LRT

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

Mayor in Lithuania arrested on bribery suspicions

Lithuania's anti-corruption agency has detained Vaclovas Andrulis, the mayor of Kelmė District in the northeastern part of the country, for bribery.

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Short stories of Lithuanian art. Antanas Sutkus – video

LRT and MO Museum bring you a series of videos presenting 20 key Lithuanian artists of the 20th century.

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With North Macedonia in NATO, Vilnius Group completes 20-year mission

Two decades ago on April 19, 2000, Lithuania and nine other countries expressed their will to join NATO. With the admission of North Macedonia into the Alliance on March 27, the Vilnius Group has fully achieved its goals.

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Lithuania unveils €6.3bn 'DNA of the Future' economic stimulus plan

The Lithuanian Finance Ministry has unveiled a 6.3-billion-euro stimulus plan to revive the country's economy after the Covid-19 crisis.

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Lithuania calls on EU leaders to attend Eastern Partnership summit

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has called on all EU member states to take part in the upcoming Eastern Partnership summit involving six post-Soviet countries – Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Belarus and Azerbaijan.

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Lithuania declares flu season over

The flu season ended in Lithuania last week, even though the flu and acute upper respiratory tract infection (URI) incidence rate slightly increased, the National Public Health Centre said on Monday.

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Lithuania to hire 200 psychologists to tackle Covid-19 effects on mental health

Lithuania's government has approved measures to address the pandemic's long-term effects on mental health.

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Lithuania to hire 200 psychologists to tackle pandemic's effects on mental health

The Lithuanian government's Covid-19 crisis management committee has approved measures to address the pandemic's long-term effects on people's mental health.

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The end of Vilnius' Roma settlement: discrimination hampers relocation, drug trade remains

Vilnius authorities are intent to finish dismantling the city's Roma settlement – taboras – by June, promising to integrate the marginalised community and stamp out drug sale. So far, the effort has been a mixed success.

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Lithuania becomes China’s postal hub in Europe. Strings may come attached

Europe's first postal train from China arrived in Lithuania in April. Despite heralding stronger economic ties between the two countries, a string of diplomatic incidents with Beijing are casting doubts on the political costs of doing business with China.

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Vilnius hospital under scrutiny after 7 patients die from Covid-19

After seven patients died from Covid-19 in a Vilnius hospital, the authorities are planning to turn to prosecutors for an investigation.

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Lithuanian cafes no longer required to ensure 10 metres per customer

Lithuania’s government has removed the requirements for bars, cafes and restaurants to ensure a space of 10 square metres per customer during the coronavirus quarantine.

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Belarus to import US oil via Lithuania

A first shipment of US oil for Belarus will arrive in the Lithuanian port of Klaipėda in early June. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty reports.

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LGBT rights survey shows little progress in Lithuania

Eleventh ILGA-Europe Rainbow Map, an annual survey of LGBT+ rights in European countries, shows little progress in Lithuania over the last year.

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Lithuania's tourism sector pins hopes on reopening borders

The opening of Baltic borders will give a boost to Lithuania's hard-pressed tourism industry, but the country should put effort into attracting travelers, the sector's representatives say.

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AirBaltic resumes Vilnius–Riga flights

Latvian airline AirBaltic is relaunching Vilnius–Riga flights on Monday.

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Lithuanian song wins Germany's substitute Eurovision

German viewers chose Lithuania's entry as the winner of their substitute of the Eurovision Song Contest final on Saturday night, after the real version was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: 6 new cases, 3 deaths in Lithuania

Lithuania confirmed six new coronavirus cases over Sunday, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday morning. One Covid-19 patient passed away in Vilnius Clinical Hospital.

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Coronavirus update: 6 new cases, 3 deaths in Lithuania

Lithuania confirmed six new coronavirus cases over Sunday, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday morning. One Covid-19 patient passed away in Vilnius Clinical Hospital.

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Coronavirus update: 6 new cases, death at Vilnius hotspot

Lithuania confirmed six new coronavirus cases over Sunday, the country's Health Ministry said on Monday morning. One Covid-19 patient passed away in Vilnius Clinical Hospital.

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