatras), located on Gediminas Avenue in Vilnius, is one of Lithuania’s most prominent publicly funded performing arts venues and cultural institutions.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian National Drama Theatre · See more »

Lithuanian National Radio and Television

Lithuanian National Radio and Television (Lithuanian) is the national public broadcasting company of Lithuania based in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian National Radio and Television · See more »

Lithuanian National Revival

Lithuanian National Revival, alternatively Lithuanian National Awakening (Lietuvių tautinis atgimimas), was a period of the history of Lithuania in the 19th century at the time when a major part of Lithuanian-inhabited areas belonged to the Russian Empire (the Russian partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth).

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian National Revival · See more »

Lithuanian Nationalist Union

The Lithuanian Nationalist and Republican Union (Lietuvių tautininkų sąjunga, LTS), also known as the Nationalists (Tautininkai), is a nationalist, right-wing political party in Lithuania, founded in 1924 when the Party of National Progress merged with the Lithuanian Farmers' Association.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Nationalist Union · See more »

Lithuanian Naval Force

The Lithuanian Navy (Lietuvos Karinės jūrų pajėgos) is the naval arm of the Lithuanian Armed Forces.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Naval Force · See more »

Lithuanian nobility

The Lithuanian nobility was historically a legally privileged class in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania consisting of Lithuanians, from the historical regions of Lithuania Proper and Samogitia, and, following Lithuania's eastern expansion, many Ruthenian noble families (boyars).

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian nobility · See more »

Lithuanian partisans

The Lithuanian partisans were partisans who waged a guerrilla warfare in Lithuania against the Soviet Union in 1944–1953.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian partisans · See more »

Lithuanian Popular Peasants' Union

The Lithuanian Popular Peasants' Union (Lietuvos valstiečių liaudininkų sajunga, LVLS) was a centre-left political party in Lithuania between 1922 and 1936.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Popular Peasants' Union · See more »

Lithuanian presidency referendum, 1992

A referendum on the presidency was held in Lithuania on 23 May 1992.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian presidency referendum, 1992 · See more »

Lithuanian presidential election, 2009

A presidential election was held in Lithuania on 17 May 2009.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian presidential election, 2009 · See more »

Lithuanian presidential election, 2014

Presidential elections were held in Lithuania on 11 May 2014, with a second round held on 25 May between the top two candidates from the first round.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian presidential election, 2014 · See more »

Lithuanian press ban

The Lithuanian press ban (spaudos draudimas) was a ban on all Lithuanian language publications printed in the Latin alphabet in force from 1865 to 1904 within the Russian Empire, which controlled Lithuania at the time.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian press ban · See more »

Lithuanian Railways

Lithuanian Railways (Lietuvos geležinkeliai) is the national, state-owned railway company of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Railways · See more »

Lithuanian Riflemen's Union

The Lithuanian Riflemen's Union or LRU (Lietuvos šaulių sąjunga), also referred to as šauliai (šaulys for rifleman), is a paramilitary non-profit organisation supported by the State.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Riflemen's Union · See more »

Lithuanian Song Festival

The Lithuania Song Festival (also called Song Celebration) is a massive traditional song and dance festival.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Song Festival · See more »

Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic

The Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic (Lithuanian SSR; Lietuvos Tarybų Socialistinė Respublika; Литовская Советская Социалистическая Республика, Litovskaya Sovetskaya Sotsialisticheskaya Respublika), one of the USSR republics that existed in 1940–1941 and 1944–1990, was formed on the basis of the Soviet occupation rule.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic · See more »

Lithuanian Space Association

The Lithuanian Space Association or LSA (Lietuvos kosmoso asociacija or LKA) is a space organisation based in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Space Association · See more »

Lithuanian Special Operations Force

The Lithuanian Special Operations Force (LITHSOF) (Lietuvos Specialiųjų Operacijų Pajėgos) is a special operation unit of the Lithuanian Armed Forces, formed exclusively of carefully selected, motivated and specially trained professionals.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Special Operations Force · See more »

Lithuanian Sports University

Lithuanian Sports University or LSU is a university in Kaunas, Lithuania, specializing in sports, physical activities, and physiology.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian Sports University · See more »

Lithuanian State Border Guard Service

The State Border Guard Service or SBGS (Valstybės sienos apsaugos tarnyba) is the organisation under the authority of the Ministry of the Interior charged with controlling and maintaining the security of Lithuanian borders on land, in the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian State Border Guard Service · See more »

Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences

Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences (Lietuvos edukologijos universitetas or LEU) is a university in Vilnius, Lithuania, which specializes in preparing school teachers and other educators.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences · See more »

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

Lithuanian University of Health Sciences (Lietuvos sveikatos mokslų universitetas, LSMU) is a medical school in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanian University of Health Sciences · See more »

Lithuanians

Lithuanians (lietuviai, singular lietuvis/lietuvė) are a Baltic ethnic group, native to Lithuania, where they number around 2,561,300 people.

New!!: Lithuania and Lithuanians · See more »

LitPol Link

The Lithuania–Poland interconnection LitPol Link represents electricity link between the Baltic transmission system (part of the IPS/UPS system) and the synchronous grid of Continental Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and LitPol Link · See more »

LitSat-1

LitSat-1 is one of the two first Lithuanian satellites.

New!!: Lithuania and LitSat-1 · See more »

Lituanica SAT-1

LituanicaSAT-1 is one of the two first Lithuanian satellites.

New!!: Lithuania and Lituanica SAT-1 · See more »

LituanicaSAT-2

LituanicaSAT-2 is the 3U Lithuanian satellite to be launched on a PSLV launch vehicle.

New!!: Lithuania and LituanicaSAT-2 · See more »

Livonia

Livonia (Līvõmō, Liivimaa, German and Scandinavian languages: Livland, Latvian and Livonija, Inflanty, archaic English Livland, Liwlandia; Liflyandiya) is a historical region on the eastern shores of the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Livonia · See more »

Livonian Brothers of the Sword

The Livonian Brothers of the Sword (Fratres militiæ Christi Livoniae, Schwertbrüderorden, Ordre des Chevaliers Porte-Glaive) was a Catholic military order established by Albert, the third bishop of Riga (or possibly by Theoderich von Treyden), in 1202.

New!!: Lithuania and Livonian Brothers of the Sword · See more »

Livonian Order

The Livonian Order was an autonomous branch of the Teutonic Order, formed in 1237.

New!!: Lithuania and Livonian Order · See more »

Livonian War

The Livonian War (1558–1583) was fought for control of Old Livonia (in the territory of present-day Estonia and Latvia), when the Tsardom of Russia faced a varying coalition of Denmark–Norway, the Kingdom of Sweden, and the Union (later Commonwealth) of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Kingdom of Poland.

New!!: Lithuania and Livonian War · See more »

Logistics Performance Index

The Logistics Performance Index (LPI) is an interactive benchmarking tool created by the World Bank to help countries identify the challenges and opportunities they face in their performance on trade logistics and what they can do to improve their performance.

New!!: Lithuania and Logistics Performance Index · See more »

Louis Hjelmslev

Louis Trolle Hjelmslev (3 October 1899, Copenhagen – 30 May 1965, Copenhagen) was a Danish linguist whose ideas formed the basis of the Copenhagen School of linguistics.

New!!: Lithuania and Louis Hjelmslev · See more »

Lrytas.lt

Lrytas.lt is one of the largest Lithuanian news portals with audience of 1 million visitors per month on the Internet and more than 300,000 visitors on mobile.

New!!: Lithuania and Lrytas.lt · See more »

Lucjan Żeligowski

Lucjan Żeligowski (1865–1947) was a Polish general, politician, military commander and veteran of World War I, the Polish-Soviet War and World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Lucjan Żeligowski · See more »

Lutheranism

Lutheranism is a major branch of Protestant Christianity which identifies with the theology of Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German friar, ecclesiastical reformer and theologian.

New!!: Lithuania and Lutheranism · See more »

Lynx

A lynx (plural lynx or lynxes) is any of the four species (Canada lynx, Iberian lynx, Eurasian lynx, Bobcat) within the medium-sized wild cat genus Lynx.

New!!: Lithuania and Lynx · See more »

M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum

The M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum is a group of museums based in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and M. K. Čiurlionis National Art Museum · See more »

Mažeikiai

Mažeikiai (Samogitian: Mažeikē) is a city in the north-western Lithuania, on the Venta River.

New!!: Lithuania and Mažeikiai · See more »

Mažeikiai District Municipality

Mažeikiai District Municipality (Mažeikių rajono savivaldybė, Samogitian: Mažėikiu rajuona savivaldībė) is located in the north-west of Lithuania, on the River Venta in Telšiai County.

New!!: Lithuania and Mažeikiai District Municipality · See more »

Mados infekcija

Mados infekcija (Fashion Infection) is the biggest Lithuanian fashion show.

New!!: Lithuania and Mados infekcija · See more »

Magnate

Magnate, from the Late Latin magnas, a great man, itself from Latin magnus, 'great', designates a noble or other man in a high social position, by birth, wealth or other qualities.

New!!: Lithuania and Magnate · See more »

Magnates of Poland and Lithuania

The magnates of Poland and Lithuania were an aristocracy of nobility (szlachta) that existed in the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland, in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and, from the 1569 Union of Lublin, in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, until the Third Partition of Poland in 1795.

New!!: Lithuania and Magnates of Poland and Lithuania · See more »

Maironis

Maironis (born Jonas Mačiulis, – 28 June 1932) is one of the most famous Lithuanian poets.

New!!: Lithuania and Maironis · See more »

Manor

A manor in English law is an estate in land to which is incident the right to hold a court termed court baron, that is to say a manorial court.

New!!: Lithuania and Manor · See more »

Marcin Knackfus

Marcin Knackfus (c. 1742 – c. 1821) was a Polish–Lithuanian Neoclassical architect of German descent.

New!!: Lithuania and Marcin Knackfus · See more »

Marija Gimbutas

Marija Gimbutas (Marija Gimbutienė; January 23, 1921 – February 2, 1994) was a Lithuanian-American archaeologist and anthropologist known for her research into the Neolithic and Bronze Age cultures of "Old Europe" and for her Kurgan hypothesis, which located the Proto-Indo-European homeland in the Pontic Steppe.

New!!: Lithuania and Marija Gimbutas · See more »

Marijampolė

Marijampolė (also known by several other names) is an industrial city and the capital of the Marijampolė County in the south of Lithuania, bordering Poland and Russian Kaliningrad Oblast, and Lake Vištytis.

New!!: Lithuania and Marijampolė · See more »

Marijampolė County

Marijampolė County (Marijampolės apskritis; Okręg mariampolski) is one of the ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Marijampolė County · See more »

Marijonas Mikutavičius

Marijonas Mikutavičius (born 19 April 1971) is a Lithuanian singer, musician and songwriter, a television journalist, a comedian and a talk show host from Vilnius.

New!!: Lithuania and Marijonas Mikutavičius · See more »

Martynas Mažvydas

Martynas Mažvydas (1510 – 21 May 1563) was the author and the editor of the first printed book in the Lithuanian language.

New!!: Lithuania and Martynas Mažvydas · See more »

Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness of intangible cultural heritage and encourage local communities to protect them and the local people who sustain these forms of cultural expressions.

New!!: Lithuania and Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity · See more »

Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

New!!: Lithuania and Mayor · See more »

Mead

Mead (archaic and dialectal meath or meathe, from Old English medu) is an alcoholic beverage created by fermenting honey with water, sometimes with various fruits, spices, grains, or hops.

New!!: Lithuania and Mead · See more »

Medeina

Medeina or Medeinė (derived from medis (tree) and medė (forest)), often treated as synonymous to Žvorūnė or Žvorūna (derived from žvėris (beast)), is one of the main deities in the Lithuanian mythology, and is similar to Latvian Meža Māte.

New!!: Lithuania and Medeina · See more »

Medieval studies

Medieval studies is the academic interdisciplinary study of the Middle Ages.

New!!: Lithuania and Medieval studies · See more »

Medvėgalis

Medvėgalis was a 14th-century hill fort in Samogitia, located in present-day Šilalė District Municipality, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Medvėgalis · See more »

Metaphor

A metaphor is a figure of speech that directly refers to one thing by mentioning another for rhetorical effect.

New!!: Lithuania and Metaphor · See more »

Michał Pius Römer

Michał Pius Römer (originally Michael von Römer, later using the Lithuanian form Mykolas Römeris) (1880 in Bagdoniškis – 1945 in Vilnius) was a Lithuanian lawyer, scientist and politician.

New!!: Lithuania and Michał Pius Römer · See more »

Midus

Midus is a type of Lithuanian mead, an alcoholic beverage made of grain, honey and water.

New!!: Lithuania and Midus · See more »

Mikalojus Daukša

Mikalojus Daukša (other possible spellings include Mikalojus Daugsza, Mikołaj Dauksza and Mikolay Dowksza; after 1527 – February 16, 1613 in Medininkai) was a Lithuanian and Latin religious writer, translator and a Catholic church official.

New!!: Lithuania and Mikalojus Daukša · See more »

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis

Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis (Mikołaj Konstanty Czurlanis; –) was a Lithuanian painter, composer and writer.

New!!: Lithuania and Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis · See more »

Military reserve force

A military reserve force is a military organisation composed of citizens of a country who combine a military role or career with a civilian career.

New!!: Lithuania and Military reserve force · See more »

Mindaugas

Mindaugas (Myndowen, Mindowe, Мендог, Міндоўг, c. 1203 – autumn 1263) was the first known Grand Duke of Lithuania and the only King of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Mindaugas · See more »

Mindaugas Kuzminskas

Mindaugas Kuzminskas (born 19 October 1989) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Olimpia Milano of the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) and the EuroLeague.

New!!: Lithuania and Mindaugas Kuzminskas · See more »

Ministry of Education and Science (Lithuania)

The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos švietimo ir mokslo ministerija) is a government department of the Republic of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Ministry of Education and Science (Lithuania) · See more »

Ministry of Health (Lithuania)

The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos sveikatos apsaugos ministerija) is a government department of the Republic of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Ministry of Health (Lithuania) · See more »

Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania)

The Ministry of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos krašto apsaugos ministerija) was established in 1990.

New!!: Lithuania and Ministry of National Defence (Lithuania) · See more »

Ministry of the Interior (Lithuania)

The Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos vidaus reikalų ministerija) is charged with the oversight of public safety, border protection, migration control, emergency response, public administration and governance, the civil service, and local and regional development initiatives.

New!!: Lithuania and Ministry of the Interior (Lithuania) · See more »

Mitochondrial DNA

Mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA or mDNA) is the DNA located in mitochondria, cellular organelles within eukaryotic cells that convert chemical energy from food into a form that cells can use, adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

New!!: Lithuania and Mitochondrial DNA · See more »

Mixed economy

A mixed economy is variously defined as an economic system blending elements of market economies with elements of planned economies, free markets with state interventionism, or private enterprise with public enterprise.

New!!: Lithuania and Mixed economy · See more »

Mixed martial arts

Mixed martial arts (MMA) is a full-contact combat sport that allows striking and grappling, both standing and on the ground, using techniques from other combat sports and martial arts.

New!!: Lithuania and Mixed martial arts · See more »

Modern Paganism

Modern Paganism, also known as Contemporary Paganism and Neopaganism, is a collective term for new religious movements influenced by or claiming to be derived from the various historical pagan beliefs of pre-modern Europe, North Africa and the Near East.

New!!: Lithuania and Modern Paganism · See more »

Modern pentathlon

The modern pentathlon is an Olympic sport that comprises five different events; fencing (one-touch épée), freestyle swimming (200m), equestrian show jumping (15 jumps), and a final combined event of pistol shooting and cross country running (3200m).

New!!: Lithuania and Modern pentathlon · See more »

Molėtai Astronomical Observatory

The Molėtai Astronomical Observatory (MAO; Molėtų astronomijos observatorija in Lithuanian) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Vilnius University Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy.

New!!: Lithuania and Molėtai Astronomical Observatory · See more »

Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact

The Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, also known as the Nazi–Soviet Pact,Charles Peters (2005), Five Days in Philadelphia: The Amazing "We Want Willkie!" Convention of 1940 and How It Freed FDR to Save the Western World, New York: PublicAffairs, Ch.

New!!: Lithuania and Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact · See more »

Monophony

In music, monophony is the simplest of musical textures, consisting of a melody (or "tune"), typically sung by a single singer or played by a single instrument player (e.g., a flute player) without accompanying harmony or chords.

New!!: Lithuania and Monophony · See more »

Montesquieu

Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu (18 January 1689 – 10 February 1755), generally referred to as simply Montesquieu, was a French judge, man of letters, and political philosopher.

New!!: Lithuania and Montesquieu · See more »

Moose

The moose (North America) or elk (Eurasia), Alces alces, is the largest extant species in the deer family.

New!!: Lithuania and Moose · See more »

Morė

Morė is one of the main attributes of the traditional Lithuanian folk festival Užgavėnės.

New!!: Lithuania and Morė · See more »

Moscow

Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.

New!!: Lithuania and Moscow · See more »

Mouse

A mouse (Mus), plural mice, is a small rodent characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, a body-length scaly tail and a high breeding rate.

New!!: Lithuania and Mouse · See more »

Multistage rocket

A multistage rocket, or step rocket is a launch vehicle that uses two or more rocket stages, each of which contains its own engines and propellant.

New!!: Lithuania and Multistage rocket · See more »

Municipal council

A municipal council is the local government of a municipality such as city councils and town councils.

New!!: Lithuania and Municipal council · See more »

Municipalities of Lithuania

Lithuania is divided into three layers of administrative divisions.

New!!: Lithuania and Municipalities of Lithuania · See more »

Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars

The Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars (also known as Russo-Lithuanian Wars, or just either Muscovite Wars or Lithuanian Wars)The conflicts are referred to as 'Muscovite wars' (wojny moskiewskie) in Polish historiography and as 'Lithuanian wars' in Russian one; English historiography uses both, ex.

New!!: Lithuania and Muscovite–Lithuanian Wars · See more »

Mushroom

A mushroom, or toadstool, is the fleshy, spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus, typically produced above ground on soil or on its food source.

New!!: Lithuania and Mushroom · See more »

Music Information Centre Lithuania

Music Information Centre Lithuania (MICL) is a non-governmental and non-profit public institution devoted to the promotion of Lithuanian music culture at home and abroad.

New!!: Lithuania and Music Information Centre Lithuania · See more »

Mute swan

The mute swan (Cygnus olor) is a species of swan and a member of the waterfowl family Anatidae.

New!!: Lithuania and Mute swan · See more »

Mutual intelligibility

In linguistics, mutual intelligibility is a relationship between languages or dialects in which speakers of different but related varieties can readily understand each other without prior familiarity or special effort.

New!!: Lithuania and Mutual intelligibility · See more »

Mykolas Biržiška

Mykolas Biržiška (24 August 1882 in Viekšniai – 24 August 1962 in Los Angeles), a Lithuanian editor, historian, professor of literature, diplomat, and politician, was one of the twenty signatories of the Act of Independence of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Mykolas Biržiška · See more »

Mykolas Romeris University

Mykolas Romeris University (Mykolo Romerio universitetas) is one of Lithuania's largest universities, bearing the name of the Lithuanian legal scholar, judge and father of Lithuania's Constitutional Law Mykolas Römeris.

New!!: Lithuania and Mykolas Romeris University · See more »

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 1000 Hall of Fame Avenue in Springfield, Massachusetts.

New!!: Lithuania and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame · See more »

Name of Lithuania

The first known record of the name of Lithuania (Lietuva) is in a 9 March 1009 story of Saint Bruno recorded in the Quedlinburg Chronicle (Annales Quedlinburgenses).

New!!: Lithuania and Name of Lithuania · See more »

Napoleonic Code

The Napoleonic Code (officially Code civil des Français, referred to as (le) Code civil) is the French civil code established under Napoléon I in 1804.

New!!: Lithuania and Napoleonic Code · See more »

Narva culture

Narva culture or eastern Baltic (c. 5300 to 1750 BC) was a European Neolithic archaeological culture found in present-day Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kaliningrad Oblast (former East Prussia), and adjacent portions of Poland, Belarus and Russia.

New!!: Lithuania and Narva culture · See more »

National anthem

A national anthem (also state anthem, national hymn, national song, etc.) is generally a patriotic musical composition that evokes and eulogizes the history, traditions, and struggles of its people, recognized either by a nation's government as the official national song, or by convention through use by the people.

New!!: Lithuania and National anthem · See more »

National Basketball Association

The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).

New!!: Lithuania and National Basketball Association · See more »

National Cyber Security Centre of Lithuania

The National Cyber Security Centre of Lithuania is a government internet security organization in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and National Cyber Security Centre of Lithuania · See more »

National day

A national day is a designated date on which celebrations mark the nationhood of a nation or non-sovereign country.

New!!: Lithuania and National day · See more »

National Museum of Lithuania

The National Museum of Lithuania (Lietuvos nacionalinis muziejus), established in 1952, is a state-sponsored historical museum that encompasses several significant structures and a wide collection of written materials and artifacts.

New!!: Lithuania and National Museum of Lithuania · See more »

National park

A national park is a park in use for conservation purposes.

New!!: Lithuania and National park · See more »

National sport

A national sport is considered to be an intrinsic part of the culture of a nation.

New!!: Lithuania and National sport · See more »

Nationalization

Nationalization (or nationalisation) is the process of transforming private assets into public assets by bringing them under the public ownership of a national government or state.

New!!: Lithuania and Nationalization · See more »

NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.

New!!: Lithuania and NATO · See more »

Nature reserve

A nature reserve (also called a natural reserve, bioreserve, (natural/nature) preserve, or (national/nature) conserve) is a protected area of importance for wildlife, flora, fauna or features of geological or other special interest, which is reserved and managed for conservation and to provide special opportunities for study or research.

New!!: Lithuania and Nature reserve · See more »

Nazi Germany

Nazi Germany is the common English name for the period in German history from 1933 to 1945, when Germany was under the dictatorship of Adolf Hitler through the Nazi Party (NSDAP).

New!!: Lithuania and Nazi Germany · See more »

Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.

New!!: Lithuania and Nazism · See more »

Neman

The Neman, Nemunas, Nyoman, Niemen or Memel, a major Eastern European river.

New!!: Lithuania and Neman · See more »

Neman culture

Archaeologists use the name Neman culture to refer to two archaeological cultures (7th to 3rd millennium BC) which existed in the Mesolithic and continued into the middle Neolithic.

New!!: Lithuania and Neman culture · See more »

Nemunas Delta Regional Park

Nemunas Delta Regional Park, established in 1994, is located in Lithuania within the Nemunas Delta where the Nemunas flows into the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Nemunas Delta Regional Park · See more »

Neoclassical architecture

Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.

New!!: Lithuania and Neoclassical architecture · See more »

Neolithic

The Neolithic was a period in the development of human technology, beginning about 10,200 BC, according to the ASPRO chronology, in some parts of Western Asia, and later in other parts of the world and ending between 4500 and 2000 BC.

New!!: Lithuania and Neolithic · See more »

Neringa Municipality

Neringa or Neringa Municipality (Neringos savivaldybė) is a municipality of Klaipėda County in westernmost Lithuania, comprising several villages in the Curonian Spit.

New!!: Lithuania and Neringa Municipality · See more »

Networked Readiness Index

The World Economic Forum's Networked Readiness Index (NRI), also referred to as Technology Readiness, measures the propensity for countries to exploit the opportunities offered by information and communications technology (ICT).

New!!: Lithuania and Networked Readiness Index · See more »

Neutral powers during World War II

The neutral powers were countries that remained neutral during World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Neutral powers during World War II · See more »

Nida, Lithuania

Nida (Nidden) is a resort town in Lithuania, the administrative centre of Neringa municipality.

New!!: Lithuania and Nida, Lithuania · See more »

Nijolė Sadūnaitė

Nijolė Sadūnaitė (born 22 July 1938 in Kaunas) was a clandestine Lithuanian Catholic nun of the Soviet period who worked with the Chronicle of the Catholic Church in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Nijolė Sadūnaitė · See more »

Nitrate

Nitrate is a polyatomic ion with the molecular formula and a molecular mass of 62.0049 u.

New!!: Lithuania and Nitrate · See more »

Nitrite

The nitrite ion, which has the chemical formula, is a symmetric anion with equal N–O bond lengths.

New!!: Lithuania and Nitrite · See more »

NKVD

The People's Commissariat for Internal Affairs (Народный комиссариат внутренних дел, Narodnyy Komissariat Vnutrennikh Del), abbreviated NKVD (НКВД), was the interior ministry of the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and NKVD · See more »

NordBalt

NordBalt (also formerly known as SwedLit) is a submarine power cable between Klaipėda in Lithuania and Nybro in Sweden.

New!!: Lithuania and NordBalt · See more »

Nordic Council

The Nordic Council is the official body for formal inter-parliamentary co-operation among the Nordic countries.

New!!: Lithuania and Nordic Council · See more »

Nordic countries

The Nordic countries or the Nordics are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the North Atlantic, where they are most commonly known as Norden (literally "the North").

New!!: Lithuania and Nordic countries · See more »

Nordic Investment Bank

The Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) is an international financial institution founded in the mid-1970s by the five Nordic countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden.

New!!: Lithuania and Nordic Investment Bank · See more »

Nordic-Baltic Eight

Nordic-Baltic Eight (NB8) is a regional co-operation format that includes Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, and Sweden.

New!!: Lithuania and Nordic-Baltic Eight · See more »

North European Plain

The North European Plain (Norddeutsches Tiefland or Norddeutsche Tiefebene, North German Plain; Nizina Środkowoeuropejska, Middle European Plain) is a geomorphological region in Europe, mostly in Poland, Denmark, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands (Low Countries), and a small part of northern France and Czech republic.

New!!: Lithuania and North European Plain · See more »

Northern Crusades

The Northern Crusades or Baltic Crusades were religious wars undertaken by Catholic Christian military orders and kingdoms, primarily against the pagan Baltic, Finnic and West Slavic peoples around the southern and eastern shores of the Baltic Sea, and to a lesser extent also against Orthodox Christian Slavs (East Slavs).

New!!: Lithuania and Northern Crusades · See more »

Northern Europe

Northern Europe is the general term for the geographical region in Europe that is approximately north of the southern coast of the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Northern Europe · See more »

Northern Wars

Northern Wars is a term used for a series of wars fought in northern and northeastern Europe in the 16th and 17th century.

New!!: Lithuania and Northern Wars · See more »

Northwestern Krai

Northwestern Krai (Северо-Западный край) was a subdivision (krai) of the Russian Empire in the territories of the former Grand Duchy of Lithuania (present-day Belarus and Lithuania).

New!!: Lithuania and Northwestern Krai · See more »

Notes on Muscovite Affairs

Notes on Muscovite Affairs (Rerum Moscoviticarum Commentarii) (1549) was a Latin book by Baron Sigismund von Herberstein on the geography, history and customs of Muscovy (the 16th century Russian state).

New!!: Lithuania and Notes on Muscovite Affairs · See more »

November Uprising

The November Uprising (1830–31), also known as the Polish–Russian War 1830–31 or the Cadet Revolution, was an armed rebellion in the heartland of partitioned Poland against the Russian Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and November Uprising · See more »

Novgorod Republic

The Novgorod Republic (p; Новгородскаѧ землѧ / Novgorodskaję zemlę) was a medieval East Slavic state from the 12th to 15th centuries, stretching from the Baltic Sea to the northern Ural Mountains, including the city of Novgorod and the Lake Ladoga regions of modern Russia.

New!!: Lithuania and Novgorod Republic · See more »

Oak

An oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (Latin "oak tree") of the beech family, Fagaceae.

New!!: Lithuania and Oak · See more »

Ober Ost

Ober Ost is short for Oberbefehlshaber der gesamten Deutschen Streitkräfte im Osten, German for "Supreme Commander of All German Forces in the East" during World War I. It also has an implied double meaning, as in its own right, "Ober Ost" translates into "Upper East," which describes its geographic region in reference to the German Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Ober Ost · See more »

Occupation of the Baltic states

The occupation of the Baltic states involved the military occupation of the three Baltic states—Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania—by the Soviet Union under the auspices of the 1939 Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact in June 1940 followed by their incorporation into the USSR as constituent republics in August 1940 - most Western powers never recognised this incorporation.

New!!: Lithuania and Occupation of the Baltic states · See more »

Oceanic climate

An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.

New!!: Lithuania and Oceanic climate · See more »

OECD

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD; Organisation de coopération et de développement économiques, OCDE) is an intergovernmental economic organisation with 35 member countries, founded in 1961 to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

New!!: Lithuania and OECD · See more »

Oeselians

The Oeselians, Osilians, Esths, or Ests were a historical subdivision of Estonians inhabiting Saaremaa (Oesel or Osilia), an Estonian island in the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Oeselians · See more »

Officer (armed forces)

An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.

New!!: Lithuania and Officer (armed forces) · See more »

Official language

An official language is a language that is given a special legal status in a particular country, state, or other jurisdiction.

New!!: Lithuania and Official language · See more »

Old Believers

In Eastern Orthodox church history, the Old Believers, or Old Ritualists (старове́ры or старообря́дцы, starovéry or staroobryádtsy) are Eastern Orthodox Christians who maintain the liturgical and ritual practices of the Eastern Orthodox Church as they existed prior to the reforms of Patriarch Nikon of Moscow between 1652 and 1666.

New!!: Lithuania and Old Believers · See more »

Old Prussians

Old Prussians or Baltic Prussians (Old Prussian: Prūsai; Pruzzen or Prußen; Pruteni; Prūši; Prūsai; Prusowie; Prësowié) refers to the indigenous peoples from a cluster of Baltic tribes that inhabited the region of Prussia.

New!!: Lithuania and Old Prussians · See more »

Oncology

Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

New!!: Lithuania and Oncology · See more »

Onutė Narbutaitė

Onutė Narbutaitė (born June 12, 1956, Vilnius) is a Lithuanian composer.

New!!: Lithuania and Onutė Narbutaitė · See more »

Opera

Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.

New!!: Lithuania and Opera · See more »

Operation Barbarossa

Operation Barbarossa (German: Unternehmen Barbarossa) was the code name for the Axis invasion of the Soviet Union, which started on Sunday, 22 June 1941, during World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Operation Barbarossa · See more »

Order of the Polar Star

The Order of the Polar Star (Swedish: Nordstjärneorden) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Seraphim.

New!!: Lithuania and Order of the Polar Star · See more »

Organic farming

Organic farming is an alternative agricultural system which originated early in the 20th century in reaction to rapidly changing farming practices.

New!!: Lithuania and Organic farming · See more »

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

The Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is the world's largest security-oriented intergovernmental organization.

New!!: Lithuania and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe · See more »

Oskaras Koršunovas

Oskaras Koršunovas (born March 6, 1969 in Vilnius, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian theatre director.

New!!: Lithuania and Oskaras Koršunovas · See more »

Osvaldas Balakauskas

Osvaldas Jonas Balakauskas (born December 19, 1937 in Miliūnai) is a Lithuanian composer of classical music and diplomat.

New!!: Lithuania and Osvaldas Balakauskas · See more »

Ottoman Empire

The Ottoman Empire (دولت عليه عثمانیه,, literally The Exalted Ottoman State; Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire"The Ottoman Empire-also known in Europe as the Turkish Empire" or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of Southeast Europe, Western Asia and North Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries.

New!!: Lithuania and Ottoman Empire · See more »

Outline of Lithuania

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Lithuania: Lithuania – sovereign country located in the Baltic region of Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Outline of Lithuania · See more »

Pažaislis Monastery

Pažaislis Monastery and the Church of the Visitation (Pažaislio vienuolynas ir Švenčiausios Mergelės Marijos apsilankymo pas Elžbieta bažnyčia, Klasztor w Pożajściu) form the largest monastery complex in Lithuania, and the most magnificent example of Italian Baroque architecture in the country.

New!!: Lithuania and Pažaislis Monastery · See more »

Paganism

Paganism is a term first used in the fourth century by early Christians for populations of the Roman Empire who practiced polytheism, either because they were increasingly rural and provincial relative to the Christian population or because they were not milites Christi (soldiers of Christ).

New!!: Lithuania and Paganism · See more »

Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania

The Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania (Lietuvos Didžiosios Kunigaikštystės valdovų rūmai Vilniaus žemutinėje pilyje; Zamek Dolny w Wilnie) is a palace in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Palace of the Grand Dukes of Lithuania · See more »

Palanga

Palanga (Palanga (also till 1934)) is a seaside resort town in western Lithuania, on the shore of the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Palanga · See more »

Palanga Amber Museum

The Palanga Amber Museum (Palangos gintaro muziejus), near the Baltic Sea in Palanga, Lithuania, is a branch of the Lithuanian Art Museum.

New!!: Lithuania and Palanga Amber Museum · See more »

Palanga International Airport

Palanga International Airport is a regional international airport located near the resort town Palanga at the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Palanga International Airport · See more »

Palgrave Macmillan

Palgrave Macmillan is an international academic and trade publishing company.

New!!: Lithuania and Palgrave Macmillan · See more »

Panemunė Castle

Panemunė Castle is a castle on the right bank of the Nemunas river, in Vytėnai, Jurbarkas district, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Panemunė Castle · See more »

Panevėžys

Panevėžys (Latin: Panevezen, Poniewież, פּאָנעװעזש Ponevezh) see also other names, is the fifth largest city in Lithuania. As of 2011, it occupied with 113,653 inhabitants. The largest multifunctional arena in Panevėžys, Cido Arena, hosted the Eurobasket 2011 group matches.

New!!: Lithuania and Panevėžys · See more »

Panevėžys County

Panevėžys County (Panevėžio apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Panevėžys County · See more »

Panzerhaubitze 2000

The Panzerhaubitze 2000 ("armoured howitzer 2000"), abbreviated PzH 2000, is a German 155 mm self-propelled howitzer developed by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall for the German Army.

New!!: Lithuania and Panzerhaubitze 2000 · See more »

Partitions of Poland

The Partitions of Poland were three partitions of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth that took place toward the end of the 18th century and ended the existence of the state, resulting in the elimination of sovereign Poland and Lithuania for 123 years.

New!!: Lithuania and Partitions of Poland · See more »

Peat

Peat, also called turf, is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation or organic matter that is unique to natural areas called peatlands, bogs, mires, moors, or muskegs.

New!!: Lithuania and Peat · See more »

Pedagogical University of Kraków

The Pedagogical University of Kraków (Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny im., often shortened to Uniwersytet Pedagogiczny), was named after the Commission of National Education created by King Stanisław August Poniatowski.

New!!: Lithuania and Pedagogical University of Kraków · See more »

People's Government of Lithuania

The People's Government of Lithuania (Liaudies vyriausybė) was a puppet cabinet installed by the Soviet Union in Lithuania immediately after Lithuania's acceptance of the Soviet ultimatum of June 14, 1940.

New!!: Lithuania and People's Government of Lithuania · See more »

People's Seimas

The People's Seimas (Liaudies Seimas) was a puppet legislature organized in order to give legal sanction the occupation and annexation of Lithuania by the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and People's Seimas · See more »

Perkūnas

Perkūnas (Perkūnas, Pērkons, Old Prussian: Perkūns, Yotvingian: Parkuns) was the common Baltic god of thunder, one of the most important deities in the Baltic pantheon.

New!!: Lithuania and Perkūnas · See more »

Permanent Court of International Justice

The Permanent Court of International Justice, often called the World Court, existed from 1922 to 1946.

New!!: Lithuania and Permanent Court of International Justice · See more »

Personal union

A personal union is the combination of two or more states that have the same monarch while their boundaries, laws, and interests remain distinct.

New!!: Lithuania and Personal union · See more »

Petras Kalpokas

Petras Kalpokas (31 March 1880 in Miškinė – 5 December 1945) was a well-known Lithuanian painter and professor.

New!!: Lithuania and Petras Kalpokas · See more »

Petras Klimas

Petras Klimas (February 23, 1891 - January 16, 1969) was a Lithuanian diplomat, author, historian, and one of the twenty signatories of the Act of Independence of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Petras Klimas · See more »

Petras Rimša

Petras Rimša (3 November 1881 in Naudžiai, Vilkaviškis district – 2 October 1961 in Kaunas) was one of the first professional Lithuanian sculptors and medalists.

New!!: Lithuania and Petras Rimša · See more »

Petras Vileišis

Petras Vileišis (January 25, 1851 – August 12, 1926) was a prominent Lithuanian engineer, political activist, and philanthropist.

New!!: Lithuania and Petras Vileišis · See more »

Phonograph record

A phonograph record (also known as a gramophone record, especially in British English, or record) is an analog sound storage medium in the form of a flat disc with an inscribed, modulated spiral groove.

New!!: Lithuania and Phonograph record · See more »

Pierogi

Pierogi (singular pieróg), also known as varenyky, are filled dumplings of Eastern European origin made by wrapping unleavened dough around a savory or sweet filling and cooking in boiling water.

New!!: Lithuania and Pierogi · See more »

Pilėnai

Pilėnai (also Pillenen in German) was a hill fort in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Pilėnai · See more »

Plungė

Plungė is a city in Lithuania with 23,246 inhabitants.

New!!: Lithuania and Plungė · See more »

Plungė Manor

Plungė Manor is a former Ogiński residential manor in Plungė.

New!!: Lithuania and Plungė Manor · See more »

Podolia

Podolia or Podilia (Подíлля, Podillja, Подо́лье, Podolʹje., Podolya, Podole, Podolien, Podolė) is a historic region in Eastern Europe, located in the west-central and south-western parts of Ukraine and in northeastern Moldova (i.e. northern Transnistria).

New!!: Lithuania and Podolia · See more »

Poland

Poland (Polska), officially the Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Polska), is a country located in Central Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Poland · See more »

Poles

The Poles (Polacy,; singular masculine: Polak, singular feminine: Polka), commonly referred to as the Polish people, are a nation and West Slavic ethnic group native to Poland in Central Europe who share a common ancestry, culture, history and are native speakers of the Polish language.

New!!: Lithuania and Poles · See more »

Poles in Lithuania

The Polish minority in Lithuania numbered 200,317 persons, according to the Lithuanian census of 2011, or 6.6% of the total population of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Poles in Lithuania · See more »

Polish Golden Age

The Polish Golden Age refers to the period from the late 15th century Jagiellon Poland to the death of the last of the Jagiellons, Sigismund August in 1572.

New!!: Lithuania and Polish Golden Age · See more »

Polish language

Polish (język polski or simply polski) is a West Slavic language spoken primarily in Poland and is the native language of the Poles.

New!!: Lithuania and Polish language · See more »

Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth

The Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, formally the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland and the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, after 1791 the Commonwealth of Poland, was a dualistic state, a bi-confederation of Poland and Lithuania ruled by a common monarch, who was both the King of Poland and the Grand Duke of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth · See more »

Polish–Lithuanian War

The Polish–Lithuanian War was an armed conflict between newly independent Lithuania and Poland in the aftermath of World War I. The conflict primarily concerned territorial control of the Vilnius Region, including Vilnius, and the Suwałki Region, including the towns of Suwałki, Augustów, and Sejny.

New!!: Lithuania and Polish–Lithuanian War · See more »

Polish–Muscovite War (1605–18)

The Polish–Muscovite War or the Polish–Russian War (1605–1618), also known as the Dimitriads, was a sequence of military conflicts and eastward invasions carried out by the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth, or the private armies and mercenaries led by the magnates (the Commonwealth aristocracy).

New!!: Lithuania and Polish–Muscovite War (1605–18) · See more »

Polonization

Polonization (or Polonisation; polonizacja)In Polish historiography, particularly pre-WWII (e.g., L. Wasilewski. As noted in Смалянчук А. Ф. (Smalyanchuk 2001) Паміж краёвасцю і нацыянальнай ідэяй. Польскі рух на беларускіх і літоўскіх землях. 1864–1917 г. / Пад рэд. С. Куль-Сяльверставай. – Гродна: ГрДУ, 2001. – 322 с. (2004). Pp.24, 28.), an additional distinction between the Polonization (polonizacja) and self-Polonization (polszczenie się) has been being made, however, most modern Polish researchers don't use the term polszczenie się.

New!!: Lithuania and Polonization · See more »

Polotsk

Polack (official transliteration), Polotsk or Polatsk (translit, translit, Połock, Polockas, Polotsk) is a historical city in Belarus, situated on the Dvina River.

New!!: Lithuania and Polotsk · See more »

Polyphony

In music, polyphony is one type of musical texture, where a texture is, generally speaking, the way that melodic, rhythmic, and harmonic aspects of a musical composition are combined to shape the overall sound and quality of the work.

New!!: Lithuania and Polyphony · See more »

Polytheism

Polytheism (from Greek πολυθεϊσμός, polytheismos) is the worship of or belief in multiple deities, which are usually assembled into a pantheon of gods and goddesses, along with their own religions and rituals.

New!!: Lithuania and Polytheism · See more »

Port

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

New!!: Lithuania and Port · See more »

Port of Klaipėda

The Port of Klaipėda is a seaport located in Klaipėda, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Port of Klaipėda · See more »

Postmodernism

Postmodernism is a broad movement that developed in the mid- to late-20th century across philosophy, the arts, architecture, and criticism and that marked a departure from modernism.

New!!: Lithuania and Postmodernism · See more »

Potato

The potato is a starchy, tuberous crop from the perennial nightshade Solanum tuberosum.

New!!: Lithuania and Potato · See more »

Potsdam Conference

The Potsdam Conference (Potsdamer Konferenz) was held at Cecilienhof, the home of Crown Prince Wilhelm, in Potsdam, occupied Germany, from 17 July to 2 August 1945.

New!!: Lithuania and Potsdam Conference · See more »

Pranas Dovydaitis

Pranas Dovydaitis (2 December 1886 in Runkiai – 4 November 1942 in Sverdlovsk, RSFSR) was a Lithuanian politician, Prime Minister of Lithuania, teacher, encyclopedist, editor, and professor.

New!!: Lithuania and Pranas Dovydaitis · See more »

Presidency of the Council of the European Union

The presidency of the Council of the European Union is responsible for the functioning of the Council of the European Union, the upper house of the EU legislature.

New!!: Lithuania and Presidency of the Council of the European Union · See more »

Press Freedom Index

The Press Freedom Index is an annual ranking of countries compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders based upon the organisation's own assessment of the countries' press freedom records in the previous year.

New!!: Lithuania and Press Freedom Index · See more »

Prienai

Prienai is a city in Lithuania situated on the Nemunas River, south of Kaunas.

New!!: Lithuania and Prienai · See more »

Priest

A priest or priestess (feminine) is a religious leader authorized to perform the sacred rituals of a religion, especially as a mediatory agent between humans and one or more deities.

New!!: Lithuania and Priest · See more »

Prime Minister of Lithuania

The Prime Minister of Lithuania (Ministras Pirmininkas., literally translated as Minister-Chairman) is the head of the Government of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Prime Minister of Lithuania · See more »

Principality of Chernigov

The Principality of Chernigov (Чєрниговскоє кънѧжьство, Чернігівське князівство) was one of the largest states within Kievan Rus'.

New!!: Lithuania and Principality of Chernigov · See more »

Principality of Pereyaslavl

The Principality of Pereyaslavl (Переяславське князівство) was a regional principality of Kievan Rus' from the end of 9th century until 1323, based in the city of Pereyaslavl (now Pereiaslav-Khmelnytskyi) on the Trubizh River.

New!!: Lithuania and Principality of Pereyaslavl · See more »

Probabilistic number theory

Probabilistic number theory is a subfield of number theory, which explicitly uses probability to answer questions of number theory.

New!!: Lithuania and Probabilistic number theory · See more »

Progressive tax

A progressive tax is a tax in which the tax rate increases as the taxable amount increases.

New!!: Lithuania and Progressive tax · See more »

Propaganda in the Soviet Union

Communist propaganda in the Soviet Union was extensively based on the Marxism-Leninism ideology to promote the Communist Party line.

New!!: Lithuania and Propaganda in the Soviet Union · See more »

Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

New!!: Lithuania and Proportional representation · See more »

Protestantism

Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.

New!!: Lithuania and Protestantism · See more »

Proto-Indo-European language

Proto-Indo-European (PIE) is the linguistic reconstruction of the hypothetical common ancestor of the Indo-European languages, the most widely spoken language family in the world.

New!!: Lithuania and Proto-Indo-European language · See more »

Proto-Indo-European society

Proto-Indo-European society is the hypothesized culture of the ancient speakers of Proto-Indo-European, ancestors of all modern Indo–European ethnic groups who are speakers of Indo-European languages.

New!!: Lithuania and Proto-Indo-European society · See more »

Provincial Reconstruction Team

A Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) was a unit introduced by the United States government, consisting of military officers, diplomats, and reconstruction subject matter experts, working to support reconstruction efforts in unstable states.

New!!: Lithuania and Provincial Reconstruction Team · See more »

Provisional Government of Lithuania

The Provisional Government of Lithuania (Laikinoji Vyriausybė) was a temporary government aiming for independent Lithuania during the last days of the Soviet occupation and the first weeks of German Nazi occupation in 1941.

New!!: Lithuania and Provisional Government of Lithuania · See more »

Prussia

Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.

New!!: Lithuania and Prussia · See more »

Pskov

Pskov (p; see also names in other languages) is a city and the administrative center of Pskov Oblast, Russia, located about east from the Estonian border, on the Velikaya River.

New!!: Lithuania and Pskov · See more »

Ptolemy

Claudius Ptolemy (Κλαύδιος Πτολεμαῖος, Klaúdios Ptolemaîos; Claudius Ptolemaeus) was a Greco-Roman mathematician, astronomer, geographer, astrologer, and poet of a single epigram in the Greek Anthology.

New!!: Lithuania and Ptolemy · See more »

Purchasing power parity

Purchasing power parity (PPP) is a neoclassical economic theory that states that the exchange rate between two countries is equal to the ratio of the currencies' respective purchasing power.

New!!: Lithuania and Purchasing power parity · See more »

Pyragas method

In the mathematics of chaotic dynamical systems, in the Pyragas method of stabilizing a periodic orbit, an appropriate continuous controlling signal is injected into the system, whose intensity is nearly zero as the system evolves close to the desired periodic orbit but increases when it drifts away from the desired orbit.

New!!: Lithuania and Pyragas method · See more »

Rabbit

Rabbits are small mammals in the family Leporidae of the order Lagomorpha (along with the hare and the pika).

New!!: Lithuania and Rabbit · See more »

Radviliškis

Radviliškis (Radziwiliszki, ראדווילישאָק, Radvilishok) is a city in the Radviliškis district municipality, Šiauliai County, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Radviliškis · See more »

Rail Baltica

Rail Baltica (in Estonia also known as Rail Baltic and the Baltic part referred to as the Rail Baltica Global Project) is a greenfield railway infrastructure project to link Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland with a European standard gauge rail line, providing passenger and freight service between the countries and improving rail connections between Central and Northern Europe as well as acting as a catalyst for building the economic corridor in the Northeastern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Rail Baltica · See more »

Rapeseed

Rapeseed (Brassica napus), also known as rape, oilseed rape, (and, in the case of one particular group of cultivars, canola), is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family), cultivated mainly for its oil-rich seed.

New!!: Lithuania and Rapeseed · See more »

Rate of natural increase

Within the study of demography, the rate of natural increase (RNI) is classified as the crude birth rate minus the crude death rate.

New!!: Lithuania and Rate of natural increase · See more »

Rūta Meilutytė

Rūta Meilutytė (born 19 March 1997) is a Lithuanian swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, and world record-holder.

New!!: Lithuania and Rūta Meilutytė · See more »

Real wages

Real wages are wages adjusted for inflation, or, equivalently, wages in terms of the amount of goods and services that can be bought.

New!!: Lithuania and Real wages · See more »

Red Army

The Workers' and Peasants' Red Army (Рабоче-крестьянская Красная армия (РККА), Raboche-krest'yanskaya Krasnaya armiya (RKKA), frequently shortened in Russian to Красная aрмия (КА), Krasnaya armiya (KA), in English: Red Army, also in critical literature and folklore of that epoch – Red Horde, Army of Work) was the army and the air force of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic, and, after 1922, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

New!!: Lithuania and Red Army · See more »

Red squirrel

The red squirrel or Eurasian red squirrel (Sciurus vulgaris) is a species of tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus common throughout Eurasia.

New!!: Lithuania and Red squirrel · See more »

Reformation

The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Reformation · See more »

Regional park

A regional park is an area of land preserved on account of its natural beauty, historic interest, recreational use or other reason, and under the administration of a form of local government.

New!!: Lithuania and Regional park · See more »

Reichskommissariat Ostland

Nazi Germany established the Reichskommissariat Ostland (RKO) in 1941 as the civilian occupation regime in the Baltic states (Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania), the northeastern part of Poland and the west part of the Belarusian SSR during World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Reichskommissariat Ostland · See more »

Religious image

A religious image, sometimes called a votive image, is a work of visual art that is representational and has a religious purpose, subject or connection.

New!!: Lithuania and Religious image · See more »

Renaissance

The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.

New!!: Lithuania and Renaissance · See more »

Renewable energy

Renewable energy is energy that is collected from renewable resources, which are naturally replenished on a human timescale, such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, waves, and geothermal heat.

New!!: Lithuania and Renewable energy · See more »

Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders (RWB), or Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF), is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that promotes and defends freedom of information and freedom of the press.

New!!: Lithuania and Reporters Without Borders · See more »

Republic

A republic (res publica) is a form of government in which the country is considered a "public matter", not the private concern or property of the rulers.

New!!: Lithuania and Republic · See more »

Republic of Central Lithuania

The Republic of Central Lithuania or Middle Lithuania (Republika Litwy Środkowej, Vidurio Lietuvos Respublika, Рэспубліка Сярэдняе Літвы / Respublika Siaredniaje Litvy), or Central Lithuania (Litwa Środkowa, Vidurio Lietuva or Vidurinė Lietuva, Сярэдняя Літва / Siaredniaja Litva), was a short-lived political entity, which did not gain international recognition.

New!!: Lithuania and Republic of Central Lithuania · See more »

Republic of Central Lithuania general election, 1922

The general election in the Republic of Central Lithuania was an election to the Vilnius Sejm (parliament) of the Polish-dominated Republic of Central Lithuania on 8 January 1922.

New!!: Lithuania and Republic of Central Lithuania general election, 1922 · See more »

Republics of the Soviet Union

The Republics of the Soviet Union or the Union Republics (r) of the Soviet Union were ethnically based proto-states that were subordinated directly to the Government of the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Republics of the Soviet Union · See more »

Resistance in Lithuania during World War II

During World War II, Lithuania was occupied by the Soviet Union (1940–1941), Nazi Germany (1941–1944), and the Soviet Union again in 1944.

New!!: Lithuania and Resistance in Lithuania during World War II · See more »

Respublika (Lithuanian newspaper)

Respublika is a Lithuanian newspaper, published since September 16, 1989.

New!!: Lithuania and Respublika (Lithuanian newspaper) · See more »

Ribbon of Saint George

The ribbon of Saint George (also known as Saint George's ribbon and the Georgian ribbon; Георгиевская ленточка, Georgiyevskaya lentochka, not to be confused with the Guards Tape) is a widely recognized symbol of remembrance of the Soviet people who fought in the Great Patriotic War, WWII.

New!!: Lithuania and Ribbon of Saint George · See more »

Riga

Riga (Rīga) is the capital and largest city of Latvia.

New!!: Lithuania and Riga · See more »

Rimantas Dichavičius

Rimantas Dichavičius (born 1 March 1937, Kelmė volost) is a Lithuanian photographer.

New!!: Lithuania and Rimantas Dichavičius · See more »

Rimantas Stankevičius

Rimantas Antanas Stankevičius (26 July 1944 in Marijampolė, Lithuania – 9 September 1990 in Salgareda, Italy) was a Lithuanian cosmonaut who test flew Soviet space shuttle Buran and its test vehicles.

New!!: Lithuania and Rimantas Stankevičius · See more »

Rimas Tuminas

Rimas Tuminas (born January 20, 1952, in Kelmė, Lithuania) is lithuanian theatre director.

New!!: Lithuania and Rimas Tuminas · See more »

Ritinis

Ritinis (also ritinys, rypka, rifle, katilka) is a team sport originating in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Ritinis · See more »

Road cycling

Road cycling is the most widespread form of cycling.

New!!: Lithuania and Road cycling · See more »

Rock music

Rock music is a broad genre of popular music that originated as "rock and roll" in the United States in the early 1950s, and developed into a range of different styles in the 1960s and later, particularly in the United Kingdom and in the United States.

New!!: Lithuania and Rock music · See more »

Rocket

A rocket (from Italian rocchetto "bobbin") is a missile, spacecraft, aircraft or other vehicle that obtains thrust from a rocket engine.

New!!: Lithuania and Rocket · See more »

Roe deer

The European roe deer (Capreolus capreolus), also known as the western roe deer, chevreuil, or simply roe deer or roe, is a Eurasian species of deer.

New!!: Lithuania and Roe deer · See more »

Roko maršas

Roko maršas (March of the Rock Music) was a rock music festival, organized in various cities of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Roko maršas · See more »

Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Imperium Rōmānum,; Koine and Medieval Greek: Βασιλεία τῶν Ῥωμαίων, tr.) was the post-Roman Republic period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government headed by emperors and large territorial holdings around the Mediterranean Sea in Europe, Africa and Asia.

New!!: Lithuania and Roman Empire · See more »

Romani people

The Romani (also spelled Romany), or Roma, are a traditionally itinerant ethnic group, living mostly in Europe and the Americas and originating from the northern Indian subcontinent, from the Rajasthan, Haryana, Punjab and Sindh regions of modern-day India and Pakistan.

New!!: Lithuania and Romani people · See more »

Romanticism

Romanticism (also known as the Romantic era) was an artistic, literary, musical and intellectual movement that originated in Europe toward the end of the 18th century, and in most areas was at its peak in the approximate period from 1800 to 1850.

New!!: Lithuania and Romanticism · See more »

Romas Kalanta

Romas Kalanta (February 22, 1953 – May 15, 1972) was a 19-year-old Lithuanian high school student known for his public self-immolation protesting Soviet regime in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Romas Kalanta · See more »

Romuva (religion)

Romuva is a modern reinstitution of the traditional ethnic religion of the Baltic peoples, reviving the ancient religious practices of the Lithuanians before their Christianization in 1387.

New!!: Lithuania and Romuva (religion) · See more »

Romuva (temple)

Romuva or Romowe (known as Rickoyoto in the writings of Simon Grunau) was an alleged pagan worship place (a temple or a sacred area) in the western part of Sambia, one of the regions of pagan Prussia.

New!!: Lithuania and Romuva (temple) · See more »

Romuva Cinema

Romuva Cinema (Romuvos kino teatras) is the oldest still operational movie theater in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Romuva Cinema · See more »

Rowing

Rowing is the act of propelling a boat using the motion of oars in the water, displacing water, and propelling the boat forward.

New!!: Lithuania and Rowing · See more »

Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.

New!!: Lithuania and Royal Air Force · See more »

Royal elections in Poland

Royal elections in Poland (wolna elekcja, lit. free election) was the election of individual kings, rather than of dynasties, to the Polish throne.

New!!: Lithuania and Royal elections in Poland · See more »

Rumšiškės

Rumšiškės (רומשישאָק, Rumshishok, Rumszyszki) is a Lithuanian town (population 1,700), situated east of Kaunas on the northern bank of Kaunas Reservoir.

New!!: Lithuania and Rumšiškės · See more »

Russia

Russia (rɐˈsʲijə), officially the Russian Federation (p), is a country in Eurasia. At, Russia is the largest country in the world by area, covering more than one-eighth of the Earth's inhabited land area, and the ninth most populous, with over 144 million people as of December 2017, excluding Crimea. About 77% of the population live in the western, European part of the country. Russia's capital Moscow is one of the largest cities in the world; other major cities include Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg and Nizhny Novgorod. Extending across the entirety of Northern Asia and much of Eastern Europe, Russia spans eleven time zones and incorporates a wide range of environments and landforms. From northwest to southeast, Russia shares land borders with Norway, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland (both with Kaliningrad Oblast), Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, China, Mongolia and North Korea. It shares maritime borders with Japan by the Sea of Okhotsk and the U.S. state of Alaska across the Bering Strait. The East Slavs emerged as a recognizable group in Europe between the 3rd and 8th centuries AD. Founded and ruled by a Varangian warrior elite and their descendants, the medieval state of Rus arose in the 9th century. In 988 it adopted Orthodox Christianity from the Byzantine Empire, beginning the synthesis of Byzantine and Slavic cultures that defined Russian culture for the next millennium. Rus' ultimately disintegrated into a number of smaller states; most of the Rus' lands were overrun by the Mongol invasion and became tributaries of the nomadic Golden Horde in the 13th century. The Grand Duchy of Moscow gradually reunified the surrounding Russian principalities, achieved independence from the Golden Horde. By the 18th century, the nation had greatly expanded through conquest, annexation, and exploration to become the Russian Empire, which was the third largest empire in history, stretching from Poland on the west to Alaska on the east. Following the Russian Revolution, the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic became the largest and leading constituent of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the world's first constitutionally socialist state. The Soviet Union played a decisive role in the Allied victory in World War II, and emerged as a recognized superpower and rival to the United States during the Cold War. The Soviet era saw some of the most significant technological achievements of the 20th century, including the world's first human-made satellite and the launching of the first humans in space. By the end of 1990, the Soviet Union had the world's second largest economy, largest standing military in the world and the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Following the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, twelve independent republics emerged from the USSR: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and the Baltic states regained independence: Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania; the Russian SFSR reconstituted itself as the Russian Federation and is recognized as the continuing legal personality and a successor of the Soviet Union. It is governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. The Russian economy ranks as the twelfth largest by nominal GDP and sixth largest by purchasing power parity in 2015. Russia's extensive mineral and energy resources are the largest such reserves in the world, making it one of the leading producers of oil and natural gas globally. The country is one of the five recognized nuclear weapons states and possesses the largest stockpile of weapons of mass destruction. Russia is a great power as well as a regional power and has been characterised as a potential superpower. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and an active global partner of ASEAN, as well as a member of the G20, the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), the Council of Europe, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), and the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as being the leading member of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) and one of the five members of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), along with Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

New!!: Lithuania and Russia · See more »

Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania

Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania (Lietuvos rusų dramos teatras) is a Russian-language theater in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania · See more »

Russian Empire

The Russian Empire (Российская Империя) or Russia was an empire that existed across Eurasia and North America from 1721, following the end of the Great Northern War, until the Republic was proclaimed by the Provisional Government that took power after the February Revolution of 1917.

New!!: Lithuania and Russian Empire · See more »

Russian language

Russian (rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language, which is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as well as being widely spoken throughout Eastern Europe, the Baltic states, the Caucasus and Central Asia.

New!!: Lithuania and Russian language · See more »

Russian military intervention in Ukraine (2014–present)

In February 2014, Russia made several military incursions into Ukrainian territory.

New!!: Lithuania and Russian military intervention in Ukraine (2014–present) · See more »

Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

The Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (Russian SFSR or RSFSR; Ru-Российская Советская Федеративная Социалистическая Республика.ogg), also unofficially known as the Russian Federation, Soviet Russia,Declaration of Rights of the laboring and exploited people, article I or Russia (rɐˈsʲijə; from the Ρωσία Rōsía — Rus'), was an independent state from 1917 to 1922, and afterwards the largest, most populous, and most economically developed union republic of the Soviet Union from 1922 to 1991 and then a sovereign part of the Soviet Union with priority of Russian laws over Union-level legislation in 1990 and 1991.

New!!: Lithuania and Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic · See more »

Russians

Russians (русские, russkiye) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Eastern Europe. The majority of Russians inhabit the nation state of Russia, while notable minorities exist in other former Soviet states such as Belarus, Kazakhstan, Moldova, Ukraine and the Baltic states. A large Russian diaspora also exists all over the world, with notable numbers in the United States, Germany, Israel, and Canada. Russians are the most numerous ethnic group in Europe. The Russians share many cultural traits with their fellow East Slavic counterparts, specifically Belarusians and Ukrainians. They are predominantly Orthodox Christians by religion. The Russian language is official in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, and Tajikistan, and also spoken as a secondary language in many former Soviet states.

New!!: Lithuania and Russians · See more »

Russians in Lithuania

Russians in Lithuania numbered 176,913 people, according to the Lithuanian census of 2011, or 5.8% of the total population of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Russians in Lithuania · See more »

Russification

Russification (Русификация), or Russianization, is a form of cultural assimilation process during which non-Russian communities, voluntarily or not, give up their culture and language in favor of the Russian one.

New!!: Lithuania and Russification · See more »

Russo-Georgian War

The Russo-Georgian War was a war between Georgia, Russia and the Russian-backed self-proclaimed republics of South Ossetia and Abkhazia.

New!!: Lithuania and Russo-Georgian War · See more »

Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)

The Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78 (lit, named for the year 1293 in the Islamic calendar; Руско-турска Освободителна война, Russian-Turkish Liberation war) was a conflict between the Ottoman Empire and the Eastern Orthodox coalition led by the Russian Empire and composed of Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, and Montenegro.

New!!: Lithuania and Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878) · See more »

Ruthenia

Ruthenia (Рѹ́сь (Rus) and Рѹ́сьскаѧ землѧ (Rus'kaya zemlya), Ῥωσία, Rus(s)ia, Ruscia, Ruzzia, Rut(h)enia, Roxolania, Garðaríki) is a proper geographical exonym for Kievan Rus' and other, more local, historical states.

New!!: Lithuania and Ruthenia · See more »

Ruthenian language

Ruthenian or Old Ruthenian (see other names) was the group of varieties of East Slavic spoken in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania and later in the East Slavic territories of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Ruthenian language · See more »

Rye

Rye (Secale cereale) is a grass grown extensively as a grain, a cover crop and a forage crop.

New!!: Lithuania and Rye · See more »

Ryngold

Ryngold or Rimgaudas was a mythological Grand Duke of Lithuania from the Palemonids legends and supposed father of Mindaugas, the first King of Lithuania (1251–1263).

New!!: Lithuania and Ryngold · See more »

Saint Casimir

Saint Casimir Jagiellon (Kazimierz, Kazimieras; October 3, 1458 – March 4, 1484) was a prince of the Kingdom of Poland and of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Saint Casimir · See more »

Saint Jonas' Festival

Saint Jonas' Festival, also known as Rasos (Dew Holiday), Joninės, Kupolė, Midsummer Day or Saint John's Day) is a midsummer folk festival celebrated on June 24 all around Lithuania. While midsummer day is celebrated throughout Europe, many Lithuanians have a particularly lively agenda on this day. The traditions include singing songs and dancing until the sun sets, telling tales, searching to find the magic fern blossom at midnight, jumping over bonfires, greeting the rising midsummer sun and washing the face with a morning dew, young girls float flower wreaths on the water of river or lake. These are customs brought from pagan culture and beliefs. Once upon a time the Balts, the ancestors of the Lithuanians, celebrated the feast of Rasos by offering sacrifices to the pagan gods, and priestesses incited the altar fire. Only when Christianity came to Lithuania, this festival was identified with St. John name-day and since then was called Joninės (St.

New!!: Lithuania and Saint Jonas' Festival · See more »

Saint Petersburg – Warsaw Railway

The Saint Petersburg–Warsaw Railway, Russian "Санкт-Петербурго-Варшавская железная дорога" (transcription: Sankt-Peterburgo–Varshavskaya zheleznaya doroga) is a long railway, built in the 19th century by the Russian Empire to connect Russia with Central Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Saint Petersburg – Warsaw Railway · See more »

Sambia Peninsula

Sambia (Самбийский полуостров, Sambiysky poluostrov, literally the Sambiysky Peninsula;Sembos pusiasalis) or Samland (Земландский полуостров, Zemlandsky poluostrov, literally the Zemlandsky Peninsula) or Kaliningrad Peninsula (official name, Калининградский полуостров, Kaliningradsky poluostrov) is a peninsula in the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia, on the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Sambia Peninsula · See more »

Samogitia

Samogitia or Žemaitija (Samogitian: Žemaitėjė; Žemaitija; see below for alternate and historical names) is one of the five ethnographic regions of Lithuania. Žemaitija is located in northwestern Lithuania. Its largest city is Šiauliai. Žemaitija has a long and distinct cultural history, reflected in the existence of the Samogitian dialect.

New!!: Lithuania and Samogitia · See more »

Samogitian dialect

Samogitian (Samogitian: žemaitiu ruoda, žemaitiu kalba, žemaitiu rokunda, žemaičių tarmė) is a dialect of the Lithuanian language, considered a separate language by most linguists outside Lithuania, however, recognition as such is increasing in recent years, spoken mostly in Samogitia (in the western part of Lithuania), in Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Samogitian dialect · See more »

Samogitians

Samogitians (Samogitian: Žemaitē, Žemaičiai, Latvian: Žemaiši, Sl. Zhmud) are a subgroup of Lithuanians that inhabit the region of Samogitia in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Samogitians · See more »

Sarai (city)

Sarai (also transcribed as Saraj or Saray, from Persian sarāi, "palace" or "court") was the name of two cities, which were successively capital cities of the Golden Horde, the Mongol kingdom which ruled much of Central Asia and Eastern Europe, in the 13th and 14th centuries.

New!!: Lithuania and Sarai (city) · See more »

Saulė

Saulė (Saulė, Saule) is a solar goddess, the common Baltic solar deity in the Lithuanian and Latvian mythologies.

New!!: Lithuania and Saulė · See more »

Saulius Skvernelis

Saulius Skvernelis (born 23 July 1970) is a Lithuanian politician who has been Prime Minister of Lithuania since 2016.

New!!: Lithuania and Saulius Skvernelis · See more »

Sąjūdis

Sąjūdis ("Movement"), initially known as the Reform Movement of Lithuania (Lietuvos Persitvarkymo Sąjūdis), is the political organisation which led the struggle for Lithuanian independence in the late 1980s and early 1990s.

New!!: Lithuania and Sąjūdis · See more »

Schengen Agreement

The Schengen Agreement is a treaty which led to the creation of Europe's Schengen Area, in which internal border checks have largely been abolished.

New!!: Lithuania and Schengen Agreement · See more »

Schengen Area

The Schengen Area is an area comprising 26 European states that have officially abolished passport and all other types of border control at their mutual borders.

New!!: Lithuania and Schengen Area · See more »

Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre

The Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre (previously: Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Institute, Mokslo ir enciklopedijų leidybos centras (MELC)) is a Lithuanian publishing house that issues encyclopedias, reference works, books, monographs, and dictionaries.

New!!: Lithuania and Science and Encyclopaedia Publishing Centre · See more »

Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), previously Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (SMET), is a term used to group together these academic disciplines.

New!!: Lithuania and Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics · See more »

Search and rescue

Search and rescue (SAR) is the search for and provision of aid to people who are in distress or imminent danger.

New!!: Lithuania and Search and rescue · See more »

Season

A season is a division of the year marked by changes in weather, ecology, and amount of daylight.

New!!: Lithuania and Season · See more »

Second Polish Republic

The Second Polish Republic, commonly known as interwar Poland, refers to the country of Poland between the First and Second World Wars (1918–1939).

New!!: Lithuania and Second Polish Republic · See more »

Seimas

The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (Lietuvos Respublikos Seimas), or simply the Seimas, is the unicameral parliament of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Seimas · See more »

Seimas Palace

Seimas Palace (Seimo rūmai) is the seat of the Seimas, the Lithuanian parliament.

New!!: Lithuania and Seimas Palace · See more »

Sejm

The Sejm of the Republic of Poland (Sejm Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej) is the lower house of the Polish parliament.

New!!: Lithuania and Sejm · See more »

Selonians

This article is about the Baltic ethnicity.

New!!: Lithuania and Selonians · See more »

Semi-presidential system

A semi-presidential system or dual executive system is a system of government in which a president exists alongside a prime minister and a cabinet, with the latter two being responsible for the legislature of a state.

New!!: Lithuania and Semi-presidential system · See more »

Semigallians

Semigallians (Latvian Zemgaļi; Žiemgaliai, also Zemgalians, Semigalls, Semigalians) were the Baltic tribe that lived in the southcentral part of contemporary Latvia and northern Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Semigallians · See more »

Sentimentalism (literature)

Sentimentalism is a practice of being sentimental, and thus tending toward basing actions and reactions upon emotions and feelings, in preference to reason.

New!!: Lithuania and Sentimentalism (literature) · See more »

Separate Operational Purpose Division

The Separate Operational Purpose Division or ODON, formerly called OMSDON (a.k.a. Dzerzhinsky Division) is a rapid deployment internal security division of the Internal Troops of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the USSR and then the Russian Federation, today of the National Guard Forces Command of the Russian Federation.

New!!: Lithuania and Separate Operational Purpose Division · See more »

Serfdom

Serfdom is the status of many peasants under feudalism, specifically relating to manorialism.

New!!: Lithuania and Serfdom · See more »

Shooting sports

Shooting sports is a collective group of competitive and recreational sporting activities involving proficiency tests of accuracy, precision and speed in using various types of ranged weapons, mainly referring to man-portable guns (firearms and airguns, in forms such as handguns, rifles and shotguns) and bows/crossbows.

New!!: Lithuania and Shooting sports · See more »

Siberia

Siberia (a) is an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definition is also known as North Asia.

New!!: Lithuania and Siberia · See more »

Sicherheitsdienst

Sicherheitsdienst (Security Service), full title Sicherheitsdienst des Reichsführers-SS (Security Service of the Reichsführer-SS), or SD, was the intelligence agency of the SS and the Nazi Party in Nazi Germany.

New!!: Lithuania and Sicherheitsdienst · See more »

Sigismund von Herberstein

Siegmund (Sigismund) Freiherr von Herberstein (or Baron Sigismund von Herberstein), (23 August 1486 – 28 March 1566) was a Carniolan diplomat, writer, historian and member of the Holy Roman Empire Imperial Council.

New!!: Lithuania and Sigismund von Herberstein · See more »

Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor

Sigismund of Luxembourg (15 February 1368 in Nuremberg – 9 December 1437 in Znaim, Moravia) was Prince-elector of Brandenburg from 1378 until 1388 and from 1411 until 1415, King of Hungary and Croatia from 1387, King of Germany from 1411, King of Bohemia from 1419, King of Italy from 1431, and Holy Roman Emperor for four years from 1433 until 1437, the last male member of the House of Luxembourg.

New!!: Lithuania and Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor · See more »

Sigitas Tamkevičius

Sigitas Tamkevičius (born November 7, 1938 in Gudonys, in Lazdijai district) is a Lithuanian archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church.

New!!: Lithuania and Sigitas Tamkevičius · See more »

Simonas Daukantas

Simonas Daukantas or Szymon Dowkont (28 October 1793 – 6 December 1864) was a Lithuanian/Samogitian writer, ethnographer and prose historian.

New!!: Lithuania and Simonas Daukantas · See more »

Simonas Stanevičius

Simonas Stanevičius (October 26, 1799 in Kanopėnai near Viduklė – March 10, 1848 in Stemplės near Švėkšna) was a Lithuanian writer and an activist of the "Samogitian Revival", an early stage of the Lithuanian National Revival.

New!!: Lithuania and Simonas Stanevičius · See more »

Sin

In a religious context, sin is the act of transgression against divine law.

New!!: Lithuania and Sin · See more »

Skilandis

Skilandis or Kindziukas is a Lithuanian matured sausage made of meat, fat, salt, pepper and garlic.

New!!: Lithuania and Skilandis · See more »

Slavic languages

The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) are the Indo-European languages spoken by the Slavic peoples.

New!!: Lithuania and Slavic languages · See more »

Slovak Republic (1939–1945)

The (First) Slovak Republic (Slovenská republika), otherwise known as the Slovak State (Slovenský štát), was a client state of Nazi Germany which existed between 14 March 1939 and 4 April 1945.

New!!: Lithuania and Slovak Republic (1939–1945) · See more »

Smuggling

Smuggling is the illegal transportation of objects, substances, information or people, such as out of a house or buildings, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations.

New!!: Lithuania and Smuggling · See more »

Snow Arena

The Snow Arena is an indoor ski slope in Druskininkai, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Snow Arena · See more »

Social Democratic Party of Lithuania

The Social Democratic Party of Lithuania (Lietuvos socialdemokratų partija, LSDP) is a social-democratic political party in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Social Democratic Party of Lithuania · See more »

Solstice

A solstice is an event occurring when the Sun appears to reach its most northerly or southerly excursion relative to the celestial equator on the celestial sphere.

New!!: Lithuania and Solstice · See more »

Soul

In many religious, philosophical, and mythological traditions, there is a belief in the incorporeal essence of a living being called the soul. Soul or psyche (Greek: "psychē", of "psychein", "to breathe") are the mental abilities of a living being: reason, character, feeling, consciousness, memory, perception, thinking, etc.

New!!: Lithuania and Soul · See more »

Southern Bug

The Southern Bug, also called Southern Buh (Південний Буг, Pivdennyi Buh; Южный Буг, Yuzhny Bug), and sometimes Boh River, is a navigable river located in Ukraine.

New!!: Lithuania and Southern Bug · See more »

Sovereignty

Sovereignty is the full right and power of a governing body over itself, without any interference from outside sources or bodies.

New!!: Lithuania and Sovereignty · See more »

Soviet Armed Forces

The Soviet Armed Forces, also called the Armed Forces of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and Armed Forces of the Soviet Union (Russian: Вооружённые Силы Союза Советских Социалистических Республик Vooruzhonnyye Sily Soyuza Sovetskikh Sotsialisticheskikh Respublik, Вооружённые Силы Советского Союза) refers to the armed forces of the Russian SFSR (1917–1922), the Soviet Union (1922–1991) and the Communist Party of the Soviet Union (1912–1991) from their beginnings in the aftermath of the Russian Civil War to its dissolution on 26 December 1991.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet Armed Forces · See more »

Soviet Army

The Soviet Army (SA; Советская Армия, Sovetskaya Armiya) is the name given to the main land-based branch of the Soviet Armed Forces between February 1946 and December 1991, when it was replaced with the Russian Ground Forces, although it was not taken fully out of service until 25 December 1993.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet Army · See more »

Soviet deportations from Lithuania

Soviet deportations from Lithuania were a series of 35 mass deportations carried out in Lithuania, a country that was occupied as a constituent socialist republic of the Soviet Union, in 1941 and 1945–1952.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet deportations from Lithuania · See more »

Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1940)

The Soviet occupation of the Baltic states covers the period from the Soviet–Baltic mutual assistance pacts in 1939, to their invasion and annexation in 1940, to the mass deportations of 1941.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1940) · See more »

Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1944)

The Soviet Union occupied most of the territory of the Baltic states in its 1944 Baltic Offensive during World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet occupation of the Baltic states (1944) · See more »

Soviet OMON assaults on Lithuanian border posts

Several Soviet OMON assaults on Lithuanian border posts occurred in 1991, after Lithuania declared its independence from the Soviet Union on 11 March 1990.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet OMON assaults on Lithuanian border posts · See more »

Soviet Union

The Soviet Union, officially the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) was a socialist state in Eurasia that existed from 1922 to 1991.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet Union · See more »

Soviet–Lithuanian Mutual Assistance Treaty

The Soviet–Lithuanian Mutual Assistance Treaty (Lietuvos-Sovietų Sąjungos savitarpio pagalbos sutartis) was a bilateral treaty signed between the Soviet Union and Lithuania on October 10, 1939.

New!!: Lithuania and Soviet–Lithuanian Mutual Assistance Treaty · See more »

Sovietization of the Baltic states

The Sovietization of the Baltic states refers to the sovietization of all spheres of life in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania when they were under control of the Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and Sovietization of the Baltic states · See more »

Spa town

A spa town is a resort town based on a mineral spa (a developed mineral spring).

New!!: Lithuania and Spa town · See more »

Special forces

Special forces and special operations forces are military units trained to conduct special operations.

New!!: Lithuania and Special forces · See more »

Spirit

A spirit is a supernatural being, often but not exclusively a non-physical entity; such as a ghost, fairy, or angel.

New!!: Lithuania and Spirit · See more »

Spit cake

A spit cake is a European cake made with layers of dough or batter deposited, one at a time, onto a tapered cylindrical rotating spit.

New!!: Lithuania and Spit cake · See more »

Sport of athletics

Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking.

New!!: Lithuania and Sport of athletics · See more »

Spring (season)

Spring is one of the four conventional temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.

New!!: Lithuania and Spring (season) · See more »

Stabilizer (aeronautics)

An aircraft stabilizer is an aerodynamic surface, typically including one or more movable control surfaces, that provides longitudinal (pitch) and/or directional (yaw) stability and control.

New!!: Lithuania and Stabilizer (aeronautics) · See more »

Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

New!!: Lithuania and Standard-gauge railway · See more »

Stanisław Narutowicz

Stanisław Narutowicz (Stanislovas Narutavičius) (2 September 1862, Brewiki, Kovno Governorate – 31 December 1932, Kaunas, Lithuania) was a lawyer and politician, one of the twenty signatories of the Act of Independence of Lithuania and brother to the first president of Poland Gabriel Narutowicz.

New!!: Lithuania and Stanisław Narutowicz · See more »

Stanislovas Rapolionis

Stanislovas Svetkus Rapolionis (Stanislaus Rapagel(l)anus, Stanislaus Lituanus, Stanisław Rafajłowicz; – May 13, 1545) was a Lutheran activist and Protestant reformer from the Grand Duchy of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Stanislovas Rapolionis · See more »

Stasys Raštikis

Stasys Raštikis (September 13, 1896 – May 3, 1985) was a Lithuanian military officer, ultimately obtaining the rank of divisional general.

New!!: Lithuania and Stasys Raštikis · See more »

Stasys Ušinskas

Stasys Ušinskas, (1905-1974) was a Lithuanian stained-glass artist.

New!!: Lithuania and Stasys Ušinskas · See more »

State Council of the Soviet Union

Following the August 1991 Soviet coup d'état attempt, the State Council of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) (Государственный Совет СССР), but also known as the State Soviet, was formed on 5 September 1991 and was designed to be one of the most important government offices in Mikhail Gorbachev's Soviet Union.

New!!: Lithuania and State Council of the Soviet Union · See more »

Statehood Day (Lithuania)

Statehood Day is an annual public holiday in Lithuania celebrated on July 6 to commemorate the coronation in 1253 of Mindaugas as the only King of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Statehood Day (Lithuania) · See more »

Stelmužė Oak

The Stelmužė Oak (Stelmužės ąžuolas) is an English (Pedunculate) oak tree which grows in the former Stelmužė Manor park by Stelmužė village, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Stelmužė Oak · See more »

Steponas Kairys

Steponas Kairys (December 20, 1878 Old Style/January 3, 1879 New Style in Užnevėžiai, near Ukmergė – December 16, 1964 in Brooklyn) was a Lithuanian engineer, nationalist, and social democrat.

New!!: Lithuania and Steponas Kairys · See more »

Stove

A stove is an enclosed space in which fuel is burned to heat either the space in which the stove is situated, or items placed on the heated stove itself.

New!!: Lithuania and Stove · See more »

Sub-replacement fertility

Sub-replacement fertility is a total fertility rate (TFR) that (if sustained) leads to each new generation being less populous than the older, previous one in a given area.

New!!: Lithuania and Sub-replacement fertility · See more »

Sugar beet

A sugar beet is a plant whose root contains a high concentration of sucrose and which is grown commercially for sugar production.

New!!: Lithuania and Sugar beet · See more »

Summer

Summer is the hottest of the four temperate seasons, falling after spring and before autumn.

New!!: Lithuania and Summer · See more »

Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas

The Supreme Council – Restoration Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania (officially known as Supreme Council of the Republic of Lithuania), was the supreme governing body, elected in 1990.

New!!: Lithuania and Supreme Council – Reconstituent Seimas · See more »

Suvalkija

Suvalkija or Sudovia (Sūduva or Suvalkija or Užnemunė) is the smallest of the five cultural regions of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Suvalkija · See more »

Suwałki Agreement

The Suwałki Agreement, Treaty of Suvalkai, or Suwalki Treaty (Umowa suwalska, Suvalkų sutartis) was an agreement signed in the town of Suwałki between Poland and Lithuania on October 7, 1920.

New!!: Lithuania and Suwałki Agreement · See more »

Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Sweden · See more »

Swedish Empire

The Swedish Empire (Stormaktstiden, "Great Power Era") was a European great power that exercised territorial control over much of the Baltic region during the 17th and early 18th centuries.

New!!: Lithuania and Swedish Empire · See more »

Swimming (sport)

Swimming is an individual or team sport that requires the use of ones arms and legs to move the body through water.

New!!: Lithuania and Swimming (sport) · See more »

Switzerland

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Switzerland · See more »

Symphonic poem

A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement, which illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.

New!!: Lithuania and Symphonic poem · See more »

Synonym

A synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language.

New!!: Lithuania and Synonym · See more »

Tacitus

Publius (or Gaius) Cornelius Tacitus (–) was a senator and a historian of the Roman Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Tacitus · See more »

Tallinn

Tallinn (or,; names in other languages) is the capital and largest city of Estonia.

New!!: Lithuania and Tallinn · See more »

Tauragė County

Tauragė County (Lithuanian: Tauragės apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Tauragė County · See more »

Tautiška giesmė

Tautiška giesmė (The National Hymn) is the national anthem of Lithuania, also known by its opening words "Lietuva, Tėvyne mūsų" (official translation of the lyrics: "Lithuania, Our Homeland", literally: "Lithuania, Our Fatherland") and as "Lietuvos himnas" (Hymn of Lithuania).

New!!: Lithuania and Tautiška giesmė · See more »

Tawny owl

The tawny owl or brown owl (Strix aluco) is a stocky, medium-sized owl commonly found in woodlands across much of Eurasia.

New!!: Lithuania and Tawny owl · See more »

Tbilisi

Tbilisi (თბილისი), in some countries also still named by its pre-1936 international designation Tiflis, is the capital and the largest city of Georgia, lying on the banks of the Kura River with a population of approximately 1.5 million people.

New!!: Lithuania and Tbilisi · See more »

Telšiai County

Telšiai County (Telšių apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Telšiai County · See more »

Telephone numbers in Lithuania

In Lithuania, area codes consist of 2 digits for the towns with 6-digit numbering.

New!!: Lithuania and Telephone numbers in Lithuania · See more »

Teutonic Order

The Order of Brothers of the German House of Saint Mary in Jerusalem (official names: Ordo domus Sanctæ Mariæ Theutonicorum Hierosolymitanorum, Orden der Brüder vom Deutschen Haus der Heiligen Maria in Jerusalem), commonly the Teutonic Order (Deutscher Orden, Deutschherrenorden or Deutschritterorden), is a Catholic religious order founded as a military order c. 1190 in Acre, Kingdom of Jerusalem.

New!!: Lithuania and Teutonic Order · See more »

The Holocaust

The Holocaust, also referred to as the Shoah, was a genocide during World War II in which Nazi Germany, aided by its collaborators, systematically murdered approximately 6 million European Jews, around two-thirds of the Jewish population of Europe, between 1941 and 1945.

New!!: Lithuania and The Holocaust · See more »

The Holocaust in Lithuania

The Holocaust in German occupied Lithuania resulted in the near total destruction of Lithuanian (Litvaks) and Polish Jews, living in Generalbezirk Litauen of Reichskommissariat Ostland within the Nazi-controlled Lithuanian SSR.

New!!: Lithuania and The Holocaust in Lithuania · See more »

The Seasons (poem)

The Seasons (Metai) is the first Lithuanian poem written by Kristijonas Donelaitis around 1765–1775.

New!!: Lithuania and The Seasons (poem) · See more »

The World Factbook

The World Factbook, also known as the CIA World Factbook, is a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) with almanac-style information about the countries of the world.

New!!: Lithuania and The World Factbook · See more »

Thirty Years' War

The Thirty Years' War was a war fought primarily in Central Europe between 1618 and 1648.

New!!: Lithuania and Thirty Years' War · See more »

Thomas Edison

Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor.

New!!: Lithuania and Thomas Edison · See more »

Tiškevičiai Palace, Palanga

The Tiškevičiai Palace, Tiskevičius Palace, or Tyszkiewicz Palace (Tiškevičių rūmai; Pałac Tyszkiewiczów) is a Neo-Renaissance style building in Palanga, Lithuania, built for the Tyszkiewicz (Tiškevičiai) family.

New!!: Lithuania and Tiškevičiai Palace, Palanga · See more »

Tilia

Tilia is a genus of about 30 species of trees, or bushes, native throughout most of the temperate Northern Hemisphere.

New!!: Lithuania and Tilia · See more »

Time of Troubles

The Time of Troubles (Смутное время, Smutnoe vremya) was a period of Russian history comprising the years of interregnum between the death of the last Russian Tsar of the Rurik Dynasty, Feodor Ivanovich, in 1598, and the establishment of the Romanov Dynasty in 1613.

New!!: Lithuania and Time of Troubles · See more »

Tokhtamysh

Tokhtamysh (tat. Tuqtamış) The spelling of Tokhtamysh varies, but the most common spelling is Tokhtamysh.

New!!: Lithuania and Tokhtamysh · See more »

Toponymy

Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use, and typology.

New!!: Lithuania and Toponymy · See more »

Total fertility rate

The total fertility rate (TFR), sometimes also called the fertility rate, absolute/potential natality, period total fertility rate (PTFR), or total period fertility rate (TPFR) of a population is the average number of children that would be born to a woman over her lifetime if.

New!!: Lithuania and Total fertility rate · See more »

Track cycling

Track cycling is a bicycle racing sport usually held on specially built banked tracks or velodromes (but many events are held at older velodromes where the track banking is relatively shallow) using track bicycles.

New!!: Lithuania and Track cycling · See more »

Trade-to-GDP ratio

The trade-to-GDP ratio is an indicator of the relative importance of international trade in the economy of a country.

New!!: Lithuania and Trade-to-GDP ratio · See more »

Trakai

Trakai (see names section for alternate and historic names) is a historic city and lake resort in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Trakai · See more »

Trakai Historical National Park

Trakai Historical National Park is a national park in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Trakai Historical National Park · See more »

Trakai Island Castle

Trakai Island Castle (Trakų salos pilis) is an island castle located in Trakai, Lithuania on an island in Lake Galvė.

New!!: Lithuania and Trakai Island Castle · See more »

Trakai Voivodeship

Trakai Voivodeship, Trakai Palatinate, or Troki Voivodeship (Trakų vaivadija, Palatinatus Trocensis, Województwo trockie), was a unit of administrative division and local government in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania from 1413 until 1795.

New!!: Lithuania and Trakai Voivodeship · See more »

Truce of Yam-Zapolsky

The Truce or Treaty of Yam-Zapolsky (Ям-Запольский) or Jam Zapolski, signed on 15 January 1582 between the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Tsardom of Russia, was one of the treaties that ended the Livonian War.

New!!: Lithuania and Truce of Yam-Zapolsky · See more »

Tsardom of Russia

The Tsardom of Russia (Русское царство, Russkoye tsarstvo or Российское царство, Rossiyskoye tsarstvo), also known as the Tsardom of Muscovy, was the name of the centralized Russian state from assumption of the title of Tsar by Ivan IV in 1547 until the foundation of the Russian Empire by Peter the Great in 1721.

New!!: Lithuania and Tsardom of Russia · See more »

Turán–Kubilius inequality

The Turán–Kubilius inequality is a mathematical theorem in probabilistic number theory.

New!!: Lithuania and Turán–Kubilius inequality · See more »

Užgavėnės

Užgavėnės is a Lithuanian festival that takes place during the seventh week before Easter (Ash Wednesday).

New!!: Lithuania and Užgavėnės · See more »

Ukmergė

Ukmergė ((Vilkomiria, Wiłkomierz, Вилькомир, ווילקאמיר Vilkomir) is a city in Vilnius County, Lithuania, located northwest of Vilnius, with a population of about 21,000 (2017).

New!!: Lithuania and Ukmergė · See more »

Ukraine

Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.

New!!: Lithuania and Ukraine · See more »

Ukrainian language

No description.

New!!: Lithuania and Ukrainian language · See more »

Ukrainians

Ukrainians (українці, ukrayintsi) are an East Slavic ethnic group native to Ukraine, which is by total population the sixth-largest nation in Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Ukrainians · See more »

UNESCO

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO; Organisation des Nations unies pour l'éducation, la science et la culture) is a specialized agency of the United Nations (UN) based in Paris.

New!!: Lithuania and UNESCO · See more »

Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

New!!: Lithuania and Unicameralism · See more »

Union of Krewo

In a strict sense, the Union of Krewo or "Act of Krėva" (also spelled "Union of Krevo", "Act of Kreva"; Krėvos sutartis) was a set of prenuptial promises made in the Kreva Castle on 14 August 1385 by Jogaila, Grand Duke of Lithuania, in exchange for marriage to the underage reigning Queen Jadwiga of Poland.

New!!: Lithuania and Union of Krewo · See more »

Union of Lithuanian Freedom Fighters

The Union of Lithuanian Freedom Fighters (Lietuvos laisvės kovotojų sąjunga or LLKS) or Movement for the Struggle for Lithuanian Freedom (Lietuvos laisvės kovos sąjūdis or LLKS) was a resistance organization of the Lithuanian partisans, waging a guerrilla war against the Soviet Union in the aftermath of World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and Union of Lithuanian Freedom Fighters · See more »

Union of Lublin

The Union of Lublin (unia lubelska; Liublino unija) was signed on 1 July 1569, in Lublin, Poland, and created a single state, the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Union of Lublin · See more »

Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.

New!!: Lithuania and Unitary state · See more »

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and United Kingdom · See more »

United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

New!!: Lithuania and United Nations · See more »

United Nations Security Council

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with the maintenance of international peace and security as well as accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its United Nations Charter.

New!!: Lithuania and United Nations Security Council · See more »

United Nations Security Council Resolution 711

United Nations Security Council resolution 711, adopted without a vote on 12 September 1991, after examining the application of the Republic of Lithuania for membership in the United Nations, the Council recommended to the General Assembly that Lithuania be admitted.

New!!: Lithuania and United Nations Security Council Resolution 711 · See more »

United States Constitution

The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.

New!!: Lithuania and United States Constitution · See more »

United States dollar

The United States dollar (sign: $; code: USD; also abbreviated US$ and referred to as the dollar, U.S. dollar, or American dollar) is the official currency of the United States and its insular territories per the United States Constitution since 1792.

New!!: Lithuania and United States dollar · See more »

University of Cologne

The University of Cologne (Universität zu Köln) is a university in Cologne, Germany.

New!!: Lithuania and University of Cologne · See more »

Urbanization

Urbanization refers to the population shift from rural to urban residency, the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas, and the ways in which each society adapts to this change.

New!!: Lithuania and Urbanization · See more »

Utena

Utena is a city in north-east Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Utena · See more »

Utena County

Utena County (Utenos Apskritis) is one of ten counties in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Utena County · See more »

Valdas Adamkus

Valdas Adamkus (born Voldemaras Adamkavičius; 3 November 1926) is a Lithuanian politician.

New!!: Lithuania and Valdas Adamkus · See more »

Vasily Seseman

Vasily Seseman (several other latinizations of his name exist, Vosylius Sezemanas, Василий Эмильевич Сеземан) (June 11, 1884, Vyborg — March 23, 1963, Vilnius) was a Russian and Lithuanian philosopher, a representative of Marburg school of Neo-Kantianism.

New!!: Lithuania and Vasily Seseman · See more »

Veidas

Veidas (Lith. for 'face') is a weekly news magazine published in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Veidas · See more »

Velikiye Luki

Velikiye Luki (p; lit. great meanders).

New!!: Lithuania and Velikiye Luki · See more »

Velizh

Velizh (Ве́лиж; Веліж; Wieliż; Veližas) is a town and the administrative center of Velizhsky District in Smolensk Oblast, Russia, located on the bank of the Western Dvina, from Smolensk, the administrative center of the oblast.

New!!: Lithuania and Velizh · See more »

Veneration of the dead

The veneration of the dead, including one's ancestors, is based on love and respect for the deceased.

New!!: Lithuania and Veneration of the dead · See more »

Vidmantas Bartulis

Vidmantas Bartulis (born 3 April 1954 in Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR) is a Lithuanian composer, Recipient of the Lithuanian National Prize (1998).

New!!: Lithuania and Vidmantas Bartulis · See more »

Vikings

Vikings (Old English: wicing—"pirate", Danish and vikinger; Swedish and vikingar; víkingar, from Old Norse) were Norse seafarers, mainly speaking the Old Norse language, who raided and traded from their Northern European homelands across wide areas of northern, central, eastern and western Europe, during the late 8th to late 11th centuries.

New!!: Lithuania and Vikings · See more »

Viktoras Pranckietis

Viktoras Pranckietis (born 26 July 1958) is a Lithuanian agronomist and politician.

New!!: Lithuania and Viktoras Pranckietis · See more »

Vilnia River

The Vilnia (also Vilnelė;, Vilnia) is a river in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnia River · See more »

Vilnius

Vilnius (see also other names) is the capital of Lithuania and its largest city, with a population of 574,221.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius · See more »

Vilnius Academy of Arts

The Vilnius Academy of Arts (Vilniaus dailės akademija, previously State Art Institute of Lithuania) in Vilnius, Lithuania, grants a variety of degrees in the arts.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Academy of Arts · See more »

Vilnius Airport

Vilnius Airport (Vilniaus oro uostas) is the international airport of Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Airport · See more »

Vilnius Book Fair

Vilnius book fair is the largest annual book fair in the Baltic states, held in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Book Fair · See more »

Vilnius Castle Complex

The Vilnius Castle Complex (Vilniaus pilių kompleksas or Vilniaus pilys) is a group of cultural, and historic structures on the left bank of the Neris River, near its confluence with the Vilnia River, in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Castle Complex · See more »

Vilnius Cathedral

The Cathedral Basilica of St Stanislaus and St Ladislaus of Vilnius (Vilniaus Šv., Bazylika archikatedralna św.) is the main Roman Catholic Cathedral of Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Cathedral · See more »

Vilnius Conference

The Vilnius Conference or Vilnius National Conference (Vilniaus konferencija) met between September 18, 1917 and September 22, 1917, and began the process of establishing a Lithuanian state based on ethnic identity and language that would be independent of the Russian Empire, Poland, and the German Empire.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Conference · See more »

Vilnius County

Vilnius County (Vilniaus apskritis) is the largest of the 10 counties of Lithuania, located in the east of the country around the city Vilnius.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius County · See more »

Vilnius District Municipality

Vilnius District Municipality (Vilniaus rajono savivaldybė) is one of 60 municipalities in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius District Municipality · See more »

Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Vilniaus Gedimino technikos universitetas (Vilnius Gediminas Technical University), also known as VGTU, is a public university in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University · See more »

Vilnius International Film Festival

The Vilnius International Film Festival (VIFF) Kino pavasaris is a film festival held annually in March in Vilnius, Lithuania since 1995, and is the largest film festival in the nation in number of films and audience.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius International Film Festival · See more »

Vilnius Jazz Festival

The Vilnius Jazz Festival is a jazz festival held in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Jazz Festival · See more »

Vilnius Marathon

The Danske Bank Vilnius Marathon is an annual road marathon, held in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Marathon · See more »

Vilnius Old Town

The Old Town of Vilnius (Vilniaus senamiestis, Stare Miasto w Wilnie, Стары горад Вільні, Старый город в Вильнe), one of the largest surviving medieval old towns in Northern Europe, has an area of 3.59 square kilometres (887 acres).

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Old Town · See more »

Vilnius photometric system

The Vilnius photometric system is a medium-band seven-colour photometric system (UPXYZVS), created in 1963 by Vytautas Straižys and his coworkers.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius photometric system · See more »

Vilnius Region

Vilnius Region (Vilniaus kraštas, Wileńszczyzna, Віленшчына, also formerly known in English: as Wilno Region or Vilna Region) is the territory in the present-day Lithuania and Belarus that was originally inhabited by ethnic Baltic tribes and was a part of Lithuania proper, but came under East Slavic and Polish cultural influences over time.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Region · See more »

Vilnius University

Vilnius University (Vilniaus universitetas; former names exist) is the oldest university in the Baltic states and one of the oldest in Northern Europe.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius University · See more »

Vilnius Voivodeship

The Vilnius Voivodeship (Palatinatus Vilnensis, Vilniaus vaivadija, województwo wileńskie) was one of voivodeships in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, created in 1413, from the Duchy of Lithuania and neighbouring lands and later incorporated into the newly established Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth.

New!!: Lithuania and Vilnius Voivodeship · See more »

Vincas Grybas

Vincas Grybas (3 October 1890 – 3 July 1941) was a Lithuanian sculptor.

New!!: Lithuania and Vincas Grybas · See more »

Vincas Vitkauskas

Vincas Vitkauskas (4 October 1890 – 3 March 1965) was a Lithuanian general.

New!!: Lithuania and Vincas Vitkauskas · See more »

Vincentas Sladkevičius

Vincentas Sladkevičius, MIC (August 20, 1920 – May 28, 2000) was a Lithuanian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.

New!!: Lithuania and Vincentas Sladkevičius · See more »

Vingis Park

Vingis Park is the largest park in Vilnius, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vingis Park · See more »

Virgilijus Alekna

Virgilijus Alekna (13 February 1972) is a Lithuanian former discus thrower and politician.

New!!: Lithuania and Virgilijus Alekna · See more »

Virginijus Šikšnys

Virginijus Šikšnys (born January 26, 1956) is a Lithuanian biochemist.

New!!: Lithuania and Virginijus Šikšnys · See more »

Visaginas

Visaginas is the centre of Lithuania's youngest municipality, located on the north-eastern edge of the country.

New!!: Lithuania and Visaginas · See more »

Visaginas Municipality

The Visaginas Municipality (Visagino savivaldybė) is one of the 60 municipalities of Lithuania, situated in the north-east of the country.

New!!: Lithuania and Visaginas Municipality · See more »

Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant

Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant is a planned nuclear power plant project in Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Visaginas Nuclear Power Plant · See more »

Vladimir Olgerdovich

Vladimir Olgerdovich (Уладзімер Альгердавіч, Vladimiras Algirdaitis, Włodzimierz Olgierdowic, Володимир Ольгердович; died after 1398) was a son of Algirdas, Grand Duke of Lithuania, and his first wife Maria of Vitebsk.

New!!: Lithuania and Vladimir Olgerdovich · See more »

Vladimir Putin

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin (a; born 7 October 1952) is a Russian statesman and former intelligence officer serving as President of Russia since 2012, previously holding the position from 2000 until 2008.

New!!: Lithuania and Vladimir Putin · See more »

Vladimir Toporov

Vladimir Nikolayevich Toporov (Влади́мир Никола́евич Топоро́в; 5 July 1928 in Moscow5 December 2005 in Moscow) was a leading Russian philologist associated with the Tartu-Moscow semiotic school.

New!!: Lithuania and Vladimir Toporov · See more »

Vytautas

Vytautas (c. 1350 – October 27, 1430), also known as Vytautas the Great (Lithuanian:, Вітаўт Кейстутавіч (Vitaŭt Kiejstutavič), Witold Kiejstutowicz, Rusyn: Vitovt, Latin: Alexander Vitoldus) from the 15th century onwards, was a ruler of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, which chiefly encompassed the Lithuanians and Ruthenians.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas · See more »

Vytautas Andrius Graičiūnas

Vytautas Andrius Graičiūnas (August 17, 1898 in Chicago – January 9, 1952 in Olzheras, Siberia) was a Lithuanian management theorist, management consultant, and engineer and was a known expert in his field.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Andrius Graičiūnas · See more »

Vytautas Kairiūkštis

Vytautas Kairiūkštis (1890 in Sejny – 1961 in Vilnius) was a Lithuanian constructivist artist.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Kairiūkštis · See more »

Vytautas Kernagis

Vytautas Kernagis (May 19, 1951 – March 15, 2008) was a Lithuanian singer-songwriter, bard, actor, director, and television announcer.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Kernagis · See more »

Vytautas Landsbergis

Vytautas Landsbergis (born 18 October 1932) is a Lithuanian conservative politician and Member of the European Parliament.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Landsbergis · See more »

Vytautas Mačernis

Vytautas Mačernis (1921 – 1944) was a Lithuanian poet.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Mačernis · See more »

Vytautas Magnus University

Vytautas Magnus University (VMU) (Vytauto Didžiojo Universitetas (VDU)) is a public university in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Magnus University · See more »

Vytautas Petrulis

Vytautas Petrulis (born February 3, 1890 in Katelišės, near Vabalninkas; executed in 1942, near Uchta, RSFSR) was a Lithuanian politician, one of the main figures in the Lithuanian Christian Democratic Party, and an accountant.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Petrulis · See more »

Vytautas Straižys

Vytautas Straižys (born August 20, 1936) is a Lithuanian astronomer.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas Straižys · See more »

Vytautas the Great War Museum

The Vytautas the Great War Museum (Vytauto Didžiojo karo muziejus) is a museum in Kaunas, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Vytautas the Great War Museum · See more »

War in Donbass

The War in Donbass is an armed conflict in the Donbass region of Ukraine.

New!!: Lithuania and War in Donbass · See more »

Warsaw

Warsaw (Warszawa; see also other names) is the capital and largest city of Poland.

New!!: Lithuania and Warsaw · See more »

Württemberg

Württemberg is a historical German territory.

New!!: Lithuania and Württemberg · See more »

Władysław II Jagiełło

Jogaila (later Władysław II JagiełłoHe is known under a number of names: Jogaila Algirdaitis; Władysław II Jagiełło; Jahajła (Ягайла). See also: Names and titles of Władysław II Jagiełło. (c. 1352/1362 – 1 June 1434) was the Grand Duke of Lithuania (1377–1434) and then the King of Poland (1386–1434), first alongside his wife Jadwiga until 1399, and then sole King of Poland. He ruled in Lithuania from 1377. Born a pagan, in 1386 he converted to Catholicism and was baptized as Władysław in Kraków, married the young Queen Jadwiga, and was crowned King of Poland as Władysław II Jagiełło. In 1387 he converted Lithuania to Christianity. His own reign in Poland started in 1399, upon the death of Queen Jadwiga, and lasted a further thirty-five years and laid the foundation for the centuries-long Polish–Lithuanian union. He was a member of the Jagiellonian dynasty in Poland that bears his name and was previously also known as the Gediminid dynasty in the Grand Duchy of Lithuania. The dynasty ruled both states until 1572,Anna Jagiellon, the last member of royal Jagiellon family, died in 1596. and became one of the most influential dynasties in late medieval and early modern Central and Eastern Europe. During his reign, the Polish-Lithuanian state was the largest state in the Christian world. Jogaila was the last pagan ruler of medieval Lithuania. After he became King of Poland, as a result of the Union of Krewo, the newly formed Polish-Lithuanian union confronted the growing power of the Teutonic Knights. The allied victory at the Battle of Grunwald in 1410, followed by the Peace of Thorn, secured the Polish and Lithuanian borders and marked the emergence of the Polish–Lithuanian alliance as a significant force in Europe. The reign of Władysław II Jagiełło extended Polish frontiers and is often considered the beginning of Poland's Golden Age.

New!!: Lithuania and Władysław II Jagiełło · See more »

Władysław IV Vasa

Władysław IV Vasa (Władysław IV Waza; Vladislovas Vaza; r; Vladislaus IV Vasa or Ladislaus IV Vasa; 9 June 1595 – 20 May 1648) was a Polish prince from the Royal House of Vasa.

New!!: Lithuania and Władysław IV Vasa · See more »

Wehrmacht

The Wehrmacht (lit. "defence force")From wehren, "to defend" and Macht., "power, force".

New!!: Lithuania and Wehrmacht · See more »

West Russian Volunteer Army

The West Russian Volunteer Army or Bermontians was an army in the Baltic provinces of the former Russian Empire during the Russian Civil War of 1918–1920.

New!!: Lithuania and West Russian Volunteer Army · See more »

Western capercaillie

The western capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus), also known as the wood grouse, heather cock, or just capercaillie, is the largest member of the grouse family.

New!!: Lithuania and Western capercaillie · See more »

Western world

The Western world refers to various nations depending on the context, most often including at least part of Europe and the Americas.

New!!: Lithuania and Western world · See more »

White stork

The white stork (Ciconia ciconia) is a large bird in the stork family Ciconiidae.

New!!: Lithuania and White stork · See more »

Wild boar

The wild boar (Sus scrofa), also known as the wild swine,Heptner, V. G.; Nasimovich, A. A.; Bannikov, A. G.; Hoffman, R. S. (1988), Volume I, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Libraries and National Science Foundation, pp.

New!!: Lithuania and Wild boar · See more »

Wild Fields

The Wild Fields (Дике Поле Dyke Pole, Дикое Поле, Dikoye Polye, Dzikie pola, Dykra, Loca deserta, sive campi deserti inhabitati, also translated as "the Wilderness") is a historical term used in the Polish–Lithuanian documents of the 16th to 18th centuries to refer to the Pontic steppe of Ukraine, located north of the Black Sea and Azov Sea.

New!!: Lithuania and Wild Fields · See more »

Wiley-VCH

Wiley-VCH is a German publisher owned by John Wiley & Sons.

New!!: Lithuania and Wiley-VCH · See more »

Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach

Prince Wilhelm of Urach, Count of Württemberg, 2nd Duke of Urach (Wilhelm Karl Florestan Gero Crescentius; German Fürst Wilhelm von Urach, Graf von Württemberg, 2. Herzog von Urach; 30 May 1864 – 24 March 1928), was a German prince who was elected in June 1918 as King of Lithuania, with the regnal name of Mindaugas II.

New!!: Lithuania and Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach · See more »

Window shutter

A window shutter is a solid and stable window covering usually consisting of a frame of vertical stiles and horizontal rails (top, centre and bottom).

New!!: Lithuania and Window shutter · See more »

Winfred P. Lehmann

Winfred Philip Lehmann (23 June 1916, Surprise, Nebraska – 1 August 2007, Austin, Texas) was an American linguist noted for his work in historical linguistics, particularly Proto-Indo-European and Proto-Germanic, as well as for pioneering work in machine translation.

New!!: Lithuania and Winfred P. Lehmann · See more »

Winter

Winter is the coldest season of the year in polar and temperate zones (winter does not occur in the tropical zone).

New!!: Lithuania and Winter · See more »

Winter sport

A winter sport or winter activity is a recreational activity or sport which is played on snow or ice.

New!!: Lithuania and Winter sport · See more »

World Bank

The World Bank (Banque mondiale) is an international financial institution that provides loans to countries of the world for capital projects.

New!!: Lithuania and World Bank · See more »

World Bank high-income economy

A high-income economy is defined by the World Bank as a country with a gross national income per capita US$12,236 or more in 2016, calculated using the Atlas method.

New!!: Lithuania and World Bank high-income economy · See more »

World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum (WEF) is a Swiss nonprofit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva, Switzerland.

New!!: Lithuania and World Economic Forum · See more »

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization (WHO; French: Organisation mondiale de la santé) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that is concerned with international public health.

New!!: Lithuania and World Health Organization · See more »

World Heritage site

A World Heritage site is a landmark or area which is selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties.

New!!: Lithuania and World Heritage site · See more »

World Trade Organization

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is an intergovernmental organization that regulates international trade.

New!!: Lithuania and World Trade Organization · See more »

World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

New!!: Lithuania and World War I · See more »

World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

New!!: Lithuania and World War II · See more »

World's Strongest Man

The World's Strongest Man is a strongman competition.

New!!: Lithuania and World's Strongest Man · See more »

Wrestling

Wrestling is a combat sport involving grappling type techniques such as clinch fighting, throws and takedowns, joint locks, pins and other grappling holds.

New!!: Lithuania and Wrestling · See more »

Y chromosome

The Y chromosome is one of two sex chromosomes (allosomes) in mammals, including humans, and many other animals.

New!!: Lithuania and Y chromosome · See more »

Yaroslav the Wise

Yaroslav I, Grand Prince of Rus, known as Yaroslav the Wise or Iaroslav the Wise (tr; Jaroslav Mudryj; Jaroslav Mudryj; Jarizleifr Valdamarsson;; Iaroslaus Sapiens; c. 978 – 20 February 1054) was thrice grand prince of Veliky Novgorod and Kiev, uniting the two principalities for a time under his rule.

New!!: Lithuania and Yaroslav the Wise · See more »

Yiddish

Yiddish (ייִדיש, יידיש or אידיש, yidish/idish, "Jewish",; in older sources ייִדיש-טײַטש Yidish-Taitsh, Judaeo-German) is the historical language of the Ashkenazi Jews.

New!!: Lithuania and Yiddish · See more »

Yotvingians

Yotvingians, or Sudovians (also called Suduvians, Jatvians, or Jatvingians in English; Jotvingiai, Sūduviai; Jātvingi; Jaćwingowie, Яцвягі, Ятвяги Sudauer), were a Baltic people with close cultural ties in the 13th century to the Lithuanians and Prussians.

New!!: Lithuania and Yotvingians · See more »

YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

New!!: Lithuania and YouTube · See more »

Zervynos

Zervynos is an ethnographic village in the Varėna district, Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and Zervynos · See more »

.eu

.eu is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the European Union (EU).

New!!: Lithuania and .eu · See more »

.lt

.LT is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Lithuania.

New!!: Lithuania and .lt · See more »

15 min

15min (Lithuanian: Penkiolika minučių) is one of the largest news websites in Lithuania, owned by an Estonian media company "Eesti media".

New!!: Lithuania and 15 min · See more »

1926 Lithuanian coup d'état

The 1926 Lithuanian coup d'état (Lithuanian: 1926-ųjų perversmas) was a military coup d'état in Lithuania that resulted in the replacement of the democratically elected government with a conservative authoritarian government led by Antanas Smetona.

New!!: Lithuania and 1926 Lithuanian coup d'état · See more »

1940 Soviet ultimatum to Lithuania

The Soviet Union issued an ultimatum to Lithuania before midnight of June 14, 1940.

New!!: Lithuania and 1940 Soviet ultimatum to Lithuania · See more »

2000 Summer Olympics

The 2000 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event which was held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

New!!: Lithuania and 2000 Summer Olympics · See more »

2004 Summer Olympics

The 2004 Summer Olympic Games (Θερινοί Ολυμπιακοί Αγώνες 2004), officially known as the Games of the XXVIII Olympiad and commonly known as Athens 2004, was a premier international multi-sport event held in Athens, Greece, from 13 to 29 August 2004 with the motto Welcome Home. 10,625 athletes competed, some 600 more than expected, accompanied by 5,501 team officials from 201 countries.

New!!: Lithuania and 2004 Summer Olympics · See more »

2008 Summer Olympics

The 2008 Summer Olympic Games, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad and commonly known as Beijing 2008, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 8 to 24 August 2008 in Beijing, China.

New!!: Lithuania and 2008 Summer Olympics · See more »

2012 Summer Olympics

The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.

New!!: Lithuania and 2012 Summer Olympics · See more »

2018 IIHF World Championship Division I

The 2018 IIHF World Championship Division I was an international ice hockey tournament run by the International Ice Hockey Federation.

New!!: Lithuania and 2018 IIHF World Championship Division I · See more »

21st meridian east

The meridian 21° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

New!!: Lithuania and 21st meridian east · See more »

2420 Čiurlionis

2420 Čiurlionis, provisionally designated, is a stony Eunomian asteroid from the central regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 9 kilometers in diameter.

New!!: Lithuania and 2420 Čiurlionis · See more »

27th meridian east

The meridian 27° east of Greenwich is a line of longitude that extends from the North Pole across the Arctic Ocean, Europe, Africa, the Indian Ocean, the Southern Ocean, and Antarctica to the South Pole.

New!!: Lithuania and 27th meridian east · See more »

29th Rifle Corps (Soviet Union)

The 29th Rifle Corps can refer to multiple different corps of the Soviet Red Army, each of which primarily saw combat on the Eastern Front during World War II.

New!!: Lithuania and 29th Rifle Corps (Soviet Union) · See more »

5 ft and 1520 mm gauge railways

Railways with a railway track gauge of were first constructed in the United Kingdom and the United States.

New!!: Lithuania and 5 ft and 1520 mm gauge railways · See more »

53rd parallel north

The 53rd parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 53 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

New!!: Lithuania and 53rd parallel north · See more »

57th parallel north

The 57th parallel north is a circle of latitude that is 57 degrees north of the Earth's equatorial plane.

New!!: Lithuania and 57th parallel north · See more »

Redirects here:

First Republic of Lithuania, ISO 3166-1:LT, Largest cities of Lithuania, Lietova, Lietuva, Lietuvos Respublika, Litauen, Lithuenia, Littaw, Lituania, Lituanie, Republic of Lithuania, Republic of Lithuania (1918-1940), Republic of Lithuania (1918–1940), Second Republic of Lithuania, State of Lithuania.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithuania

OutgoingIncoming
Hey! We are on Facebook now! »