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New primary school for Russian, Polish children to open in Vilnius

New primary school for Russian, Polish children to open in Vilnius A new primary school where classes will be taught in Russian and Polish is planned to be opened in Vilnius.

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No incidents reported as football fans return by train to mainland Russia

No incidents reported as football fans return by train to mainland Russia No incidents were reported last weekend as almost 2,000 football fans took trains to return from Kaliningrad, which hosted a World Cup game, to mainland Russia via Lithuania.

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Lithuania's Jan-May budget revenue EUR 14.3 mln below target

Lithuania's Jan-May budget revenue EUR 14.3 mln below target Lithuania's central government and local authorities collected a total of 3.452 billion euros in budget revenue between January and May, some 14.3 million euros, or 0.4 percent, less than expected, but 187.3 million euros, or 5.7 percent, more than in the same period last year, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.

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Ireland's president to visit Lithuania

Ireland's president to visit Lithuania Ireland's President Michael D. Higgins is coming on a two-day official visit to Lithuania on Tuesday.

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Lithuania's school year to be extended by another 5 days

Lithuania's school year to be extended by another 5 days The Lithuanian Education and Science Ministry says it will work out new recommendations for schools on how to make the best use of extra school days as it plans to add five more days to the 2018-2019 school year.

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R. Bogdanas. To whom in Lithuania did x US millions go to?

R. Bogdanas. To whom in Lithuania did x US millions go to?

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Aeroflot to increase number of weekly Vilnius-Moscow flights

… between Vilnius and Moscow from two to three, state-run company Lithuanian Airports …

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Merck Foundation starts its first Merck Health Media Training to Break the Stigma around Infertility in Africa

Merck Foundation to announce, ‘Merck more than a Mother” Media Recognition Award winners. NAIROBI, KENYA, June 18, 2018 /⁨EINPresswire.com⁩/ -- • Merck Foundation to provide training for media representatives from more than 15 African Countries. …

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In 2017, gross inland fuel and energy consumption amounted to 7.67 mln tonnes of oil equivalent in Lithuania

… fuel and energy consumption increased, Lithuania remains energy dependent on the … greatest renewable energy potential in Lithuania is shown by solid biofuel … , 21 wind farms operated in Lithuania. Electricity production by these wind … , against 2016, electricity demand in Lithuania increased by 2.6% and …

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Lithuanian-Bulgarian-Polish co-production Miracle triumphs at the Lithuanian Film Academy Awards

Lithuanian-Bulgarian-Polish co-production Miracle triumphs at the Lithuanian Film Academy Awards On June 13, Eglė Vertelytė’s debut film Miracle – first screened at the Toronto International Film Festival – was awarded the Silver Crane (Sidabrinė gervė) for the best feature film of the year at the 11th Lithuanian Film Academy Awards. Vertelytė also received the prizes for the best writing and directing, while the award for the best acting went to Eglė Mikulionytė who appeared as the lead actress in the Miracle.

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Environmin tells parlt he distanced himself from former workplace

Environmin tells parlt he distanced himself from former workplace Lithuania's Environment Minister Kęstutis Navickas claims to have distanced himself from any decisions related to his former workplace, public institution Baltijos Aplinkos Forumas (BAF).

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PM to spend vacation in Spain, president has no vacation plans

PM to spend vacation in Spain, president has no vacation plans Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis plans to spend his vacation in Spain and Speaker of the Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis will spend time between the parliamentary sessions in Lithuania.

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Lithuania ranks 36th in World Press Freedom Index

Lithuania ranks 36th in World Press Freedom Index Lithuania ranks 36th in the annual World Press Freedom Index, produced by Reporters Without Borders, unchanged from last year.

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New STT head proposes overhauling lobbying regulation in Lithuania

New STT head proposes overhauling lobbying regulation in Lithuania Žydrūnas Bartkus, the new head of Lithuania's Special Investigation Service (STT), suggests overhauling the way lobbying is regulated in Lithuania. In his words, the country needs a special procedure for businessmen with specific interests to act only through lobbyists.

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Lithuanian lawmakers want persons with corruption convictions banned from elections

Lithuanian lawmakers want persons with corruption convictions banned from elections Lithuanian lawmakers propose banning persons who have been convicted for corruption from any election for ten years.

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