“Poland already has one of the strictest laws on access to abortion, which allows women to terminate pregnancy only in three extreme cases: when her life and/or health is threatened, when the pregnancy is the result of a criminal act or when the foetus is severely damaged. This seriously affects many women and families on a daily basis, particularly those poor and uneducated ones and pushes them to use back-street abortions or to travel abroad,” reads the letter signed by members of Lithuania’s ruling Social Democrats and opposition Liberals and conservatives.
A Lithuanian government commission has decided that the remains of participants of the 1863-1864 uprising against Tsarist Russia should be buried in Vilnius’ old Rasos Cemetery next year. […]
The number of deaths from drug overdose in Europe has risen for the third year in a row and Lithuania is among five European nations that recorded a considerable increase in fatal overdoses, the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) said in a report published this week. […]
The Russian government has decided to increase the tolls smaller trucks up to 12 tonnes will pay after a plunge of the ruble decreased flows into Russia‘s roads fund. Carriers‘ union president Mečislavas Atroškevičius warned […]