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Foreign affairs

Lithuania congratulates Estonia on centenary

Lithuania is marking on Saturday the centenary of the state of Estonia. […]

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CORPORATE

Not even a third of refugees accepted in Lithuania remain

With a few years passing after the first refugees were transferred to Lithuania, more than 70% of all those transferred have already made their departure from the country and from July, no new individuals with […]

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Society

Is Lithuania doing enough to fight corruption?

Corruption has been habitually singled out as one of the major afflictions slowing down Lithuania’s development, a problem put down to the country’s Soviet legacy as well as frailty of its young institutions. Jovitas Raškevičius, of the Special Investigation Service (STT), notes that the effort Lithuania has put into fighting corruption is bearing fruit, while Liudas Jurkonis, of EY’s fraud investigation and dispute services, highlights that business companies need to invest more into their own internal control systems. […]

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European Union

Lithuania wants to keep current structure of EU commissioners after Brexit – president

Lithuania wants to keep the current scheme of appointment of European commissioners where every country delegates one member of the European Commission (EC) after Brexit, says President Dalia Grybauskaitė. […]