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Lithuanian ex-EnMin: Gazprom to keep its dominance if Nord Stream 2 is built

… and Eastern European countries, including Lithuania, the EC said on Thursday … it breaks its commitments. At Lithuania's initiative, the EC … 's unfair pricing practices.  Lithuania sought, but was not awarded … a shareholder of Lietuvos Dujos (Lithuanian Gas) and a supplier of …

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GIPL agreement opens way for building gas pipeline between Lithuania and Poland

… system operators Amber Grid of Lithuania and Gaz-System of Poland signed … project, informs LETA/BNS. Lithuanian Energy Minister Zygimantas Vaiciunas says … , including 165 kilometers on the Lithuanian side. The new capacities will … .  Construction on the GIPL in Lithuania is planned to be started …

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Lithuania urged to advocate for CARICOM

… (CARICOM), Ambassador Irwin LaRocque urged Lithuania to advocate on behalf of … Wednesday accepted the credentials of Lithuania’s new representative to CARICOM …

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Licence of electronic money institution issued

The Board of the Bank of Lithuania decided to issue a license of an electronic money institution to UAB ZEN Global.

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Valanciunas committed to joining Lithuania for third window

… he expects to be wearing Lithuania colors for the final two … with the big man about Lithuania's qualifying campaign for … help the national team. Jonas, Lithuania have done a great job … career. In the February window, Lithuania played both of their games …

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Lithuania moves forward with tax and pension reform

The heavily amended bills on taxes and pensions will have a significant impact on the Lithuanian citizens’ lives if Seimas, the country’s legislature, approves for them in their current form.

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Parliament of Lithuania Ratifies Armenia-EU Agreement

The Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania ratified the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and … Mkrtchyan – Armenia’s Ambassador to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, said on … , reports Armenpress. “The Seimas of Lithuania ratified the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and … , 0 against and 1 abstained. Lithuania is the third EU member …

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Lithuanian ex-energmin: Gazprom to keep its dominance if Nord Stream 2 is built

Lithuanian ex-energmin: Gazprom to keep its dominance if Nord Stream 2 is built The binding obligations imposed by the European Commission on Gazprom to prevent its dominance in Central and Eastern Europe will prove pointless if a second Nord Stream gas pipeline is built, Arvydas Sekmokas, a former Lithuanian energy minister, said on Thursday.

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Lithuanian energmin: EC probe to help control Gazprom's behavior in Europe

Lithuanian energmin: EC probe to help control Gazprom's behavior in Europe Lithuanian Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas says that the European Commission's investigation into Gazprom's operations in Central and Eastern Europe will help to better control the Russian gas giant's behavior in the European gas market.

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Jurgis Didžiulis: ‘To me, yoga is an art of self-improvement’

Jurgis Didžiulis: ‘To me, yoga is an art of self-improvement’ On May 21, ‘Yoga for Everybody’, a public presentation of the International Yoga Day, took place right next to the Vilnius Town Hall. The International Yoga Day itself will be celebrated in Vilnius, as well as the rest of the world, a month later, on June 21. Yoga is becoming increasingly popular in many countries. The celebration of the International Yoga Day, which is officially approved by the General Assembly of the United Nations, is organized by the Consulate of India and its partners. The main goal of this annual celebration is to draw people’s attention to yoga’s benefits on the physical, mental, and spiritual healt of the human being.

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Lithuanian defmin: NATO's attention to Baltics must be continuous

Lithuanian defmin: NATO's attention to Baltics must be continuous The Baltic countries must secure the continuation of the security initiatives that have been launched in the region, Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Thursday after meeting his Latvian and Estonian counterparts in Klaipėda.

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Lithuania may contest EC decision not to fine Gazprom - PM

Lithuania may contest EC decision not to fine Gazprom - PM Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis does not rule out contesting the European Commission's decision not to fine Russia's gas giant Gazprom, saying that the same criteria should apply when deciding on anti-trust infringements.

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Baltic governments respond to growing Russian spy threat

Baltic governments respond to growing Russian spy threat The governments of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania face an increasingly large espionage threat from the Russian Federation. Naturally, this threat includes the introduction or recruitment of Russian agents to engage in classical espionage activities like ferreting out classified information from government sources.

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Lithuanian Parliament ratifies Armenia-EU Agreement

… , ARMENPRESS. The Seimas (Parliament) of Lithuania ratified the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and … Mkrtchyan – Armenia’s Ambassador to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, said on … , reports Armenpress. “The Seimas of Lithuania ratified the Armenia-EU Comprehensive and …

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Lithuanian firm blames level crossing signals for truck collision with train in Italy

Lithuanian firm blames level crossing signals for truck collision with train in Italy Lithuania's TBL, the owner a heavy goods vehicle that was hit by a train in northern Italy, blamed the traffic signals of the level crossing for the collision.

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  • Lithuania Seimas ratifies ‘historic’ Armenia-EU deal: envoy

    May 24th

    … .Net - The Seimas of Lithuania has ratified the Comprehensive and … 2017, Armenia’s ambassador to Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan … in favor and one abstaining. “Lithuania is the third EU member …

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  • Viasat registers new brands in Lithuania

    May 24th

    … Play Baltics, providing services in Lithuania under the Viasat brand, has … of 19 new brands in Lithuania, reports Vz.lt. The change … Viasat totaled 64,200 in Lithuania at the end of March …

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  • In Q1, Lithuanian hotels received 546.4 thousand tourists

    May 24th

    … of foreign guests received by Lithuania’s accommodation establishments totalled 267 … 1.9%. The number of Lithuania’s residents accommodated totalled 278 … , total 546.4 7.3 Lithuanian residents 278.5 6.9 … , total 440.5 6.9 Lithuanian residents 212.2 7.7 …

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    May 24th

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  • Lithuania ratifies EU-Armenia deal

    May 24th

    YEREVAN. – Lithuanian parliament ratified Armenia-EU Comprehensive and … Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia Tigran Mkrtchyan tweeted. After Estonia and Latvia, Lithuania is the third EU member state to ratify this agreement. #Lithuania … votes. After #Estonia& #Latvia, #Lithuania is 3rd #EU member state …

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  • Week in Lithuania. Liberal Movement to turn to court over VSD statements

    May 20th

    The board of Lithuania's Liberal Movement has decided to turn to court over information published by the State Security Department, allegedly damaging the party's reputation.

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  • Head of powerful Seimas committee: certain media outlets can be stripped of licenses

    May 17th

    In a new twist of the prolonged scandal over the influence of the powerful business holding MG Baltic on Lithuania‘s politics for years through its own television channels LNK, BTV, TV1, Info TV and Liuks!, Vytautas Bakas, chairman of the powerful parliamentary Committee on National Security and Defence in a TV interview poured gasoline on the fire, proposing that certain media organisations acting against the state's interests must have their licenses revoked.

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  • Week in Lithuania. Lithuanian MEP Paksas starting new civic movement

    May 13th

    Lithuania's impeached former president, MEP Rolandas Paksas is starting a new civic movement, which will likely be named «I Call the Nation», in reference to a popular song by Vytautas Kernagis, based on a poem by Bernardas Brazdžionis.

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  • Lithuania’s intelligence: Liberal party was the Trojan Horse of business giant MG Baltic

    May 10th

    Lithuania has perhaps never seen this calibre political scandals like these ones grabbing the media headlines in recent weeks. First, the embattled former Liberals leader, Eligijus Masiulis, who is fighting influence peddling and corruption charges, made his personal correspondence with President Dalia Grybauskaitė public. The head-of-state goes as Tulip in the barrage of emails with Masiulis and the exchange reveals her heavy, some say, meddlesome engagement in the Lithuanian legislation.

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  • President admits leaked e-mail exchange with embattled politician, doubts authenticity

    May 3rd

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has assumed this week a role that is downright uncharacteristic to her – that of defence. A set of screenshots of the correspondence between her and Eligijus Masiulis, the former Liberals leader, who is now fighting corruption, bribe and influence peddling charges, has everyone talking in the country about her.

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