LRT

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

First win in four years: Lithuanian men’s football team beats Albania

On Monday, Lithuania’s national football team ended a four-year losing streak after a 1:0 win against Albania in the UEFA Nations League.

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How much does it cost to be a student in Lithuania?

Tuition fees and other study costs have increased in recent years. While some students say that they can make do with 400 euros per month, others spend twice as much.

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Lithuania says EU’s inaction over Belarus undermines foreign policy credibility

The EU’s lack of action over Belarus is undermining the credibility of its foreign policy, Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius told the Financial Times newspaper in an interview published on Sunday.

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Former school links new chief of Belarus KGB with Lithuania

The new chief of Belarus' security service, the KGB, has a Lithuanian connection. Ivan Tertel went to school in southern Lithuania, the Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza reports.

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Hookah party in Lithuania leads to coronavirus outbreak

Nine people in Lithuania got infected with Covid-19 after sharing a hookah at a party.

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Belarus applies ‘Stalinist methods’ to suppress opposition, says Lithuanian FM

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has called the recent kidnapping of Maria Kolesnikova, a representative of the Belarusian opposition, "a disgrace" and demanded her immediate release.

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Lithuanian customs detain oil, gas equipment bound for Russia

Lithuanian customs officers on Friday detained a shipment of equipment for the oil and gas industry bound for Russia, the Customs Department said.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 17 new cases, over 200 students in self-quarantine

Seventeen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Sunday, bringing the country's total count to 3,100, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) reported on Monday morning.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 17 new cases, including school student

Seventeen new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Sunday, bringing the country's total count to 3,100, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) reported on Monday morning.

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Shocking images of illegal dog breeding sparks vigilante, police raids in Lithuania

A West Highland Terrier named Sniegius went missing last Thursday in Kretinga District, western Lithuania. What the dog's owners found during the search caused a wave raids by police and volunteers across Lithuania.

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Lithuania’s Kaunas seeks UNESCO World Heritage status for its modernist architecture

Authorities in Lithuania’s second-largest city Kaunas are finalising a bid for the town’s modernist architecture to be included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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New wood production plant in north Lithuania ‘shows best investment environment’ – PM

Vakarų Medienos Grupė (VMG), one of the biggest wood and furniture production plants in the Baltics, has opened a new production facility in Akmenė Free Economic Zone in northern Lithuania.

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New wood production plant in north Lithuania ‘shows best investment environment’

Vakarų Medienos Grupė (VMG), one of the biggest wood and furniture production plants in the Baltics, has opened a new production facility in Akmenė Free Economic Zone in northern Lithuania.

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Arrivals in Lithuania from Norway, Hungary, Canada required to self-isolate

Lithuania's Health Ministry has updated its list of coronavirus-affected countries. As of Monday, people arriving from Norway, Hungary, and Canada will be required to self-isolate.

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Coronavirus: 79 new cases of Covid-19 in Lithuania over weekend

Lithuania’s health authorities confirmed 36 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday and 43 on Sunday.

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Coronavirus update: 79 new cases of Covid-19 in Lithuania over weekend

Lithuania’s health authorities confirmed 36 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday and 43 on Sunday.

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Chinese man who fought in Lithuania's Wars of Independence

When Lithuania declared independence in 1916, the region soon descended into conflict. Lithuania, too, had to assemble a fighting force. Lured to join the army with promises of land, a Chinese man unexpectedly became one of the first volunteers.

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Mapping layers of trauma in Lithuania's built heritage. Interview with Tatiana Pinto

In 2016, Sweden’s Royal Institute of Art intended to move to an empty industrial building on the outskirts of the capital, Stockholm. Tatiana Letier Pinto, a Brazilian architect at the university, decided to dig deeper. Now, she will bring the same technique to Vilnius to investigate the Sports and Concert Palace, according to a press release by Architekūros Fondas NGO.

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No self-isolation required for Lithuanians crossing into Latvia for now

People travelling to Latvia from Estonia and Lithuani will not need to self-isolate for at least another week, according to the Latvian government.

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Tipping point in Belarus: as Minsk turns to Moscow, it’s time to act – opinion

What Alexander Lukashenko and Russian President Vladimir Putin call interference from the West, “we see as simply calling a spade a spade”, writes Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius in an op-ed for LRT.

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