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Lithuania can become leading transport hub in Baltics, says ITF secretary-general

In May 2023, Lithuania assumed the Presidency of the International Transport Forum (ITF). Young Tae Kim, secretary-general of the world’s only body with a global mandate for all transport modes, believes this is an opportunity for Lithuania to shine on the international stage and to establish itself as a leading transport hub in the Baltics, the Ministry of Transport and Communications says in a press release.

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In the Lithuanian soil study - both good and bad news - the Lithuania Tribune

On the Lithuanian Banks’ Association (LBA) initiative, a group of scientists has prepared a geographic study on soil erosion risk assessment in Lithuania. In it, experts analysed the country’s current soil erosion risk situation and [...]

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Prosecutor general seeks to lift legal immunity of MP Gražulis

Prosecutor General Nida Grunskienė on Tuesday formally asked the Seimas to lift the legal immunity of MP Petras Gražulis, who had allegedly ridiculed and stigmatised a group of people in public because of their sexual orientation.

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Lithuanian govt advises against travel to Lebanon

Lithuania’s Foreign Ministry has issued a stronger recommendation not to travel to Lebanon due to the ongoing conflict b...

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Deposits with agreed maturity of Lithuanian households increased by 4.0% in September

Balance Sheet and Interest Rates of Monetary Financial Institutions, September 2023

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Lithuania moves up in EU’s Gender Equality Index, remains below average

Lithuania has made progress towards gender equality, but still lags behind the EU average, according to a report by the ...

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Mažylis. Is the geopolitical centre of influence shifting to Eastern Europe? - the Lithuania Tribune

Parliamentary elections are held in Poland on 15 October. Now that emotions have cooled down, it is safe to say that the recent Polish parliamentary elections were followed as closely as ever in Europe. It [...]

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Lithuanian delegation calls for more cooperation at fintech forum

… , Čmilytė-Nielsen said. Vaida Markevičienė, Lithuania';s vice minister of … and another member of the Lithuanian delegation currently visiting Taiwan, spoke … jurisdiction, Markevičienė said investing in Lithuania means accessing the EU' …

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A Kingdom of crooked mirrors: law on evil's secret service - the Lithuania Tribune

One can be fined there for a poster, a badge on a bag, blue jeans, and a yellow sweater, for holding a blank sheet of paper, Orwell’s book, and for “no war” as a profile [...]

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Russian diplomats still spying freely in Brussels – international investigation

Russia’s diplomatic mission to the EU is led by Kirill Logvinov, whom Belgian counterintelligence suspects to be carryin...

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Global electronic components distributor Mouser Electronics chooses Vilnius for new customer service centre

… and APAC Business. “. Lithuania is home to a burgeoning … currency and time zone. Vilnius joins the company’s network … , General Manager of Invest Lithuania, Mouser Electronics will benefit … the quality of local Lithuanian talent: “In Lithuania, Mouser will find …

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Students send bomb threats to their schools following ‘hybrid attacks’ – Lithuanian police

Following a five-day “hybrid attack”, when schools and other institutions across Lithuania received multiple bomb threat...

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Most Lithuanians would support stricter entry restrictions for Belarusians – survey

Six out of ten Lithuanians would support more restrictions on Belarusian nationals entering their country, according to ...

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Armenia has new ambassador to Lithuania

… the Ambassador of Armenia to Lithuania. The aforesaid decree adds that … diplomatic residence will be in Vilnius. And by another presidential decree … of Armenia’s ambassador to Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.

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Lithuania acquires AMRAAM missiles for its ground-based NASAMS systems

… the decisions made in Vilnius,” Lithuania’s Minister of National … In August this year, Lithuania purchased two more systems … among others. Most acquisitions to Lithuania, and the Baltic region, … policy, which will enable Lithuania to integrate American-made, …

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