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Lithuania marks 27 yrs since death of volunteer Seimas guard Sakalauskas

Lithuania marks on Tuesday 27 years since the death of Artūras Sakalauskas, a volunteer soldier who was killed in a clash with Soviet troops outside the parliament building in August 1991, thus becoming the last victim of the Soviet occupation.

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Lithuanian retailers, trade unions tentatively agree to days off on Christmas, Easter

Retailers and trade unions tentatively agree to large retail chains being closed on two days a year, on Christmas Day and Easter Sunday, but there are no discussions about not working on other Sundays, Social Security and Labor Minister Linas Kukuraitis said on Monday.

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VAT fraud scheme involving Lithuanians, Latvians uncovered

Lithuania's Financial Crime Investigation Service (FNTT) has busted a group of Lithuanian and Latvian nationals who imported 50 tons of refined rapeseed and sunflower oil and sugar into Lithuania from Poland per week without paying the value-added tax (VAT).

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Israeli PM Netanyahu to make historic visit to Lithuania this week

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is to pay a visit to Lithuania this week, Lithuanian government officials confirmed to BNS on Monday.

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Square named after Nemtsov to be officially opened in Vilnius

A square named after murdered Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov will be officially opened in Vilnius later this week.

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Lithuania, Latvia holding talks on ambulance services in border areas

Lithuania and Latvia are holding talks on the provision of ambulance services in border areas.

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Kęstutis Girnius. Is there a pursuit of antagonising Lithuania’s Russians?

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Turkish currency crisis: cheaper goods for consumers, more risks for large businesses

The recent significant drop in the value of the Turkish lira promises cheaper goods for consumers in Lithuania but brings in more risks for Lithuanian businesses exporting to this Middle Eastern country, analysts say.

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Cardiovascular diseases, tumors remain most common causes of death in Lithuania

40,100 people died in Lithuania last year, 946 fewer than in 2016.

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Historian Bumblauskas named most influential public figure in Lithuania – survey

Vilnius University historian Alfredas Bumblauskas has been named the most influential public figure in Lithuania, according to a survey by Spinter Tyrimai for the delfi.lt news website.

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Vilnius, Riga and Tallinn to host Baltic Film Days

The three Baltic capitals will host the Baltic Film Days this week, organized for a second time.

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Over 2,500 Ukrainian construction workers work in Lithuania – association

As Lithuanian construction companies are experiencing a growing lack of qualified specialists, vacant job are more and more often filled by Ukrainians.

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Lithuania getting ready to accept people of Lithuanian origin from crisis zones

Several Lithuanian ministries have drawn up amendments on the relocation of people of Lithuanian origin and their family members from foreign countries hit by humanitarian crises.

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Lithuanian PM's call to strengthen LRT signal in Poland wouldn’t be productive – LRT chief

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis recent call to strengthen the signal of the country's national broadcaster LRT would not increase accessibility of LRT radio and TV programs for Lithuanians living in Poland, LRT head Monika Garbačiauskaitė-Budrienė says.

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Vilnius-based EHU attracts fewer students

The Vilnius-based European Humanities University (EHU) has enrolled 260 students to BA and MA programs this year, slightly fewer than last year, its representative Maksimas Milta says.

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Lithuanians uniquely recreate the Riga of 100 years ago in VR

Yesterday in Riga a Lithuanian innovation was presented: the recreation in virtual reality (VR) of life in the capital of Latvia a century ago. The one-minute video, called “Riga Time Jump”, can be viewed on any smart device or using a specially installed telescope at Riga Dome Cathedral Square, a press release from Nonsense.tv states.

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TS-LKD appeals against VRK ruling over LVŽS leader-linked TV series

Lithuania's conservative opposition Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) has turned to court with a request to annul the Central Electoral Commission's (VRK) conclusion that Naisių Vasara (Naisiai Summer), a TV series funded by Agrokoncernas, a business group owned by Ramūnas Karbauskis, leader of the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union, contains hidden episodes of political advertizing only in several installments.

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Probe in Lithuania finds no "drastic" EU differences in prices of non-food goods

A price comparison probe by Lithuania's Justice Ministry and the State Consumer Rights Protection Authority (SCRPA) has found no "drastic" differences in the prices of non-food goods in Lithuania and other EU countries.

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Staff member of Lithuania's VIP Protection Department detained for alleged DUI

A staff member of Lithuania's VIP Protection Department was detained for alleged drink-driving in the second-largest city of Kaunas on Wednesday night.

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Karbauskis suspects that Grybauskaitė had a plan to replace him: "I know how it was being done"

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