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Tomkus sells 80 pct stake in Lithuanian news agency ELTA

Vitas Tomkus, the owner of the media group Respublikos Leidiniai, has sold 80 percent of shares in the Lithuanian news agency ELTA.

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International organizations invited to observe parliamentary scrutiny of Lithuania public broadcaster

The chairman of an ad hoc commission set up by the Seimas for parliamentary scrutiny of the public broadcaster Lithuanian Radio and Television (LRT) has invited international media and broadcasting organizations to send their observers to the panel's meetings.

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Why A. Duda passed by Basanavičius‘ grave and what do other signals sent by him mean?

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Telia Lithuania says Huawei equipment is safe

After US intelligence agencies have warned that American citizens should not use products made by Huawei, Lithuania's telecoms company Telia Lietuva says that the Chinese manufacturer's equipment that it uses is safe.

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Lithuania to appoint new ambassadors to India, Armenia

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday gave the green light for recalling the country's ambassadors from India and Armenia due to the expiry of their term of office.

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Government moves to allow downing drones flying over military areas

The Lithuanian government approved on Wednesday legal amendments to allow shooting down uncrewed aircraft flying without permission over military areas.

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President calls for open selection of public service staff

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė will propose legal amendments, calling for open selection of specialists hired to the public sector under employment contracts, the President's Office said on Wednesday.

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Monument NKVD staff in southwest Lithuania should be removed – mayor

The monument to the Soviet People’s Commissariat for Internal Affairs (NKVD), which has been tainted with Soviet and Nazi symbols, next to Marijampolė should be removed, says Irena Lunskienė, mayor of the city in South-western Lithuania.

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Law-enforcement conducting probe into large-scale corruption in Santaros Clinic (Updated)

Lithuanian law-enforcement officials said on Wednesday they they were conducting an investigation into suspected large-scale corruption at Vilnius University Hospital Santaros Klinikos, one of Lithuania's major hospitals.

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Lithuanian law-enforcement conducting probe into large-scale corruption in Santaros Clinic

The Lithuanian law-enforcement said on Wednesday it was conducting a probe into large-scale corruption allegations in the Vilnius University's Santaros Clinic.

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Lithuanian academician, ex-Minister of Education Zinkevičius passes away

Academician and former education minister Zigmas Zinkevičius passed away in Lithuania at the age of 93, his son Vytautas Zinkevičius confirmed to lrt.lt news portal.

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Lithuanian institutions to discuss Huawei equipment with Telia - news portal

After US intelligence organizations recommended the country's citizens to refrain from using Huawei telephones manufactured by Chinese manufacturer Huawei, Lithuanian institutions plan to hold talks with Telia telecommunications company on the safety of its network, Defence Vice-Minister Edvinas Kerza told 15min.lt news portal. Telia's mobile communications network is built on Huawei's basic equipment.

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Dispute on Lithuanian sanctions for Russian TVs moves to EU Court of Justice

The instructions from Lithuanian institutions to move Russian televisions to paid packages of programs amid violations is in line with the European Union (EU) law, says the European Law Department in a draft conclusion to the government.

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Lithuania's Century

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Latvia seeking to maintain electricity connections to Russia even after synchronisation?

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Lithuania's traffic accident rate up by third in 2018, casualty rate jumps 82 pct – expert

The rate of traffic accidents in Lithuania increased by a third in the first months of 2018 from the year before, while the number of casualties jumped by 82 percent, says Loreta Levulytė, expert of traffic accidents at the Forensic Centre.

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Russia agrees on 5 presidential election voting points in Lithuania

Russia's Embassy in Vilnius has announced five locations in Lithuania where Russian citizens will be able to vote in the upcoming presidential elections.

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Bulgaria's ex-education minister to be appointed as rector of Vilnius-based EHU

The Vilnius-based European Humanities University ( EHU ), whose students are mostly from Belarus, will get a new rector on March 1 – the post will be taken by Bulgaria's former education, youth and science minister Sergey Ignatov.

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Migration Department pledges online registration for applicants for resident permits

Lithuania's Migration Department plans to introduce early online registration for temporary residence permits instead of the current live queue.

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Ex-formin rejects suspicions over CIA prison outside Vilnius

Antanas Valionis, a former Lithuanian foreign minister, has rejected suspicions that the US Central Intelligence operated a secret prison for terror suspects in Lithuania between 2005 and 2006.

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