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Hackers seeking weak spots in Lithuania’s strategic systems

Lithuanian officials say that hackers constantly search for seek spots in systems of strategic importance, therefore, executives of companies and institutions should pay more attention to cyber security, top executives of relevant institutions told BNS in comment of a Reuters report about hacker attempts to penetrate with Baltic electricity networks. […]

Nordea Baltic chief Inga Skisaker and DNB's Mats Wermelin

Nordea and DNB merger ‘makes sense’ – banking analysts

The announcement this week that two Nordic banks, Nordea and DNB, are merging their operations in the Baltic states does not come as a surprise, banking analysts say. […]

Romuvan Pagan Ceremony in Lithuania, ii Wikipedia

Charms and superstitions of pagan Lithuanians

Lithuania remained pagan until the late Middle Ages and, as such, was an object of curiosity as well as hostility for Christian Europe. Paganism, wrote thirteenth-century Franciscan scholar Bartholomew the Englishman, was “ritus mirabilis”. Christian scholars who described pagan rituals did not shy away from negative stereotyping, although sometimes their writings give neutral, almost ethnographic descriptions.

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Lithuania behind other Baltic states in commercial real estate investment

Over the first half of 2016, 22 investment transactions have been made in the Baltic states involving 423,000 square metres of commercial real estate. Among the Baltic states, Lithuania has attracted the least investment, according […]

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in Warsaw

NATO’s new force posture in the Baltics: No longer a buffer zone

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. […]