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

Lithuania to maintain defence spending despite economic hardship, president tells NATO chief

Lithuania will maintain its military spending at 2 percent of GDP despite its shrinking economy, the country's president has assured NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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Lithuanian parliament ups the ante on Belarus nuclear plant

The Lithuanian parliament has called on the government to take even more active steps to block electricity from the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravyets from the Lithuanian market.

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Lithuania's budget revenue falls 31 percent below target in April

The Lithuanian government's revenue last month fell 31.1 percent below target, Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka says. To make up for the shortfalls and fund economic stimulus, the government has already borrowed 4.3 billion euros.

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EU's internal borders may reopen in mid-May, Lithuanian minister says

With the coronavirus pandemic waning, the European Union (EU) is considering to reopen internal borders in mid-May, Lithuania’s Interior Minister Rita Tamašunienė says.

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Lithuanian president suggests temporary cuts to income tax to stimulate economy

The Lithuanian President is suggesting temporarily cutting the income tax so as to speed up economic recovery from the coronavirus-induced crisis.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 2 deaths, 4 new infections

Four new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, the Health Ministry has reported. Two people with the coronavirus died on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 2 deaths, 4 new infections

Four new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, the Health Ministry has reported. Two people with the coronavirus died on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 4 new cases, death toll rises to 47

Four new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, the Health Ministry has reported. The 47th coronavirus-related death was reported on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 4 new cases

Four new cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, the Health Ministry has reported.

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Lithuanian football body says government support essential for sport to survive

The Lithuanian Football Federation (LFF) hopes that the government will provide support to football to help it overcome the consequences of the coronavirus crisis.

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Lithuanian hospitals supplied with PPE for a month – military officer

Twenty-eight million units of personal protective equipment (PPE) have already been delivered to Lithuania, enough to build up a month's inventory for hospitals tackling the coronavirus epidemic, according to a Lithuanian military officer.

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Low population density is a blessing for Baltic states during Covid-19 pandemic – opinion

The Baltic states seem to have coped with the coronavirus pandemic better than some of their better-resourced fellow EU member-states. Lower population density may be a factor in their success, argues Fransua Vytautas Razvadauskas of Euromonitor International.

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Lithuania and Poland agree to loosen travel restrictions across border

Lithuania and Poland consider loosening restrictions for travel across their border, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Monday after a teleconference meeting with his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki.

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‘Mask fashion week’ hits the streets of Vilnius

They began as a necessity but ended up being a vehicle for fashion. Facemasks have been all the rage this season and deserve to be showcased in a fashion week, Lithuanian fashion designer Julia Janus has decided.

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Quarantine in Lithuania likely to be extended, though with fewer restrictions – minister

The quarantine introduced in Lithuania due to the coronavirus epidemic will remain in place for now, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga says, adding that he will propose to the government to extend the measure for another fortnight.

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9,000 Lithuanians invited for random Covid-19 testing, no positive results yet

Lithuania’s health authorities are testing 9,000 randomly-selected volunteers to undergo Covid-19 testing. With one third of the tests complete, none were positive for the virus, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said on Monday.

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Latvians celebrate independence day from homes

Amid the coronavirus epidemic, Latvia is celebrating its 30th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union more quietly than usual.

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Latvians celebrate independence day at home

Amid the coronavirus epidemic, Latvia is celebrating its 30th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union more quietly than usual.

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150 people fined for flouting quarantine rules over long weekend in Lithuania

A total of 150 people were fined in Lithuania for violating the coronavirus quarantine rules over the three-day weekend, a police spokesman told BNS on Monday.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 9 new cases, new hotspot at rehabilitation hospital

Nine people were diagnosed with Covid-19 in Lithuania over Sunday, bringing the country's total of confirmed cases to 1,419, the Ministry of Health said on Monday.

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