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

EU needs one movement tracking app – PM Skvernelis

Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has called for a single movement tracking app that would be used across the European Union (EU) as member states phase out coronavirus lockdowns and plan to reopen their borders.

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Coronavirus: 5 new infections in Lithuania, recoveries exceed active cases

Another five coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Wednesday, bringing the country's total count to 1,433, the Health Ministry said on Thursday morning.

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Coronavirus update: 5 new infections in Lithuania, recoveries exceed active cases

Another five coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Wednesday, bringing the country's total count to 1,433, the Health Ministry said on Thursday morning.

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Lithuania postpones draft for military service due to pandemic

The Lithuanian military has postponed the draft for military service due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Lithuanian Armed Forces said on Wednesday.

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Lithuania ups support for small businesses, cultural organisations

The Lithuanian government has approved additional aid for businesses most affected by the coronavirus crisis, while tripling support for cultural workers and organisations.

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Lithuania urges Belarus to suspend launch of its nuclear plant

Lithuania has sent a note to Belarus urging the neighbouring country to suspend the launch of the Astravyets nuclear power plant, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Lithuanian government adopts 2-year coronavirus management plan

Targeted testing, healthcare reforms and domestic production of personal protective equipment (PPE) are part of the Lithuanian government's two-year coronavirus management strategy adopted on Wednesday.

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Latvia 'discussing' Lithuania's call to bar Belarus' nuclear energy

Latvia will not accept any compromises on the safety of Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP), Latvia’s President Egils Levits has said. However, the government is still considering whether to join Lithuania’s import ban of Belarus' energy imports.

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EC predicts 8-percent dip in Lithuania's GDP

The European Commission predicts that Lithuania's gross domestic product (GDP) will contract by 7.9 percent this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Government slashes EU funding for Vilnius infrastructure

The Lithuanian government is slashing EU funding for various infrastructural projects in Vilnius by around 41 million euros, the city's vice-mayor has said.

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Lithuania proceeds with quarantine easing: small events, more services to resume

The Lithuanian government is moving ahead with quarantine easing. The fourth stage of the quarantine exit plan, approved on Wednesday, allows services including pre-school childcare, dental care and small outdoor events to resume.

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Runaway drone in Latvia sparks nationwide hunt

A large drone went missing over Latvia on Saturday, sparking a nationwide search as well as a social media flurry in the Baltic country.

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Karbauskis u-turns on plans to step back from leadership

Ramūnas Karbauskis has reversed his plans to step down as the head of the Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union's group in the parliament and the chairman of the Committee on Culture, saying the coronavirus quarantine made the move pointless.

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Baltic states to reopen internal borders on May 15

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia have agreed to lift restrictions on travel between the three Baltic states, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday.

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Queues form as Lithuanian museums reopen after lockdown

Four national museums in Vilnius and Kaunas reopened this week following the government's decision to ease some of the quarantine restrictions.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 5 new cases, 1 death

Lithuania has confirmed five new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday morning. One more coronavirus patient passed away on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 5 new cases

Lithuania has confirmed five new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health announced on Wednesday morning.

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Lithuanian anti-corruption body clears its investigator of wrongdoing

The Lithuanian Special Investigation Service (STT) says an in-house probe into the correspondence of one of its investigators did not reveal any infringements.

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Mission Siberia 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus

Mission Siberia, an annual expedition organised to tend to graves of Lithuanian deportees and political prisoners in Russia, has been cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, the organisers said on Tuesday.

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Short stories of Lithuanian art. Kostas Dereškevičius – video

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

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