LRT

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

Six more advance to Lithuania’s Eurovision semi-final

The second instalment of Lithuania's national Eurovision marathon on Saturday delivered a second batch of performances t...

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Cannon fodder and US puppets: what is Chinese propaganda saying about Lithuania?

Amid a diplomatic confrontation with Vilnius, Chinese state media has also started paying close attention to Lithuania’s...

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Seven years with the euro, Lithuanians still hold onto their old money

Seven years after Lithuania adopted the euro, Lithuanians still hold onto millions-worth of litai, their former currency...

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All bark, no bite? Despite sanctions, EU trade with Belarus at full speed

While Lithuania is one of the harshest critics of hard-line leader Alexander Lukashenko, the Baltic state continues to c...

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Lithuania moves toward introducing universal real estate tax

Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė has welcomed the finance minister’s proposal to introduce a universal real es...

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Lithuanian PM: the flow of migrants to Belarus has stopped

The flow of migrants travelling to Belarus “has stopped”. Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė said on Friday.

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Lithuania shortens Covid isolation time for asymptomatic cases

From Monday, Lithuania will shorten the isolation time for asymptomatic Covid-19 cases from ten to seven days, the Healt...

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As Lithuania faces 'undeclared sanctions' from China, EU rallies to find answers

EU foreign ministers are trying to agree on a common policy toward China as Lithuania is facing pressure from Beijing ov...

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‘Catastrophic’ winds in Lithuania topple trees, leave people without electricity

On Friday, winds of “catastrophic” speeds have been recorded in Lithuania, according to the country's Hydrometeorologica...

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MEPs and UNHCR decry Lithuania's migrant pushbacks, restrictions on aid workers

Lithuania, Latvia, and Poland continue to use questionable methods to keep out migrants trying to enter from Belarus and...

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Head of major Vilnius hospital, four doctors named suspects in bribery probe

The Lithuanian Special Investigation Service (STT) said on Friday morning that it had opened an investigation into suspe...

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Klaipėda port restricts ship traffic due to storm

Ship traffic at the Lithuanian seaport of Klaipėda has been restricted due to a storm.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 3,947 new cases, 10 deaths

Lithuania has registered 3,947 new coronavirus infections and ten deaths from Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, the count...

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State of emergency on Lithuania's border with Belarus set to expire

Lithuania's state of emergency on the border with Belarus is set to expire at midnight on Friday.

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Lithuanian government to overhaul pandemic management amid infection spike

New isolation and other pandemic management procedures should be implemented in Lithuania by next week.

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LRT English Newsletter: In hot water during a cold winter

LRT English Newsletter – January 14, 2022.

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How Lithuania's minorities joined the fight for independence in 1991

On January 13, people in Luthuania mark the Freedom Defender’s Day. On the same day in 1991, it wasn't only the ethnic L...

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Lithuania ups troop readiness amid Russia tensions

Lithuania has upped the readiness of its troops amid tensions with Russia, Chief of Defence Valdemaras Rupšys told LRT T...

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Gazprom largely to blame for natural gas shortages in Europe, says energy monitor

The head of the International Energy Agency (IEA) has blamed Russia for worsening Europe's natural gas crisis, saying th...

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‘There are enough lunatics’ – Lithuanian leaders decry protesters at Freedom Defender’s Day events

On Thursday, protesters gathered at Independence Square outside the Seimas in Vilnius. They booed and heckled Lithuanian...

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