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

Is Belarus facing a 'slipper' revolution?

As independent candidates garner support, calling for ‘slippers’ to “stop the cockroach”, the incumbent Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko is facing dissent and a possible election defeat on August 9. Who is running against the authoritarian leader, and what does it mean for Belarus, the EU, and Lithuania? Dzmitry Mitskevich reports from Minsk.

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Brussels calls out China and Russia over corona fakes

The European Commission has unambiguously pointed the finger at Russia and China as spreaders of disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic. Lithuania's ambassador to the EU said Brussels should have gone further.

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LRT FACTS. Was Antifa behind the Black Lives Matter rally in Vilnius?

Rallies in support of US protests over the death of George Floyd reverberated across Europe, including in Vilnius. About a thousand people participated in the march last Friday, although the event had its detractors.

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LRT FACTS. Was Antifa behind the Black Live Matter rally in Vilnius?

Rallies in support of US protests over the death of George Floyd reverberated across Europe, including in Vilnius. About a thousand people participated in the march last Friday, although the event had its detractors.

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Short stories of Lithuanian art. Vladas Urbanavičius and Ksenija Jaroševaitė – video

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

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Hotel's on us. Lithuania may cover accommodation to attract foreign tourists

Lithuania's Economy Ministry has proposed that the government cover accommodation costs of every third night that foreign tourists spend in the country.

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Lithuanian MPs protest outside Latvian embassy, calling to join Belarusian electricity embargo

Several Lithuanian MPs protested outside the Latvian embassy in Vilnius on Tuesday, urging the country to back a joint Baltic boycott of Belarusian nuclear electricity.

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Lithuania decides to lift quarantine

The nationwide quarantine, which was introduced in Lithuania in mid-March, will be lifted on June 17, the government decided on Wednesday. However, some restrictions will remain in place.

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Lithuania’s crisis response ‘timely’, but future remains uncertain

Lithuania may be looking to the deepest economic downturn in a century in the wake of the pandemic, even though the government has handled the crisis well, according to politicians. However, trade unions warn that the negative effects will be felt for a long time.

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Coronavirus: cluster near Vilnius expands, postman tests positive

Six new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total number to 1,733, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 6 new cases, Vilnius postman tests positive

Six new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total number to 1,733, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus update: cluster near Vilnius expands, postman tests positive

Six new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total number to 1,733, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 6 new cases and 3 deaths

Six new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total number to 1,733, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday.

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President proposes €6m aid scheme for Lithuania's coronavirus-hit media

As the coronavirus crisis hit the advertising revenue of Lithuania's private media, the president has proposed that the government compensate the losses.

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People returning to work after lockdown, minister says

There are currently 200,000 people registered as unemployed in Lithuania, according to Social Security and Labour Minister Linas Kukuraitis. While the ranks of the unemployed swelled during the coronavirus epidemic, the situation is improving, he said.

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Lithuania publishes map of quirky takes on pink soup šaltibarščiai

Lithuania Travel, the state tourism promotion agency, has published a map of the quirkiest takes on the timeless Lithuanian icon, Šaltibarščiai.

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‘Holidays abroad’ in Vilnius. Lithuania’s capital turns Italian – photos

While coronavirus restrictions limit travelling abroad, Lithuania’s capital brings foreign experiences directly to its residents.

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Sabonis to lead Lithuania's Basketball Federation until Olympics

Arvydas Sabonis will continue as the president of the Lithuanian Basketball Federation for another year, the bodys' executive committee decided on Tuesday.

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Storm batters Lithuania – flooded streets and offices, disrupted power lines

The first summer storm has been battering Lithuania since Sunday, leaving behind flooded streets and disrupted services.

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Lithuania and Poland to restore free movement this week, PM says

Lithuania is planning to reopen its border with Poland this week, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Tuesday.

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