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

Majority of Lithuanians see Russia as a threat

Lithuanians perceive Russia as the biggest threat to their country’s security, according to a survey by the Eastern European Studies Centre (EESC) presented on Friday.

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Lithuanian road administration director sacked, intends to appeal

Vitalijus Andrejevas, the head of the Lithuanian Road Administration, was dismissed by Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevič on Friday.

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US drones temporarily based in Baltics

The United States has temporarily deployed two MQ-9 Reaper drones to the Ämari Air Base in Estonia to conduct surveillance flights over the Baltic states.

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Lithuanian student draws courier into improvised graduation ceremony

The coronavirus pandemic has forced universities to cancel graduation ceremonies – but that is not the reason not to dress up in a robe and an academic cap, even if you accept your diploma from a courier.

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French troops join NATO battalion in Lithuania

French troops are joining NATO's multinational Enhanced Forward Presence battalion in Lithuania.

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Lithuania flies suspects and convicts from UK on military plane

Twelve suspects and convicts whose extradition had to be postponed due to the pandemic have been brought to Lithuania from the United Kingdom on a military plane, the Police Department said on Friday.

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Lithuania’s LGBTQ community to protest in Vilnius against ‘demonisation’ by politicians

Lithuania’s LGBTQ+ community is hosting a pride march in Vilnius on July 11 to protest “against injustice both locally and globally”, the organisers said in a press release.

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Lithuania’s LGBT community to protest in Vilnius against ‘demonisation’ by politicians

Lithuania’s LGBT+ community is hosting a pride march in Vilnius on July 11 to protest “against injustice both locally and globally”, the organisers said in a press release.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 3 new cases, 1 death

Three new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total count to 1,828, the Health Ministry reported on Friday. One more person died of Covid-19 on Thursday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 3 new cases, 1 death

Three new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total count to 1,828, the Health Ministry reported on Friday. One more person died of Covid-19 on Thursday.

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Concentration in Lithuania's banking has not undermined competition – IMF

Despite high concentration in Lithuania's banking sector, there is no shortage of competition, according Kristalina Georgieva, a managing director of the International Monetary Fund.

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#Voices - Why does Belarusian opposition have a different flag and independence day?

Kiryl Kryvicki, a student at Vytautas Magnus University and an active member of the Belarusian community in Vilnius, talks to LRT English about why the political opposition in Belarus does not celebrate the independence day on July 3.

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#Voices – Belarusian activist: independence from Soviets 'never became a holiday'

July 3 is an official Independence Day in Belarus. Kiryl Kryvicki, a student at Vytautas Magnus University and an active member of the Belarusian community in Vilnius, talks to LRT English about why the political opposition in Belarus does not celebrate this day.

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LRT English Newsletter: ‘Sex on the Beach’ is back

LRT English Newsletter – June 3, 2020.

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Šarūnas Jasikevičius leaves Žalgiris Kaunas to coach Barcelona

Šarūnas Jasikevičius is leaving as head coach of Lithuania's Žalgiris Kaunas basketball club to join FC Barcelona, the Lithuanian basketball club announced on Thursday.

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EU moves to tackle Baltic Sea pollution

Lithuania’s European Commission delegate, Virginijus Sinkevičius, has initiated a joint declaration to cut pollution in the Baltic Sea.

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Lithuania’s economy to suffer in autumn, says presidential aide

Even though Lithuania’s economy stood up to the initial shock of the coronavirus pandemic relatively well, the real fallout from Covid-19 will be felt in fall, a presidential advisor said on Thursday.

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Popular Lithuanian restaurant chain in massive tax dodging case

The co-owner of Grill London restaurant chain and a vice president of the Lithuanian Autosport Federation were arrested on Wednesday on suspicions of moving money in order to avoid taxes.

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Coronavirus update: five out of seven new cases contracted in Sweden and Ukraine

Lithuania has confirmed seven new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the country's total count to 1,825, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. Five of the new cases are infections contracted abroad.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 7 new infections, most contracted abroad

Lithuania has confirmed seven new coronavirus cases over the last 24 hours, bringing the country's total count to 1,825, the Health Ministry said on Thursday. Five of the new cases are infections contracted abroad.

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