During a short ceremony in the joint Embassy of the Netherlands and Denmark, 23 poems of 23 EU member states were unveiled celebrating the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with the newly independent state of Lithuania 25 years ago. […]
Suspicions of power abuse brought by the Lithuanian Special Investigation Service (STT) against the country’s chief veterinary officer Jonas Milius came unexpected to many parliamentarians. Some politicians say the shadow cast by the investigation will burden the operations of the State Food and Veterinary Service (SFVS), calling for Milius’ resignation.
Lithuania is stepping up its opposition to the nuclear power plant that Belarus is building in Astravyets, just across the common border, after reports of incidents at the construction site is coming in. A leading energy expert explains the dangers of the plant and what could be done to mitigating them.
On Thursday, the Lithuanian Peasant and Greens Union presented all the candidates standing in single member constituencies in Vilnius. The leader of the list, former interior minister Saulius Skvernelis, will run for a seat in […]
Lithuanians are concerned about the growing cost of living more than any other nation in Europe, a survey shows. Every fifth respondent has indicated rising food prices as the main reason for growing cost of […]
During the first six months of 2016, electricity production in wind farms in Lithuania increased by 53.5% compared to the same period last year, and is 70% above what it was in 2014, shows Litgrid […]
Statistics Lithuania has announced data showing that 22.2% of Lithuania‘s population risked falling into poverty last year. Economists were quick to note that this trend repeats year after year, but that statistics do not show […]
More than seven decades ago, long queues of people would line outside the house number 4 on Žemaitijos Street in Vilnius. Each day, two hundred hungry and exhausted creatures came to the library of the Vilna Ghetto – not for bread, but for books. […]
Lithuania’s government on Thursday handed a note to the Belarusian Embassy over the latest incident at the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction in Belarus close to the Lithuanian border. Vilnius has also asked Brussels for involvement of the European Union (EU) in the matter.
Environment Minister Kęstutis Trečiokas thinks that Lithuanian politicians should not go to Belarus‘ Astravyets nuclear power plant construction site before it is visited by experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
With the EU’s resettlement programme having reached its midway point, Lithuania faces the challenge of taking in more than a thousand refugees from the Middle East within slightly more than a year and successfully integrating them into the society.