Independence Day’s Polish accents

  • 2012-02-22
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - A visit by Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski, who was the only high-ranking foreign guest at Lithuania’s Independence Day celebration, has provoked some controversy due to Warsaw’s support for Polish nationalists in Lithuania.In the early morning of Feb. 16, before the day’s official ceremonies and speeches in front of the Lithuanian Presidential Palace, Komorowski went to the southeastern Lithuanian town of Salcininkai, which is situated close to the Belarusian border.The town is known in Lithuania as being staunchly pro-Soviet – it was the ...
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