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

Lithuanian parliament outlaws ‘open beach’ on Vilnius central square

Lithuania’s parliament, Seimas, has passed a law saying that Lukiškių Square in Vilnius must be used to commemorate fighters for the country's independence and not offend “good morals”.

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Minimum wage raise may be smaller than planned, says Lithuanian PM

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Monday that the national minimum wage will increase less than originally planned.

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Lithuanian president opposes Brussels on Rail Baltica management

The infrastructure of the newly-built Rail Baltica railway in Lithuania must be managed by a state enterprise, the presidential office says.

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Lithuanian PM nominates candidate for economy minister

Lithuania's prime minister has nominated Rimantas Sinkevičius, a former transport minister, to head the Ministry of Economy and Innovation which has been without a chief for over six months.

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In blow to Lithuania, natural gas excluded in EU’s transition fund

In a blow to Lithuania and seven other countries, natural gas will not be part of the EU’s decarbonisation fund. EurActiv reports from Brussels.

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Tallinn hosts smaller than usual Baltic Pride march

Baltic Pride was not as big as usual this year, but included a small march in the Estonian capital.

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Nuclear particles detected in Baltics, likely from Russia

Higher than usual but harmless levels of radiation in the Baltic Sea region were detected last week, likely coming from a malfunctioning nuclear power plant in western Russia, according to a Dutch institute.

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British residents allowed to travel to Lithuania

UK citizens and residents are allowed to come to Lithuania as of Monday after the Health Ministry updated its ‘safe list’ of countries with low Covid-19 infection rates.

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Poles in Vilnius back opposition candidate in presidential election

More Polish voters in Vilnius backed Warsaw Mayor Rafał Trzaskowski in Sunday's presidential election, and he will now face incumbent President Andrzej Duda in the second round of voting.

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Lithuanian judge turns to court over rule of law

On Friday, Sigita Rudėnaitė was reinstated to the Supreme Court of Lithuania, pending a Vilnius DIstrict Court’s decision on her previous dismissal which she says could have been unconstitutional and contrary to the rule of law.

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Coronavirus update: 1 new case diagnosed in Lithuania

Lithuania confirmed a single new Covid-19 case over Sunday, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Coronavirus update: infected person from US visited Vilnius bars

Lithuania confirmed a single new Covid-19 case over Sunday, according to the National Public Health Centre.

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Lithuanian presidents asks Brussels to mediate in Baltic dispute over nuclear energy

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has turned to Brussels for mediation between the Baltic states over Belarusian nuclear energy boycott.

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Coronavirus update: 7 new cases in Lithuania confirmed over weekend

Lithuania confirmed five new coronavirus cases on Saturday and two on Sunday.

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LRT FACTS. Are contactless credit cards safe in your pocket?

Contactless payment has been available in Lithuania for several years now and paying with smart devices is becoming increasingly popular. Still, the new technology brings fears that fraudsters could charge a card in the owner's wallet without their knowledge.

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Misty mornings and mystic forests. Photographing undiscovered Lithuania

Photos by the 17-year-old photographer, Darvydas Kilmanas, reveal the nature of Lithuania in its mysterious, hazy beauty. Feeling completely at home when meandering the nearby woods, Kilmanas believes we are all just visitors here.

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People in Vilnius protest against protests

A group of people gathered in Vilnius on Friday to take part in a satirical “rally against all rallies in the world”.

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Neo-Nazi suspect attempted a terror attack in Lithuania, police says

Police in Lithuania arrested a neo-Nazi suspect last year who tried to commit a terror attack, the country’s prosecutors said on Friday.

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Lithuania launches emergency app for people with hearing disabilities

Lithuania's Interior Ministry on Friday presented a special app for people with hearing disabilities, allowing easier access to the 112 emergency number.

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Lithuania moves closer to establishing a state bank

The Lithuanian parliament, Seimas, on Friday authorised the government to launch the procedures to establish a state-owned development bank.

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