Dalius Misiūnas

Lithuania successfully coped with EU’s third energy package, experts say

Experts say that Lithuania has successfully coped with the implementation of the EU’s Third Energy Package, which demands for separating gas transmission, distribution and supply functions. They note that Russia’s Gazprom, a vehement opponent of the reform, sold its stakes in two Lithuanian gas companies at a lower price than some had expected and that gas prices in the country have fallen considerably. […]


Soviet Green Bridge statues in Vilnius to be removed for restoration

Vilnius Municipality will issue a new call for tenders for the restoration of Soviet statues on the Green Bridge in central Vilnius. The contractor will this time be allowed to remove the statues from the site during renovation. […]


Only Lithuanian citizens to be allowed in national Eurovision selection

Only citizens of Lithuania will be allowed to take part in the national Eurovision selection, the national broadcaster LRT said on Friday. […]

Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis
European Union

Lithuanian EU commissioner picks his team

Lithuanian EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Vytenis Povilas Andriukaitis has selected his team: the office will consist of seven professionals, including three Lithuanians and four non-Lithuanians, the Lietuvos Žinios daily reports. […]

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Iclelandic airline to offer budget flights from Vilnius to USA

Vilnius will connect to USA through Reykjavik for the first time in June when Wow Air launches its new Vilnius route on 13 June 2015. […]