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Lithuania's Special Investigation Service (SIS) has brought suspicions of abuse of office against Panevezys District...
The European Commission yesterday published its annual analysis of the economic and social situation in the Member...
The U.S. leadership is important for Lithuanian security

Dalia Grybauskaitė met with U.S. Senator Richard Durbin. The President and the Senator discussed challenges to...

Two new Vice Ministers of National Defence take office

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The U.S. reaffirms its commitment to the Baltic states’ security

President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in Munich. Latvian and Estonian presidents also...

Collective defence and timely response remain NATO’s top priorities

Baltic Defence Ministers agreed on an easier movement of NATO forces.

Plenary highlights: Ceta, robots, counter-terrorism, future of the EU

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Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis: Lithuania assumes responsibility for its security

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Seimas ratified Defence Cooperation Agreement with the USA

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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

A ceremonial inauguration of the Adomo Mickevičiaus gymnasium in Dieveniškės took place at the beginning of December...

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

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

Economy

Sweden's Ikea group currently owns 38,000 hectares of forest in the three Baltic states, which is a rise by 52% from...
Klaipeda lagged behind Riga in terms of container traffic in January, the Lithuanian seaport's authority said.
Municipal water supplier sells HQ in Vilnius' Old Town for EUR 3.9 mln

The municipal water supplier Vilniaus Vandenys (Vilnius Water) sold its headquarters in Vilnius' Old Town to the...

Electricity prices in Lithuania drop w-o-w as demand falls

Electricity prices across the Baltic Sea region went down last week as demand for power declined due to improved...

Scapa Baltic posts FY revenue of EUR 36.2 mln

Scapa Baltic, a Swedish-owned Lithuanian company that manufactures soft leather and tapestry furniture for the...

The number of building permits issued and new buildings completed increased in...

Statistics Lithuania informs that, based on the data from the Building Permits and State Construction Supervision...

Lithuania posts EU's biggest q-o-q construction growth

Lithuania in the fourth quarter of 2016 registered the largest quarterly increase in construction output in the...

Non-cash payments becoming more significant for Lithuanian residents

According to the results of the Survey of the Payment Habits of Lithuanian Residents, in 2016 survey participants...

Electricity price drops 27% in Lithuania in Jan y/y

The average price of electricity in Nord Pool Spot's Lithuanian bidding area declined by 27% over the past year to 36.9...

World

The measures taken on 21 February against three Members of Parliament of the HDP, including both of its Co-Chairs,...
On 21 February in New York City, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the former...
EU announces €82 million in emergency aid as famine declared in South Sudan

The European Commission has announced an emergency aid package worth €82 million as famine has been declared in...

EU condolences to the Russian Federation on the passing of Vitaly Churkin

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European...

Linas Linkevičius: reforms in Moldova – first and foremost for the people of the...

During the Munich Security Conference, Linas Linkevičius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania, had a meeting with...

Meeting between Federica Mogherini and Sergey Lavrov

High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini met with the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergey...

Preventing terrorism: clampdown on foreign fighters and lone wolves

To counter the growing threats from “foreign fighters” travelling to conflict zones for terrorist purposes...

The European Union must invest more in its defense

President Dalia Grybauskaitė, who is attending the Munich Security Conference, participated in the first panel...

MEPs urge legal reform in Albania, rule of law for all in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Albania should step up the pace of judicial reform, as a key to starting EU accession negotiations, while Bosnia and...

Society

Law-enforcement officials on Thursday are conducting searches at the Vilnius Regional Prosecutor's Office.
On February 24 military equipment of the mechanised infantry battalion of the Bundeswehr will be brought to Lithuania...
Lithuanian soldier awarded the Star of Afghanistan Medal by decree of the President...

On February 21 Lithuanian Armed Forces Major Mangirdas Vaznys was awarded the Star of Afghanistan Medal by decree of...

Vilnius selects best concept for monument to national revival leader

Vilnius' local authority has selected the best concept for a monument to Jonas Basanavicius, one of the most prominent...

Lithuanian move to ban RTR Planeta broadcast in line with EU law

The Lithuanian decision to ban broadcasts of the Russian television channel RTR Planeta for instigation of hatred is...

Linkevičius meets with Egypt’s candidate for UNESCO Director-General position

On 15 February, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania Linas Linkevičius met with the Ambassador Moushira...

NATO Allies have to be ready to counter information attacks

“There may be more of information attacks as NATO improves security of its eastern borders,” Minister of...

Parliament sets out its vision for the future of Europe

If the EU is to boost its capacity to act, restore citizens’ trust and make the euro zone economy more resilient...

Lithuania celebrates 99th anniversary of independence

Today is 99th anniversary of independence of Lithuania. 

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

European Consortium of Innovative Universities (ECIU), which has Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) among its...
Faculty of Political Science and Diplomacy is giving you a unique opportunity to attend a lecture “Denmark in the...
Erasmus Exchange Programme Celebrates 30 Years

This year European academic exchange programme Erasmus celebrates 30 years. Two years in a row VGTU is a leader among...

Winter challenge: how many European capitals can you recognise?

How well do you know Europe? Find out by taking part in our winter challenge! See how many European capitals you can...

How to manage time?

On 21 and 22 February, 4.15-5.15 p.m., at VMU (K. Donelaičio st. 52, Room 521) a free-of-charge seminar to students...

Chess competition 2017 for VGTU community

VILNIUS GEDIMINAS TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY CHESS COMPETITION 2017 INSTRUCTIONS

Novozymes Prize won by researchers behind tools for editing the genes of organisms

The 2017 Novozymes Prize is being awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier, Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck...

Lithuania may lower school entrance age to six

Children in Lithuania should attend school from the age of six so that they graduate before they turn 19 or 20,...

Elon Musk's LA tunnel completed by Lithuanian team in Minecraft

As part of his dream of a traffic-free future, Elon Musk has been talking for a while now about boring a tunnel under...

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2017-02-24

Weather Forecast

  1. Vilnius
  2. Kaunas
  3. Klaipeda
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Vilnius

Humidity: 78%
Saturday -3°C / 0°C Partly cloudy
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Monday 2°C / 5°C Cloudy
Tuesday 3°C / 6°C Mostly cloudy
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Thursday 2°C / 5°C Rain
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Kaunas

Humidity: 78%
Saturday -3°C / 1°C Partly cloudy
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Monday 2°C / 5°C Cloudy
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Wednesday 2°C / 6°C Rain
Thursday 1°C / 4°C Rain
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Klaipeda

Humidity: 74%
Saturday -5°C / 0°C Partly cloudy
Sunday -4°C / 3°C SP_WEATHER_RAIN_AND_SNOW
Monday 3°C / 5°C Cloudy
Tuesday 2°C / 6°C Cloudy
Wednesday 2°C / 2°C Rain
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