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On the Hunt: Lithuanians Race to Pick Wild Mushrooms

On the Hunt: Lithuanians Race to Pick Wild Mushrooms In this grab taken from video, young boys collect mushrooms at the foraging festival, some 60 kilometers (nearly 40 miles) south of the capital of Vilnius, Lithuania, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Thousands of Lithuanians have been running around with ...

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Lithuanian, Latvian Parliaments speakers to celebrate Balts' Unity Day in Palanga

Lithuanian, Latvian Parliaments speakers to celebrate Balts' Unity Day in Palanga The speakers of the Lithuanian and Latvian parliaments will celebrate the Balts' Unity Day in the Lithuanian seaside resort of Palanga on Saturday.

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Lithuania Gets Minority Government as Junior Partner Leaves

Lithuania Gets Minority Government as Junior Partner Leaves Lithuania's designated Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis addresses before swearing in office in the Parliament in Vilnius, Lithuania, December 13, 2016. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins Reuters. By Andrius Sytas. VILNIUS (Reuters) - Lithuania's government lost its ...

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Americans Train With NATO Not Far From Russian Drills in the Baltics

Americans Train With NATO Not Far From Russian Drills in the Baltics PABRADE, Lithuania — Artillery shells whizzed overhead as a group of American soldiers made their way through rugged terrain just 10 miles from neighboring Belarus. Some on foot and others in Humvees, the members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade ...

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Kenya, Lithuania sign cooperation agreement on sidelines of UN General Assembly

Kenya, Lithuania sign cooperation agreement on sidelines of UN General Assembly By CORRESPONDENT, NEW YORK, United States, Sep 23 – Kenya and the Republic of Lithuania have signed a bilateral agreement to establish a mechanism for political consultations to strengthen bilateral relations. Foreign Cabinet Secretary Amb. Amina ...

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Two political parties suspected of corruption in Lithuania

VILNIUS, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Lithuania's Special investigation service (STT) has brought suspicions of corruption against Lithuania's Liberal Movement and the Labor party on Friday. According to the announcement from STT, the Liberal Movement, ...

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Lithuania and Russia win IBSA Goalball European Championship titles

Lithuania and Russia win IBSA Goalball European Championship titles Lithuania added the continental crown to their Paralympic gold medal as the International Blind Sports Federation Goalball European Championships concluded in Finland. The Rio 2016 champions beat Germany 6-3 in the men's final at the Pajulahti Sports ...

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Energy Institute should review its position - Foreign Ministry

Energy Institute should review its position - Foreign Ministry After the head of the Lithuanian Energy Institute (LEI) said that scientists' participation in a project to advise Belarus on the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) had been green-lighted by the Foreign Ministry, the latter says that the institute should review its position.

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Government to set up special group to supervise Klaipeda port's expansion

Government to set up special group to supervise Klaipeda port's expansion The government will establish a special working group to supervise the Klaipeda seaport's expansion, a subject of disagreement between the port's authority and the city of Klaipeda.

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Germany's Visiotex is coming to Lithuania

The investment has not yet been discussed by the German-Baltic Chamber of Commerce or Invest Lithuania governmental investment promotion agency, however, the company's CEO Friedrich Roell confirmed the plans of manufacturing technical textiles in ...

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Klaipeda seaport, Latvijas Tilti bribery case reaches court

Klaipeda seaport, Latvijas Tilti bribery case reaches court A corruption case involving the Klaipeda State Seaport Authority and Latvia's bridge construction company Latvijas Tilti has reached court in Klaipeda.

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About 200 joint projects filed for Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus cross-border cooperation program

GRODNO, 22 September (BelTA) – About 200 joint projects have been submitted for the cross-border cooperation program Latvia-Lithuania-Belarus, Gintaras Skamarocius, director of the Marijampole office of Euroregion Neman, told the media, BelTA has ...

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Liberal Movement didn't benefit from bribes - party members

Liberal Movement didn't benefit from bribes - party members Leaders of the embattled Liberal Movement dismiss the influence peddling and bribery suspicions as interpretations, pleading not guilty and saying that the bribes only benefited the party's former chairman Eligijus Masiulis, ex-MP Sarunas Gustainis and MG Baltic concern vice-president Raimondas Kurlianskis.

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Lithuanian parliament against publishing names of ex-KGB agents who had come forward

Lithuanian parliament against publishing names of ex-KGB agents who had come forward VILNIUS – Lithuania's parliamentarians disagreed to publish names of all former KGB collaborators, including those who had come forward about their KGB past and had received a promise from the state to protect their identity. The bill was supported by ...

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President Grybauskaite: There can be no compromise in efforts against corruption

President Grybauskaite: There can be no compromise in efforts against corruption There can be no compromise in efforts against corruption, President Dalia Grybauskaite said in comment of the political corruption suspicions brought against two parties earlier on Friday.

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