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Groysman: Cabinet delegation to visit Lithuania in June

Groysman: Cabinet delegation to visit Lithuania in June The delegation of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine will visit Vilnius (Lithuania) in June, Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman wrote on his Facebook page. Groysman said that he had a telephone conversation with Prime Minister of Lithuania ...

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Telia brings 4.5G to Lithuania, looks to 5G benefits

“Already today in five major cities of Lithuania even currently available modern phones and modems support double data transmission speeds, and the network capacity increases accordingly. Meanwhile, the total data flow of one 4.5G base station may ...

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President of Lithuania calls on to fight against Gazprom's monopoly

The Baltic States and Poland traditionally declare some kind of dependence on Russian gas, and Lithuania has even refused a long-term contract with Gazprom. However, having bought gas at the company's auction in spring of 2016, Lithuanian companies ...

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Lithuania is attractive investment location to German business

Lithuania is attractive investment location to German business According to the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce (AHK) economic survey 2017, Lithuania is one of the best locations in Central and Eastern Europe. Companies in Lithuania want to invest more and expect they will need more staff. However, increasing wage costs are expected. The scores for the fight against corruption, transparency of procurement and the availability of skilled workers slightly dampen the positive mood, German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce informed in a press release.

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German business gives top ratings for the Baltic States

German business gives top ratings for the Baltic States The Baltic States are among the best locations in Central and Western Europe. According to the economic survey conducted in 2017 by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce (AHK), Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are outperforming the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary, German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce announced in a press release.

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Reforms in Lithuania slow due to govt's inexperience - president

Reforms in Lithuania slow due to govt's inexperience - president The implementation of Lithuania's key reforms in education, state-owned enterprises and labor relations is hampered by the government's lack of experience, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Wednesday.

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Jastramskis on Labour Code: This Government can‘t make decisions like a bulldozer

Jastramskis on Labour Code: This Government can‘t make decisions like a bulldozer

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Gazprom must compensate consumers for losses over unfair practices - Grybauskaitė

Gazprom must compensate consumers for losses over unfair practices - Grybauskaitė Russia's gas giant Gazprom must compensate European gas consumers for losses they suffered due to its non-transparent gas trade practices, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said after meeting with Maros Sefcovic, the European Commission's Vice-President for Energy Union in Vilnius on Wednesday.

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Lithuanians give EU commissioner hot-air balloon ride to show him Belarus' N-plant site

Lithuanians give EU commissioner hot-air balloon ride to show him Belarus' N-plant site In an unconventional effort to convince EU officials that Belarus' nuclear power plant is a safety hazard, the Lithuanian government has arranged a hot-air balloon ride for the bloc's energy commissioner to show him how close the construction site is to the Lithuanian capital.

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After making salaries public some employees took action

After making salaries public some employees took action

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Chinese freight shipments present both opportunity and risk for Baltics - MEPs

Chinese freight shipments present both opportunity and risk for Baltics - MEPs Chinese freight shipments via the Baltic countries may become an opportunity for the European standard gauge railway Rail Baltica, but may also pose a risk to the market as China does not always compete fairly, members of the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) said in Vilnius on Wednesday.

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Guzas appointed Lithuania's new air force commander

Guzas appointed Lithuania's new air force commander Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis has appointed Lieutenant Colonel Dainius Guzas as the new commander of the Lithuanian Air Force, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Norwegian military vehicles to arrive in Lithuania as part of NATO deployment

Norwegian military vehicles to arrive in Lithuania as part of NATO deployment Military vehicles and other equipment of a Norwegian contingent to be deployed as part of NATO's battalion battle group will arrive in Lithuania on Wednesday, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry said.

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Minister of Transport and MEPs to discuss Rail Baltica project

Minister of Transport and MEPs to discuss Rail Baltica project Lithuanian Transport Minister Rokas Masiulis is meeting with members of the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee (TRAN) in Vilnius on Wednesday to discuss the course of the European standard gauge railway project Rail Baltica.

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Lithuania's ex-air force commander says nobody planned to repair helicopters in Russia

Lithuania's ex-air force commander says nobody planned to repair helicopters in Russia Audronis Navickas, a former Lithuanian Air Force commander, says that "nobody was ever going" to send Russian-made Mi-8 helicopters, which are used in Lithuania for rescue and search operations, to Russia for an overhaul.

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  • Tanker to deliver this year's 3rd LNG cargo for Lithuania's Achema

    May 16th

    A new shipment of liquefied natural gas from Norway's Statoil is to arrive in Klaipeda on Tuesday, marking the eight LNG delivery to the Lithuanian port since the start of the current gas year on Oct. 1, 2016 and the third one for the fertilizer manufacturer Achema, reported LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  • Passenger numbers reach record April high at Scottish airports

    May 11th

    Figures for Edinburgh Airport showed 1,141,823 people passed through its doors, making it the busiest April and up 13% on the same month last year. Edinburgh Airport chiefs say the greatest increase was in international passenger numbers, which rose 20.4% on the same month last year to 705,683 passengers.

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  • Klaipeda FEZ accumulated EUR 493 mln of FDI

    May 9th

    By the end of 2015, KlaipA-da Free Economic Zone accumulated EUR 493 mln of foreign direct investment . This accounts for 57% of the total FDI of KlaipA-da City Municipality.

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  • PICTURE: NATO puts Baltic air defences to the test

    May 2nd

    NATO staged the two-day "Ramstein Alloy 4" exercise in late April over Lithuania, giving locally deployed air forces the opportunity to practise quick reaction alert procedures and boost interoperability. During the activity, fighters from the two nations currently providing Baltic Air Policing services for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania worked together.

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  • Survivors share testimony to mark 23 years since genocide in Rwanda

    May 1st

    Attendees light candles at an event on April 30, 2017 at Kibbutz Tel Yitzhak marking the 1994 genocide in which 800,000 Tutsis were killed in Rwanda. A survivor of the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi ethnic group in Rwanda shared her harrowing story with some 230 people on Sunday at an event hosted by the Embassy of the Republic of Rwanda in Tel Aviv to mark 23 years since the atrocities.

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