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CORPORATE

Warning over news media: situation compared to state of war

Currently the Seimas is discussing two legislative projects, which would fundamentally change news media work. Representative of the Lithuanian Journalist Union (LŽS) Darius Lukoševičius had a brief, but telling description for the majority’s aims – “declaring a state of war.” However, gathered in a discussion hosted by the opposition on press freedom, specialists in the area openly pointed out that the situation is already bad, without even the amendments having been put in place, lrt.lt writes. […]

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Foreign affairs

Lithuania’s Vičiūnai says it cannot control sellers of its products in Crimea

The Lithuanian food production group Vičiūnų Grupė (Vičiūnai Group), owned by Visvaldas Matijošaitis, mayor of Lithuania’s second-largest city of Kaunas, as well as other shareholders, says it cannot control sellers of its products in Crimea Peninsula, occupied by Russia. […]

TS-LKD meeting
Foreign affairs

After the European Court of Human Rights ruling – call for release of imprisoned former Prime Minister of Georgia Ivane Merabishvili

The Chairman of the Homeland Union-Lithuanian Christian Democrats (TS-LKD) Gabrielius Landsbergis and members of the TS-LKD Andrius Kubilius (former Prime Minister of Lithuania), Algirdas Saudargas (Member of the European Parliament), Radvilė Morkūnaitė-Mikulėnienė (former Member of the European Parliament), Mantas Adomėnas, addressed today the President of Georgia Giorgi Margvelashvili, the Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili and Members of the Parliament of Georgia, calling for immediate release of imprisoned opposition politician Ivane Merabishvili, former Prime Minister of Georgia, a TS-LKD public press release states. […]

Prof Vytautas Landsbergis and President Valdas Adamkus at the Day of the Defenders of Freedom
Politics

Adamkus, Landsbergis receive Freedom Prizes

Vytautas Landsbergis, Lithuania’s first post-independence leader, and former President Valdas Adamkus were presented with the Freedom Prizes on Friday as the country marks the 26th anniversary of a bloody 1991 Soviet crackdown on its independence drive. […]