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Coronavirus: 114 new cases, president to be tested after attending event

On Friday, Lithuania confirmed 114 new cases of Covid-19.

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Coronavirus update: 114 new cases, president to be tester after attending event

On Friday, Lithuania confirmed 114 new cases of Covid-19.

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Coronavirus update: 114 new cases, president to be tested after attending event

On Friday, Lithuania confirmed 114 new cases of Covid-19.

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NATO 'concerned' about situation In Belarus, monitoring military drills

NATO is “concerned about the situation” in Belarus, the United Kingdom's Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart William Peach, chairman of the NATO Military Committee, said in Vilnius on Friday.

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Dutch minister in Vilnius voices support for Tikhanovskaya

On Thursday, Dutch Foreign Minister Stefan Blok met with Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaja in Vilnius and voiced his strong support for her aspiration to hold a new presidential election.

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Activists to carry coffin in Vilnius to protest against Lithuania's climate change policy

In a demonstration organised by the Fridays for Future movement, activists will carry a coffin through Gedimino Avenue in central Vilnius to protest Lithuania's climate change policy.

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After falsely proclaimed dead, Belarus 'first victim' finds refuge in Lithuania

Eyes wide open, Yauhen Zaichkin laid on the ground unconscious. On August 9, the first night of Belarusian protests, Zaichkin was proclaimed the first victim to be killed by Alexander Lukashenko’s regime. But almost a month later, he appeared in Vilnius.

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LRT English Newsletter: Dancing storks and murky deals

LRT English Newsletter – September 25, 2020

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'Tokens of rare humanity': Kaunas conference honours families who saved Jews

A conference in Kaunas, dedicated to the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, paid tribute to Lithuanian families who saved Jews during World War Two.

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Kaunas conference honours Lithuanian families who saved Jews from Holocaust

A conference in Kaunas, dedicated to the Japanese diplomat Chiune Sugihara, paid tribute to Lithuanian families who were saving Jews during World War Two.

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Baltic states expanding sanctions on Belarus officials

Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia are expanding sanctions on Belarusian government officials responsible for vote-rigging and violence against peaceful protesters, the Lithuanian president's office said on Thursday.

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Lithuania's genocide centre to remove KGB agent list from its website

Lithuania's Genocide and Resistance Research Centre (LGGRTC) will remove the database of KGB recruits from its website, saying the records will still be accessible in national archives.

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Emigration behind Lithuania’s unnatural ageing statistics – experts

Lithuania is ageing faster than any other country of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), a study by Invest Lithuania, the country’s investment agency, has found.

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Lithuania's first lady in hot water over comments on women in education

Diana Nausėdienė, the wife of Lithuania's President Gitanas Nausėda, has attracted criticism after delivering a speech on women's empowerment. Commentators have called her comments ill-advised, while the president's office has said Nausėdienė's words were misconstrued.

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Border firms face closures as Latvia quarantines Lithuanian travellers

Last weekend, Latvia imposed self-quarantine on travellers from Lithuania, affecting businesses operating near the border.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports highest-ever daily increase with 138 new cases

Lithuania confirmed 138 new coronavirus cases over Wednesday, the biggest daily increase so far.

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Lithuania may build Rail Baltica on its own, says transport minister

Vilnius is considering building the Lithuanian section of Rail Baltica, the railway that will connect Poland and the Baltic states, on its own, according to Transport Minister Jaroslav Narkevič.

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Belarusians in Lithuania protest Lukashenko’s ‘farce’ inauguration

On Wednesday, several dozen Belarusians gathered outside the country’s embassy in Lithuania to protest against Alexander Lukashenko’s secret inauguration.

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‘Authoritarian regimes are very fragile.’ Interview with Zhanna Nemtsova

Events in Belarus have shown that authoritarian regimes can be quite fragile and collapse after one inadvertent mistake, says journalist Zhanna Nemtsova in an interview with LRT.lt.

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No signs of Russian troops remaining in Belarus – Lithuanian minister

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