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Lithuania to appoint new ambassadors to Germany, Italy, Vatican

On Tuesday, the Foreign Ministry registered draft legislation on the appointment of new ambassadors to Germany, Italy and the Vatican. […]

Saulius Skvernelis

Belarus may have to reconsider Astravyets N-plant project – PM

The Polish decision not to buy electricity from the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus shows that the market may be closed for the Belarusian electricity, says Lithuania’s Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis. […]

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Is the anchor of Baltic States security – Sweden – safe itself?

The threat posed by Russia is the most realistic threat facing Sweden today, however the Swedish response, reflected by the country’s defence budget, is held to be inadequate says LRT Radio contributor in Sweden Vaida […]

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About friends and allies

If during The Rīga Conference 2015 we began witnessing Kremlin’s adventure in Syria, today we observe casualties and the number deaths of this escapade. During the last 12 months, the world has beheld terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels, aggression of Russian football fans during Euro-2016 in France, and bombings in Aleppo. The Crimea remains occupied and the Russian aggression against Ukraine is still ongoing. […]

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10 Lithuanian restaurants listed in the White Guide Nordic

Most diners in Denmark and Sweden are familiar with the trademark and the many initiatives of the White Guide. For thirteen consecutive years, White Guide has published comprehensive local guides about the gastronomy of Sweden and Denmark, and 2014 saw the arrival of the very first guide in English covering the entire Nordic region. On 31st October, the third, most comprehensive edition yet will be released – this time covering almost 400 restaurants in the Nordics with additional chapters covering Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. […]


Swedish housing bubble ‘would not cause crisis in Lithuania’

Burst of the real estate bubble in Sweden would not induce a major financial crisis in Lithuania or the Baltic states, despite their exposure to Scandinavian banking, says Morten Hansen, head of Stockholm School of […]