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Belarus protests after Lithuanian plane enters airspace

Belarus protests after Lithuanian plane enters airspace “On 22 April the Belarusian Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned Ambassador of Lithuania to Belarus Andrius Pulokas to give him a note in which the Belarusian side protested the violation of its airspace by the Lithuanian aircraft,” the Ministry of ...

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Klimkin to go on working visit to Lithuania on April 24

Klimkin to go on working visit to Lithuania on April 24 Ukraine's Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin will go on a working visit to the Republic of Lithuania on April 24, 2017. Klimkin will visit that country to strengthen Ukrainian-Lithuanian strategic partnership and discuss Lithuania's possible ...

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ForMin downplays German archivist's remarks about Feb. 16 Independence Act

ForMin downplays German archivist's remarks about Feb. 16 Independence Act Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that conversations with Germany's government over handover of the February 16 1918 Independence Act to Lithuania are going well, downplaying the opinion stated by Germany's head archivist who said that the document could only be lend on temporary basis.

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Oak grow „Izraelita“ planted to commemorate Israeli-Lithuanian friendship

Oak grow „Izraelita“ planted to commemorate Israeli-Lithuanian friendship On April 21st, Friday, the Embassy of Israel in Lithuania, in cooperation with the Ministry of Environment, Forestry department and Vilnius District Municipality, together with schoolchildren from all over Lithuania planted an oak grove by the name “Izraelita” near Rukainiai, Vilnius district the Embassy of Israel in Lithuania reported in a press release.

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Could Lithuania join in Hyperloop transport system development

Could Lithuania join in Hyperloop transport system development

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Lithuania's law to help draw Brussels' attention to Belarus' N-plant problem - German MEP

Lithuania's law to help draw Brussels' attention to Belarus' N-plant problem - German MEP A law passed by the Lithuanian parliament on Thursday to restrict electricity imports from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus will help attract more attention in Brussels to the project's safety problems, Rebecca Harms, a leading German Greens politician, said in Vilnius on Friday.

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Seimas panel on MP Bastys impeachment to invite security chief next week

Seimas panel on MP Bastys impeachment to invite security chief next week A special commission set up by the Lithuanian parliament for MP Mindaugas Bastys' impeachment will invite Darius Jauniškis, director of the State Security Department, and another intelligence officer to testify during its meeting next week.

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Historic and iconic buildings in Vilnius open their doors this weekend

Historic and iconic buildings in Vilnius open their doors this weekend This year again, Open House Vilnius invites all those interested in design and history to visit public buildings and explore what lies behind the facades of some of the city's most iconic architecture. Best of all, the visits are completely free.

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'Little Green Men' From Russia Are Coming—And Lithuania Isn't Prepared

'Little Green Men' From Russia Are Coming—And Lithuania Isn't Prepared Last summer, when the Central Bank of Russia issued five collectable coins commemorating the liberation of European capitals by the Red Army—one of them being Vilnius, the Lithuanian capital—the country's Ministry for Foreign Affairs reacted immediately.

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Govenment expects to build Rusne overpass next year

Govenment expects to build Rusne overpass next year The Lithuanian government is ready to take the necessary decisions for building an overpass on the only road to the Rusnė island in the River Nemunas delta as early as next year, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Friday.

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V. Vasiliauskas in Washington: Protectionist policy may turn serious threat to global economic development

Vitas Vasiliauskas, Chairman of the Board of the Bank of Lithuania, will meet with Nigel Andrew Chalk, IMF Mission Chief for the USA, in Washington today to discuss protectionist  proposals heard in the public domain...

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Germany could lend Lithuania 1918 independence act, but not hand it over

Germany could lend Lithuania 1918 independence act, but not hand it over The president of the German Federal Archives says that Germany could lend Lithuania the original copy of its 1918 declaration of independence recently found in Berlin for a year, but it should not hand the document over to the country.

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Lithuania's Kuzminskas: 'Everything depends on us, not on the other teams'

Lithuania's Kuzminskas: 'Everything depends on us, not on the other teams' NEW YORK (FIBA EuroBasket 2017) - There has been the good, the bad and the downright ugly for Lithuania in international basketball the past 14 years. Remember 2003, when Sarunas Jasikevicius led the Baltic side to the country's first FIBA EuroBasket ...

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Scandals that are swinging the Parliament: hiding their own?

Scandals that are swinging the Parliament: hiding their own?

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Open letter of new political movement ‘Vilnius Forum’ to Government

Open letter of new political movement ‘Vilnius Forum’ to Government

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  • Lithuania's Linkevicius Says Censorship Is No Answer To Propaganda

    April 21st

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linus Linkevicius said censorship is not an answer in the fight against Russian propaganda. His government recently launched a campaign on television urging citizens to report any suspicious online stories. He discussed his ...

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  • Lithuania FM Says NATO Deployment Shows Commitment

    April 20th

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says the recent NATO deployments to the Baltic region and elsewhere in Eastern Europe are a sign that the Western alliance “will do anything” to defend the security of member nations. In an interview on ...

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  • Lithuania FM Says NATO Deployment Shows Commitment

    April 20th

    Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says the recent NATO deployments to the Baltic region and elsewhere in Eastern Europe are a sign that the Western alliance “will do anything” to defend the security of member nations. In an interview on ...

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  • Lithuania Disappearing

    April 20th

    If nothing changes in Lithuania, the prospect that awaits it in the coming decades is far from encouraging. With the number of workers and children decreasing, and the number of pensioners growing, the potential result is disastrous: no money to ...

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  • Lithuania sends request for proposals for euro bond deal

    April 20th

    LONDON, April 20 (IFR) - The Republic of Lithuania has sent out a request for proposals to banks for a euro-denominated Eurobond, according to sources. The Lithuanian government plans to borrow about €3.1bn in 2017, of which the largest share is ...

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