LRT

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

Lithuania recalls ambassador from China for consultations

Lithuania has withdrawn its ambassador from China for consultations, MP Matas Maldeikis, head of the inter-parliamentary...

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Lithuania denies entry to 2,000 irregular migrants in one month

Since August 2, Lithuania has pushed back over 2,000 irregular migrants attempting to enter the country from Belarus, th...

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LRT English Newsletter: You got jabbed! Now what?

LRT English Newsletter – September 3, 2021.

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IOM profiles migrants in Lithuania: every fifth with university degree, most fleeing persecution

The UN's International Organization for Migration (IOM) has carried out a survey among the recently arrived asylum seeke...

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Rights groups decry Lithuania's ‘mass detention of migrants, pushbacks’

A group of Lithuanian NGOs and rights groups have published a petition, criticising the country's policies towards irreg...

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Lithuanian president comes out against same-sex adoption and teaching LGBT history

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda says he opposes same-sex couples adopting children, one of the demands put forward ...

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Woman gives birth in Lithuania's migrant camp

A woman in one of Lithuania's migrant camps has given birth. The mother and child are housed in suitable accommodation, ...

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US lawmakers back Lithuania in diplomatic row with China

A group of the US Congress members have expressed their support for Vilnius in its diplomatic row with China, underlinin...

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Two migrant groups stranded on Lithuanian border

Two groups of migrants are currently stranded on Lithuania's border with Belarus, Rustamas Liubajevas, chief of the Stat...

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Lithuania to house some migrants in Vilnius, minister vows to improve conditions

Lithuania's authorities will move all irregular migrants out of temporary accommodation into proper housing by the end o...

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Kaunas Pride to go ahead despite attempts to 'silence' LGBT community, say organisers

The first pride march in Lithuania's second city, Kaunas, will move ahead, even as the municipality refuses to issue a p...

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EU to discuss China, stand-off between Vilnius and Beijing high on agenda

EU foreign ministers will meet on Friday in Slovenia, where the recent stand-off between Beijing and Vilnius is expected...

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Lithuania hits 70-percent adult vaccination target

As of Thursday, 70.1 percent of Lithuania's adult population has been vaccinated against Covid-19 with at least one vacc...

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports hike of 807 new cases

Lithuania has registered 807 new coronavirus infections and eight deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the count...

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What not 'five-star’ conditions look like in Lithuanian migrant camps

Lithuania’s interior minister has claimed that the country cannot guarantee “five-star hotel” conditions for the thousan...

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Lithuanian-funded school opens in Ukrainian frontline town

A school rebuilt "from ashes of war" and provided with modern equipment by Lithuania was opened in the eastern Ukrainian...

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Lithuanian court upholds Russian pop star's entry ban

Russian pop singer Philipp Kirkorov will not be able to enter Lithuania after the Supreme Administrative Court rejected ...

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‘Nobody needs these Baltic states’, says Lukashenko in run-up to military drills

Alexander Lukashenko said “nobody needs these Baltic states” in reference to the upcoming Belarusian and Russian militar...

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Estonia elects museum director as new president

On Tuesday, Estonia's parliament elected Alar Karis as the country’s new president.

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Higher teacher pay and pre-school for everyone – Lithuanian parties sign education policy deal

Representatives of Lithuania’s parliamentary parties have signed a pact on national education policy, agreeing to gradua...

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