European Union

Lithuanian economists see Trump's possible trade wars as key threat
2017 m. sausio 20 d. 16:16
Lithuanian economists say global economy could be threatened, if the United States' new President Donald Trump started waging trade wars, although the scenario does...
Lithuanian, Polish formins to mull bilateral issues, strategic projects in Warsaw
2017 m. sausio 20 d. 10:12
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius is leaving for Warsaw on Friday to discuss...
Deputy Foreign Ministers assigned to fields of operations
2017 m. sausio 20 d. 09:51
Fields of operations and functions of Lithuania's foreign vice-ministers Neris Germanas ,...
ForMin Linkevičius' post-Brexit wish to UK: Preserve "what has been created"
2017 m. sausio 17 d. 17:45
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has said that the United Kingdom should not start its relations from zero after leaving the European Union (EU),...
SoDra reform according to R. Kuodis
2017 m. sausio 17 d. 16:52
PM: New border measures with Kaliningrad to ensure economic security
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 14:06
The fence planned on the Lithuanian border with the Russian Kaliningrad region is first of...
Belarus will not forget Russia
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 12:50
Referred to by some as "Europe's last dictatorship," Belarus has long had a complicated...
Over EUR 17 mln planned for cooperation of border regions with Kaliningrad
2017 m. sausio 16 d. 11:19
A tender should be called in mid-2017 where Lithuanian and Kaliningrad border regions...
Le Pen's election would mean end of EU - French expert in Lithuania  (1)
2017 m. sausio 13 d. 14:44
Election of far-right candidate Marine Le Pen as France's president would mean the end of the European Union , French expert Francois Heisbourg said in Lithuania...
Adamkus, Landsbergis receive Freedom Prizes
2017 m. sausio 13 d. 14:20
Vytautas Landsbergis , Lithuania's first post-independence leader, and former President Valdas Adamkus were presented with the Freedom Prize s on Friday as the...
Lithuanian, Israeli presidents underline Holocaust memory, business ties
2017 m. sausio 9 d. 10:03
The presidents of Lithuania and Israe l on Sunday underlined the importance of preserving...
Thousands of talented Lithuanians spread across the world – how to bring them back  (17)
2017 m. sausio 2 d. 17:24
For a decade we have heard repeated stories of foreign companies entering Lithuania and...
Karbauskis calls for regulating MPs vacations by law
2016 m. gruodžio 28 d. 10:33
Ramūnas Karbauskis , chairman of the ruling Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU), says that lawmakers' vacations must be formally regulated by law and that...
Seimas approves 2017 state budget
2016 m. gruodžio 22 d. 18:33
After a full day of discussions, Lithuania's parliament on Thursday approved the 2017 state budget , with spending about 0.5 billion euros above the revenue. The...
Rights of Lithuanians after Brexit must be ensured - EU negotiator
2016 m. gruodžio 21 d. 11:49
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė said at a meeting with the European Union 's...
Bank of Lithuania forecast – how will we live next year?
2016 m. gruodžio 20 d. 10:37
Employers are struggling for employees still remaining in Lithuania and are raising wages at...
Min of Social Affairs to involve NGOs, local Govts in efforts against poverty
2016 m. gruodžio 19 d. 10:31
Lithuania's new Social Security and Labour Minister Linas Kukuraitis pledges a higher...
MEP Auštrevičius - The EU and NATO: Finally on the same path
2016 m. gruodžio 15 d. 23:02
It is understandable why at the end of this year political analysts raise questions from evermore acute angles. Edward Lucas for one has expressed fears as to...
Lithuania to continue commitments to NATO, be more active in EU - new PM
2016 m. gruodžio 15 d. 19:15
Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis on Thursday briefed ambassadors of European Union (EU) member-states residing in Vilnius on the foreign policy...
President vows to seek post-Brexit guarantees for expatriates
2016 m. gruodžio 15 d. 10:12
Lithuania will seek all possible guarantees for Lithuanians living in the United Kingdom...
Inconvenient questions for Karbauskis
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 14:33
People cannot be divided into reliable, unreliable for citizenship - PM
2016 m. gruodžio 14 d. 11:30
In the discussion of the possibility for a part of Lithuanian citizens to have dual...
Lithuania struggling with massive segregation – worse only in Serbia
2016 m. gruodžio 12 d. 19:08
Throughout four years of Social Democrat rule income inequality has risen even more in Lithuania and is now among the worst in the entire European Union .
Putin's breakout year  (1)
2016 m. gruodžio 9 d. 11:05
2016 saw a major step toward Vladimir Putin ’s vision of the world – it remains to be seen if the United States and Europe will remain committed to challenging...
Lietuviškas filmas „Amžinai kartu“ pasakoja visoms pasaulio moterims aktualią istoriją  (2)
2016 m. gruodžio 7 d. 16:29
Ką tik atsisveikinęs su Kairo ir Turino tarptautinių festivalių žiūrovais,...
Will the “Peasants” keep their promises to voters?
2016 m. gruodžio 7 d. 14:33
According to the data of early surveys, Ramūnas Karbauskis ’ Peasant and Greens...
Lithuania's rate of smokers above EU average  (1)
2016 m. gruodžio 7 d. 13:12
The average share of smokers of cigarettes in Lithuania is higher than that in the rest of...