Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on February 18th, 2009

It was probably obvious to everyone that when I wrote yesterday about news in the works, I was guaranteeing myself a post on the same topic again today. And so it has been: the workgroup created last year by president Valdas Adamkus has presented their recommendations to the Seimas about dual citizenship. (In English) And, […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on February 10th, 2009

Yesterday, the workgroup on changing the citizenship law made their proposals to Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus. They argue that dual citizenship should be granted to anyone who fled or was exiled up to 11 March 1990, as the current version of the law holds. The 15 June 1940 date holds, too. So any citizens who […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on December 4th, 2008

I saw the two articles pop up a few weeks ago in which Valdas Adamkus asserted that someday Soviet and Nazi attrocities will be held at the same level. The occasion for his remarks was his address at an observance of the 75th anniversary of the Holodmor, the Stalin-era famine that killed a large portion […]

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Moacir P. de Sá Pereira on July 11th, 2008

Well, it’s a good thing I decided to wait until after Šokių šventė to weigh in on the Seimas’s passing a nearly certainly unconstitutional dual citizenship law, since President Valdas Adamkus just vetoed it. About the veto I do not have much to say, since the article I read is only filled with Regina Narušienės […]

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