Liudas Mazylis, a professor at Vytautas Magnus University, who earlier this year found an original copy of Lithuania's Act of Independence of Feb. 16, 1918 in a German archive, on Monday received Lithuania's Progress Award.
"This award is given for the first time in Lithuania and it is highly symbolic that it goes to a scientist who has found the unique document, the February 16 Act," Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said after he presented Mazylis with the award.
"This (discovery) not only caused great joy, but there were also c...
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