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Downtown Vilnius turns into open-air art gallery

… weeks, the local authority of Vilnius said in a press release … the project is to encourage Vilniusites to take interest in art … now have the whole of Vilnius, which has turned into a … world,” the press release quoted Vilnius mayor Remigijus Simasius as saying …

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Vilnius Centre Becomes Art Gallery: 100 Art Objects Displayed in

Lithuanian capital Vilnius has turned its centre into an open-air art gallery. The outdoor advertising exhibition contains 100 works of local art. Art lovers may contact the artists through the special website. The website contains images and descriptions of art objects, their prices and contacts of authors.

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Startup Guide, a free business pre-acceleration program for startups, is being launched

As shown by ruthless global trends, 9 out of 10 startups fail in an early stage. Lack of business development competencies is one of the main reasons of that. To address these problems, “Startup Lithuania“, together with startup ecosystem experts, has developed a free and accessible to all business pre-acceleration program “Startup Guide“ which is designed for early-stage startups and potential developers of innovative businesses.

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Baltic Private Equity and Venture Capital market is rapidly developing

The post-financial crisis period of 2010-2019 proved that the Baltic economies are able to cope and recover from large economic downturns successfully. During this period, the Baltics have seen growth in private capital manager’s activity, which in turn have given their fair share of contribution to the development of the region. Since the majority of capital raised is still available, it might bring hope for faster recovery of the current crisis too, Deloitte wrote in a press release.

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Very Quiet Public attends 6 July Concert at Lithuanian Embassy -

Due to the pandemic, a concert in Paris for the Lithuania Independence Restoration Day on 11 March 2020 was rescheduled to Lithuania's National Day.

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Lithuania set to purchase COVID-19 drug remdesivir

Lithuania plans to purchase remdesivir, an antiviral drug used for the treatment of COVID-19, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Lithuania to purchase Covid-19 drug

Lithuania plans to purchase remdesivir, an antiviral drug used to treat Covid-19, the country’s Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Lithuanian president in social media storm for not sharing umbrella with soaked boy

On July 6, heavy rains soaked the Statehood Day celebrations in the Lithuanian capital. The country’s president Gitanas Nausėda, however, found himself in a social media storm instead.

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Lithuania's LTG Cargo entering Poland

… arm of Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LTG), has established … large freight shipments between Lithuania and Poland, LTG said … routes between Poland and Lithuania LTG Cargo is currently … certificate to the Lithuanian operator which plans to …

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Pandemic exposes need to coordinate with Poland, says Lithuanian foreign minister

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says he will seek closer cooperation between Lithuania and Poland at their shared border to better deal with common security threats.

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Lithuania to buy US helicopters to bolster NATO capabilities in Baltics

… Black Hawk helicopters to Lithuania to boost allied quick … UH-60 helicopters to Lithuania will significantly increase its … weather,” the agency said. Lithuania, which shares borders with the … multinational battle groups in Lithuania and the other Baltic …

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Nose-related plastic surgery: when is it performed and what to expect

The nose is perhaps the most prominent part of the face and is especially important for its visual harmony. Even a few millimetres can alter the shape of the nose and with it the shape of the rest of the face. According to plastic surgeons, nose plastic surgery, or rhinoplasty, is one of the most difficult and subtle aesthetic operations.

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Franciscan monk in Kretinga tests positive for coronavirus

A Franciscan monk living in a Franciscan monastery in Kretinga, Western Lithuania, had tested positive for coronavirus, the National Public Health Center (NPHC) confirmed to BNS on Tuesday.

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Lithuanians in Paris celebrate Statehood Day under Arc de Triomphe

In an historic first on July 6, a sunny Monday, the Lithuanian ambassador in France rekindled the Eternal Fire on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier underneath the iconic Arc de Triomphe in Paris.

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Lithuanian Railways launch rebrand after 'biggest transformation' in history

The state-owned railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) and its subsidiaries are rebranding and will collectively be known under the abbreviated name LTG.

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