LRT

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

Lithuanian Orthodox Church should seek autonomy, not separation from Moscow, says Russian oppositionist

If the Lithuanian Orthodox Church had autonomy from the Moscow Patriarchate, its leaders could be more vocal in condemni...

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Lithuania’s ‘defence of democracy touched the Taiwanese people’s hearts’ – interview

Democracies must stand united in turbulent times and emphasise the importance of freedom, says You Si-kun, speaker of Ta...

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Over dozen new Lithuanian sites added to EU’s nature protection network

Fifteen new sites in Lithuania have been added to the EU’s Natura 2000 network of protected areas, the country’s Ministr...

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Thousands of Belarusians flee to Lithuania for fear of repressions and conscription

In the first six months of this year, more than 10,000 Belarusians have applied for residence permits in Lithuania. It i...

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Former Vilnius Mayor Zuokas confirms plans to run again in 2023

Artūras Zuokas, a former mayor of Vilnius, has confirmed that he is planning to run for the Lithuanian capital’s top job...

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Lithuanian actor Vytautas Tomkus passes away

Lithuanian film and stage actor Vytautas Tomkus, best known for his TV role as Tadas Blinda, passed away at the age of 8...

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Lithuania’s first lady pays tribute to Ukrainian war victims in Bucha, Irpin

Lithuania’s First Lady Diana Nausėdienė on Saturday visited Bucha and Irpin, Kyiv’s suburbs which suffered heavily from ...

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Lithuanian Railways resumes transit of sanctioned goods to Kaliningrad

LTG Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Lithuania’s state-owned railway group Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, ...

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Istanbul Convention: How a European treaty against women’s violence became politicised

The Istanbul Convention seeks to end violence against women – but in recent years it has become increasingly politicised...

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Latvia’s decision to remove tribute to Soviet dissident Sakharov is ‘cultural barbarism’ – opinion

In Latvia, a decision was made to rename a street previously named after Andrei Sakharov, a Soviet dissident and 1975 No...

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My Father Ant relays memories of Lithuanian-French artist Antanas Mončys

Lithuanian sculpture artist Antanas Mončys would have celebrated his 100 years in 2021. His son Jean-Christophe, a Frenc...

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Lithuania looks to post-Covid life: we can forget lockdowns, but not the virus

Lithuania, like the rest of Europe, has been experiencing a resurgence of coronavirus infections. While the World Health...

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How will ECB rate hike affect Lithuanian debtors and economy?

The European Central Bank (ECB) on Thursday raised its base rate by 0.5 percentage points for the first time in 11 years...

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Lithuania plans to open trade representative office in Taipei in September

Lithuania is planning to open its trade representative office in Taipei in September.

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Lithuania’s central bank urges ‘targeted and non-wide-ranging’ measures to cushion inflation

The Lithuanian government should put forward a new package of anti-inflationary measures in autumn, but only after asses...

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Taiwan’s speaker vows to press his government on investment in Lithuania

You Si-kun, the speaker of Taiwan’s parliament, has vowed to press his government on Taipei’s promised investment in Lit...

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Lithuanian president, four other leaders call on EU to focus on historical memory

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and the leaders of four other countries have called on EU bodies to step up efforts...

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Should Lithuania put total ban on business with Russia?

Since the 1990s, Russian citizens have invested almost 300 million euros in Lithuania, with the largest share having gon...

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Lithuanian film and stage actor Vytaytas Paukštė passes away aged 90

Lithuanian film and stage actor Vytautas Paukštė has passed away at the age of 90, Klaipėda Mayor Vytautas Grubliauskas ...

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Palanga agrees to host Lithuania’s first wind farm in Baltic Sea

The authorities of Lithuania’s western seaside resort of Palanga and the central government have reached an agreement on...

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