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Lithuanian expats in UK do not believe Britain will decide to leave EU

Lithuanians living in Britain say that many expats simply do not believe that the Britain will decide to leave the EU, but there would be less fear of a Brexit if there were more precise […]

CORPORATE

Growing controversy over rejection of Lithuanian citizenship claims by Litvaks

Lithuania’s citizenship laws recognize the right of people who lived in Lithuania in the period 1918-1940 and their offspring to claim Lithuanian citizenship but recently a growing number of applications by Litvaks, Lithuanian Jews, have been rejected by the Lithuanian Ministry of Interior, leading to serious questions about how the system is being administered. […]

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Economy

Panama Papers link Lithuanian central bank’s chief to Russian oligarch’s company

The leaked Panama Papers indicate that Lithuania’s central bank chief once represented an offshore company linked to a Russian oligarch. […]

European Union

German decision to curb EU emigrant benefits could cause ‘chain reaction’ – Linkevičius

Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has warned that a chain reaction could be triggered by a proposal in Germany to restrict social benefits for Immigrants from European Union member states. […]