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Klaipėda Revolt leader’s remains brought from Chicago to Lithuania

The remains of Jonas Polovinskas-Budrys, one of the organisers of the Klaipėda Region’s incorporation into Lithuania in ...

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Lithuania’s democrats exit defence agreement

Lithuania’s opposition Democrats “For Lithuania” announced on Thursday their decision to pull out of the parliamentary p...

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Lithuanian worker detained after accidentally crossing into Russia

A Lithuanian worker carrying out technical work accidentally entered Russia via a railway bridge and was detained there,...

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Lithuania bans fur farming, offering compensations to farmers

Lithuanian lawmakers on Thursday passed a law banning fur farms in the country from 2027.

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Let’s remember, not commemorate, Vilnius Ghetto history, says Jewish community leader

The history of Lithuanian Jews and the Holocaust is often reduced to official commemorations and guided tours, says Fain...

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Amid changing smoking habits, Philip Morris’s Klaipėda cigarette factory faces uncertainty

As tobacco consumption habits are changing around the world, Philip Morris International, a tobacco manufacturing compan...

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‘Only Russia wins’ – Lithuanian parliament speaker critical of Warsaw-Kyiv spat

In response to Poland’s announcement that it will no longer send weapons to Ukraine, Lithuanian Parliament Speaker Vikto...

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Nausėda calls to ensure accountability of those responsible for war crimes

On Wednesday, President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda said in his speech at the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York that working for sustainable peace in Ukraine the international community should ensure the accountability of those responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity.

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Education minister says ‘no signals’ indicating pressure on teachers before strike

The Ministry of Education, Science and Sport has not received any reports about alleged pressure put on teachers before their warning strike action last Friday, the minister says.

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Lithuania commemorates 80th anniversary of Vilnius Ghetto liquidation

This week 80 years ago, the liquidation of the Vilnius Ghetto marked one of the darkest episodes of the Holocaust in Lit...

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Next US army rotation begins service in Lithuania

On Thursday, the US rotational battalions will change over during a ceremony at General Silvestras Žukauskas Training Area at Pabradė, the National Defence Ministry reports.

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Foreign Minister: proposals for weakening hard-achieved sanctions against Russia raise concerns

Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis met on Wednesday with the under-secretary-general for political affairs of the United Nations, Rosemary A. DiCarlo, to discuss the role of the UN in pursuing Russia’s accountability for aggression against Ukraine, the ministry said in a press release.

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Some churches in Lithuania will serve as emergency shelters

The Catholic Church and the Ministry of the Interior have signed a cooperation agreement, under which priests will be in...

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Lithuanian president at UN General Assembly: ‘Russia preparing for more war’

In his address to the UN General Assembly, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said that Russia has brought back “an ol...

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Lithuanian MPs receive threatening emails from Belarusian Terror Battalion

Some members of the Lithuanian parliament on Wednesday received threatening emails in the Russian language on behalf of ...

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  • A New Era for Festivals: Impact Day 2023 Leads with Carbon Neutrality

    September 13th

    Impact Day 2023, delivering the largest sustainability celebration in the Baltics, is making history as the region's first carbon-neutral festival. Taking place on October 5 and 6 at Põhjala Tehas in Tallinn, the festival is set to bring together individuals, companies, and thought leaders committed to sustainable living and environmental responsibility.

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  • Lithuania beats US in Basketball World Cup

    September 4th

    Lithuania’s men continue their unbeaten run at this year’s Basketball World Cup. On Sunday, Kazys Maksvytis’ team defeated Team USA 104:110, Lithuania’s first win against the United States since 2004 Athens Olympics.

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  • Lithuania is top 8 in the world - next challenge USA!

    September 2nd

    There has been quite the debate as of late as to whether Lithuania should join many other small nations and begin to allow naturalized citizens to play on the National Team. There are arguments for and against this; I will throw all the arguments out except one which is the main reason to me why that there shouldn’t be naturalized players allowed. My one argument is the fact that the coach can’t truly inspire players when he’s speaking in horribly broken English and not fluently in his native tongue. I witnessed this firsthand today as Greece started out brilliantly then utterly imploded in the second half.

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  • Lithuania perfect in group play: team analysis in the tournament

    August 30th

    Rokas Jokubaitis has been truly coming into his own as the new leader of the Lithuanian National Basketball team! Throughout the course of group play he has been the linchpin of the squad - scoring when he needs to by snaking his way deep in the paint, but also capably dishing or kicking out to open teammates making him a vicious double threat!

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  • Lithuanian glider pilots finish their cross-European flight

    August 25th

    On Wednesday, Lithuanian glider pilots Algirdas Šimoliūnas and Ignas Bitinaitis reached Portugal after setting off from Lithuania 12 days earlier. Although a trio of pilots started the flight in Lithuania, yet Sakalas Uždavinys could not complete the journey after a hard landing.

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