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

Lithuanian families to receive one-off child benefits as part of pandemic mitigation

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, on Tuesday approved the president’s proposal to pay one-off child benefits to support families during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus: 7 new cases, infection at Vilnius supermarket

Seven new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Lithuania on Tuesday, bringing the country’s total to 1,727.

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Coronavirus update: 7 new cases, 72nd death in Lithuania

Seven new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Lithuania on Tuesday, bringing the country’s total to 1,727.

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Coronavirus update: 7 new cases, infection at Vilnius supermarket

Seven new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed in Lithuania on Tuesday, bringing the country’s total to 1,727.

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NATO kicks off Baltic Sea drills downscaled due to pandemic

Two Lithuanian vessels have departed for the annual US-led NATO exercise BALTOPS in the Baltic Sea, which has been downscaled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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‘A significant shift’: US oil for Belarus reaches Lithuania

The first shipment of US oil for Belarus reached Lithuania on Friday, marking a “significant shift” for Minsk as it seeks to reduce its energy dependence on Moscow, according to Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.

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Designers submit proposals to revamp iconic VIlnius street – photos

Eighteen designs were submitted to the Vilnius municipality for the renovation of Vokiečių street in the Lithuanian capital.

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No need to ‘dramatise’ US troop pullout from Germany, says Lithuanian foreign minister

Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said the country would welcome US troops in Poland after Washington said it plans to scale down its military presence in Germany.

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Lithuania not worried by Poland's record spike in Covid-19 cases, minister says

Lithuania is not worried by a record spike in Covid-19 infections registered in neighbouring Poland over the weekend, Interior Minister Rita Tamašunienė said on Monday.

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Beating sleep and quarantine, Lithuanian babies compete in crawling race

Thirteen babies competed in Lithuania’s annual crawling race, which took place online for the first time due to the coronavirus lockdown. One competitor, meanwhile, succumbed to sleep.

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Lithuania on track to lift quarantine next week, says health minister

Lithuanian Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga said the country is on track to lift the nationwide quarantine on June 17.

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Baltic power line disconnects, triggering emergency operations

Lithuania’s electricity grid operator, Litgrid, said a submarine power cable with Sweden disconnected abruptly on Sunday.

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Coronavirus update: new cases in Lithuania linked to private parties

The Lithuanian Health Ministry confirmed six new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the country’s total to 1,720.

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Coronavirus update: 6 new cases, cluster near Vilnius a 'concern’

The Lithuanian Health Ministry confirmed six new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, bringing the country’s total to 1,720.

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Lithuania updates travel list – arrivals from UK, Sweden and Portugal still banned

Lithuania has on Monday allowed arrivals from 28 countries, including Belgium which was previously blacklisted.

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Lithuanian PM to run in October election on ruling party list

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis will run in the October parliamentary election on the list of the current ruling party, Lithuanian Farmers and Greens Union (LVŽS).

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Short stories of Lithuanian art. Mikalojus Povilas Vilutis – video

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

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Coronavirus update: 20 new cases confirmed in Lithuania over weekend

Eleven new Covid-19 cases were reported in Lithuania on Saturday and nine more on Sunday.

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Colours. DJing between Mexico and ‘fictional Lithuania’

Moving between Latin America and Europe, Lithuanian DJ and a translator Eglė Naujokaitytė thrives in the colours of Mexico City, but longs for the “deep spirit” of Lithuanian forests.

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#Voices – Lithuanians should care about US protests

As protests sweep across the US, Americans living in Lithuania say being overseas does not make the issue any less personal.

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