Lithuania boosting monitoring capacities before launch of Astravyets N-plant

With Belarus gearing up for the launch of its nuclear power plant in Astravyets, Lithuania is working to put in place additional monitoring capacities that would ensure rapid response to any danger, Environment Minister Kestutis Mazeika has said.

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Klaipeda hospice patient becomes latest COVID-19 fatality

A person treated at a hospice in Klaipeda has become the latest COVID-19 fatality in Lithuania whereas the single new coronavirus case confirmed in the country over the past 24 hours involved an employee of Santara Clinics in the Lithuanian capital who was in isolation due to a contact with an infected person.

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2 new coronavirus cases

On Wednesday, 2 new coronavirus cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, it adds to 1806 confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country.

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Visa fee for Belarusian citizen reintroduced

Lithuania is reintroducing a visa fee for Belarusian citizens coming to Lithuania as of July and it will stand at 60 euros, the same as for Lithuanians.

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Linkevicius: Duda will also represent Lithuania's interests during meeting with Trump

Polish President Andrzej Duda will also represent Lithuania's interests during his meeting with US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius says.

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Parliament speaker to run for Seimas with Liberal Movement

Speaker of the Lithuanian Seimas Viktoras Pranckietis has announced his decision to represent the opposition Liberal Movement during the upcoming general election.

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2 new coronavirus cases

On Monday, only 2 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, 1 803 cases have been recorded in the country since the outbreak of the pandemic.

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Commercial media files complaint to Brussels over LRT financing

Lithuania’s commercial media representatives on Monday filed a complaint to the European Commission over the funding arrangements of the Lithuanian national broadcaster LRT, which, in their view, distort fair competition.

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3 new coronavirus cases

On Sunday, 3 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, there have been 1 801 recorded cases in the country.

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Candidate: Lithuanian genocide center's informations must be double-checked

Information published by the Genocide and Resistance Research Center of Lithuania must be double-checked and must be very trustworthy, Adas Jakubauskas, the candidate to led the center, says.

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Majority of Lithuanians happy how government handled coronavirus crisis

Over a half of Lithuanian residents are satisfied with the way the country's government has resolved the coronavirus-induced crisis, a survey by Vilmorus for BNS has revealed.

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Gaizauskas: extremists pose no major risks

Extremists do not pose any special threat to Lithuania's national security, the chairman of the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defense (CNSD) said on Wednesday.

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Ursula von der Leyen: discussions on Astravyets NPP safety will continue

Discussions on the safety of the Astrayets nuclear power plant in Belarus, set to be launched in August, will continue, Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Commission said on Thursday after a video conference of Eastern Partnership leaders in Brussels.

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Medical team sent to help Armenia to fight COVID-19

A Lithuanian team of 11 experts and medics has left for Armenia on Friday morning for a two-week mission to help the country to take the coronavirus infection still spreading in the country under control.

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8 new coronavirus cases

On Thursday, Lithuania has detected 8 new coronavirus cases. Since the outbreak of the pandemic 1 792 COVID-19 cases has been recorded.

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Lithuania protests attempt by Russia to rehabilitate the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact

On June 18 a representative of the Embassy of the Russian Federation was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania to express profound concern about the recent legislative initiative of State Duma deputy A. Zhuravlev to revoke USSR Supreme Council Resolution of 24 December 1989 condemning of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact and its secret protocols, which divided Eastern Europe into German and Soviet spheres of influences and paved the way to invading Poland in 1939 and led to the Soviet occupation of the Baltic states in 1940, Lithuanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs informs.

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6 new coronavirus cases

On Wednesday, 6 new COVID-19 cases were detected in Lithuania. Overall, it adds to 1784 detected cases in the country.

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T. Bryer. Is America a democratic nation?

In the past couple of months, leading up to events transpiring in cities around the country these past few weeks, foundational issues and values of who we are as a country and as a people are being tested and debated, not only in legislative bodies and court rooms, but on social media and on the streets.

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Nauseda's first State of the Nation Address: today we have set another great goal for Lithuania

President Gitanas Nauseda says that Lithuania must strive to become a just, green, innovative welfare state, a goal that requires more respect, dialogue and mutual trust.

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Only 2 coronavirus cases

As Lithuania ended the lockdown on 17th of June only 2 new COVID-19 cases were detected in the country on Tuesday.

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