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

LRT English Newsletter: Lithuania unmasked

LRT English Newsletter – May 15, 2020.

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Short stories of Lithuanian art. Birutė Žilytė – video

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

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Lithuanian minister wrestled personal favours for public contracts – LRT investigation

Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevič allegedly received kickbacks from a construction company owned by a former family friend. LRT Investigation Team reports.

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Women in Lithuania more susceptible to Covid-19

Women in Lithuania have been more susceptible to the coronavirus than men, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Lithuania marks 100 years since first elected parliament

On Thursday, Lithuania marks the centenary of the Constituent Seimas, or Constituent Assembly, that was democratically elected in 1920 to draft and adopt Lithuania's first permanent Constitution of 1922.

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‘We did nothing’. Lithuanian president says Belarus’ nuclear plant here to stay

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said the Belarusian nuclear plant is here to stay, and the country should focus on pressing Minsk to implement safety requirements.

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Lithuania sends aid to Armenia, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine

A shipment of Lithuanian-made protective face shields are on their way to Armenia, Moldova, Georgia and Ukraine, according to the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry.

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Lithuanian vice minister of environment resigns following bow hunting controversy

Rasa Vaitkevičiūtė is stepping down as Lithuania's vice minister of environment.

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Expats in quarantine: adapting to new life in Lithuania

Expats in Lithuania, as the rest of the people in the country, were stuck indoors after the nationwide quarantine was announced on March 16. Here’s some of their stories, as profiled by Work in Lithuania, a government agency.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 6 new cases

Six new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania in the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total count to 1,511, the Health Ministry said on Thursday morning.

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Lithuania's support for Taiwan draws ire from Beijing

The Lithuanian foreign minister's call to invite Taiwan to next week's World Health Assembly (WHA) drew condemnation from the Chinese government.

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Airlines want clearer criteria before resuming flights from Lithuania – official

Airlines are hesitant to relaunch flights in absence of a clear safety criteria from the Lithuanian government, says the CEO of the country's airports.

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Low demand may delay flights between Baltic states

Although the Lithuanian government has allowed to AirBaltic to resume flights from Vilnius to Riga and Tallinn, they may be delayed to a low demand, according to the CEO of Lietuvos Oro Uostai (Lithuanian Airports).

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Psychologists to accompany ambulances in Lithuania's capital

Ambulances arriving at a scene of an incident in Vilnius will be accompanied by psychologists who will provide counselling to the victims and anyone else affected, according to a press release by the municipality.

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Lithuania eases restrictions: indoor cafes to open, masks no longer mandatory

The Lithuanian government is moving ahead with the next phase of easing quarantine measures.

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Lithuania calls on WHO to invite Taiwan to international assembly

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius on Wednesday called on the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) to invite Taiwan to next week's assembly.

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Lithuania eases travel restrictions for Baltic, Polish residents and citizens

Lithuania’s government announced on Wednesday that the free travel zone between the Baltic states will be opened to citizens, as well as residents of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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‘They didn’t know there were so many artists’. Lithuanian government grants run out on day one

Lithuania’s Culture Council (LKT) has stopped accepting grant application from self-employed artists a day after the scheme became operational.

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Lithuanian prosecutors and lawyer detained in large-scale corruption investigation

Eleven people, including several prosecutors and a lawyer, have been detained as part of a probe into possible collusion between investigators and defendants in several of Lithuania's high-profile financial crime cases.

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Coronavirus: 14 new cases in Lithuania, Vilnius bus driver among infected

Lithuania confirmed 14 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country's total infection count to 1,505, the Health Ministry announced on Wednesday.

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