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Furniture manufacturer Kauno Baldai grows slightly despite pandemic

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AB Linas Agro Group started using robots in their poultry companies

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Estonia’s halo has slipped. Kaja Kallas must restore it – opinion

The toxic, far-right Conservative People’s party (EKRE) no longer forms part of Estonia’s government. Repairing the damage it has done to the country’s reputation will be one of the most important tasks of new prime minister Kaja Kallas, writes Craig Turp-Balazs for Emerging Europe, partners of LRT English.

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Conservatives' leader slams fellow MP's Holocaust remarks as 'inadequate'

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis, the leader of the ruling conservative Homeland Union–Lithuanian Christian Democrats, on Wednesday expressed outrage at his fellow MP Valdas Rakutis' remarks on the Holocaust.

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Belarus authorities fail to investigate torture accusations, Amnesty says

Belarusian authorities have failed to investigate allegations of torture by protesters detained during anti-government demonstrations calling for the resignation of strongman Alyaksandr Lukashenka, a report issued on January 27 by Amnesty International says.

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One killed, five injured in bridge construction accident in Lithuania's Kaunas

One worker was killed and five others were injured by a metal structure that fell off a bridge under construction in Kaunas, Lithuania's second-biggest city, on Wednesday afternoon.

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Lithuania delays e-residency rollout

Lithuania was to roll out its e-residency system in January, but the online platform for foreign nationals will not be operational before at least February, the Migration Department has said.

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Lockdown and movement restrictions extended until March

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday extended the coronavirus lockdown and the ban on non-essential travel between municipalities until March.

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Latvian A.C.B. won the tender to reconstruct of Palanga Airport runway

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Two Lithuanian companies are recognised as top employers for the seventh consecutive year

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Lithuania extends lockdown for another month

Lithuania's national lockdown, which includes restrictions on businesses and intercity travel, will be extended until the end of February, the government decided on Wednesday.

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Vilnius TV tower gears up for reconstructions

Built in 1980, the Vilnius TV tower is gearing up for reconstruction after surveyors found that the building's structure need major upgrading.

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Baltics and Ukraine seek to block Russian delegation at PACE

The Baltic states, together with Ukraine and Poland, are seeking to block the Russian delegation's powers at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), with the final vote on the proposal scheduled for Thursday, the Lithuanian parliament office has said.

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‘Lithuanians, not Jews, should be talking about the Holocaust’ – interview

To mark the International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, LRT.lt speaks with Ruth Reches, a Jewish-Lithuanian scholar and the headmaster of the Shalom Aleichem Gymnasium in Vilnius, whose grandparents survived the Second World War.

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7 Marketing Trends You Need to Know to Succeed in 2021 - the Lithuania Tribune

Marketing is one of the sectors that profoundly felt the upheavals of 2020. As business struggled through entirely new patterns of customer behavior, many took this as an opportunity to rebrand their image. Today, the [...]

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  • Latvian company won the tender to reconstruct Palanga Airport runway

    January 27th

    A Latvian company A.C.B., which already has similar experience in reconstructing Vilnius Airport runway in 2017, won the contract for reconstruction of Palanga Airport runway in the call for tenders that was issued in autumn of the last year. During this project, one taxiway and some parts of the apron are also planned to be reconstructed, and airport operations are likely to be suspended in autumn for the shortest required period, which is for 45 days.

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  • Environmentalists file EUR 48 mln lawsuit against Grigeo Klaipeda

    January 26th

    Lithuania's Environmental Protection Department has filed a 48 million euro civil lawsuit against Grigeo Klaipeda, a Klaipeda-based cardboard producer that is part of the Grigeo group, for the pollution of the Curonian Lagoon with untreated waster water, according to the department's director Olga Vebriene.

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  • Delfi offers its business customers new digital communication services

    January 26th

    Banners, specialized content products, and other traditional methods of advertising on websites have become a staple in the digital age, but in order to boost the most effective of advertising campaigns and maximise the ability to reach your target audience, unconventional methods or combinations of tools are also required. With this in mind, Delfi is now offering advertising services on the Google Ads platform and social media.

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  • Lithuania and Sweden are to coordinate actions in implementing Green Deal and transport innovations

    January 25th

    During the remote conversation Minister of Transport and Communications of Lithuania Marius Skuodis proposed Minister of Infrastructure of Sweden Tom Eneroth to hold regular virtual meetings of the two ministries for transport and coordinate ministerial actions in implementing the European Green Deal and introducing transport innovations. Ministers also discussed electrification of the transport sector, investments in infrastructure projects and roll-out of 5G network in the Region.

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  • Lobbyist seeks EUR 228,000 from state over law-enforcement actions

    January 24th

    Andrius Romanovskis, president of the Lithuanian Business Confederation (LBC), has filed a lawsuit against the state, seeking more than 200,000 euros for what he sees as illegal actions by law-enforcement officials.

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  • Klaipėda FEZ joins the civic air quality monitoring initiative

    January 21st

    Klaipėda Free Economic Zone (FEZ) has installed the air monitoring hardware and software, integrated with the city’s community information platform www.klaipedoskvapas.lt. This solution will contribute to a cleaner, more sustainable environment as well as the wellbeing of Klaipėda’s residents. It will also facilitate more accurate identification of odour sources.

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  • Lithuanian Airports review: the year 2020 of the biggest challenges for aviation

    January 20th

    In 2020, 1.8 million people travelled through all three Lithuanian Airports, which is 72% less compared to 2019, and 30 thousand flights were served at the airports, which is 52% less compared to 2019. According to the forecasts of Lithuanian Airports, in 2021 the enterprise will manage to restore about half of the passenger traffic of 2019.

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  • Paysera expands to Spain: company established, to be followed by a client service network

    January 20th

    The Lithuanian-born e-payment network Paysera is expanding to Spain, where the company Paysera España was established in the city of Valencia. Paysera, the payment processor of the majority of Baltic e-shops, is starting its business in Spain with local partners.

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  • Novaturas to relaunch trips from Baltics to Tenerife, Egypt in February

    January 19th

    Novaturas, a leading Baltic tour operator, is set to relaunch charter flights to resorts in Tenerife and Egypt in February, in what it says marks the first signs of recovery in the Baltic tourism market.

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  • Ryanair halts flights from Vilnius

    January 18th

    Ireland's budget carrier is temporarily suspending all flights to and from Vilnius and Palanga due to the pandemic and travel restrictions, leaving Kaunas-Dublin as the only route it will operate to and from Lithuania in the next few months.

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  • The chroniclers of the art of painting in the Baltic States

    January 25th

    Young Painter Prize - one of the most important art events in the Baltic countries, held since 2009. This project combines the Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian young artists a common goal - to present their national identity, art school practices and personal creative potential. This project welcomes the participation of young artists from three Baltic States (Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia). The main aim of the project - to present the brightest and most promising painters of the younger generation and to create an opportunity for public access to such dynamic new art. Moreover, this projects aims to help its target audience – art collectors, managers, curators – discover new talents in Baltic States.

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  • Ministry regrets over subsidies paid to promoters of Russian singers’ concerts

    January 15th

    Daina Urbanaviciene, Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Culture and former chair of the Lithuanian Council for Culture, regretted over subsidies for cancelled or postponed events allocated to companies that had been planning concerts of Russian performers Philipp Kirkorov and Mikhail Shufutinsky.

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  • Church leaders reverse decision to resume public services

    January 6th

    Lithuanian Catholic Church leaders have reversed their decision to reopen churches for public worship, Vilnius Archbishop Gintaras Grusas said on Wednesday.

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  • MO museum in Vilnius creates outdoor installation to inspire citizens

    January 1st

    When the global pandemic caused massive shutdowns, artists and museums were forced to find new ways to display their pieces and invite people to experience art in a safe way. MO Museum in Vilnius, Lithuania, decided to bring the art outside to soothe and inspire citizens.

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  • Churches won't hold public prayers until January 10

    December 31st

    Lithuanian churches are extending the existing restrictions, introduced to bring the coronavirus pandemic under control, and will not hold public prayers until January 10.

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