Vilnius Old Town

The first GDL cities with Magdeburg Rights

Communities of city burghers created self-governing cities as a result of the city burghers’ struggles with sovereigns for cities’ rights and freedoms at first in Western Europe from the 11th century to the 13th century, and in Central Europe in the 13th and 14th centuries. The self-governing city burgher communities were legally separated from the state and received independence from the noble class. […]

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Strategic transport firms to drill response to hybrid threats

Lithuania’s state-run railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai together with other strategic transport companies, the Armed Forces and Aras anti-terrorist unit will Wednesday hold a practice of response to hybrid threats. […]

LaVar Ball and the Ball brothers

Tourism Department disappointed Ball brothers refused getting to know Lithuania

Lithuania’s Tourism Department has expressed disappointment over the refusal of the crew of the reality show about US basketball players Balls to get to know Lithuania instead of promoting stereotypes about the Baltic state. […]

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Temps in eastern Lithuania dip below -25C, cold records broken in Western part

Temperatures last night dropped below minus 25 degrees Celsius in some places in eastern Lithuania and cold records were broken in the western part of the country. […]