Nadiya Savchenko (nuotr. RFE/RL)

Human rights activists in Vilnius publish list of Russian political prisoners

Human rights activists in Vilnius on Thursday published a list of 114 political prisoners in Russia and say Soviet-style repressions are back in the country. […]


Lithuania’s interior minister steps down

Lithuania’s Minister of the Interior Dailis Alfonsas Barakauskas submitted his letter of resignation on Thursday. The minister says he’s stepping down due to deteriorating health. […]

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Foreign affairs and security experts discussed 2014 NATO Summit decisions in Lithuania’s embassy in Stockholm

The Embassy of Lithuania in Stockholm – NATO Contact Point Embassy in Sweden – in cooperation with Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) and British Embassy in Stockholm organized the working dinner in order to discuss the implications of 2014 NATO Summit decisions in Cardiff for the Baltic Sea Region, for Europe and for the Trans-Atlantic Relations. […]

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Lithuanian LGBT organization lodges Brussels appeal claiming freedom of speech restrictions

The Lithuanian Gay League said on Wednesday it had turned to the European Commission over restrictions in Lithuania to air a pro-LGBT social ad. […]

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Lithuanians donate over EUR 12 million to organizations and political parties

People in Lithuania have donated over 44.254 million litas (EUR 12.69 million) to various organizations and political parties since 2013, the latest figures by the State Tax Inspectorate show. […]