What is Vilnius known for?

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: news-5038-puntukas-jarimpeksas-laimejo-nkl-pirmenybiu-bronza.html ''(Lithuanian)'' - The Center's other archival and preservations projects include features and documentaries from around the globe; early American silent film comedies and features; rare early Russian films; pre–World War II home movies of Yurburg, Horodok, Novogrudok, and Berlin; travelogues of Bialystok, Krakow, Warsaw, Vilnius, and Lviv; industrial and fundraising films

produced by Jewish agencies; early documentary footage of Palestine Israel. NCJF’s most recent restorations include the Yiddish feature films The Cantor’s Son and The Living Orphan, the preservation of rare home movies documenting the way of life in several small communities of Eastern Europe, Jewish chicken farmers in New Jersey, and merchants in Massachusetts, and film of President Harry S.Truman addressing the issue of Middle East politics at an Israel Bonds (State of Israel Bonds) dinner in 1956. West Belarus in its entirety was incorporated into the Byelorussian SSR (BSSR). It was initially planned to move the capital of the Byelorussian SSR to Vilnius. However, the same year Joseph Stalin ordered that the city and surrounding region be transferred to Lithuania, which some months later was annexed by the Soviet Union and became a new Soviet Republic. Minsk therefore was proclaimed the capital of the enlarged BSSR. The borders of the BSSR were again altered somewhat after the war (notably the area around the city of Białystok (Belastok Voblast was returned to Poland) but in general they coincide with the borders of the modern Republic of Belarus. Zarakowski was born to a local landowner in Svolna village ( WikiPedia:Vilnius Dmoz:Regional Europe Lithuania Localities Vilnius Commons:Category:Vilnius

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the religious and ethical point of view, and of presenting it in a book which he called ''Menorat ha-Maor'' ("The Candlestick of Light"; compare Numbers (Book of Numbers) 4:9 also translated as "The Menorah (Menorah (Temple)) Lamp")amp;BOOK 4&CHAPTER 4), intending by it to illumine the minds and the hearts of his coreligionists. With reference to the seven-armed candlestick (''Menorah'') in the Tabernacle

(as described in Exodus (Book of Exodus) 25:31amp;BOOK 2&CHAPTER 25; and Numbers 8:2 (Book of Numbers)amp;BOOK 4&CHAPTER 8), he divided the book into seven sections, each of which bears the title of ''Ner'' or "Lamp" subdivided into separate parts and chapters. It can hardly be said that the division of the matter treated is very logical and systematic

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and incompetence were made against the organisers, while tax increases

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"Stinzing" , and its property dismantled and transported to Minsk (Minsk, Belarus), where the "Vyacheslav Molotov" Radio Factory was set up. After the war the plant was renamed ''Minsk Radio and Television Association "Horizont"'' (Horizon). It produced "Minsk" radio receivers, being a copy of the Polish pre-war model but with Soviet tube set. In 1945-49 millions of ethnic Poles from former (pre1939) eastern

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The large popular courtyard is a great place to relax and watch the sunset. Friendly service. Rock music. *

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work he was drafted into the Russian army (Imperial Russian Army). However, he was not dispatched to the front and instead was able to receive a silver award of his alma mater the following year. Demobilized, he remained in Russia and taught drawing at various schools to make the living. He was the brother of Michał Kazimierz Pac, the Great Lithuanian Hetman (1667–1682) who sponsored St Peter and St Paul's Church (St. Peter and St. Paul Church (Vilnius)) in Vilnius

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competitions such as the Euroleague (Euroleague Basketball) and Eurocup (ULEB Eurocup), the domestic Lithuanian Basketball League (Lietuvos Krepšinio Lyga), and the Baltic Basketball League, winning the ULEB Cup (predecessor to the Eurocup) in 2005 and the Eurocup in 2009 (ULEB Eurocup 2008–09). Its home arena is the 1,700-seat Lietuvos Rytas Arena; all European matches and important domestic and Baltic matches are played in the 11,000-seat Siemens Arena. Another team

participating in LKL (Lietuvos Krepšinio Lyga) is BC Sakalai. The city is home to the Lithuanian Bandy Association, Badminton Federation,

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). Early childhood Pozniak spend in England where she went to school. Passed her entrance exam to the National Film School in Łódź PWSFTViT with the highest score in the country. Received a Masters Degree with High Honors at age 22. Diplomatic career Ambassador Tefft is a career member of the United States Senior Foreign Service, with the personal rank of Minister-Counselor. He joined the United States Foreign Service in 1972 and has served in Jerusalem, Budapest, Rome, Moscow, Vilnius and Tbilisi. birth_date WikiPedia:Vilnius Dmoz:Regional Europe Lithuania Localities Vilnius Commons:Category:Vilnius

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, not to return until the 1960s. In post-war literature, the central topic was World War II (known in Belarus as the Great Patriotic War) (World War II), that had particularly left particularly deep wounds in Belarus (Vasil Bykaŭ, Ales Adamovich etc.); the pre-war era was also often depicted (Ivan Melezh). A major revival of the Belarusian literature occurred in the 1960s with novels published by Vasil Bykaŭ and Uładzimir Karatkievič

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members reached the shores of San Francisco and then moved to Brooklyn, New York in 1940. It was during his stay in Brooklyn that Rebbe Shaul Yedidya Elazar became popular and helped rebuild Modzitz. He was a gifted songwriter and wrote over 1,000 Chassidic melodies. He had an intense love for the Land of Israel, and even foresaw the coming of the State of Israel. He was unable to see the realization of his prediction, and he died on November 29, 1947, the day the UN (United Nations) voted to create the State of Israel (1947 UN Partition Plan). He was the last person to buried on the Mount of Olives until it was liberated in 1967. His teachings have been collected in the volumes of ''Imrei Shaul'' and ''Yisa Bracha''. He was succeeded by his oldest son, Rebbe Shmuel Eliyahu Taub. Second phase (1781-1788) After the formative period, in which all the legal borders of the Commission were established, the KEN started to convert schools to the new model. The three universities in Warsaw, Vilna (Vilnius) and Kraków were granted the right of curatorship over schools of lower degree. This included the schools that remained under the influence of the church. Gradually, the teachers, who were frequently former Jesuit priests, were exchanged for young lay teachers, graduates of the three academies. Thanks to that, the opposition inside the local schools was finally broken. thumb left Škoda EJ575 at Kaunas Railway Station (File:Petrasiunai 2009-08-28.JPG) In 1851, the government of Russia (Russian Empire) made the decision to build the Warsaw – Saint Petersburg Railway. The line included a stretch from Daugavpils–Vilnius–Kaunas–Virbalis which was started in 1858 and finished in 1860. When the German (Kaiser) army occupied Lithuania in 1915, the railway became the main supplier of food staff and ammunition for the German army. In 1918 Lithuanian independence was restored, and in 1919 the Lithuanian government concluded an agreement with Germany on the hand over of the railway assets to the Ministry of Transport. left thumb Highway A1 near Kaunas (Image:Kaunas-Highway A1 by MEGA.jpg) The '''A1 Highway''' is a highway in Lithuania (Magistraliniai keliai). It connects the capital (Capital (political)) city of Vilnius with the port city of Klaipėda, via the second largest city, Kaunas. Its length is over WikiPedia:Vilnius Dmoz:Regional Europe Lithuania Localities Vilnius Commons:Category:Vilnius


'''Vilnius''' ( ; see also other names (Vilnius#Etymology and other names)) is the capital of Lithuania, and its largest city, with a population of 539,939 (806,308 together with Vilnius County) as of 2014. Vilnius is located in the southeast part of Lithuania and is the second biggest city of the Baltic states. Vilnius GDP was over 10 billion euros in 2014. Budget of Vilnius is planned to be almost 370 million euros in 2015.

Vilnius is the seat of the Vilnius city municipality and of the Vilnius district municipality. It is also the capital of Vilnius County. The first known written record of Vilnius as the Lithuanian capital is known from Gediminas' letters in 1323.

Vilnius is classified as a Gamma global city according to GaWC studies, and is known for its Old Town (Old Town of Vilnius) of beautiful architecture, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994. Its Jewish influence until the 20th century has led to it being described as the "Jerusalem of Lithuania" and Napoleon named it "the Jerusalem of the North" as he was passing through in 1812. In the year 2009, Vilnius was the European Capital of Culture, together with the Austrian city of Linz.

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