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Lithuanian Railways confirms that Russia has already reached some transit quotas

According to Lithuanian Railways (LTG), Russia has already reached some quotas in transit of certain goods to Kaliningrad Oblast, which were permitted by the European Commission in its guidance on transit issued in July.

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Lansbergis: Amnesty International report about Ukraine’s Armed Forces is disgraceful – formi

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Gabrielius Landsbergis describes Amnesty International’s recent report on Ukraine as embarrassing. The organisation stated in the report that the presence of Ukrainian troops in residential areas put civilians in harm’s way amid the Russian invasion.

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Number of first residence permits issued in Lithuania down by 7%

In 2021, almost 3 million (2,952,300) first residence permits were issued in the EU to non-EU citizens. The number increased by 31% (or +693,700) compared with 2020, reaching the pre-pandemic level observed in 2019 (2,955,300), reports Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union.

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Beijing envoy criticises Lithuania’s delegation to Taiwan

Qu Baihua, China's acting chargé d’affaires in Lithuania, has warned that any visit to Taiwan by officials from Lithuani...

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Belarusian opposition marks anti-Lukashenko protests anniversary in Vilnius

Several hundred representatives of the Belarusian opposition gathered in the Cathedral Square in central Vilnius on Tues...

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Japanese designer Miyake, author of Lithuania’s iconic 1992 Olympic uniforms, passes away

Renowned Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake, who passed away at the age of 84 this month, is remembered in Lithuania...

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Coronavirus: 1 560 more cases confirmed

On 9 August, Tuesday, 1,560 coronavirus cases were detected in Lithuania and one patient died of COVID-19.

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Beijing criticizes Lithuanian officials for visiting Taiwan

Qu Baihua, China's acting chargé d'affaires in Lithuania, has warned that any visit to Taiwan by officials from Lithuania or other countries “violates the one-China principle” and called to refrain from such visits in the future.

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Lithuanian ice skating pair stripped of state award after appearing at Sochi show

On Wednesday, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda signed a decree stripping ice skaters Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas...

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President strips Drobiazko and Vanagas of state awards

President Gitanas Nauseda on Wednesday removed ice dancers Margarita Drobiazko and Povilas Vanagas from the list of state awardees over their recent performance in Russia amid the latter's ongoing invasion of Ukraine.

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EU ban on Russian coal comes into force

A ban on the transit of Russian coal and solid fuel through the EU comes into force on Wednesday as the transitional period of the EU's fifth sanction package for Russia ends.

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On Tuesday, 51 migrants tried to access Lithuania illegally from Belarus

On Tuesday, 9 August, Lithuanian border guards stopped 51 migrants at the border as they were attempting to enter Lithuania illegally from Belarus.

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Estonia and Finland urge EU to stop giving tourist visas to Russians

The leaders of Estonia and Finland have called for European nations to stop issuing tourist visas to Russians. Both nati...

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EU ban on Russian coal comes into force, transit via Lithuania allowed

A ban on transporting Russian coal and solid fuel through the EU comes into force on Wednesday under the EU’s fifth sanc...

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Lithuania said it would deport irregular migrants. It hasn’t happened – what’s next?

After hundreds of migrants entered Lithuania, the government said most would be sent home. They weren’t. What will happe...

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