The Polish minority in the Republic of Lithuania: internal and external factors
The ethnic makeup of the population significantly affects the domestic policy of any state, and its relations with neighbouring countries. Although interactions with ethnic minorities are not as urgent a problem in Lithuania as they are in the two other Baltic States, ethnicity-related conflicts continue to occur, particularly, as regards the relations between the Lithuanian state and the Polish minority, which is the ...
‘Polish Question’ in Lithuania and Problems of Polish-Lithuanian Relations at the Turn of the Century
... one hand, common aspirations for European integration created conditions for rapprochement and cooperation. On the other, the partnership has been complicated by disagreements and mutual claims. The main problem is the situation of the correspondent ethnic minorities in the two countries: Poles in Lithuania and Lithuanians in Poland. According to the Polish authorities, the interests of Lithuania’s Polish residents are not safeguarded, and their rights are infringed. Similar complaints are voiced by Vilnius ...
The historical and national sources of the development of the modern Polish-Lithuanian conflict
... «Междуморья»: Кто работает на Варшаву?.. URL:http://politico.ua/blogpost32104 (дата обращения: 24.05.2012).
Kretinin G. V., Fedorov G. M.
Poland, Lithuania, union, Polonization, conflict, Vilnius issue, ethnic minorities, relations, bilingualism.