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EUROC Lithuania – the largest Western Union site in the world

EUROC Lithuania celebrates the fifth birthday of the establishment. Within the past 4 years, EUROC expanded more than 5 times from the initial plan of 250 employees in 2010 to more than 1,300 employees today (2015 April). During this time, Western Union‘s (WU) centre in Lithuania has experienced the strongest growth in global WU scale. Now EUROC has become the largest WU site in the world, said Invest Lithuania, the government’s foreign investment promotion agency. […]

Ukraine's Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak

Latvia and Estonia do not consider arms supply to Ukraine

Latvia and Estonia intend to continue providing support to Ukraine, but they are not yet considering aid in the form of weapons or munitions, defence ministers of the two countries said at a meeting in Lithuania on Thursday. […]

Refugees from Libya

Opinion: Lithuania’s hypocritical response to refugee crisis

Lithuania’s foreign policy is not without some ambivalence. Vilnius aspires to be a regional leader and set an example to other small countries, Lithuania demands to be treated as a respected full-fledged member of the European Union, NATO and the international community. Its own actions, however, do not always live up to the standard. […]

Unique Jewish heritage site opens in Šeduva. Photo by Arūnas Baltėnas

Unique Jewish heritage site opens in Šeduva

More than two years of work on the restoration and preservation of Jewish heritage in Šeduva were marked in a private ceremony at the town’s recently restored Jewish cemetery (Žvejų gatvė). More than 400 tombstones have been identified and more than 1,300 have been either painstakingly restored or preserved in a tribute to the lives of the thousands of Jews that once comprised the majority of this Lithuanian shtetl. […]

Darius Maikštėnas

Lithuanian startup Widerfi enters world’s largest accelerator

Widerfi, a startup established in Lithuania and formerly known as Cheap Data Communications, has joined MassChallenge – the World’s largest accelerator, and will compete for 500 thousand pounds and 1 million dollar prizes at the end of the year. Widerfi offers a new mobile internet model for travellers and is the first Lithuanian startup to participate in the accelerator which will be held simultaneously in Boston and London. […]


Ferry route Klaipeda-Karlshamn opened in Central Klaipėda Terminal

Ro-Pax ferry route connecting the ports of Klaipėda (Lithuania) and Karlshamn (Sweden) has been opened at the Central Klaipėda Terminal. […]