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Who could replace Nausėda? Grybauskaitė - one foot in a trap that could scare her away - the Lithuania Tribune

The presidential elections will take place in May 2024, but politicians do not seem to be rushing to fill the seat. This is normal. Nobody wants to fire off bullets too early. However, behind the [...]

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How Popular is the iGaming sector in Lithuania? - the Lithuania Tribune

Online betting of any sort has always had a dedicated fan base in Lithuania. But is it on the decline or does it have a bright future ahead? Let’s see what the numbers say. Enter [...]

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‘There will be continued US presence in Lithuania’ – US army secretary in Vilnius

The United States’ new commitments to boost military presence in NATO’s eastern flank will help ensure further troop rot...

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Vytautas Landsbergis recognized as Lithuania's 1st post-independence head of state

The parliament on Thursday recognized Vytautas Landsbergis as the first head of state of Lithuania after it declared independence from the Soviet Union on March 11, 1990.

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Lithuanian parliament to hold extraordinary session to ratify Swedish, Finnish NATO membership

The Lithuanian parliament is likely to ratify the agreements on Sweden and Finland’s NATO membership at an extraordinary...

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Parliament grants head-of-state status to Lithuania’s first post-independence leader

The parliament on Thursday voted to recognise that Vytautas Landsbergis, chair of Lithuania’s Supreme Council from 1990-...

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Lithuania and UK discuss launching flights between Vilnius and London Heathrow

Lithuania and the United Kingdom are discussing opportunities to open direct flights between Vilnius and London Heathrow...

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Fresh sanctions on Kaliningrad transit to come in July, Lithuania expects ‘various reactions’ from Moscow

Lithuania’s state-owned railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (LTG) has informed its customers that new sanctions will ...

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Lithuania has no plans to relaunch Vilnius-Minsk passenger train services

Minsk wants to relaunch passenger train services to Vilnius, halted two years ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, but L...

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No plans to relaunch Vilnius-Minsk passenger train services

Minsk wants to relaunch passenger train services to Vilnius, halted two years ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Lithuania's state-owned railway company says it does not plan to do so either this year or next.

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Sports ministers to discuss sanctions on Russian and Belarusian sports

Lithuanian Education, Science and Sports Minister Jurgita Siugzdiniene is on Thursday taking part in the second meeting of the world's sports ministers to discuss Russia's aggression in Ukraine and international sports issues.

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EU moves to exempt Kaliningrad transit from sanctions – Reuters

The European Union is moving toward a compromise to defuse tensions over Kaliningrad, Reuters reported on Thursday, citi...

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Canada to open embassy in Vilnius, Tallinn

Canada is set to open its embassy in Vilnius, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said on Wednesday.

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Who’s to blame for growing drug use in Lithuania?

A recent report that drug use is on the rise in Lithuania has sparked political debates, with the opposition accusing th...

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German investors open centre for servicing military vehicles in Lithuania

Germany’s Rheinmetall and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann opened Lithuania Defense Services (LDS), a centre for servicing military...

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  • No plans to relaunch Vilnius-Minsk passenger train services

    June 30th

    Minsk wants to relaunch passenger train services to Vilnius, halted two years ago due to the coronavirus pandemic, but Lithuania's state-owned railway company says it does not plan to do so either this year or next.

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  • Lithuania bans Russian gas imports

    June 28th

    Lithuania has passed a law banning Russian natural gas imports into the country, except for gas transit via its territory to Moscow's Kaliningrad exclave.

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  • Key Lithuanian companies protected from Russian, Belarusian control

    June 20th

    As Latvia last week banned Russian and Belarusian legal or natural persons from holding stakes in or participating in the management of companies key for the country's national security, Laurynas Kasciunas, chairman of the Lithuanian parliamentary Committee on National Security and Defense, says Lithuania is not going to take such measures as such companies are already well protected.

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  • Lithuania and Kazakhstan aim to develop economic ties and transport connections

    June 17th

    Lithuania and Kazakhstan seek to increase the volume of bilateral trade through much closer cooperation in the fields of transport and logistics, according to Marius Skuodis, the Minister of Transport and Communications, who is currently visiting Kazakhstan. During the opening of the Lithuania-Kazakhstan Business Forum in Almaty, the Minister encouraged the entrepreneurs of Kazakhstan to make more active use of the possibilities for cooperation, as well as to increase the opportunities for cargo transportation by rail and through Klaipėda Seaport.

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  • Court: Belaruskali and LTG contract posed threat to national security

    June 11th

    The contract between Belarusian fertilizer producer Belaruskali and Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LTG), the country's state-owned railway company, on the transportation of millions of tons of fertilizers via Lithuania posed threat to national security, the Supreme Administrative Court of Lithuania has stated in its final and binding ruling on Thursday.

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  • Two more sanctioned companies may be placed under temporary administration

    June 10th

    Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service (FCIS) mulls placing under temporary administration two more companies from the list of Lithuanian companies constrained by Western sanctions against Russia and its oligarchs, Mindaugas Petrauskas, deputy director of the service, has said adding that this option is also being discussed with the Finance Ministry.

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  • Statistics of Lithuanian airports: while other airports are quickly reaching the pre-pandemic results, Kaunas Airport continues to lead

    June 8th

    In May this year, Lithuanian airports continued to rapidly approach the results registered before the pandemic. Last month, almost 528,000 passengers travelled through the country's airports and more than 5,000 flights were handled. For the second month in a row, Kaunas Airport's performance has already surpassed the results of 2019, which were considered to be a record-breaking year.

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  • IMF: inflation in Lithuania should shift downward in second half of the year

    June 7th

    Lithuania is well prepared to meet economic challenges brought by the pandemic and the war in Ukraine as the country’s government has chosen the right measures to address those difficulties, the head of the International Monetary Fund's mission to Lithuania has said adding that inflation should shift to a downward path in the second half of the year.

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  • Minister invites Microsoft to expand in Lithuania

    June 5th

    Economy and Innovation Minister Ausrine Armonaite on Friday invited the US technology giant Microsoft to expand in Lithuania.

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  • Up to 50 pct of Lithuanians cut spending amid soaring inflation

    June 4th

    With inflation in Lithuania at its highest level in decades, up to 50 percent of the country's population have cut back on spending, but around a fifth have not changed their consumption habits despite soaring prices, according to a survey conducted by Vilmorus for BNS.

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