Ignalina NPP CEO Darius Janulevičius

Lithuanian law-enforcement end probe on activities of N-plant’s executives

Lithuania’s law-enforcement have completed the pre-trial investigation into the 1.5-million-euro auction organized by the Ignalina nuclear power plant (NPP) in 2014. Abuse suspicions were brought against six individuals, including Ignalina’s current CEO Darius Janulevičius, former CEO Osvaldas Čiukšys and former former head of the commercial division, Lauras Puslys. […]

Vidmantas Valiušaitis

Vidmantas Valiušaitis. Regarding Škirpa – my Dear Mayor, the truth is rather to the contrary

The recent assertion by the Mayor of Vilnius, Remigijus Šimašius, regarding the Lithuanian diplomat and military officer, Col. Kazys Škirpa, and the pending attempt to “recall” the dedication of the street in Vilnius in his honour, compels me to respond. I do so in the name of truth and justice. The mayor opines that, while he concedes that Col. Škirpa was one of the first military volunteers to raise the Lithuanian flag at Gediminas Castle, on the other hand, he also allegedly called for the removal of the Jews. The Mayor goes on to say, “I am not inclined to agree that people, who have made such a declaration, be honoured by naming a street after them,” and he further asserts that “discussion on the matter has taken place” and now awaits “the decision of the Vilnius City Council on the matter.” […]

Lithuanian Airforce transport Alenia C-27J Spartan

Lithuania readying to repair Spartan transport warplane

Repairs of the Lithuanian army’s transport airplane Spartan, which was damaged during an incident in March, are planned for January, with the costs projected at nearly 700,000 euros. […]

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Global LT

Forum of Lithuanian Professional Diaspora: turning ideas into actions

On the 28th December, sixth year in a row, Global Lithuanian Awards will convene the international Lithuanian research, art and business professionals returning for winter holidays from more than 20 countries. The event is organized by Global Lithuanian Leaders (GLL), network of professional Lithuanian diaspora. Its patron is the president of the Republic of Lithuania, Dalia Grybauskaitė, who will award the Laureates. […]

Viktoras Pranckietis
Foreign affairs

Seimas speaker, heritage protection chief to mull preparations for pope’s visit

Lithuania’s Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis is meeting with Diana Varnaitė, director of the Cultural Heritage Department, on Wednesday to discuss preparations for the pope’s visit. […]

Algirdas Stončaitis

Stončaitis appointed as Lithuania’s govt chancellor

Algirdas Stončaitis, chancellor of the Interior Ministry, has been appointed as chancellor of the Lithuanian government of Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. […]