LRT

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

Lithuanian watchdog advises against rebroadcasting Russian, Belarusian TV programmes

The Radio and Television Commission (RTK) has “strongly advised” that TV rebroadcasters and online distributors operatin...

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Lithuania to receive 50 new JLTVs from US in November

Fifty more armoured Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) will reach Lithuania in November, Deputy Minister of Defence Vi...

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Despite ban, Vilnius says Russian dissidents, diplomats will be allowed to enter Lithuania

On Wednesday, the Lithuanian government approved the criteria for the entry of Russian citizens during the state of emer...

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Lithuania has provided €200m in military aid to war-torn Ukraine – minister

Lithuania has so far provided military support to Ukraine worth around 200 million euros, Lithuanian Defence Minister Ar...

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Another US landing vessel arrives in Lithuania’s Klaipėda

Another US landing vessel – the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington – arrived in Klaipėda on ...

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We should have listened to the Baltics on Putin, says Ursula von der Leyen

In her annual speech on Wednesday, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen said Brussels should have l...

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Lithuanian citizen detained at Russian border, subjected to violence

A Lithuanian citizen was detained in Russia over a border incident and was subjected to violence, the Lithuanian State S...

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Lithuania’s Defence Ministry launches €36m procurement of drones

The Defence Materiel Agency under the Defence Ministry has launched procurement procedures for 35 sets of unmanned aircr...

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Lithuanian troops to continue protection of high-risk border areas

Permanent military forces will continue to guard the border on the riskiest sections of the Lithuanian-Belarusian border...

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Vaccine targeting Omicron sub-variants to reach Lithuania in October – ministry

A new Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine specifically targeting new, more contagious types of the Covid-19 Omicron variant is expec...

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Lithuania’s Tripartite Council fails to agree on minimum wage

Lithuania’s Tripartite Council, representing the country’s government, employers, and trade unions, has failed to reach ...

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Russian-language textbooks in Lithuania under scrutiny: Crimea as a tourist destination, no mention of wars

Following Russia's war in Ukraine, calls have grown in Lithuania to revamp the country’s Russian-language education. The...

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How Queen Elizabeth II is related to medieval rulers of Lithuania

As most European royal families are closely interrelated, it was just a matter of time before someone pointed out the bl...

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Lithuania extends state of emergency, bars entry for Russian citizens

The Lithuanian parliament Seimas on Tuesday voted to extend the state of emergency until mid-December and ban Russian ci...

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Lithuania wants compensation if EU caps electricity prices in unfavourable way

Lithuania is negotiating exemptions and compensations, as the European Commission is looking into ways to cut record-hig...

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Energy saving drive has Lithuanian schools and hospitals worried about hygiene

Energy saving in the public sector is mandatory, but not possible for everyone. Lithuania’s educational institutions say...

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MP proposes 2-year ban on all Moscow-controlled media in Lithuania

Vytautas Juozapaitis, chairman of the Lithuanian parliamentary Committee on Culture, has proposed banning all Russian an...

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Opposition group challenges Lithuania’s energy minister over ‘negligence’ during electricity market reforms

The Social Democratic Party’s (LSDP) representatives in the Lithuanian parliament are launching an interpellation proced...

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Lithuania’s Russian Drama Theatre to be rebranded as Old Theatre of Vilnius

In the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Vilnius-based Russian Drama Theatre of Lithuania will have its name cha...

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Lithuania’s disgraced former ambassador to Russia passes away aged 60

Rimantas Šidlauskas, a former Lithuanian ambassador to Canada and Russia, died at the age of 60 on Monday, the Foreign M...

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