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

LRT FACTS. Has Covid-19 caused more deaths in Lithuania than reported?

The global death toll from Covid-19 could be almost 60 percent higher than reported in official counts, according to the Financial Times. Could it be the same in Lithuania? LRT FACTS investigates.

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Paris-based Litvak artist reclaims Lithuanian citizenship

The internationally renowned Paris-based contemporary artist Esther Shalev-Gerz has been presented with the Lithuanian citizenship in acknowledgement of her Litvak roots.

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Lithuanian government puts off decision on quarantine easing

The Lithuanian government has postponed a discussion on further quarantine easing. Allowing mass events is among the main issues to be decided next week.

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Cabinet puts off decision on further quarantine easing in Lithuania

The Lithuanian government has postponed a discussion of further relaxing quarantine restrictions. Allowing mass events is among the main issues to be decided next week.

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Lithuania sends US medical workers protective equipment

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday allocated 100,000 euros to purchase protective personal equipment for medical workers in the state of Pennsylvania, US.

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Lithuanian government allows flights to Norway

The Lithuanian government has greenlit relaunching regular flights to Norway, making Oslo the fourth destination to be accessible by air from Vilnius. Regular flights have so far been allowed to Frankfurt, Riga and Tallinn.

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Lithuanian distributes a third of planned job subsidies

The Lithuanian government has already paid out about a third of the subsidies, payouts and compensations aimed at preserving jobs, according to an official.

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Some 230,000 respirators arrive in Lithuania from China

Around 230,000 respirators for medics were delivered to Lithuania on Tuesday night, the Health Ministry said.

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Latvian scientists find traces of Covid-19 in wastewater

Latvian scientists have found traces of the novel coronavirus in untreated wastewater and are now developing monitoring methods to track its spread in the environment.

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Lithuanian adolescents among most bullied in Europe – WHO survey

Almost a third of Lithuanian adolescents are experiencing bullying, one of the highest rates in Europe, a WHO study shows.

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Colonel nominated to lead Lithuanian Riflemen’s Union

Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis has nominated Colonel Albertas Dapkus to lead the Lithuanian Riflemen's Union, a state-supported civilian paramilitary organisation.

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Coronavirus update: Maxima employee diagnosed with Covid-19 in Vilnius

Fifteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the country's total to 1,577, the National Public Health Centre said.

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Coronavirus update: Maxima employee diagnosed with virus in Vilnius

Fifteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the country's total to 1,577, the National Public Health Centre said.

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Coronavirus update: infections at Santara Clinics 'causing concerns'

Fifteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the country's total to 1,577, the National Public Health Centre said.

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Coronavirus update: 15 new cases in Lithuania

Fifteen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the country's total to 1,577, the National Public Health Centre said.

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Lithuania must revise its budget law, central bank chief says

Lithuania's government should revise the budget law after significantly altering its spending plans in response to the coronavirus crisis, insists central bank chief Vitas Vasiliauskas.

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Inside Belarus. People defy Belarusian authorities to resist Covid-19 pandemic

Despite Belarusian leader Alexander Lukashenko claiming the virus doesn’t exist, the Covid-19 pandemic is visible throughout the country. Andrey Vozyanov, a lecturer at European Humanities University in Vilnius, reports from Minsk.

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Coronavirus: outbreak at Vilnius supermarket and McDonald's

Lithuania confirmed 15 new coronavirus cases over Monday, the country's Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus update: outbreak at Vilnius supermarket and McDonald's

Lithuania confirmed 15 new coronavirus cases over Monday, the country's Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Lithuania mulls allowing events with ‘hundreds’ of people

Lithuania’s government is considering allowing mass events to resume, but according to the country’s health minister, Aurelijus Veryga, they would involve “hundreds of people, not thousands”.

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