LRT

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

Forged immunity certificates in high demand as Lithuania imposes new restrictions

As a range of services will soon be restricted to people with Covid-19 immunity, Lithuanians are lining up to get their ...

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Council of Europe rep decries Lithuania’s ‘de facto detention’ of migrants

Dunja Mijatović, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, has called on Lithuania to respect its internation...

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Heritage council delists statue of controversial Soviet-Lithuanian author

A statue for the writer Petras Cvirka, whose pro-Soviet political activities have put him at the centre of debates about...

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One of few surviving synagogue buildings in Kaunas ‘in critical condition’

The synagogue is in critical condition, as crumbling walls pose a threat to businesses now operating in the building. Th...

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 600 new cases, one death

Lithuania has registered 600 new coronavirus infections and one death from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country'...

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Lithuanian president pushes for review of EU's migration policy

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has called on Estonia, Latvia and Poland to jointly seek a review of the EU's migra...

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Austrian ministers visiting Lithuania to discuss migration, border fence

Austria's Interior Minister Karl Nehammer and Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg are coming to Lithuania on Tuesday...

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Photographing the Baltic Way in 1989: 'the photos also inspired Belarusians'

Romualdas Požerskis was one of the photographers who captured the historic scenes on August 23, 1989, when over a millio...

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Photographing the Baltic Way in 1989: 'the photos inspired Belarusians'

Romualdas Požerskis was one of the photographers who captured the historic scenes on August 23, 1989, when over a millio...

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Lithuania green lights €152m border fence with Belarus

The Lithuanian government gave the green light on Monday to allocate up to 152 million euros to build a 508-kilometre fe...

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Afghan refugees will travel to Europe via Belarus, says Lukashenko

On Monday, Alexander Lukashenko said refugees from Afghanistan will travel via Belarus to get to Europe.

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Lithuania will never recognise Crimea’s annexation – president

Lithuania will never recognise Russia’s occupation and annexation of Crimea, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said o...

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Baltic, Polish PMs condemn ‘hybrid attack’ by Belarus

On Monday, the Baltic and Polish prime ministers issued a joint statement condemning the “hybrid attack” by Belarus.

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'He left airport gates to help us'. Lithuanian soldiers airlift Afghans from Kabul

LRT.lt contacted an Afghan translator who is currently inside Kabul airport with his family, waiting for an evacuation t...

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Under alleged pressure from China, Latvian museum cancels Hong Kong exhibition

Latvia’s Museum of occupation has cancelled a planned exhibition that drew parallels between the so-called Hong Kong Way...

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Lithuania marks anniversary of Baltic Way human chain protest

The Baltic Way protest – which on May 23, 1989 saw over a million people link arms from Tallinn to Vilnius to demand ind...

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 314 new cases, six deaths

Lithuania has registered 314 new coronavirus infections and six deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the country...

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Travel update: Lithuania adds Norway, Germany to red list

Lithuania has updated its weekly travel restrictions, adding Bulgaria, Greek island of Thasos, Germany, Norway, and Liec...

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US pledges ‘ironclad’ solidarity as Lithuania develops ties with Taiwan – FM

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis tweeted on Sunday that the United States has expressed “ironclad soli...

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Why was Church in Lithuania silent during the Holocaust?

The Catholic Church was quite passive during the Holocaust, with priests hesitating to openly condemn Jewish massacres. ...

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