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Lithuanian National Radio and Television (LRT) is the national public broadcasting company of Lithuania.

Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 7 new cases, most linked to Vilnius hospitals

Seven new coronavirus infections were reported in Lithuania on Sunday morning, bringing the total count of Covid-19 cases to 1,623, according to the Health Ministry.

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How West learnt from East to wear facemasks

What is the history behind the humble facemask, the stigmas surrounding it and its recent adoption by the Europeans? Jeremy Van der Haegen reports from Brussels.

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Coronavirus: 12 new infections, mostly in Vilnius

Lithuania has confirmed 12 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country's total to 1,616 the National Public Health Centre said on Saturday.  In total, 1,135 people have already recovered.

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Coronavirus update: 12 new infections, mostly in Vilnius

Lithuania has confirmed 12 new cases of the novel coronavirus, bringing the country's total to 1,616 the National Public Health Centre said on Saturday.  In total, 1,135 people have already recovered.

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Stumbling stones. Danielius Dolskis, Lithuania's first king of Schlager music

Stumbling Stones, a series of stories by LRT RADIO, pays tribute to some of the most accomplished Litvaks born in Lithuania.

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Rapid tests not suitable for diagnosing coronavirus, Lithuanian researchers say

Rapid coronavirus tests can best detect antibodies in a person's bloodstream 14–50 days after first Covid-19 symptoms appear, but are of little use for diagnosing the virus, Vilnius University researchers say.

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US pulls out of Open Skies treaty, citing Russia’s actions on Lithuania’s doorstep

Citing Moscow’s unwillingness to cooperate in the Kaliningrad exclave wedged between Lithuania and Poland, Washington has said it will withdraw from the Open Skies arms control treaty in six months.

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Lithuanians among the most numerous applicants for UK's settled status

Nearly 177,000 Lithuanians have applied for the settled status in the UK, one of the biggest national groups and more numerous than French or Germans citizens.

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Latvia reopens border to EU states, no word from Estonia or Lithuania

Latvia has allowed EU, EEA and Swiss citizens and residents to enter the country as of May 21.

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Short stories of Lithuanian art. Marija Teresė Rožanskaitė – video

LRT and MO Museum bring you a series of videos presenting 20 key Lithuanian artists of the 20th century.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 11 new cases, 61st death

Eleven new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lithuania over Thursday, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 11 new cases, 61st death

Eleven new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lithuania over Thursday, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 11 new cases

Eleven new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lithuania over Thursday, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Lithuania extends refund deadline to cushion travel agencies

Travel agencies will have 90 days instead of two weeks to refund people whose travel plans have been affected by the coronavirus crisis, Lithuania's parliament has decided.

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Bill for intelligence watchdog thwarted at Lithuanian parliament

Lithuania's parliament has rejected a proposal to set up an intelligence ombudsperson, with the opposition's bill being criticised as "ruining a good idea".

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LRT English Newsletter: You’ve got mail from China

LRT English Newsletter – May 22, 2020

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Lithuania's ruling parties allege foreign interference in reports on minister

Lithuania’s ruling coalition has turned to intelligence services over alleged foreign involvement in corruption reports against the embattled transport minister, Jaroslav Narkevič.

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There's no legal basis for budget review, Lithuanian PM says

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis insists there is no need to review this year's budget following the government's multi-billion coronavirus aid package.

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Beijing eyes Rail Baltica investment – analysis

Chinese investments are making their way into Rail Baltica, a strategic railway connecting Poland with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Precedents in the Balkans indicate a successful bid may carry political implications, Warsaw Institute, a think tank in Poland, reports.

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Vilnius ordered to terminate national stadium contract

Lithuania’s public procurement watchdog has ordered Vilnius municipality to terminate the 156-million-euro contract to build a national stadium in the Lithuanian capital.

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