LRT

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

Baltics agree on need to raise defence spending to 3% of GDP

The three Baltic countries agree on the need to raise defence spending to 3 percent of GDP. However, Lithuania, Latvia, ...

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Lithuania to train Ukrainian battalion as part of new EU mission

Lithuania plans to train a battalion of Ukrainian troops within the framework of the European Union’s new support missio...

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Estonia’s Ekspress Grupp buys Lithuanian news website Lrytas

Ekspress Grupp, an Estonian media group that owns the Delfi news websites in the Baltic countries, has acquired the Lryt...

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Third migrant loses leg to cold after crossing into Lithuania

An Egyptian national who crossed into Lithuania from Belarus was admitted to a hospital, where his leg was amputated on ...

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With food inflation in Lithuania at 36%, economist calls for profit study

Food prices remain stubbornly high in Lithuania. The annual price change stood at 36 percent in November. Economist Tada...

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Vilnius completes removal of Soviet sculptures from Antakalnis Cemetery

Six grey granite statues of Soviet World War Two soldiers have been removed from the Antakalnis Cemetery in Vilnius, the...

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Lithuanian deputy defence minister steps down

Vilius Semeška is stepping down as Lithuania’s deputy defence minister.

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Lithuania’s LRT and Latvia’s LTV join forces to bring Baltic art scenes closer together

Lithuania’s LRT PLIUS channel and Latvia’s LTV are stepping up cooperation to better inform audiences in both countries ...

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Nigerian asylum seeker injures two officers in Lithuania

Using a homemade knife, a Nigerian asylum seeker injured two specialists at the foreigners’ registration centre in Lithu...

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Bellingcat head, Polish ambassador to OSCE awarded Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy

The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry has awarded the Star of Lithuanian Diplomacy to Christo Grozev, executive director and l...

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Heavy snowfall blocks roads across Lithuania

Lithuania’s fire and rescue services have been called up 103 times over the last 24 hours to remove trees that have fall...

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LRT English Newsletter: Rained off the air

LRT English Newsletter – December 9, 2022

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Vilnius court rejects Shoigu’s ex-girlfriend’s residence permit appeal

The Vilnius Regional Administrative Court on Thursday upheld the Migration Department’s decision to revoke the temporary...

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Helped by Europol, Lithuanian border guards detain suspected migrant traffickers

Lithuanian border guards, in cooperation with Europol, detained two people suspected of organising illegal migration, th...

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International system failed to prevent Russian invasion, Lithuanian FM tells OSCE

The international system’s failure to prevent Russia’s war in Ukraine should raise fundamental questions, says Lithuania...

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Average pay in Lithuania doubles in last decade – study

Average salary growth in Lithuania over the past decade has been one of the fastest among members of the Organization fo...

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China never was important trade partner for Lithuania – minister

Lithuania’s losses due to Beijing’s trade sanctions have been limited, as China has not been a big export market for the...

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Vilnius public transport strike enters 4th day as union and management gear up for fresh talks

The public transport drivers’ strike in Vilnius entered its fourth day on Thursday after Vilniaus Viešasis Transportas (...

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First meeting between Lithuanian PM and US vice president in 8 years: ‘Lithuania is an indispensable ally’

On Wednesday, Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė met with US Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington. At the ...

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Removal of Russian books from bookstores in Lithuania ‘raises questions’ about rights of local Russians

Major Lithuanian bookstores have removed Russian language books from sale. The Russian book will not be presented at the...

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