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Leadership of the national defence system regards Iceland as an important and...

On March 17 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Chief of Defence Lieutenant General Jonas Vytautas...

Gediminas Kirkilas, Chair of the Committee on European Affairs: the EU’s evolution...

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This week in plenary: safe food, melting ice caps and a prejudice that won’t go...

Modern threats and ancient prejudices dominated Parliament’s March 2017 plenary session. The need to ensure that...

NATO needs reforms

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Curtis M. Scaparrotti, NATO’s Supreme Allied Commander Europe and...

Delegation of the German Bundestag Defence Committee on a visit in Lithuania

On March 14 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis and Vice Minister Vytautas Umbrasas met with a delegation...

Presentation of the work programme of the spring session

On 10 March 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, and Saulius Skvernelis, Prime Minister of the Republic...

Polish education in Lithuania

L24 talked to Danuta Narbut, chairwoman of the Vilnius Forum of Polish Parents about accusations of Lithuanian...
'Our goal is to form such a Polish school which would be attractive, modern and competitive,' said Juzef Kvetkovskij,...
Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

We talked to Michal Mackevič, President of the Association of Poles in Lithuania, member of the Lithuanian Seimas from...

School-kindergarten 'Vilija' - among the best

About the only school-kindergarten, which keeps up correspondence with the Buckingham Palace and has a star in the...

Šalčininkai district. 13 gymnasiums, 8 of them - Polish

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Polish kindergarten in Mickūnai

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Rita Tamašunienė: Poles protected and will protect their ownership

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Artur Górski: so that not only Poles would attend Polish schools

We spoke to the Member of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland Artur Górski about the problems of Polish education...

100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

2015 year was a jubilee year for the Paluknys Secondary School (Trakai district). The 100th anniversary of the school...

Economy

President Dalia Grybauskaitė opened Finland's Outokumpu Global Business Services Center in Vilnius.
Around 77 mln US dollars of Russian money could have been laundered via Lithuanian banks with the help of dubious court...
SEB ranks 1st among Lithuanian banks by assets and loans

SEB Bankas was the number-one bank in Lithuania by assets and loans at the end of of 2016 and Swedbank led the market...

One LitPol Link connection may be enough for synchronization

Amid discussions at the Polish electricity transmission operator PSE about building a marine link instead of a second...

Lithuanian furniture retailer Berry invests over EUR 1 mln in its first store in...

Lithuanian furniture and interior design retailer Berry has invested over EUR 1 mln in its first store in Latvia which...

Klaipeda continues to lag behind Riga in container traffic

Klaipeda continues to lag behind Riga in terms of container traffic, the Lithuanian seaport's authority said on...

Lithuania's electricity market price hits record lows Wednesday

After rising last week, the price of electricity in Nord Pool's Lithuanian bidding area fell to record lows in the...

Chinese bank may enter Lithuanian market this year

The Lithuanian central bank governor said on Tuesday that a new bank might enter the market this year, but he gave no...

Lithuania's Jan-Feb budget revenue EUR 32.4 mln above target

Lithuania's central government and local authorities collected a total of 1.2 billion euros in budget revenue during...

World

President Dalia Grybauskaitė expressed her deep condolences to Queen Elizabeth II over the deadly terror attack in...
On 17 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with Israel’s Deputy Minister in...
Linkevičius meets with Japanese business delegation

On 17 March, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Honorary Consul of Lithuania...

No threat against the Baltics - Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the alliance sees "no imminent danger" of a conventional military assault...

HRVP Federica Mogherini met Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn

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EU reinforces cooperation with the African Union and announces new peace building...

The High Representative/Vice President, Federica Mogherini, and Commissioner for International Cooperation and...

Human rights: Zimbabwe, Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia, and Philippines

Parliament deplores the arrest of Pastor Evan Mawarire and political violence against human rights defenders in...

Towards an even stronger EU role for Syria, reinforcing EU efforts to build peace

The High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and the European Commission have today...

Linkevičius: NATO’s commitment to collective defence is unshakable

On 13 March in Vilnius, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with a delegation of...

Society

Over 50,000 people emigrated from Lithuania last year, in addition to nearly 14,000 in the first two months of 2017,...
On March 21 military equipment of the Royal Netherlands Armed Forces arrived in Lithuania via Klaipėda Seaport to be...
Lessons of Italians and Austrians before the Reconstruction of the Runway at Vilnius...

The reconstruction of the runway at Vilnius Airport, which will begin on 14 July, will become the most important event...

Lithuanian Airports: During Negotiations with Airlines, Arguments Based on Numbers...

Although over the course of this year ten new routes will become available from the three airports in the country,...

Lithuanian police intends to buy 500 new automobiles this year

In an effort to add new vehicles to its transport depot, Lithuania's police plans to purchase about 500 automobiles for...

Lithuania's Kaunas CHP plant signs EUR 75 mln worth of treaties

Progress has been reported in the Kaunas combined heat and power ( CHP ) plant project that has been subject to heated...

Lithuania's Rokiskio Suris set to launch lactose exports to China

Rokiskio Suris, a leading Lithuanian dairy group, this week is launching lactose exports to China in what will be the...

Lithuania posts EU's highest annul industrial growth in Jan

Lithuania in January posted the highest annual industrial grwoth rate in the European Union, figures from the EU...

Three bid in Lithuania's natl stadium tender

Three Lithuanian and foreign companies or consortia have passed the pre-selection stage of the bidding process for a...

Sport

Ruta Meilutyte, gold medalist of the 2012 Summer Olympics, has announced plans of continuing her sporting career in...
Estonia's national football team was defeated 1-8 (1-3) by Belgium in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Brussels on...
Gudzinaviciute re-elected president of Lithuanian National Olympic Committee

Daina Gudzineviciute on Friday was re-elected for another four-year term as president of Lithuania's National Olympic...

Cyclist Ziliute retains her Lithuanian citizenship

President Dalia Grybauskaite has signed a decree allowing Diana Ziliute-Maria, a former European and world champion...

Meldonium included in 2017 list of banned substances

The World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) has published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, and it includes...

Head coach of Lithuanian natl basketball team steps down after Rio

The head coach of the Lithuanian national men's basketball team, Jonas Kazlauskas, on Tuesday announced his plans to...

Lithuanian sprint canoe duo wins 4th medal in Rio

Lithuania's canoe sprinters Aurimas Lankas and Edvinas Ramanauskas have won bronze in K2-200 m event in the Rio 2016...

Meldonium might be removed from WADA list of banned substances

Meldonium, the main ingredient used in the production of Latvian-made Mildtronate medication, might be removed from the...

The President will support Lithuanian Olympians in Rio de Janeiro

President Dalia Grybauskaitė is leaving for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to support our Olympians in the Summer Olympic...

Education

The Lithuanian Ministry of Education and Science is offering 70 partial and fully-funded postgraduate scholarships for...
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Free Japanese Kendo Martial Arts Training Session - March 22nd

March 22nd, 2017, 19:30 hrs., II-233 aud., MRU's Asian Centre and Lithuania's Kendo Association are holding a...

Arctic: ban oil drilling and mitigate tensions, urge MEPs

Climate change is bringing new environmental and security challenges in the Arctic, as the melting ice cap opens up new...

Students from US Enjoyed KTU Campus Visit

54 students from Indiana University, the United States of America, interested in studies and internship in the Baltic...

Scholarships for Lithuanian Summer Course 2017

Education Exchanges Support Foundation is offering scholarships for students, lecturers and researchers of foreign...

Invention Presented at Innovation Fair “Technorama 2016” Will Enter the Market

Unique invention “Innovative research system for peripheral vestibular function testing creation –...

KTU and 5 Universities of Applied Sciences Signed Partnership Agreement

Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) together with Kauno Kolegija University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas University of...

Call for Abstracts for Annual Conference

The 3rd annual conference ‘Contemporary Political Processes: Challenges and Opportunities’ will take place...

Friday
2017-03-24

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
Cloudy

5°C

Vilnius

Humidity: 64%
Saturday -2°C / 5°C SP_WEATHER_RAIN_AND_SNOW
Sunday 0°C / 5°C Mostly cloudy
Monday 0°C / 9°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday 0°C / 8°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 0°C / 5°C Partly cloudy
Thursday -1°C / 4°C Partly cloudy
Cloudy

6°C

Kaunas

Humidity: 56%
Saturday -1°C / 5°C Scattered showers
Sunday 1°C / 6°C Partly cloudy
Monday 0°C / 10°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday 0°C / 9°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 0°C / 6°C Partly cloudy
Thursday -1°C / 3°C Partly cloudy
Cloudy

2°C

Klaipeda

Humidity: 74%
Saturday 0°C / 5°C Mostly cloudy
Sunday -1°C / 7°C Partly cloudy
Monday 1°C / 8°C Partly cloudy
Tuesday 1°C / 6°C Partly cloudy
Wednesday 0°C / 4°C Partly cloudy
Thursday -1°C / 4°C Partly cloudy
 

 

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