Independence FSRU
Energy

Klaipeda LNG terminal to remain useful to Lithuania in future – energy specialists

With the Lithuanian government due to decide on the future of the Klaipėda liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, businesses call on the authorities to look for ways to lower the terminal’s costs for gas consumers and energy experts say that these costs will go down and that the floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) will remain useful to the country in the future as gas will play an increasingly important role. […]

Simone De Beauvoir (1908-1986)
Culture

Lithuania mulls de Beauvoir commemoration near Sartre sculpture in Nida

The Lithuanian coastal resort of Neringa’s recent decision to unveil a sculpture in Nida to commemorate French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre’s visit to the Curonian Spit resort in 1965 has sparked controversy as critics say his feminist companion Simone de Beauvoir was left out. […]

Karlovy Vary festival
Culture

A retrospective of Baltic documentaries and premieres of latest Lithuanian productions at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival

The name of Lithuania will be reiterated louder than ever at this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival which opens today. After a 15-year hiatus the audiences will have an opportunity to see a retrospective of classics from the Baltic countries titled “Reflections of Time: Baltic Poetic Documentary”. World premieres of two renowned Lithuanian filmmakers will take place at the festival with both films participating in the competition programmes. Lithuanians will also actively take part in industry events, a press release from the Lithuanian Film Centre states. […]

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Politics

Seimas adopts amendments on personal info protection

The Seimas of Lithuania on Saturday adopted amendments to the Law on the Legal Protection of Personal Data, related to the ongoing personal data reform in the European Union. […]

Mission Siberia test trek
Foreign affairs

Mission Siberia reps hope Russia’s move is not final

Representatives of Lithuania’s annual Mission Siberia expedition, organized to tend to the burial cites of Lithuanian deportees in Russia, hopes Moscow’s decision to bar the expedition’s participants from entering the country is not final. […]