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

FinCEN leaks in Baltics. Unknown Riga bank that serviced one of the world’s richest men

Russian aluminium tycoon Oleg Deripaska moved more than $3 billion of suspicious origin through a small Latvian bank.

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FinCEN leaks in Baltics: Latvia exposed as ‘high-risk jurisdiction’

The leaked suspicious activity reports written by US-based banks to the country’s financial crime investigators reveal that Latvia was considered a high-risk jurisdiction for years.

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Lukashenko's bluff pushing Lithuanian businesses out of Belarus

While Lithuanian businesses in Belarus took the threat by Alexander Lukashenko to close the borders as a bluff, the uncertainty has been affecting their work and they are now considering moving to Lithuania.

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US billionaire and Clinton campaign donor arrested in Lithuania

US billionaire Ahmad ‘Andy’ Khawaja was arrested by Lithuanian law-enforcement officials in Vilnius on September 3, 15min.lt reported on Monday.

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Lithuania to ban city festivals, mass-test hospital patients

Responding to a recent spike in coronavirus infections, the Lithuanian government said it would ban mass gatherings, such as city or harvest festivals.

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Arrivals from Georgia, Sweden, Norway required to self-isolate in Lithuania

Lithuania’s Health Ministry has published an updated list of coronavirus-affected countries.

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Sixty-nine Belarusians flee to Lithuania after repressions

Lithuania has granted permissions to 262 Belarusian nationals to come to the country on humanitarian grounds, according to the Interior Ministry. So far, 69 of them have arrived in the country.

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69 Belarusians come to Lithuania on humanitarian exception

Lithuania has granted permissions to 262 Belarusian nationals to come to the country on humanitarian grounds, according to the Interior Ministry. So far, 69 of them have arrived in the country.

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Lithuania, Poland, Romania propose ‘democratic transition’ plan for Belarus

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda, together with the presidents of Poland and Romania, has called upon European Union to consider an assistance plan for “for a democratic Belarus”.

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Coronavirus update: 70 new cases in Lithuania, one town cancels classes and public events

Seventy new coronavirus cases were reported in Lithuania on Monday morning.

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Russian pranksters impersonate Nausėda in call with EP president

Russian pranksters impersonated Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda and Belarus’ Svetlana Tikhonovskaya in a call to David Sassoli, president of the European Parliament.

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Latvia imposes self-quarantine on Lithuanian travellers

Lithuania has been added to Latvia's blacklist of coronavirus-affected countries. Travellers from Lithuania are now required to go into 10-day self-isolation when they go to the neighbouring country.

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Lithuanian president, PM, foreign minister lead popularity ratings

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda has seen his popularity rating grow in recent months, whole Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga's popularity has tumbled, according to the latest Lietuvos Rytas/Vilmorus survey published on Saturday.

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National lockdown ‘unjustifiable’ despite rising infections – Lithuanian president

As Lithuania has been reporting record-setting daily increases in coronavirus cases, President Gitanas Nausėda says the country is better prepared now than during the “first wave” of the pandemic.

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Who's who in Lithuania's 2020 parliamentary election – explainer

LRT English presents an overview of the main parties and their pitch to the voters in the upcoming October 11 elections.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 179 cases over weekend

Lithuania has reported 99 new cases of Covid-19 on Saturday and 80 on Sunday, according to the country’s health authorities.

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Fountain boom in Lithuania: a source of joy and a potential burden

Lithuanian towns race each other in building more and larger fountains. An easy way to beautify public spaces with EU funding, they may become a burden on public resources in the future.

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Lithuania ‘standing up for what Europe should’. Interview with German ambassador Sonn

With Vilnius becoming a vocal advocate for the Belarusian people, it is “standing up for what Europe should”, according to German Ambassador to Lithuania Matthias Sonn.

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Most Lithuanians support active stance on Belarus protests – study

Lithuanians generally support their government’s position on protests in Belarus and approve of sanctioning Alexander Lukashenko’s regime, a study by the Eastern Europe Studies Centre (EESC) in Vilnius has found.

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Lithuania eases facemask restrictions in bars and restaurants

Clients in bars, restaurants, and cafes will no longer be required to wear a facemask while waiting for their order, Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga announced on Friday.

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