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

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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Kremlin reopens chapter on Baltic occupation. Why?

An article attributed to Russian President Vladimir Putin claimed the Baltic states were occupied with “consent”. Two days prior on June 16, a story on Russia Beyond – an outlet under the same state ownership as RT – claimed it was a “privilege” to live in the Baltics during the Soviet occupation.

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In wake of scandals, Lithuania adopts new lobbying law

Lithuania’s parliament, Seimas, on Friday adopted a new law on lobbying after a scandal involving the country’s banking association and business confederation.

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Coronavirus: Lithuanian authorities check kindergarten after child infected

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total to 1,808, the country's Health Ministry said on Friday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuanian authorities check kindergarten after child infected

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total to 1,808, the country's Health Ministry said on Friday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 2 new cases

Two new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over the past 24 hours, bringing the country's total to 1,808, the country's Health Ministry said on Friday.

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Rail Baltica will improve military mobility, says NATO commander

Rail Baltica, a European standard gauge railway that will connect the Baltic countries with Poland, will also improve military mobility, according to the head of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command (JFC), Jörg Vollmer.

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LRT English Newsletter: A beach too far?

LRT English Newsletter – June 26, 2020

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Lithuanian politicians say a beach in Vilnius square ‘degrades’ memory

A beach established in a Vilnius’ square, which is known for memorials commemorating Lithuania’s independence, has been criticised by politicians for “degrading” memory.

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Three chief advisers to Lithuanian president step down

Three chief advisers to the Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda are stepping down., the presidential office said on Thursday.

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Baltics, Poland urge Russia to respect 'territorial integrity' of neighbours

The Baltic states and Poland have urged Russia to improve relations with its neighbours by respecting their sovereignty, territorial integrity, and international law.

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Lithuanian president shuns meeting with Baltic counterparts

Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda has decided not to attend a meeting with his Estonian and Latvian counterparts due to a failure to agree on a joint boycott of Belarusian nuclear energy.

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Worried of Belarus nuclear plant, Lithuania ups monitoring measures

As Belarus gears up to launch Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, Lithuania is trying to ensure rapid response to any possible accident, according to the country’s Environment Minister Kęstutis Mažeika.

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