LRT

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

Lithuania to contribute €2.5m in EU's search for Covid-19 vaccine

The Lithuanian government has agreed to contribute 2.5 million euros to the EU's Emergency Support Instrument (ESI) to accelerate the creation of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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CIA operations in Soviet-occupied Lithuania: ‘Not a story of success’

After the Second World War, the newly established American Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) collected information on struggles against the Soviet occupation in the Baltic states. But the Soviets convinced the West that people in Lithuania did not support the resistance movement.

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Lithuania will no longer try to summon Gorbachev to court

A court in Lithuanial has begun looking at 61 appeals filled in the January 13 case, which saw 67 people sentenced for war crimes and crimes against humanity during the 1991 Soviet crackdown in Vilnius.

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Lithuania is privatising electricity provision. What do you need to know?

Lithuania is set to give up the state monopoly of electricity supply to households by 2023 and consumers will have to choose new energy providers. What should one know about the change?

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Lithuania will have to update its climate plan – EU commissioner

Lithuania could direct the EU's increasing funding toward reaching a more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target proposed by the European Commission, Virginijus Sinkevičius, the country's European commissioner for environment, oceans and fisheries, said.

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Belarus to launch nuclear plant on Lithuanian border in November

The Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant, constructed near Belarus' border with Lithuania, is to be launched on November 7, President Alexander Lukashenko announced on Wednesday.

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Lithuania’s Sea Museum releases seals back into wild – video

On a sunny Tuesday morning, twelve seals that were previously found in Smiltynė on Lithuania’s Curonian Spit were released back into the Baltic Sea.

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Lithuania to spend extra €3.9m on ‘safe’ elections

The Lithuanian cabinet has decided to allocate additional 3.9 million euros for next month's parliamentary election.

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Lithuania to ease visa procedures for Belarusians

Lithuania's Foreign Ministry plans to facilitate visa issuance for Belarusian citizens.

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Baltics in competition for Belarusian IT firms

Since the August 9 Belarusian presidential election, the country's booming IT sector has faced internet outages and a climate of repressions. Seeing the opportunity, the Baltic states have turned to attract some of the 1,500 firms that may seek to relocate.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 45 new cases, 32 schools affected

Forty-five new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lithuania over Tuesday, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) reported on Wednesday morning.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 45 new cases

Forty-five new coronavirus cases were diagnosed in Lithuania over Tuesday, the National Public Health Centre (NVSC) reported on Wednesday morning.

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Lithuania and Poland 'destabilise’ Belarus, says Minsk

Poland and Lithuania have contributed to destablising the situation in Belarus, claimed a senior official at the Belarusian Defence Ministry, Oleg Voinov.

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Big, old, and deadly. Lithuanian museum showcases a rare find

The Lithuanian National Museum (LNM) in Vilnius has unveiled a 13,000-year-old exhibit – a Baltic hunting axe.

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Post-pandemic unemployment strikes Lithuanian regions

Unemployment in Lithuania has reached 14 percent during the pandemic. At 20 percent, the unemployment rate is the highest in the northwestern Lithuanian district of Kelmė.

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Russia and Belarus drill 'worrying' offensive operations, says Lithuanian military

Despite claims of defensive drills, Russian and Belarusian military exercises are practicing offensive operations, said Lithuania’s Chief of Defence Valdemaras Rupšys on Tuesday.

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Baltics among EU's smallest recipients of Chinese investment – statistics

The Baltic states and Slovakia remain Europe’s smallest recipients of China’s foreign direct investment (FDI), according to the 2000–2019 stats published by Politico Europe.

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Lithuanian woman unearths 1kg potato

A woman in Lithuania, Milda Ismailova, was pleasantly surprised when she unearthed a mega potato in her garden weighing 856 grams.

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Lithuanian foreign minister to sign 5G deal with US in Washington

Vilnius and Washington will on Wednesday sign a cooperation agreement on the development of 5G telecommunications infrastructure, according to the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry.

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Police investigate match-fixing in Lithuanian football

The police are investigating the Lithuanian Football Federation's complaint about alleged match fixing aimed at making profit from betting.

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