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

Iraq launches more flight to Belarus amid migration crisis in Lithuania

In addition to the current flights from Bagdad to Minsk, three more cities will have direct connections with Belarus. Li...

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Inbound tourism stagnates as Lithuanians resume trips abroad

Tourism companies say easing quarantine conditions, active vaccination against the coronavirus and harmonised travel req...

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Lithuania may ask EU countries to relocate migrants – PM

Lithuania may ask other EU countries to accommodate some of the migrants who have been crossing into the country from Be...

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Travel update: Lithuania adds Italy, France to red list

Lithuania has updated its weekly travel restrictions, adding Italy and France to the red list.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 212 new cases, no deaths

Lithuania has registered 212 new coronavirus infections and no deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the statisti...

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Lithuania needs €500m to secure border with Belarus– interior minister

The construction of barriers and monitoring equipment on the Lithuanian border with Belarus will cost around half a bill...

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Lithuania’s frontier stations close to capacity as record number of migrants detained

The number of irregular migrants at Lithuania's frontier stations has almost reached the accommodation capacity limit, R...

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Court orders Kaunas authorities to permit LGBT march

A court in Kaunas, Lithuania’s second largest city, has ordered the local authorities to agree on a route for an LGBTQ+ ...

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Lithuania’s Taiwan turn: why all the fuss? – opinion

Despite Beijing’s professed sense of outrage, Lithuania is proceeding with plans to host a de facto Taiwan embassy and t...

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Dwarfs and jesters at the court of Lithuania's Vytautas the Great

The medieval ruler of Lithuania had a taste for pomp and populated his court with ‘exotic’ characters – like the ones he...

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From friend to foe: Ukraine joins hardline against Lukashenko – opinion

With Ukraine threading the same hardline on Alexander Lukashenko as Lithuania and Poland, has the brittle friendship bet...

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Lithuania marks 30th anniversary of Medininkai border post massacre

On this day 30 years ago, Lithuania suffered one of the bloodiest incidents on its path towards independence, when Sovie...

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Ukrainian-owned defence firm to sue Lithuania

The Ukrainian owners of the Lithuanian-based producer of air defence systems LiTak-Tak has complained about government s...

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Lithuania approves Moderna vaccine for teenagers

Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine has been approved for use to immunise teenagers in Lithuania, the Health Ministry said on Fri...

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Lithuania will not push for more sanctions against Minsk if migrant flows cease – FM

New EU sanctions will “be meaningless” if Minsk stops facilitating migrant crossings into Lithuania, Foreign Minister Ga...

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EU pushes Iraq to stem migrant flights to Belarus amid migration crisis in Lithuania

The European Union said on Thursday it was pressing Iraq to help stem the flow of migrants to Belarus who are then smugg...

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 346 new cases, moves into red zone

Lithuania has registered 346 new coronavirus infections and no deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country'...

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Lithuanian minister calls for EU Council meeting over migrant crisis

Lithuanian Interior Minister Agne Bilotaitė has turned to her Slovenian counterpart Aleš Hojs, whose country is now hold...

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Lithuania marked grey on EU Covid map for failing to provide data

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) marked Lithuania grey on its Covid-19 map updated every we...

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LRT English Newsletter: No country for migrants

LRT English Newsletter – July 30, 2021

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