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Lithuanians use contactless payment cards more often than an average European consumer, yet cash remains predominant

Although the use of cash is declining, it remains the most popular means of payment at points of sale (POS) and in person to person (P2P) payments not only in Lithuania but throughout the entire euro area as well. Payment cards are the second most...

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Skvernelis expects coronavirus vaccine to reach Lithuania by late December

The first batch of a COVID-19 vaccine is likely to reach Lithuania by the end of December, outgoing Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.

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Lithuania bans groups of more than 2 people

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday banned groups of more than two people in public places, except for family members, prohibited temporary stalls in shopping centers, and recommended that retailers avoid sales promotion events that attract large numbers of shoppers.

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Lithuania limits gatherings to two people as 14-day cases third in EU

The Lithuanian government has decided to impose new restrictions on gatherings as the country's cumulative 14-day number of virus cases per 100 000 people have reached 993, Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT and the EU European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control report.

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Lithuania waives visa fees for Belarusians fleeing repressions

Lithuania has waived visa fees for Belarusians trying to flee from Alexander Lukashenko's regime.

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Trends in Lithuanian real estate market in the light of COVID -

Economists remain wary of COVID effects on the real estate market and I have highlighted six trends, which I currently see there.

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Naked man flashes behind notoriously anti-LGBT Lithuanian MP during online meeting

A naked man appeared behind Lithuanian MP Petras Gražulis during a conference call of the parliament’s Culture Committee. Gražulis is known for his anti-LGBTQ+ rhetoric and protests during Gay Pride events in Vilnius.

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Lithuania must get ready to receive Covid-19 vaccines – president

Lithuania's outgoing government should make preparations for receiving vaccines for Covid-19, President Gitanas Nausėda told acting Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.

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Lithuania may get Covid-19 vaccines by ‘end of December’ – PM

Lithuania could receive the first batch of Covid-19 vaccines by the end of December, outgoing Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.

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Head of sales at Citus: prepare for a distance meeting like you prepare for a live meeting - let's not become “memes”

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Lithuania limits groups to two people, bans Christmas markets in shopping centres

On Wednesday, the Lithuanian government took a decision to limit the size of groups in public places to two people, down from the current limit of five, and banned Christmas markets in shopping centres.

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Person under-40 among COVID-19 victims

A person under the age of 40 is among the latest 28 victims of the coronavirus in Lithuania, the country's National Public Health Center said on Wednesday.

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Nordic-Baltic region is fifth-largest economy in Europe. It should have more clout – Estonian ambassador

Baltic and Nordic countries should deepen and strengthen the area’s economic and defensive cooperation, as well as their clout, the newly appointed Estonian Ambassador to Finland Sven Sakkov told Finnish web magazine Verkkouutiset in an interview on Sunday.

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Russia to deploy new division in Kaliningrad on Lithuania’s doorstep

A motorised division consisting of infantry, armoured and artillery regiments will be deployed in Kaliningrad in 2021, the Russian news agency TASS reported on Tuesday.

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Bringing green investment to the Baltics – what will it take?

While in some countries, such as Sweden or Finland, green finance is often a priority when investing, consumers in the Baltic states are not as interested, according to a press release by FinTech hub Rockit.

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