The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

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Uncategorized

Lithuania opens 8th honorary consulate in Sweden

Lithuania’s 8th consulate in Sweden has been opened in the city of Linkoping. […]

Road Safety Seminar in Vilnius   Photo © Ludo Segers @ The Lithuania Tribune
Society

The Zero Road Fatalities challenge for Lithuania

Lithuania has come a long way from being one of the most hazardous road environments in the EU. Road fatalities have decreased substantially over the last 10 years. However, there is still a lot of room for improvement. Education and enforcement contribute to overall safety. The main factors to achieve safe roads are road design and reshaping human behaviour. Particularly speed, alcohol and risky driving styles contribute to road fatalities, no surprises. […]

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Society

Lithuania denies asylum to Tajik man linked to Islamic terrorists

The Lithuanian Migration Department has decided to deny asylum to Alisher Toshev, a Tajik national who was last week detained at Vilnius Airport over national security concerns and remains in special accommodation premises for asylum-seekers at the airport’s border control area. […]

Lukiškiai prison in Vilnius
Society

Homicide convict in Sweden to serve life in Lithuania

Lithuanian citizen Nerijus Bilevičius sentenced for murder of a young female in Sweden will have to serve his life sentence in Lithuania, a Šiauliai court ruled on Tuesday. […]