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At A. Guoga’s initiative, 27 MEPs urge Amazon Inc. to halt sales of Soviet symbols

At the initiative of MEP Antanas Guoga, 27 MEPs have called on the CEO of Amazon Inc. Jeff Bezos in an open letter, urging to cease sale of goods featuring Soviet symbols on the Amazon online shopping platform. The appeal was signed by MEPs from Lithuania, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Croatia, Latvia, the UK, Slovakia, Estonia, Finland, Portugal, Hungary and Spain, who represent the main political groups. […]

T-shirts with USSR symbols sold by Walmart
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R. Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė: “Amazon should stop selling items with soviet symbols”

Member of Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania and Deputy Chair of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) Political Group in the Seimas, Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė, together with colleagues parliamentarians from other Baltic States: Members of the European Parliament Sandra Kalniete (Latvia) and Tunne Kelam (Estonia) and Members of Riigikogu, Tarmo Kruusimäe and Raivo Aeg, addressed with a letter to the American electronic commerce company Amazon drawing their attention to t-shirts and other items featuring soviet symbols being sold on Amazon.com online platform and calling to stop the sale of such products, a TS-LKD press release states. […]

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Sign marking Vilnius street named after late Polish president to be unveiled

A sign marking Vilnius’ street named after the late Polish President Lech Kaczynski will be unveiled in a ceremony on Thursday. […]

Dalia Grybauskaitė
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Grybauskaitė expects her meeting with Xi Jinping to open Chinese markets to Lithuania

President Dalia Grybauskaitė expects that her meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday will open up the way for Lithuanian businesses to the huge market. […]

Vytautas Grubliauskas
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Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette conferred upon Vytautas Grubliauskas

On 3 November 2018, the Government of Japan announced that Mr. Vytautas Grubliauskas was conferred with The Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays with Rosette for his contribution as the Mayor of Klaipėda City to building friendly relationship between Japan and Lithuania, especially in the fields of cultural and defence exchanges, a press release from the Japanese embassy states. […]

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Activists miss attention to human rights on Lithuanian president’s agenda in China

Tibet’s supporters say Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė, leaving for China on Friday, should pay more attention to the worsening human rights situation in China, instead of focusing on trade ties. […]