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US director makes documentary about Hill of Witches in Lithuania

US director Frank Barn is shooting a documentary film about the Hill of Witches on Lithuania’s picturesque Curonian Spit, with plans to present the movie at the international festival, The BEA Festival of Media Arts. […]

Petras Vaitiekūnas
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian diplomat awarded prestigious Palmer Prize in New York

Lithuania’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador Petras Vaitiekūnas, has received the Community of Democracies’ Mark Palmer Prize, which is awarded to diplomats for their merits in advancing democracy and peace in the world, the Lithuanian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday. […]

Vilnius Airport

Vilnius Airport to close for runway reconstruction in 2017

It has been announced that the runway of Vilnius Airport will undergo reconstruction in the summer of 2017 – from 14 July to 18 August. Throughout this period, airplanes will not be landing in Vilnius, most airlines intend to reroute flights to Kaunas and Palanga during this time. The infrastructure needed to service the flow of passengers in other cities is being estimated at the moment. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Foreign affairs

Lithuanian president says Putin’s speech at UN ‘neo-Stalinist’

Russian President Vladimir Putin‘s speech at the United Nations (UN) is “neo-Stalinist” and characteristic of celebration of last century’s dictatorships, says Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė. […]