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St Christopher Awards handed out in Vilnius

The 25th St Christopher Awards ceremony late Wednesday honoured a total of 11 nominees, including six for their assistance to both the fighting Ukraine and to Ukrainians who had found refuge in Vilnius.

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Yanis Varoufakis. Is Europe Deindustrializing?

European industry is reeling under the twin threat of high energy prices and President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) which, in essence, bribes Europe’s green industries to migrate to the United States. Are Europe’s industrial heartlands about to become rustbelts? Will Germany experience the trauma that Britain suffered as its factories closed, compelling its high-skilled manufacturing-based labor force to accept low-skill, low-productivity, low-wage jobs?

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Russia doubled LPG exports to Baltics in 2022 – media

Russia more than doubled its sales of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to the Baltic states in 2022 despite their strong co...

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Food prices in Lithuania: first to rise, first to start falling?

While food prices have been rising in almost all eurozone countries, Lithuania has experienced the biggest increase. Foo...

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Repsense, reputation measurement startup, attracts EUR 0.5mn

Lithuanian-founded data analysis company Repsense, which introduced the first automated online reputation measurement model at the end of last year, has raised EUR 0.5 million for further product development and international expansion, Innovation Agency Lithuania said, referring to a news report on the portal vz.lt.

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Eighteen migrants tried to cross into Lithuania from Belarus illegally

On 26 January, a total of 18 persons aiming to cross into Lithuania from Belarus illegally were turned away, the State Border Guard Service (VSAT) said on Friday.

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Prime minister pays tribute to victims of Holocaust

On Friday, International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė paid tribute to the victims of the genocide of the Jews that had been carried out in World War Two.

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LTG Infra announces new design tenders for Rail Baltica

LTG Infra, the company implementing the Rail Baltica project in Lithuania, has announced a tender for the infrastructure of the Kaunas passenger station territory and is about to call for tenders for the design of railway infrastructure of regional stations in Kaišiadorys and Vievis in coming days, the Ministry of Transport and Communications said in a press release.

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Lithuania marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thousands of murdered Lithuanian Jews considered Lithuania their only home, Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė said on Frid...

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Lithuania’s annual inflation at 18.4% in January

Prices in Lithuania are 18.4-percent higher in January 2023 compared to January 2022, according to estimates by the Stat...

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Secretary of Security Council of Armenia presents humanitarian crisis in Nagorno- Karabakh to his Lithuanian counterpart

… Adviser to the President of Lithuania. As ARMENPRESS was informed by …

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LRT English Newsletter: Birthdays and scandals

LRT English Newsletter – January 27, 2023

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Netflix Adds Lithuanian Sci-fi Drama Vesper to Lineup

VILNIUS: Lithuanian sci-fi drama Vesper by Lithuanian director Kristina Buožytė and … It was released in Lithuania by Kino Pavasaris on … Vesper was produced in Lithuania by Natrix Films along with … It was supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre, Eurimages, the …

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Armenian security chief, Lithuanian official discuss situation in Artsakh

… Adviser to the President of Lithuania. Gevorgyan briefed on his colleague …

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Estonian regtech startup Salv raises EUR 4mn to combat financial crimes

Estonian regtech firm Salv has secured EUR 4 million in a seed funding round extension to combat financial crimes. The funding round was led by New York-based venture capital firm ffVC and participated by German G+D Ventures and existing investors. To date, Salv has raised EUR 7 million in venture capital investments, reports the Estonian Investment Agency (EIA).

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