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'No common ground' in Baltics, as Latvia fails to back Lithuania over Belarusian nuclear plant

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said there's "no common ground" in Baltics on boycotting Belarusian nuclear energy, as Riga has urged Vilnius to accept a compromise.

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Alcohol poisonings in Lithuania halve during quarantine

The number of alcohol poisoning cases in Lithuania has halved during the coronavirus quarantine, according to officials.

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Quarantine restrictions in Lithuania saved 1,000 lives, scientists say

On June 17, a three-month-long quarantine will officially end in Lithuania. Although many Lithuanians think that restrictions were excessive, scientists claim that they helped save at least a thousand lives.

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More US troops in Poland will not come at Germany's expense, says Polish PM

Negotiations on the US troops’ deployment in Poland are moving forward but not at the expense of their presence in Germany, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said.

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Vilnius to turn into open-air art gallery

To help artists affected by the coronavirus pandemic, Lithuanian capital Vilnius will turn into an open-air gallery. The “Roofless Art” initiative invites 100 artists to exhibit their works on billboards all across the city centre, said the press release by Vilnius municipality.

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Lithuania tests water in Nemunas following reports of dead fish in Belarus

Lithuania's Environmental Protection Agency is testing water in the river Nemunas following reports of possible pollution near Hrodna, Belarus.

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Lithuanian opposition demand energy minister off Belarusian electricity ban talks

Lithuania's opposition MPs want the energy minister to be removed from the Belarusian electricity ban negotiations, saying he is sabotaging the country's efforts.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 5 new cases, one more death

Five new coronavirus cases were reported by Lithuania's National Public Health Centre on Monday morning.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 5 new cases, one more death

Five new coronavirus cases were reported by Lithuania's National Public Health Centre on Monday morning.

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Lithuania keeps restrictions on travel from Sweden, Portugal and the UK

The existing ban for residents of Sweden, Portugal and the United Kingdom to come to Lithuania will remain in place this week.

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Lithuanian-Polish cross-border movement up 10 times after lifting of controls

A major increase in the flow of passenger vehicles has been recorded on the Lithuanian-Polish border as the controls were lifted on Saturday.

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The day when Soviets occupied Lithuania, all eyes were on Nazis in Paris

On June 15, 1940, newspaper front pages across the world were filled with images of Nazi columns marching under the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, and Adolf Hitler posing in front of the Eiffel Tower. But on the same day 80 years ago, the first Soviet tanks crossed into Lithuania.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 12 new cases over weekend

Seven new coronavirus cases were reported on Saturday and five more on Sunday morning, bringing the total to 1,768 in Lithuania.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 12 new cases over weekend

Seven new coronavirus cases were reported on Saturday and five more on Sunday morning, bringing the total to 1,768 in Lithuania.

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Lithuania commemorates the beginning of mass Soviet deportations

Lithuania is marking the Day of Mourning and Hope on Sunday, the 79th anniversary of the beginning of Soviet mass deportations.

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Stumbling stones. Ilgovskis brothers, the developer tycoons of interwar Kaunas

Stumbling Stones, a series of stories by LRT RADIO, pays tribute to some of the most accomplished Litvaks born in Lithuania.

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Lithuania eyes Estonia's online voting experience as elections loom

With the coronavirus pandemic having brought public health concerns to the fore, Lithuania is returning to debates about online voting. While Estonia has had the option since 2005, it is not a matter of copy-pasting for its Baltic neighbour.

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Will post-corona Russia be forced to return Crimea? – opinion

The enormous financial means that West Germany is still transferring to East Germany, 30 years after re-unification, suggest that Moscow’s grab of Crimea in 2014 has been an ill-calculated adventure, writes Andreas Umland for Emerging Europe.

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Latvia’s refusal to back Lithuania may hinder Baltic energy link with Europe, PM says

Latvia’s refusal to join a boycott of Belarusian nuclear energy could hinder the Baltic sates’ switch away from a Moscow-controlled power grid, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Friday.

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European court to look into Lithuania’s military conscription rules

The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) will look into whether Lithuania provides a suitable alternative for young people, who do not want to do military service based on their religious beliefs.

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