LRT

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

LRT Television in the Eastern Ukraine

LRT Television in the Eastern Ukraine LRT journalists met volunteers of the Right Sector that remained untamed even after the Ukrainian Government incorporated into army structures other volunteer battalions, such as Azov or Donbas that played a crucial role in stopping Russian separatists advance three years ago.

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The historical Gediminas Castle Hill keeps crumbling

The historical Gediminas Castle Hill keeps crumbling The iconic Vilnius symbol Gediminas Castle Hill keeps failing as the Government promises to assign all the necessary funding needed to preserve it.

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Cyber Shield 2017

Cyber Shield 2017 Lithuanian cyber volunteer soldiers teamed up with professional militaries in a newly organized cyber unit during cyber exercise, held from Tuesday throughout the country.

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U.S. deploys seven fighter planes to Šiauliai Air Base

U.S. deploys seven fighter planes to Šiauliai Air Base The Unites States started NATO’s Baltic air police mission, on Wednesday, with an extra number of jet fighters aimed to patrol the skies over the Baltics, as Russia gears up for major military drills Zapad.

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Lithuanian Customs busted a huge shipment of cocaine

Lithuanian Customs busted a huge shipment of cocaine Lithuanian officers had doubts about the character and the route of the freight when the alleged casting moulds for plastic lids and covers came from Ecuador, in April, with a stopover in Colombia and the German port of Hamburg.

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Saakashvili joins a protest outside Russian Embassy in Vilnius

Saakashvili joins a protest outside Russian Embassy in Vilnius Georgia’s ex-President Saakashvili attended a protest nearby Russian embassy in Vilnius, on Tuesday, to commemorate the ninth anniversary of Russo-Georgian war.

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Vilnius airport to be closed for runway reconstruction

Vilnius airport to be closed for runway reconstruction Lithuania’s largest International Vilnius Airport will be closed on Thursday night for over a month in order to reconstruct its runway.

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Beatification Mass of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis

Beatification Mass of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis On 25 th June, Sunday, Teofilius Matulionis, Archbishop of the Soviet era, was beatified in the Vilnius Cathedral Square by Cardinal Angelo Amato, Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints from Vatican.

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NATO Chief visited Lithuania

NATO Chief visited Lithuania On Tuesday, 20 th June, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg observed a river crossing by Allied forces and then met troops taking part in Exercise Iron Wolf, in Lithuania, in Rukla.

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NATO holds a drill in defending the Baltics’ weak spot

NATO holds a drill in defending the Baltics’ weak spot Lithuania in co-operation with its NATO Allies carried out the first large-scale defensive drill on the border with Poland rehearsing for a possible scenario where Russia might try to cut-off the Baltics from the rest of NATO.

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Lithuanian Seimas passed restrictions aimed at alcohol consumption

Lithuanian Seimas passed restrictions aimed at alcohol consumption World Health Organization recently put Lithuania among the countries with the highest per capita consumption of alcohol in Europe and Lithuanian Parliament is determined to change the situation with a new wave of stricter measures.

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Hackers publish private photos from beauty surgery clinic

Hackers publish private photos from beauty surgery clinic Hacker group Tsar Team stole personal records and photos of patients from data system of Lithuanian clinic ‘Beauty Surgery’ and put them up for sale already in April, but then posted only several hundred victims’ data on Tor network.

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Lithuanian Special Operation Forces

Lithuanian Special Operation Forces Lithuanian Special Operation Forces, after forging close ties with their American colleagues in Afghanistan, today are country’s best strategic hope if Russia tries to destabilize their homeland.

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U.S. Secretary of Defence visits Lithuania

U.S. Secretary of Defence visits Lithuania U.S. Secretary of Defence did not comment on Patriot deployment in Lithuania during his visit in Vilnius, on Wednesday, confirming steadfast NATO’s contribution to the security of the Baltics States.

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Ukrainian and Lithuanian FM meet in Vilnius

Ukrainian and Lithuanian FM meet in Vilnius Ukrainian Foreign Minister met his Lithuanian counterpart in Vilnius on Monday amid a monitor’s death in Ukraine’s rebel-held east, and further highlighted security issues.

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Fire at the Hill of Crosses

Fire at the Hill of Crosses   Lithuanian landmark Hill of Crosses was for a short time on fire, on Monday, but firemen quickly localised it.

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Lithuanian President on US striking Syria

Lithuanian President on US striking Syria ‘Assad and Russia must know the red lines on what is allowed and what is not', said Dalia Grybauskaitė after reporter asked her if the attack would not develop into a broader conflict. ‘I think the opposite’, responded Grybauskaitė.  

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State Security on threats posed by Russia

State Security on threats posed by Russia Lithuanian State Security Department said on Monday in Vilnius that Russia has developed the capacities to launch an attack on the Baltic States with as little as 24 hours' notice.

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The EU launches a visa-free travel from Georgia

The EU launches a visa-free travel from Georgia Lithuanian capital, on Wednesday, greeted first visitors from Georgia who arrived without visas after the EU launched a visa-free travel for its citizens.

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Blue Whale game complicates Lithuania’s fight against suicides

Blue Whale game complicates Lithuania’s fight against suicides Vilnius Santariškės children’s hospital alone last year had to treat about fifty children who tried to commit a suicide or self-harm. This year could be worse as Lithuanian police counts there can be around 100 children in capital Vilnius who do get involved in Blue Whale suicidal game.  

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