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People attend 3-km-Runway Run 2018 in Siauliai, Lithuania

Runners get ready at the starting line on the runway at the Lithuanian Air Force Base in Siauliai during the Runway Run 2018 in Siauliai, Lithuania, April 21, 2018. Around 7,000 participants including families from the youngest to seniors, professional sportsmen, amateurs, lovers of quality pastime as well as soldiers attended the 3-km-Runway Run 2018 on Saturday.

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Lithuania to renew ruling coalition next week: party leader

Lithuania's ruling Farmers and Greens Union and newly created Lithuania's Social Democratic Labor party are negotiating a new coalition agreement which should also lead to solving current problems within the government, Gediminas Kirkilas, chairman of LSDDP, said on Friday. "We expect to sign it next week," Kirkilas said in an interview with a local website VZ.lt.

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U.S. LNG gets a big cheer in one of Russia's small neighbors

Lithuania, the Baltic state that used to be completely dependent on gas piped in from Russia, is turning to LNG from Norway to the U.S. to help negotiate better prices from its former Soviet ruler. The country of just 2.8 million people is now the biggest European buyer of U.S. LNG after Spain and Portugal.

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Portugal to lead NATO's Baltic air policing mission

Portugal will take over the leadership of NATO's Baltic air policing mission from Denmark on May 2, NATO said in a press release Wednesday. NATO Baltic air policing missions have been carried out since 2004 with NATO allies taking turns deploying their interceptors and staff in the Baltic states in a four-month rotation.

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Siauliai Church

OEiauliai is in northern Lithuania. This is the Catholic church of St Peter and St Paul at blue hour.

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FlexStart investment of 3.3 mln euros approved by Klaipeda FEZ

The Klaipeda FEZ board has just approved investment for the exciting new 3.3 million FlexStart project in Lithuania.

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Lithuania to reconstruct substations for grid synchronization for EUR 29 mln

Lithuania's electricity transmission company Litgrid will next week sign a 29 million euro contract with Kauno Tiltai, the road and bridge construction company, and Sweden's energy and automation technology concern ABB to reconstruct transformer substations of the Ignalina nuclear power plant and Utena that are crucial for the synchronization of electricity networks with Central Europe, informs LETA.... Read more...

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K2 to load oil products via Klaipedos Nafta

Klaipedos Nafta , the Lithuanian state-controlled oil and liquefied natural gas loading company, will provide oil loading services to Switzerland's K2.

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Decision of the board of AB Utenos Trikota as regarding dividends

AB Utenos Trikotazas will not allocate funds to pay dividends to shareholders for 2017. This proposal by the Company's board, which must still be approved by the participants of an ordinary general meeting of shareholders that is being convened, takes into consideration the need to finance the rapid growth of business that company enjoys recently.

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Notice of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

By the initiative and decision of the Company Board Nr.18-02, 29.03.2018 an ordinary general meeting of AB "Utenos trikotazas", registered at J.Basanaviciaus st. 122, LT-28214 Utena, company number 183709468, shareholders is being convoked at J.Basanaviciaus st.

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The cosmos and Lithuania

The Hill of Crosses north of Siauliai city gained international fame when Pope John Paul II celebrated mass there in 1993.Since 2000, a Franciscan monastery has stood at the foot of the hill. IN Lithuania, sightings of Filipinos are rare, said our guide, Andreas who, on the 250-kilometer drive to the Hill of Crosses, politely asked, "Why did you choose to come to Lithuania?" "Because we've never been here before," my sisters and I replied simply, our eyes glued to the thick roadside forest going on for so long that we estimated a million Filipinos could still put up houses behind it without attracting any attention.

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Tele2 boosts Lithuanian LTE-A coverage

The service, which offers maximum download speeds of 375Mbps, is available in large cities as well as smaller counties including Plunge, Palanga, Gargzdai and Ziezmariai. The Swedish-owned company revealed that it has also widened the footprint of its '4G+' network, which supports data rates of up to 250Mbps and is now available to 86% of Lithuanians.

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Lithuania's transpmin expects navigation growth after decline in port fees

Lithuania's Transport and Communication Minister Rokas Masiulis expects that the reduced Klaipeda port fees will have a positive effect on navigation companies and the port by allowing to attract bigger flows of freight and passengers, as well as raise revenue, reports LETA/BNS.

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News 14 Mins Ago The Latest: Cold weather kills 3 in Lithuania

Officials in Lithuania say this winter's record low temperatures have claimed the lives of at least three people over the weekend in the Baltic nation's capital. Emergency medical officials in Vilnius reported Monday that, in addition, some seven people were have received substantial frostbite to their hands and feet in the past few days.

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The Latest: Cold weather kills 3 in Lithuania

Freezing temperatures and heavy snow is predicted to settle over much of Britain, and expected to effect Europe into the ... . Two women take a selfie in front of the ancient Colosseum during a snowfall, early Monday, Feb. 26, 2018.

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The Latest: Cold weather kills 3 in Lithuania

A woman with a snow shovel walks through the snow in Pokrent, eastern Germany, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Snow and freezing sub-zero temperatures have a grasp on some parts of Germany as meteorologists reported a new cold record of minus 27 degrees Celsius for this winter on Zugspitze mountain in the Alps.

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Lithuania hopes the next century is quieter than the last

IT TOOK Thomas Mann just a few days to fall for the Curonian Spit. The "indescribable beauty" of this geographical oddity, a skinny stretch of land curving from Lithuania's west coast to what is today the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, so enthralled the German author and his wife during a holiday in 1929 that they decided to build a summer house on its coast.

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Jonavicius: Latvian PM's visit in Belarus may affect Lithuania's Klaipeda port

The Latvian prime minister's visit in Belarus may consolidate Latvia's chances of getting the biggest share of Belarusian freight at the expense of the Lithuanian Klaipeda port, says Laurynas Jonavicius, lecturer at the Vilnius University's International Relations and Political Science Institute, informs LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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Kauno Tiltai, ABB to revamp Ignalina NPP, Utena substations for EUR 29 mln

Substations of Lithuania's Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant and the Utena transformers, which are crucial for electricity network synchronization with continental Europe, will be reconstructed by road and bridge construction company Kauno Tiltai and Sweden's energy and automation technologies concern ABB for nearly 29 million euros, informs LETA/BNS.... Read more...

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Telia Lietuva boosts copper line speeds with 'Super VDSL'

In the near future, the service will be launched in Kretinga, Palanga, Priekule and Salantai, with coverage set to reach the majority of Lithuanian cities and neighbourhoods by the end of the year. The Swedish-owned firm estimates that more than 70,000 residents and businesses with a Telia Speeds will depend on the length of the copper line connecting the exchange and end-user equipment; if it is shorter than 700 metres, data download speed will be up to 250Mbps, and if the distance is 700-1,200 metres, the speed will be a maximum of 100Mbps.

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