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Central/Eastern Europe

A Kingdom of crooked mirrors: law on evil’s secret service

One can be fined there for a poster, a badge on a bag, blue jeans, and a yellow sweater, for holding a blank sheet of paper, Orwell’s book, and for “no war” as a profile […]


How the new bank solidarity tax affects Scandinavian banks in Lithuania and residents

Several experts have argued that the new bank tax – the Solidarity Tax – will discourage foreign investment. However, the result has been different, with the promise that we will soon see a new bank […]


An unexpected trend in Lithuania’s growing intolerance to corruption

Most Lithuanians consider corruption widespread, even though only 7% of people have had direct contact with it. These are the main findings of the European Commission’s EU-wide Eurobarometer survey, Lietuvos rytas wirtes in its editorial. […]