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CNS awards Lithuanian Professor for paradigm shift in neurology

The paper based on the study undertaken by the team of Lithuanian researchers was bestowed Paper of the Year award by The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), USA. The paper “Association of Severe TBI Patients’ Outcomes with Duration of Cerebrovascular Autoregulation Impairment Events” was awarded in Neurotrauma & Critical Care section. Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) Professor Arminas Ragauskas was granted the award during the annual meeting of the Congress in Boston. […]

Road Safety Seminar in Vilnius   Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune

The Zero Road Fatalities challenge for Lithuania

Lithuania has come a long way from being one of the most hazardous road environments in the EU. Road fatalities have decreased substantially over the last 10 years. However, there is still a lot of room for improvement. Education and enforcement contribute to overall safety. The main factors to achieve safe roads are road design and reshaping human behaviour. Particularly speed, alcohol and risky driving styles contribute to road fatalities, no surprises. […]

Visvaldas Matijošaitis, Gitanas Nausėda, Saulius Skvernelis

Lithuanians seek a very specific president after Grybauskaitė

Lithuanians want an oligarch, they would be prepared to vote for Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijošaitis in the presidential elections if he runs. Meanwhile other business representatives currently do not have any great chances in the […]

Saulius Spurga

Different trajectories of democracy in Baltic states from Visegrad group and Russia

Last weekend’s parliamentary elections in the Czech Republic were won by the billionaire populist Andrej Babiš‘s party ANO, which arose from the civic Dissatisfied Citizen’s Movement. A. Babiš is fairly sceptical of the EU and […]

Lithuanian charity ball in London in 2016
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Lithuanian business community of Britain to organise annual Charity Ball in London

The Lithuanian Chamber of Commerce in the United Kingdom (LCCUK) is continuing its tradition of supporting vulnerable social groups and on 17 November 2017, together with the Embassy of Lithuania in the UK, is inviting Lithuanian and foreign guests to a Charity Ball supported by the former Lithuanian President Valdas Adamkus. The event, hosted in the Lancaster Ballroom of the Savoy Hotel, one of London’s grandest and most glamorous settings, overlooking the river Thames, will be raising money for the Charitable Foundation of Vilnius University Children’s Hospital. […]

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Lithuania, Luxembourg sign EU’s 1st renewable energy cooperation deal

Lithuania and Luxembourg signed on Thursday a renewable energy deal, the first of its kind in the European Union, that will enable the Baltic country to sell a part of its renewable energy surplus for 10 million euros. […]