On 24 Augustus, just 2 days after completing his race across the USA, about 100 Lithuanians gathered in the Lithuanian Embassy in Washington, DC, to hear Aidas Ardzijauskas speak about the run, the challenges, and the achievement.
Aidas running across New Mexico. Photo Aidas Ardzijauskas archive
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Lithuanians from around the globe are invited to sign the national anthem on 100 hillforts across the country on State Day, July 6, as the country prepares to celebrate the centenary of the restoration of statehood next February, the government said on Tuesday.
The Lithuanian parliament on Tuesday asked the Constitutional Court to look at whether it is necessary to amend the Constitution to allow dual citizenship for people who left for EU or NATO member states after Lithuania regained independence in 1990.
The proposal by UK Prime Minister Theresa May for European Union (EU) citizens present in the country should ease tensions among the Lithuanians living in great Britain, says Daiva Asanavičiūtė, the leader of the local Lithuanian community.