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Doubts over other contracts of company in the centre of ‘army utensils’ scandal

The company Nota Bene, which has gained notoriety for its involvement in the so-called army utensils scandal, continues to appear in controversial public procurement contracts, DELFI reports. In one of them, the State Service for […]

Juozas Olekas

Defence minister faces interpellation over army utensils scandal

Lithuania’s opposition Homeland Union – Lithuanian Christian Democrats (conservatives) plan to launch interpellation procedure against Defence Minister Juozas Olekas, a social democrat, over suspected fraud in the army’s public procurement contracts. […]

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Lithuania’s Seimas greenlights permanent conscription

Lithuania’s parliament, the Seimas, on Thursday passed a law making military conscription permanent.

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Abdul Basir Yoususi

Afghan interpreter arrives in Lithuania after Youtube plea

Abdul Basir Yoususi, the Afghani refugee who caught Lithuania’s attention in a video revealing himself to have worked as a Lithuanian-speaking interpreter for Lithuanian NATO forces in Afghanistan‘s Ghor province, arrived in Lithuania on Wednesday. […]