President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda calls on Ukraine and Poland to resolve disagreements as soon as possible. The Polish government has declared that it would stop arms deliveries to Ukraine amid a row over Ukrainian grain exports.
MEP Viktor Uspaskikh, founder of the Labour Party and its former leader, has announced that he will not participate in 2024 elections to the European Parliament.
Vilnius City Municipal Council decided on Wednesday that paper tickets would be scrapped in public transport of Lithuania’s capital and replaced by electronic tickets.
On Tuesday, Lithuania’s education minister met with representatives of a trade union who are planning a strike demanding for higher salaries and better working conditions for teachers.
The Karbauskis family is the largest landowner in Lithuania, news website 15min.lt reported on Monday.
On Monday, 18 September, Lithuania’s fire stations received more than 40 new fire engines: 37 medium pumpers, 6 heavy pumpers and 4 turntable ladders.
A UN Refugee Agency’s representative has stated that Lithuania should allow irregular migrants enter the country before determining their status, a position highly disputed by Lithuanian politicians. Minister of the Interior Agnė Bilotaitė suggests that the situation of migrants in Belarus should be...
On Sunday morning, the last cruise liner this year is set to dock in the port of Klaipėda. A total of 41 cruise liners berthed at the Lithuanian port city this season, which lasts about five months.
In July 2023, the volume of construction work carried out in Lithuania amounted to EUR 507.1 million at current prices and, against June, seasonally and calendar adjusted, increased by 4.8 percent at constant prices (unadjusted – by 0.4 percent), reports the State Data Agency.
US Cyber Command’s Cyber National Mission Force recently concluded their second defensive hunt operation to Lithuania, building upon relationships and experiences from the previous deployment to the country in May 2022, reports the Ministry of the Interior.
On 4-10 September, compared with the previous week, wholesale electricity prices in Lithuania and Latvia increased by 14% to EUR 127.48/MWh. In Estonia, electricity price rose by 13% to EUR 122.82/MWh.
Vilnius City Municipality has approved plans to acquire hydrogen-powered buses and to start green nitrogen production as of 2026. Minister of Energy Dainius Kreivys notes that in the future Lithuania is expected to produce vast amounts of hydrogen using excess energy generated by power plants from r...
The European Commission has adopted guidelines that cars with Russian number plates should not be allowed to enter the European Union. Commenting about the guidelines Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Jovita Neliupšienė said that cars with Russian number plates would be seized if they enter Lithuan...
Political emigrant Anastasia Shevchenko speaks about Alexei Navalny, war, and children's destiny in Russia.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania strongly condemns the so-called “elections” of governors, regional legislatures, city and municipal councils, organised by the Russian government and its collaborators on 8-10 September in the temporarily occupied territory of Ukraine – the Autonomous Rep...
Lithuania has opened a laser laboratory in Taiwan in efforts to accelerate the development of laser technology and new technologies, the Ministry of Economy and Innovation said on Monday.
In August 2023, against July, prices for consumer goods and services decreased by 0.2%, the State Data Agency said on Friday.
Brussels officials are hinting at a looming loss of “several hundred” millions of euros from the European Union funds for Lithuania if the Seimas rejects the Government’s tax reform proposals, reports business news website Verslo žinios (vz.lt).
On Thursday, Lithuania is hosting the largest startup event in the Baltics – Startup Fair Adapt 2023.
Lithuania’s First Lady Diana Nausėdienė arrived in Kyiv on Wednesday, where on the invitation of First Lady of Ukraine Olena Zelenska she is attending the Third Summit of First Ladies and Gentlemen.
On 28 August-3 September, compared with the previous week, wholesale electricity price in Lithuania and Latvia fell by 22% to EUR 111.82/MWh, while it fell by 29% to EUR 109.06/MWh in Estonia.
Within the next month it may become clear whether Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė is going to announce her bid for 2024 presidential elections.
As a Lithuanian-American who is a die-hard fan of the Lithuanian National Basketball Team, being able to watch my team defeat USA I have to admit was a thrill for me. By saying this that is showing tremendous respect for team USA and how good they are, otherwise beating them wouldn’t carry as much m...
Lithuania’s men continue their unbeaten run at this year’s Basketball World Cup. On Sunday, Kazys Maksvytis’ team defeated Team USA 104:110, Lithuania’s first win against the United States since 2004 Athens Olympics.
Taking into consideration global warming and other ecological problems, every one of us should pay attention to our impact on the environment, and not only when performing daily tasks, but also when travelling and engaging in recreational activities. Ecotourism is one of the ways to lighten the burd...
There has been quite the debate as of late as to whether Lithuania should join many other small nations and begin to allow naturalized citizens to play on the National Team. There are arguments for and against this; I will throw all the arguments out except one which is the main reason to me why tha...
Good examples and works are inspiring. The young cadet, Kristijonas Kilcauskas, from the city of Raseiniai would definitely agree with that statement. Realizing his childhood dream, Kilcauskas manages to find a balance between the strict regime of a soldier and various activities that help him relax...
President of Lithuania Gitanas Nausėda says Pope Francis’ statements about the heritage of “great Mother Russia” were ill-considered and hurt many people.
Rokas Jokubaitis has been truly coming into his own as the new leader of the Lithuanian National Basketball team! Throughout the course of group play he has been the linchpin of the squad - scoring when he needs to by snaking his way deep in the paint, but also capably dishing or kicking out to open...