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Dalia Grybauskaitė met with the President of the Court of Justice of the European...

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Koen Lenaerts, President of the Court of Justice of the European Union, to...

Seimas to consider a cut in the number of Members of Parliament

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On the eve of the Day of the Defenders of Freedom, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius...

Speaker of the Seimas: the power plant in Astravyets is the key issue with Belarus

On 10 January 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, met with Aleksandr Korol, Ambassador of the Republic...

Polish education in Lithuania

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Michal Mackevič: Polish school in Lithuania has to remain

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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

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100th Anniversary of Polish education in Paluknys

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Economy

Startup DealLink.biz, a Lithuanian-built B2B open procurement platform, has successfully expanded into the Finnish and...
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Lithuanian dairy Vilkyskiu Pienine exports 1st shipment to China

Vilkyskiu Pienine, one of Lithuania's largest dairy companies, has sent the first shipment of its products to China,...

The Lithuanian Airports Have Presented the Results for the Year 2016: the Number of...

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Lithuanian PM not sure he'll sign Rail Baltica deal

Estonia plans for the prime ministers of the Baltic states to sign the deal on the European-gauge railway Rail Baltica...

Demographic trends in Lithuania

Statistics Lithuania informs that based on provisional data, on 1 January 2017, the resident population of Lithuania...

Lithuania'sl budget revenue EUR 237 above target in 2016

- Lithuania's central government and local authorities last year collected a total of 7.572 bln euros in budget...

New light-vehicle registrations in the Baltic States increased more than 14% in 2016

New light-vehicle (M1&N1) registrations in the Baltic States increased by 6.5% to 15’772 units in IV quarter...

Vilnius' Ikea store operator pays EUR 3.4 mln in dividend

Felit, the operator of the Ikea store in Vilnius, posted 56.992 mln euros in revenue in the past financial year, up by...

World

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius sent a letter of condolence to the Italian Foreign...
MEPs elected Antonio Tajani as Parliament president on 17 January and on 18 January voted for who they wanted as...
Linkevičius and his EU counterparts discuss EU foreign policy priorities in 2017

On 16 January in Brussels, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius attended the European...

Lithuania proposes regular cooperation of the Baltic and Nordic countries with the...

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Refugee crisis: "The scenes of 2015 must not be repeated"

EU border force Frontex, estimates that the number of people landing on Europe's shores fell by two-thirds in 2016. A...

Commission proposes EU Solidarity Fund assistance following the floods in the United...

On 13 January 2017, the Commission has proposed aid to the United Kingdom worth €60 million from the EU Solidarity...

The 10th Snow Meeting took place in Trakai

An informal Snow Meeting brought together Lithuanian and foreign security policy experts for the tenth time in...

International expert insights are important to Lithuania’s security

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with General Philip M. Breedlove, former Commander of U.S. European Command, as well...

Minister of National Defence met with Ambassador of Israel

On January 9 Minister of National Defence Raimundas Karoblis met with Ambassador of Israel in Lithuania HE Amir Maimon....

Society

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Arvi Kalakutai, a turkey meat product manufacturing and trade arm of Arvi ir Ko, a Lithuanian business group owned by...
Latvian-led consortium to reconstruct Vilnius airport runway for EUR 18.7 million

Latvia's road construction company A.C.B., jointly with Lithuania's building firm Autokausta, is to reconstruct the...

Wind power and Swedish electricity keep prices in Lithuanian market stable

Prices in the Lithuanian electricity market remained almost unchanged last week from the previous week thanks to...

Commission launches new initiative to improve health and safety of workers

The European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU.

Lithuania turns to EU Court of Justice over place of hearing of flyLAL and AirBaltic...

The European Union's (EU) Court of Justice has been asked to specify whether the claim filed by bankrupt company...

Kaunas' Modernist architecture added to UNESCO's tentative list

Kaunas' Modernist architecture of the interwar period on Tuesday was included into UNESCO's World Heritage Tentative...

Linkevičius discusses intensifying Lithuania-U.S. economic cooperation

On 11 January, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the U.S. Ambassador to...

Approx. 150 rotational Czech troops to be deployed for joint exercises in Lithuania

On January 10 rotational troops of the Czech Armed Forces will arrive in Lithuania, Šeštokai, by railway....

Sport

Estonia's national football team was defeated 1-8 (1-3) by Belgium in the 2018 World Cup qualifier in Brussels on...
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...

Lithuania among top 10 countries searching for Olympics

Just five days until the Olympic Games of Rio de Janeiro, Lithuanians are among the top ten nations searching for...

Education

On 16 January 2017, Viktoras Pranckietis, Speaker of the Seimas, met with Choi Sung-joo, Ambassador of South Korea. The...
From this Thursday, 19 January, the cycle of seminars at DesignLibrary Kaunas starts. Design Thursdays, which will take...
KU to Develop Cooperation in the Field of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) with Research...

On 17 January, Tuesday, Klaipėda University (KU) was visited by the Kingdom of the Netherlands Ambassador to Lithuania...

Lithuania should have up to 5 state universities

The number of state universities in Lithuania has to be cut to no more than five, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis...

Vice-Rectors of Research-Intensive Universities Met at KTU

Last week the meeting of Vice-Rectors of Innovation and Research of the European Consortium of Innovative Universities...

KTU Public Administration Students Will Partly Study in the US

“Competencies cross the continents”, Stephanie Krick, Interim Director at Public Administration...

Robots: Legal Affairs Committee calls for EU-wide rules

EU rules for the fast-evolving field of robotics, to settle issues such as compliance with ethical standards and...

MRU in Central Europe - Great Place for Implementing Social Innovations

A recent international research project, financed by the European Commission, showed that Mykolas Romeris University...

Winter Graduation Ceremony Is Approaching

On Friday 27 January the graduation ceremony for the 94th edition for Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Bachelors...

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