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

US troops in Lithuania best way to deter aggression, says minister

The presence of US troops in Lithuania is the best way to deter aggression, Lithuanian Defence Minister Raimundas Karoblis said on Friday.

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Vilnius opens new 100 km track for runners and hikers

A new 100-kilometre Track Around Vilnius was presented by the city mayor Remigijus Šimašius on Thursday.

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Lithuania to turn to EU court over Mobility Package

The Lithuanian government plans to turn to the EU Court of Justice over the tightening of the union’s road transport rules that it says will hurt the country’s transport sector and increase pollution.

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Lithuania hands out iodide pills ahead of Astravyets NPP launch

Potassium iodide pills, to be distributed to residents in case of a nuclear accident, have been handed over to the municipalities of Vilnius and Švenčionys, Lithuania's south eastern regions bordering Belarus.

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Lithuania hands out iodine pills ahead of Astravyets NPP launch

Potassium iodide pills, to be distributed to residents in case of a nuclear accident, have been handed over to the municipalities of Vilnius and Švenčionys, Lithuania's south eastern regions bordering Belarus.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 4 new cases

Four new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Thursday, bringing the country's total count to 1,756, the Health Ministry said on Friday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 4 new cases

Four new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Thursday, bringing the country's total count to 1,756, the Health Ministry said on Friday.

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Lithuania and Poland reopening border

Lithuania and Poland have agreed to reopen their shared border at 10:00 on Friday, the Lithuanian Interior Ministry said.

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LRT English Newsletter: Protests matter

LRT English Newsletter – June 12, 2020

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Anti-racism rally bares divide between Lithuania's young and old

Around a thousand young Lithuanians marched in Vilnius in solidarity with anti-racism protests in the US. Many elderly onlookers were left baffled, saying the youths were taking on issues foreign to Lithuania.

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Resuming travel to Belarus and Russia ‘very risky’, Lithuanian minister says

Belarus and Russia are “playing a very risky game” with their coronavirus containment strategy and it would be dangerous for Lithuania to reopen borders with these countries, according to the health minister.

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Lithuania ‘extremely slow’ in making data public

Lithuania ranks at the bottom among members of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in terms of data openness, the country's anti-corruption watchdog said on Wednesday.

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Lithuanian ruling party proposes to set up state development bank

A group of MPs from the ruling Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union have proposed to establish a State Development Bank.

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Head of Lithuanian Jewish Community registers as lobbyist

The Chief Official Ethics Commission decided on Wednesday to add Faina Kukliansky, a lawyer who heads the Lithuanian Jewish Community (LŽB), to the list of registered lobbyists.

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Coronavirus update: 19 new cases as Lithuanians ‘rush to party’

Lithuania confirmed 19 new coronavirus cases over Wednesday, the biggest daily increase in a month.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 19 new cases, biggest spike in month

Lithuania confirmed 19 new coronavirus cases over Wednesday, the biggest daily increase in a month.

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Lithuania sends medics to Armenia to help fight coronavirus

A team of Lithuanian medical volunteers will travel to Armenia in June to help combat the pandemic.

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Lithuania allows flights to 6 countries, including Italy

The Lithuanian government gave the nod to resuming direct regular flights to six more countries: Cyprus, Greece, Croatia, Italy, Spain and Ireland.

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Lithuanian police launch probe into Black Lives Matter rally in Vilnius

The police in Lithuania are investigating eight cases of administrative offenses, as well as a public order violation, during the Black Lives Matter rally in Vilnius last week.

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Latvia lifts coronavirus restrictions, Lithuania to follow

Latvia’s government on Wednesday lifted the state of emergency declared due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to the country’s public broadcaster LSM.

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