Refugees in Lithuania learn to speak Russian faster than official language - intermin

  • 2016-07-20
  • BNS/TBT Staff/Vilnius
Interior Minister Tomas Zilinskas has criticised Lithuania's refugee integration policy, noting that new arrivals at integration centres pick up on Russian faster than they do Lithuanian, the official language, and that they are put into a social environment that does not aid in their integration. Zilinskas has remarked that the refugee integration policy, which is supervised by the Social Security and Labour Ministry, seems to be in action solely for the purpose of showing that something is being done. "Go to (the Refugee Reception Centre) Ruk...
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