LRT

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

'People chant thank you to the police'. Officers in Lithuania say the public trust them

In light of protests in the US, Lithuanian police say they are much more restricted in the use of force than their American peers.

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Rail Baltica may be a burden on taxpayers, EU auditors warn

The cost of the high-speed railway link Rail Baltica will run significantly over budget and its economic viability is in doubt, according to the European Court of Auditors (ECA).

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Lithuania’s Constitutional Court accuses ruling party of interference

On Tuesday, Lithuania's ruling coalition turned to the country’s President Gitanas Nausėda, asking to dismiss the president of the Constitutional Court Dainius Žalimas when his term ends.

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Coronavirus: Lithuania reports 2 new cases, stocks up on protective equipment

Two new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total count to 1,778, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday morning.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 2 new cases, stocks up on protective equipment

Two new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total count to 1,778, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday morning.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 2 new cases, 23 people treated in hospitals

Two new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Tuesday, bringing the total count to 1,778, the country's Health Ministry said on Wednesday morning.

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Lithuania won battle against the virus, but war is not over – PM

Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis has warned that although the quarantine has been lifted, the war against the virus is not over.

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Public bank gets go-ahead from Lithuanian parliament

Lithuania's parliament, Seimas, has given its initial backing to establish a state-owned bank, a proposal put forth by the ruling coalition and backed by the president.

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Lithuania lifts quarantine – timeline of key events

As Lithuania lifts quarantine on Wednesday, June 17, we take a look back at the key events during the nationwide lockdown.

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Lithuania sends additional troops to Mali

Lithuania has sent additional troops to the mission in Mali in response to request by its allies, according to the country’s Defence Ministry.

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Lithuania has ‘plenty’ of dexamethasone to treat Covid-19 patients, minister says

Lithuania has sufficient stocks of dexamethasone, a drug that has been found to significantly cut death risk for Covid-19 patients, the country's Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga has said.

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Buckwheat popcorn – a Baltic take on a classic snack

A chef in Latvia has found a novel way of serving buckwheat – blowing it up in a twisted take on traditional popcorn.

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Lithuanian parliament condemns Russia’s historical revisionism, calls for reparations

The Lithuanian parliament passed a resolution on Tuesday, condemning the Soviet occupation and calling on Russia to pay reparations.

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Lithuania will not fine foreigners who overstay

Foreigners whose permits to temporarily stay in Lithuania expired during the coronavirus quarantine will not be sanctioned, the country's Migration Department said on Tuesday.

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Facemasks no longer mandatory after Lithuania exits quarantine

Wearing facemasks in shops and indoor public places will no longer be mandatory after Wednesday, but distance and hygene requirements will remain in place, according to a decree signed by Lithuania's health minister.

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Lithuania plans to roll out contact tracing app by August

Lithuania is planning to purchase a phone app to trace close contacts of coronavirus-infected people.

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Lithuanians reject 'otherness', human rights report says

A report on human rights in Lithuania has criticsed the country's rejection of perceived otherness. However, recent years have also seen significant progress.

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Lithuania publishes ‘black list’ of countries subject to travel restrictions

The Lithuanian Health Ministry has released a list of 45 countries that are most affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 3 new cases, all in Vilnius

Three new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, bringing the country's total count to 1,776, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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Coronavirus update: Lithuania reports 3 new cases

Three new Covid-19 cases were confirmed in Lithuania over Monday, bringing the country's total count to 1,776, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.

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