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Russia's Lies Are Aimed at Undermining European Democracies

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Plague reached Europe by Stone Age

Plague reached Europe by Stone Age

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Pope to visit as Baltic states mark 100 years of independence

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MEP Antanas Guoga backs up Euroleague against FIBA unilateral decisions

MEP Antanas Guoga backs up Euroleague against FIBA unilateral decisions Lithuanian MEP Antanas Guoga condemns the false accuses towards Euroleage calling it a basketball Cold War and sees the flaws in the new FIBA system. The concern regarding the conflicting scheduling of Euroleage clubs´ sessions and FIBA´s qualification tournaments for the basketball World Cup and the Olympics´20 was raised last week in the European Parliament, MEP Antanas Guoga press office informed.

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Lithuania Implements Refined Regulations to Combat Illicit Gambling

Lithuania Implements Refined Regulations to Combat Illicit Gambling

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Lithuania will honour the centenaries of Finnish, Estonian, Polish and Latvian independence

Lithuania will honour the centenaries of Finnish, Estonian, Polish and Latvian independence At the initiative of Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis the cabinet decided to raise the Lithuanian state flag in honour of the centenaries of Estonian, Latvian, Polish and Finnish independences. It was also recommended to raise the flag of the centenarian country on the day of the jubilee next to the Lithuanian state flag at the main state institutions – the Seimas, Presidential Palace and cabinet building.

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Bitcoin Exchange Globitex Granted European Electronic Money License

Bitcoin Exchange Globitex Granted European Electronic Money License

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Lithuania already planning preparations for pope's visit - PM

Lithuania already planning preparations for pope's visit - PM Lithuanian officials have already discussed preparations for Pope Francis' planned visit in 2018, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.

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Cop, banker, manufacturer and others

Cop, banker, manufacturer and others

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Supermarket rewards loyal shoppers of Baltic delicacies

Supermarket rewards loyal shoppers of Baltic delicacies

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TED Year-End Meetings focus on retention, unity and mission

TED Year-End Meetings focus on retention, unity and mission

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Six eurozone states risk EU budget rule breach in 2018

Six eurozone states risk EU budget rule breach in 2018

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Regarding New Members of Supervisory Board of Lietuvos Energija

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Pope Francis to visit Lithuania next year

Pope Francis to visit Lithuania next year Pope Francis plans to visit Lithuania in the autumn of 2018, the president's office confirmed to BNS on Wednesday.

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Lithuania's 2018 draft budget meets fiscal discipline requirements - European Commission

Lithuania's 2018 draft budget meets fiscal discipline requirements - European Commission Lithuania's draft budget for 2018 complies with the fiscal requirements of the Stability and Growth Pact, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

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  • LRT Television in the Eastern Ukraine

    November 14th

    LRT journalists met volunteers of the Right Sector that remained untamed even after the Ukrainian Government incorporated into army structures other volunteer battalions, such as Azov or Donbas that played a crucial role in stopping Russian separatists advance three years ago.

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  • The historical Gediminas Castle Hill keeps crumbling

    November 10th

    The iconic Vilnius symbol Gediminas Castle Hill keeps failing as the Government promises to assign all the necessary funding needed to preserve it.

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  • Cyber Shield 2017

    October 6th

    Lithuanian cyber volunteer soldiers teamed up with professional militaries in a newly organized cyber unit during cyber exercise, held from Tuesday throughout the country.

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  • U.S. deploys seven fighter planes to Šiauliai Air Base

    August 31st

    The Unites States started NATO’s Baltic air police mission, on Wednesday, with an extra number of jet fighters aimed to patrol the skies over the Baltics, as Russia gears up for major military drills Zapad.

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  • Klaipeda port CEO puts cost of building outer port at around EUR 800 mln

    November 17th

    The chief executive officer of the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipeda says that building an outer port may cost an estimated 800 million euros, adding that the port's authority would prefer it to be a concession project and that the bulk of the new capacity would be used for handling containers, reports LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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  • Lithuanian mayor invites Bono to visit shopping mall

    November 16th

    A mayor in northeastern Lithuania has invited U2 frontman Bono to visit the shopping mall in Lithuania that he allegedly owns part of due to low-tax Malta investments whose documents were recently leaked. Utena mayor Alvydas Katinas says he has written to the Irish rocker to see the Ausra shopping center, which sits 95 kilometers north of Vilnius, the capital.

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  • The Paradise Papers shine a light on secrets of 'the system'

    November 13th

    Once again we glimpse the secretive ways the uber wealthy squirrel away billions without actually breaking the law, writes Mark O'Regan IN THE SHADOWS: A view of Hamilton Harbour in Bermuda at dusk last week. Money from the Queen's private fund is said to have been paid into an offshore fund on the British island territory.

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  • Bono - distressed' by Paradise Papers allegations

    November 11th

    Singer-songwriter Bono expressed concern that a Lithuanian shopping centre he invested in may have avoided paying profit taxes, The Guardian reports. The U2 singer's ties to the shopping centre were revealed in the Paradise Papers, a global investigation into tax havens and the offshore financial dealings of multinational corporations and wealthy individuals.

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  • Serbian, U.S. paratroopers to earn 'wings' during bilateral military exercise

    November 9th

    Serbian and U.S. paratroopers will jump side-by-side during a joint exercise aimed at strengthening military ties with Serbia, the U.S. general in charge of NATO's Allied Air Command said, a move that could trigger protests from Moscow. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Air Forces in Europe Commander Tod D. Wolters speaks during NATO Baltic air policing mission takeover ceremony in Siauliai, Lithuania August 30, 2017.

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