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Lithuanian month on Eurochannel

Eurochannel and Lithuanian film centre presents “Lithuanian Month” in November. Eurochannel, the award-winning television channel, presents its first Lithuanian Month supported by the Lithuanian Film Centre. During the entire month of November, Eurochannel viewers will enjoy a curated selection of Lithuanian feature films, documentaries, shorts, and musical artists to showcase Lithuania’s dynamic cinematic culture. […]

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Beloved farmers’ markets in Vilnius face stiff competition

Vilnius’ marketplaces are beloved by both visitors and locals alike as a source of quality organic food products with prices that can often be haggled over with the farmers that grew them. Interest in organic and farm fresh products is growing fast but so too is competition for the attention of consumers, making the future of the small businesses and individual farmers that fill Vilnius’ farmers’ markets anything but certain. […]

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Lithuanian conservative leader expresses solidarity with Merkel on refugee crisis

The congress of the European People‘s Party in Madrid has turned into a meeting of conservative leaders to discuss the refugee crisis, a divisive issue for European conservatives. Gabrielius Landsbergis, the leader of the Lithuanian Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats, says that his party supports Angela Merkel‘s idea of solidarity, but also questions the sustainability of proposed solutions. […]

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President Dalia Grybauskaitė to consult parliament on prosecutor general nomination

President Dalia Grybauskaitė will consult the board of parliament about the candidate for prosecutor general once again next week. […]

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President Grybauskaitė meets with director general of CERN

On 27 October, Tuesday, President Dalia Grybauskaitė met with Director General of the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer and President of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences Professor Valdemaras Razumas. The meeting discussed the contribution of Lithuanian scientists to the most significant discoveries and experiments in the world as well as further cooperation between Lithuanian scientists and CERN. […]

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NATO jets in Baltics scrambled four times last week

On 19-25 October, fighter jets conducting the NATO Air Policing Mission in the Baltic states performed four scrambles to intercept aircraft flying in international airspace above the Baltic Sea, the Ministry of National Defence of Lithuania said. […]


70th Anniversary of Lithuanian power system

Exactly 70 years ago in October, 1945, the Lithuanian power system was put into operation. The operation of generators at the Kaunas and Vilnius power plants was synchronized after a power line connecting the power plants had been installed, and the balance between power generation and consumption was maintained by the central system control centre. […]