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Kremlin critic to return to Lithuania after detention in Cyprus

Nitika Kulachenkov, a close fellow of the prominent Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny who has been detained in Cyprus at Russia‘s request, maintains he is being prosecuted for “stealing” a €2 poster and pledges to return to Lithuania shortly. […]


Over 100,000 emigrants have returned to Lithuania over the past decade

On International Migrants Day (18 December), Statistics Lithuania announced that, over the last decade, 126,000 new residents immigrated into Lithuania while 438,500 emigrated. From 2005 to 2014, the percentage of emigrants of ages 20-39 grew from 51.9 to 59.2 percent. In 2014, as many as 82 percent of working-age people had not worked for a year or longer before leaving the country. […]

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Russian journalist’s asylum to be decided by Lithuania’s Migration Department

Lithuania’s Interior Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that Russian journalist Andrey Nekrasov, who has been detained in Cyprus under a Moscow-issued arrest warrant and should soon be handed over to Lithuania, is eligible for asylum in this country, adding that the decision will be made by the Migration Department. […]