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US ambassador ends tenure in Vilnius
2016 m. liepos 27 d. 16:48
Deborah McCarthy has completed her tenure as United States ambassador to Lithuania. To read this article, try a €5.99 monthly subscription by clicking here .
Change in the air in Belarus  (1)
2016 m. liepos 27 d. 09:06
The evolving political dynamics of Belarus are causing an unprecedented shift in policy stances and viewpoints that were up to now considered immovable – seeing the...
Lithuanian business ideas taking off with crowd funding
2016 m. liepos 27 d. 07:00
More and more Lithuanians are realizing their ideas with the help of crowd-funding platforms...
Boris Johnson's family ties with Lithuania
2016 m. liepos 25 d. 08:39
Britain's new Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has ancestral ties with Lithuania. The...
Albinas Januška: Putin will win, EU will back down
2016 m. liepos 25 d. 07:00
Albinas Januška , Lithuanian politician, one of the founders of the Social Democratic Party , a signatory of the Lithuanian Independence Act and once the ultimate...
Universal frustrations of maintaining dialogue with Russia
2016 m. liepos 22 d. 16:58
The idea of engaging in more dialogue with Russia is eagerly accepted by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), is being pursued by the United States , is...
Trump's victory would be 'bad news' for Lithuania  (1)
2016 m. liepos 22 d. 08:16
If Republican candidate Donald Trump is elected as the next president of the United...
Grybauskaitė: Lithuania trusts US, even if Trump wins
2016 m. liepos 21 d. 12:47
Lithuania has confidence in the United States regardless of who its next president is,...
Trump says US would think whether to defend Baltics in case of Russian attack  (1)
2016 m. liepos 21 d. 10:13
US presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that, if he were elected president, the...
Lithuanian ambassador: What happened in Turkey was unlawful intrusion into state governing
2016 m. liepos 21 d. 09:01
A failed military coup in Turkey has ushered a massive purging campaign in the country. Lithuanian Ambassador in Ankara Audrius Bruzga says it is yet too early to...
Lithuanian furniture maker freezes investment after Brexit vote
2016 m. liepos 21 d. 08:37
A Lithuanian furniture maker has been forced to freeze plans of investment after the United Kingdom , its biggest export market, voted to leave the European Union....
Europe caught in the ring of fire
2016 m. liepos 21 d. 07:00
The European Union once had great ambitions to spread democracy in its immediate...
Litvak painter's works 'good introduction to teaching about Holocaust' in US schools
2016 m. liepos 19 d. 09:05
The works of Vilnius-born Jewish painter David Labkovski that were recently presented in...
Col. Baltrėnas takes over as Lithuania's military intelligence chief
2016 m. liepos 19 d. 08:56
Colonel Remigijus Baltrėnas has become Lithuania's new military intelligence chief,...
Warsaw decisions: Is one battalion enough?
2016 m. liepos 19 d. 07:21
The NATO summit in Warsaw has been lauded as historical, a breaking point that gave the Baltic states and Poland a reason to celebrate and stop fearing...
Russia will militarise regardless of what NATO does - Lithuanian MP
2016 m. liepos 18 d. 13:12
Russia keep stepping up its military presence in Eastern Europe and will proceed with the plans regardless of what NATO does, says Artūras Paulauskas , chairman...
How Lithuania’s ham radio operators outfoxed the Soviets and helped win independence  (1)
2016 m. liepos 13 d. 06:00
Dictatorial regimes of all kinds have always sought to control communications, especially...
After Warsaw, now comes the hard part for NATO
2016 m. liepos 12 d. 06:00
With little time to deploy promised troops to the Baltic States and Poland, and serious...
New York Knicks prompt furore by saying Lithuanian Kuzminskas 'from USSR'
2016 m. liepos 11 d. 18:27
Lithuania’s ambassador to the United States has intervened after the New York Knicks...
'Putin has persuaded NATO members that Russia is a threat'
2016 m. liepos 11 d. 13:42
Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions have persuaded all NATO member-states that his country is a real threat, said Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite. To...
No grounds for scrapping Savchenko List, says Lithuania’s foreign minister
2016 m. liepos 11 d. 13:35
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius has said he sees no grounds for scrapping the country’s list of unwanted persons that includes individuals behind the...
Smaller states must band together - Savchenko in Lithuania
2016 m. liepos 11 d. 09:07
At this weekend's annual World Lithuanian Youth Association (PLJS) congress, Nadiya...
Why Putin can’t keep his promises on peacemaking in Baltic
2016 m. liepos 8 d. 17:30
Russia’s president made a number of promises to reduce tensions with NATO in the Baltics...
NATO leaders meet in Warsaw to transform alliance to meet new threats
2016 m. liepos 8 d. 09:02
United States President Barack Obama and 27 other NATO leaders meet in Warsaw today for what many believe is its most important meeting in a generation as the alliance...
Man with four alligator heads stopped at Vilnius Airport
2016 m. liepos 7 d. 16:11
A man tried to bring four alligators heads into Lithuania but was stopped by customs officials at Vilnius Airport after arriving from the United States on Tuesday...
Lithuania ‘will keep troops in Afghanistan’
2016 m. liepos 7 d. 15:57
With the United States slowing the withdrawal of its troops in Afghanistan, Lithuanian...
Lithuania gets into NATO top 10 for defence spending
2016 m. liepos 5 d. 10:36
On the back of a major increase in defence spending in the last year, Lithuania has made it...
1,800 dancers raise roof at Lithuanian North American Folk Dance Festival
2016 m. liepos 4 d. 17:47
Nearly 1,800 dancers hit the floor to celebrate the 15th North American Lithuanian Folk...