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

Lithuania among EU‘s top spenders on culture

Lithuania spent 2.1 percent of its government budget on cultural services in 2018, according to figures released by Eurostat on June 16.

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Lithuanian medics depart for Armenia to fight Covid-19

A team of 11 Lithuanian medics and experts has left for Armenia on Friday morning for a two-week mission to help the country fight the spread of the coronavirus.

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Russia’s Putin says Soviets occupied Lithuania ‘with consent’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has published an op-ed about the Second World War, defending the Soviet pact with Hitler and saying the occupation of the Baltic states happened “with consent”.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 8 new cases

Lithuania confirmed eight new coronavirus cases over Thursday, the country's Health Ministry has reported.

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Lithuania's genocide research centre must ‘double-check’ its findings, says director candidate

Lithuania's Genocide and Resistance Research Centre is studying sensitive issues and therefore has to be particularly scrupulous in its research, says Adas Jakubauskas, a candidate to take over the institution's helm.

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LRT English Newsletter: It’s (not) over

LRT English Newsletter – June 19, 2020

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Lithuania‘s tobacco black market among the largest in Europe

Lithuania‘s black market of tobacco products has expanded over the past year and is among the largest in the European Union, a study by the international audit and consulting company KPMG revealed.

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Lithuania‘s black tobacco market among the largest in Europe

Lithuania‘s black market of tobacco products has expanded over the past year and is among the largest in the European Union, a study by the international audit and consulting company KPMG revealed.

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Lithuania protests Russia's move to rehabilitate Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact

Lithuania's government has expressed formal protest over attempts in Russia rehabilitate the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact, a 1939 German-Soviet agreement that precipitated World War Two and the occupation of Baltic states.

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Lithuanians seek holidays abroad, but insurance options are limited

Travel agencies in Lithuania are already planning summer trips, while tourists are looking for insurance against coronavirus. But insurance companies say they will not cover Covid-19 infections.

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Turkey still blocking defence plan for Baltics and Poland

Turkey continues to block a NATO defence plan for the Baltic states and Poland, according to allied diplomats and a French defence official quoted by Reuters on Wednesday.

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Turkey still blocking defence plan for Balics and Poland

Turkey continues to block a NATO defence plan for the Baltic states and Poland, according to allied diplomats and a French defence official quoted by Reuters on Wednesday.

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Lithuanians bring Burning Man to the Baltics

Burning Man, attracting around 70,000 participants to the desert in Nevada, will not take place this year for the first time since 1986 due to the coronavirus pandemic. But the Lithuanian Burners community is bringing the experience closer to home, according to a press release.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania confirms 6 new cases

Six new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over Wednesday, bringing the country's total count to 1,784, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania confirms 6 new cases

Six new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Lithuania over Wednesday, bringing the country's total count to 1,784, the Health Ministry said on Thursday.

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Lithuanian president says 'insurmountable obstacles' with Russia remain

Lithuania's President Gitanas Nausėda delivered his first State of the Nation address on Thursday, outlining his take on the situation and challenges facing the country.

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Nausėda delivers first State of the Nation address, calling for ‘just, green’ welfare state

Lithuania's President Gitanas Nausėda delivered his first State of the Nation address on Thursday, outlining his take on the situation and challenges facing the country.

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No risk of extremism either from right or left in Lithuania – Seimas committee chair

Extremists do not pose any particular threat to Lithuania's national security, the chairman of the Seimas Committee on National Security and Defence (NSGD) has said.

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Lithuania’s quarantine – in photos

Three months have passed before Lithuania lifted the nationwide quarantine on Wednesday, June 17. We look back at the extraordinary weeks through the lenses of LRT photographers – Justinas Stacevičius, Edvard Blaževič, and Domantas Umbrasas.

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Despite reports of dead fish in Belarus, Lithuanian officials find no pollution in Nemunas

No elevated pollution has been detected in the River Nemunas in Lithuania, according to initial test results. The river's water was tested following reports on dead fish near Hrodna in Belarus.

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