European Union

The countries will have to prepare properly to the termination of time changing

the Lithuania Tribune / EN.DELFI With regard to public opinion polls and recommendations by doctors, as well as referring to the needs of the agricultural sector, the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development […]

Swedbank
European Union

Finance Minister calls for EU-wide anti-money laundering system

Lithuania’s Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka called on the eurozone and the European Union to establish a single anti-money laundering system after a money laundering scandal hit the Swedish banking group Swedbank on February 20. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
Economy

D. Grybauskaitė: the EU will owe us

Lithuanian farmers will not receive the sort of direct grants from the EU as were promised already in 2013. “This means that the EU will owe us,” Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė told LRT Radio before departing to negotiations on the EU’s new budget. However, the situation could be even worse. According to the president, if the UK will not depart the EU as planned due to political chaos, the budget, which does not satisfy Lithuania already, will decline even further. […]

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European Union

Lithuanian farmers to protest in Brussels over direct payments, equal treatment

Lithuanian farmers are to attend a protest in Brussels in December requiring higher direct payments and equal treatment, the head of the country’s Chamber of Agriculture said on Tuesday. […]

Energy

Brussels preparing for talks with Russia on Baltic power systems

The European Commission is getting ready to start consultations with Russia over the switching of the Baltic states’ power networks off the post-Soviet system and their synchronization with that of western Europe. […]