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Bank of Lithuania: Progress of financial innovations requires equal treatment and solutions at European Union level 

In response to the European Commission’s consultations on the development of the digitalisation of financial services in Europe, the Bank of Lithuania proposes to apply uniform regulation throughout the European Union (EU), following a technologically...

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Statement on Belarus – call for an international investigation - the Lithuania Tribune

A statement by Mr Andrius KUBILIUS and Mr Ivan KRULKO, Co-Presidents of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly We, the Co-Presidents of the Euronest Parliamentary Assembly, deplore disproportionate violence and torture of innocent People of Belarus by [...]

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Lithuanian president proposes mediation plan for Belarus

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda suggested on Wednesday that Belarus form a national council bringing together the government and members of civil society in an effort to resolve the political crisis in the country.

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Belarusians allowed unrestricted entry to Belarusians 'for humanitarian purposes'

Lithuania is lifting coronavirus travel restrictions for foreign students and investors, and people from Belarus seeking entry for special humanitarian purposes.

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Skvernelis: Lithuanian bodies ready to respond to tensions on border with Belarus

Lithuania's authorities are ready to respond to possible tensions on the border with Belarus and are preparing premises to quarantine refugees, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.

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Lithuania extends border controls at air, sea ports until mid-September

Lithuania extended on Wednesday border controls at international airports and the seaport of Klaipeda until August 14.

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Lithuania readies for potential refugees from Belarus

Lithuania's authorities are ready to respond to possible tensions on the border with Belarus and are preparing premises to quarantine refugees, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.

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Lithuania allows Belarusians to enter 'for humanitarian purposes'

Lithuania is lifting coronavirus travel restrictions for Belarus' nationals seeking entry "for special humanitarian purposes".

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Lithuania to lift restrictions on indoor events, allow entry to foreign students

Despite the recent rise in coronavirus cases, Lithuania’s government decided on Wednesday to continue lifting restrictions imposed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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LT Airports see a recovery in passenger numbers and routes in July -

Reviewing the aviation stats of July, Lithuanian Airports recorded that the recovery of passenger flows takes place a bit quicker than generally in Europe.

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The truth behind numbers: is Latvia really better at fighting Covid-19? -

There has always been an element of competitiveness between Lithuania and Latvia, so measuring the Covid-19 crisis better is no exception.

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Vytautas Landsbergis. What comes after

The first head of state for the restored independent Lithuania, musicologist, professor Vytautas Landsbergis spoke on the public protests ongoing in Belarus and the efforts of the Alexander Lukashenko regime to retain government. 15min offers its readers V. Landsbergis’ insights.

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Lithuania may impose sanctions on Belarus, will seek EU consensus

Lithuania will seek to introduce EU sanctions for Belarusian officials responsible for vote-rigging and violence against protesters, the country's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus update: 26 new cases, 6 connected to breakout at Vilnius theatre

On Wednesday, Lithuania registered 26 new cases of Covid-19, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Tikhanovskaya is in good spirits, will speak up soon – FM Linkevičius

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says Belarusian opposition presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who arrived in Lithuania early Tuesday morning, is in good spirits and will comment on the situation herself soon.

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  • Spivey. Persistence and resilience in times we live

    August 9th

    This article is going to touch on some of the some of the topics I have already mentioned in previous columns. However, I think these two resonate quite clearly with us all at this moment in time, especially in the current global situation. I’m hoping that they will in some way provide some solutions and give us some reflection on where we find ourselves and will attempt to help in our predicament. However, this is an introduction into these topics therefore giving us time to think before delving deeper.

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  • Minister: new school year to begin in classrooms on September 1

    August 6th

    Lithuanian students will start the new school year in classrooms on September 1, Education Minister Algirdas Monkevicius said on Thursday.

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  • High-school graduates' English exam results best

    August 5th

    High-school graduates in Lithuania have passed the state English language exam with the best results, with almost 10 percent of them receiving the highest score of 100 points.

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  • Tornau wins competition for cultural attaché to UK

    August 4th

    Ula Marija Tornau has won the Lithuanian Culture Ministry's competition for the post of cultural attaché to the United Kingdom.

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  • Dario Martinelli. Would it be fair to suspend all films that fail to meet today’s moral standards?

    July 26th

    The #blacklivesmatter movement has been marked by many initiatives in different spheres and entertainment is no exception. One of such was the suspension of Gone with the Wind by the HBO channel. The move has raised controversies and ongoing discussions about the legitimacy of intervening in the historical and cultural memory of our society, emphasizing moral limits that are often results of their time, and despicable only in a contemporary perspective.

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