But not, however, a majority identifying as Poles.
Neither were Lithuanian!! Anyway at the time that would be subject of the Crown, not Poles !
Those circumstances are two neighbouring countries with some shared history who are both in the EU. If the UK and Ireland can get on without rancour, so can Poland and Lithuania.
I don't care about shared history they do not respect it much and change it to suit their fantasies. I care about Poles in this supposedly EU country. Yet nobody is doing anything about that.
I would like to know why ?
Grateful to Poland? Protected Lithuania?
Clutching at straw ? Get real ! Without Poland your Duchy wouldn't had lasted a decade! I really wish that Poland choose Piast from Warsaw as a King.
However wishful thinking and past misgivings are not important here. The facts and history is as it is and in that Poland supported the Grand Duchy very existence.
Few huts? By middle 14th century, Vilnius already was a big city and a capital.
eh? figuratively speaking, a big city ? I see you are speaking figuratively also.
The point is Wilno started to develop when Poland and Duchy enjoyed peace and trade, not before !
Which is nothing but a propaganda
We already heard your lies. Fact in 1930' that wouldn't be called discrimination but we have 2012 .
There were no poles until late 16th century.
Is that is extract from the Fairy Stories you call the Lithuanian history books. hahah!