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Palionis elected head of Lithuanian SocDems' group in Seimas
2017 m. gegužės 25 d. 09:59
Andrius Palionis , deputy chairman of the Seimas' Budget and Finance Committee, has been elected as head of the Lithuanian Social Democratic Party's political group...
Lithuania extends professional military service length by 5 yrs
2017 m. gegužės 23 d. 15:52
Professional military servicemen and servicewomen will be able to serve in the Lithuanian...
Steponavičius’ money laundering for liberals is only the tip of the iceberg
2017 m. balandžio 18 d. 14:20
After the prosecutors submitted information about the concern MG Baltic carried out illegal funding through Liberal Movement MP Gintaras Steponavičius support...
Copies of IDs of Lithuanian delegation to Ukraine used for separatists' propaganda
2017 m. vasario 14 d. 10:59
Lithuania is looking into a situation where copies of identity documents of members of an...
Peasants mull revising parliamentary agreement on defence
2017 m. sausio 5 d. 09:42
The Lithuanian Peasant and Green Union (LPGU) is considering revising an agreement on the country's foreign, security and defense policy guidelines that was signed...
Minister of Defence on his plans for national defence infrastructure
2016 m. gruodžio 29 d. 12:39
Raimundas Karoblis ’ name has so far not been well known in Lithuania. A career diplomat...
Ukraine plans to create civilian, volunteer forces on Lithuania's model
2016 m. lapkričio 24 d. 11:21
Ukraine is planning to create civilian paramilitary and volunteer military forces on the...
Lithuania's attention to Ukraine's army to continue
2016 m. lapkričio 22 d. 15:11
Lithuania's outgoing Defence Minister Juozas Olekas assured Ukraine's Chief of Defence...
ELECTIONS. SocDems after losing – three alternatives for their future
2016 m. spalio 19 d. 12:16
The biggest loser in this Seimas election has been the Labour Party , having failed to pass the 5% vote barrier. That said, no less a blow was that to the...
President: Olekas will be remembered as minister of "golden spoons"
2016 m. spalio 17 d. 12:26
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė has decided not to approve Defense Minister Juozas Olekas of the Social Democrats as caretaker health minister due to...
PM proposes Minister of Economy as caretaker of Ministry of Health
2016 m. spalio 17 d. 11:40
Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius on Monday proposed appointing Economy...
Government to mull National Security Strategy
2016 m. spalio 12 d. 10:26
Lithuania's government will Wednesday discuss the updated draft National Security Strategy .
Reflecting on pre-ELECTION polling
2016 m. spalio 11 d. 14:31
ELECTIONS. Single-mandate district duels – old guard losing positions
2016 m. spalio 11 d. 13:13
Tension continues to run high after the elections . The opposition parties have exerted dominance over their incumbent colleagues in single-mandate electoral...
Seimas panel looks into recall of defence attache from Russia
2016 m. rugsėjo 28 d. 14:56
The Lithuanian parliament's National Security and Defence Committee on Wednesday examined...
First national cyber security exercise kicks off in Lithuania
2016 m. rugsėjo 27 d. 12:17
Lithuania's first national cyber security exercise, named Cyber Shield 2016 , is getting underway on Tuesday, the Defence Ministry said.
ELECTIONS. Landsbergis – cabinet scandals and evaluation of PM Butkevičius’ term
2016 m. rugsėjo 27 d. 11:37
The Chairman of the Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats Gabrielius Landsbergis recently spoke on the Alfa Savaitė show. The main focus of the...
Lithuania set to spend over EUR 100 mln on air defence systems  (1)
2016 m. rugsėjo 26 d. 10:49
Lithuania plans to spend over 100 million euros on Norwegian and US air defense systems...
Lithuania formally recalls its defense attache from Russia
2016 m. rugsėjo 24 d. 13:23
Lithuania on 23 September formally recalled its defence attache, Saulius Pikturna , from...
State Defence Council approves updated national security strategy
2016 m. rugsėjo 24 d. 13:17
The Lithuanian State Defence Council has endorsed an updated National Security Strategy.