LRT

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

Crimea is a divisive issue in Belarus, says Tikhanovskaya in Vilnius

When there is a new free and fair election in Belarus, its discredited leader Alexander Lukashenko will not have the moral right to run, former presidential candidate Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said in an interview on LRT TV. She also announced plans to form a transitional government and explained her position on Crimea.

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Minsk rebuffs Baltic sanctions: their statements matter ‘less and less’

The Belarusian government does not care about criticism from Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, the country's Foreign Ministry spokesman said after the three Baltics states imposed entry bans on Alexander Lukashenko and 29 other high-ranking officials.

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Lithuania pushes for EU fund to help victims in Belarus

Lithuania’s government is hoping to establish national and EU initiatives to help victims of the Belarusian regime, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said on Monday.

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Neo-Nazi admits to plotting terror attacks in Lithuanian capital

Gediminas Beržinska, a 21-year-old man who affiliates himself with a neo-Nazi group, admitted on Monday to attempting a terror attack. Beržinskas also said he would have plotted more attacks if he wasn't arrested.

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Vilnius launches Roma integration programme – focus on reducing stigma, improving education

Vilnius Council on August 26 approved a new Roma integration programme for 2020–2023, according to a press release.

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Lithuania sanctions 30 Belarusian officials including Lukashenko

On Monday, Lithuania imposed sanctions on Belarusian President Alexander lukashenko and 29 other officials in the country’s for their role in vote-rigging and violence against protesters.

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Baltic states to announce Belarus sanctions on Monday, Lithuanian president says

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia will on Monday afternoon release a list of individuals who will be banned from entering the three Baltic countries for their roles in vote-rigging and violence against protesters in Belarus, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda said.

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Coronavirus update: 32 new cases of Covid-19, eight soldiers infected

Thirty-two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total to 2,906, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) said on Monday.

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Coronavirus update: 32 new cases of Covid-19, 14 linked to workplace clusters

Thirty-two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total to 2,906, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) said on Monday.

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Lithuania's economy contracts by 5.5 percent

Lithuania's economy shrank by 5.5 percent in the second quarter compared to the first quarter, according to figures released by the country's statistics office on Monday.

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Lithuania puts Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, Belarus on coronavirus-affected list

People arriving in Lithuania from Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia and Belarus will need to self-isolate for two weeks as of Monday, Lithuania's Health Ministry said on Friday.

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From city to village. Is life better in Lithuanian countryside?

Is ditching an expensive apartment in Vilnius and heading for the countryside worth it? It may depend on how you measure your life quality.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 64 new cases over weekend

Thirty-five new coronavirus cases were reported in Lithuania on Sunday, in addition to 29 confirmed on Saturday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 64 new cases over weekend

Thirty-five new coronavirus cases were reported in Lithuania on Sunday, in addition to 29 confirmed on Saturday.

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Absences and reminders: searching for Soviet statues in the Baltics – photos

An American photographer set out to investigate historical memory in the Baltic states by looking what happened to public spaces that were once dominated by statues of Lenin and Stalin.

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Why are Lithuanians crazy about kebabs?

Kebabs have taken over Lithuania – there’s hardly a village in the country without a kiosk offering a rotating spit of meat. Why, and how, did kebabs become so popular in the Baltic country?

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Lithuania's top court finds fault with government's reappointment

The procedure by which Lithuania's parliament re-approved the government's mandate last year violated the Constitution, a court has found. However, the ruling will not come into force until the end of the cabinet's term.

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Lithuania may limit working hours of bars, impose restrictions on nightlife

The Lithuanian government will consider limiting working hours of bars and nightclubs in order to stem the spread of the coronavirus, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has said.

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Belarus threatens sanctions on Lithuania to ‘show them their place’

On Friday, Alexander Lukashenko threatened to impose sanctions on Warsaw and Vilnius and redirect the country’s exports away from the Lithuanian port of Klaipėda.

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Lithuania secures 1.8m coronavirus vaccine doses under EC deal

The European Commission has signed a contract with the British-Swedish pharmacy company AstraZeneca for the supply of at least 300 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine it is developing.

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