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Though the country doesn't exactly have a strong history of financial services (if compared to established countries such as Germany or France), Lithuania has become a trending crypto area. Besides its propensity for ICOs, Vilnius, the capital, has launched Europe's first international Blockchain Centre. Arturas Asakavicius ...
He said the attack was the first time after World War II that military chemical weapons were used on NATO, EU territory against civilians, adding these "methods... are not acceptable." Asked whether the Baltic country would expel Russian diplomats, he said: "Lithuania will announce today national measures ...

VILNIUS – Russia's security is targeting public servants in Lithuania who have not declared their collaboration with the KGB, Lithuania's intelligence agencies said on Monday. "For recruitment of Lithuanian citizens the Russian intelligence services still use the classified archives about the former KGB ...
The Russian ambassadors to Poland, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have been summoned to the foreign ministries of those countries, according to Russian media. The RIA news agency cited a spokesman for the Russian embassy to Poland, and a representative of the embassy in Lithuania. TASS referred ...
Poland, Germany and Lithuania are among the European countries announcing they are expelling Russian diplomats over the poisoning of Russian ex-spy in Britain. Germany and Poland both say they have asked four Russian diplomats to leave, while in Lithuania, three Russian diplomats were ordered ...
Statistics Lithuania to release the results of a business trend survey and economic sentiment indexes for March, and fourth-quarter statistics on foreign direct investment and international trade in services. Lietuvos Energija, Energijos Skirstymo Operatorius and Lietuvos Energijos Gamyba to release their ...

BRUSSELS (AP) - The president of Lithuania says EU countries plan to ramp up their actions against Russia within days over the poisoning of a former spy. Speaking hours after the European Union said it agreed with Britain that Russia was "highly likely" to be responsible, Dalia Grybauskaite said that ...
NIKO Hamalainen played 90 minutes for Finland's Under-21 side in their 2-0 win against Lithuania on Friday evening. The QPR Under-23s left-back helped Finland to three points in their UEFA 2019 European Championship qualifier. Hamalainen kept a clean sheet at the Gargždai Stadium in Lithuanian ...
The award was presented by Julius Pranevicius, Consul General, Consulate General of the Republic of Lithuania in New York, together with Nida Jakubone, Minister Counsellor, Deputy Permanent Representative, Permanent Mission of the Republic of Lithuania to the United Nations in New York, at the ...
The sides stressed the need to coordinate the efforts to enable comfortable conditions for rail traffic between Belarus, Lithuania, and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast. They also touched upon shipping containers by Viking combined transport trains and using electronic documents to transport empty and loaded ...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The president of Lithuania says EU countries plan to ramp up their actions against Russia within days over the poisoning of a former spy. Speaking hours after the European Union said it agreed with Britain that Russia was "highly likely" to be responsible, Dalia Grybauskaite said that ...
VILNIUS, March 22 (Xinhua) -- The cyber security situation in Lithuania improved in 2017, but the number of targeted cyber attacks is forecast to grow further this year, the Ministry of National Defense said in a report published on Thursday. Altogether 55,000 cyber incidents, or nearly 150 a day, were ...
Asked whether Lithuania would take similar action, Grybauskaite said: "We are considering such measures." At today's EU summit in Brussels, Grybauskaite also offered her full support to May's government. Former Soviet state Lithuania shares a border with Russia's western Kaliningrad exclave.
Lithuania's parliament is launching an impeachment procedure against a lawmaker who was found to have financially benefited from a business he protected as a legislator. The move comes after the same parliament shocked the public last week by failing to expel another lawmaker who had broken his ...
Lithuania has an extensive history of paganism. In fact, Lithuania was the last pagan state in Europe. Almost 1,000 years after the official conversion of the Roman Empire facilitated the gradual spread of Christianity, the Lithuanians continued to perform their ancient animist rituals and worship their gods in ...
VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) - A Lithuanian lawmaker resigned Wednesday, a day after surviving an impeachment vote in the Baltic country's parliament for his reported ties to Russia. Mindaugas Bastys, a former Social Democrat-turned-independent, announced his decision hours after Prime Minister Saulius ...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Lithuania have signed an agreement to bolster fintech ties between the two jurisdictions. Under the agreement, the two regulators will support fintech firms in each other's markets in gaining better insight on their regulatory regime. The agreement ...

VILNIUS - On March 14, 2018, following to publications in Mass Media on the incident with radioactive materials that took place in the end of December 2017 during activities on decommissioning of Ignalina NPP, MFA of Belarus summoned Ambassador of Lithuania to Belarus Andrius Pulokas.
MINSK, 14 March (BelTA) - Chairman of the Belarusian State Science and Technology Committee Alexander Shumilin and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Lithuania to Belarus Andrius Pulokas discussed the prospects for cooperation in science and innovations, including in medicine and ...
Lithuania is the latest country to ink a financial technology agreement with Singapore, making it the 19th co-operation agreement signed by the city-state. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, or MAS, and the Bank of Lithuania signed a co-operation agreement, the two said in a statement. They will work ...
PropTech Baltics has announced the launch of RealBox, the first PropTech sandbox in the world, aimed at companies worldwide and inviting them to test and pilot their projects in Lithuania. The innovative concept, unveiled on March 14 during the MIPIM real estate exhibition in Cannes, France, is a global ...
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) has expressed concerns about the increasing political pressure being placed on Lithuania's LRT. In a statement, it says that the Lithuanian Parliament has established an ad hoc investigative commission looking at the management, financial and economic ...
Members of the Knights of Lithuania Council 143, Pittston, celebrated the feast of St. Casimir with a Mass on Sunday, March 4 at St. John the Evangelist Church. A luncheon in the church hall followed the service. Council 143 members ar3e, fromleft, first row, Peggy Yanklunas, Rosemarie Butera, Janice ...
Erikas Petrikas has noted that Armenia's experience in centralized (single-window) management of emergency situations can be helpful for Lithuania. The Lithuanian ambassador has shared his appreciation for the work of the 24/7 monitoring system, established for high hazardous industrial facilities.
VILNIUS - Lithuania's power transmission system operator Litgrid plans to invest 326 million euros in synchronizing the electricity grid with the Continental European network, with its total investment in the grid development until 2016 projected at 642.5 million euros. This is envisaged in the company's ...
VILNIUS, March 11. /TASS/. Lithuania's neo-Nazis marched in central Vilnius on Sunday, the national holiday known as Restoration of Independence Day, chanting Lithuania For Lithuanians and singing patriotic songs. The march was authorized by the city authorities. Police say some 1,000 people took ...
The pope will travel to Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania in the fall 2018. It will be a three-day visit, from September 22 to 25. Without outlining the definitive agenda, the Holy See has only revealed the cities in which Pope Francis will travel. In Latvia, he will visit Riga and Aglona. In Estonia he will only visit the ...
Morawiecki will also take part in a summit of prime ministers of the three Baltic states, Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The talks with the Lithuanian president and prime minister will touch on the situation of Poles in Lithuania, who make up the country's largest ethnic minority. Deputy Foreign Minister Konrad ...
Lithuania is a "strategic partner" for Poland amid many historical, geographical and defence ties between the two neighbouring nations, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Friday. Polish PM Mateusz Morawiecki (right) and his Lithuanian counterpart Saulius Skvernelis (left) meet in Vilnius on ...
The Bank of Lithuania is planning to launch a “digital” commemorative coin, which would make it the first central bank in the world to embark upon such an initiative. In a statement published today (March 7), the central bank says it will release a “one-of-a-kind digital collector coin” using blockchain – or ...
The Bank of Lithuania announced today, March 6th, that it plans to issue the world's first digital collector coin to mark this year's centenary of the Baltic state's independence from the Soviet Union. To design and develop the underlying blockchain technology, the Bank of Lithuania will be organizing a ...
Coin fanatics in search of something new may want to take a look at Lithuania. The Baltic nation's central bank said Tuesday that it will release a crypto coin aimed at enthusiasts later this year. Intended only as a collector's item, the digital coins won't be issued with a view to entering into circulation and ...
For our family it started in the 1920s, when my father, then a 20-year-old in Lithuania, applied for an American visa to help him out of the stagnant and restricted Lithuanian society. There were legendary stories of the many opportunities in the U.S. for persons to improve themselves. The year was 1925.
A woman holds a Chihuahua at an international dog show in Vilnius, Lithuania, on March 4, 2018. Around 2,000 dogs from Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Sweden and other countries were presented in the event lasting from March 2 to March 4. (Xinhua/Alfredas Pliadis) ...
In February Ostrogorski Centre analysts discussed the Holocaust memory in Belarus, the clash between Belarus and Lithuania over common history, as well as the sentencing of pro-Russian bloggers who remained under investigation for the past year. We also published the newest issue of the Journal of ...
VILNIUS – The international credit ratings agency Standard & Poor's has given a positive mark to Lithuania's fiscal policies and economic growth outlook, revising the its outlook to the country's credit rating. The Lithuanian Finance Ministry said the long-term credit rating was upgraded from A- to A, while the ...
VILNIUS – Seventeen refugees have been sent back to Lithuania from other countries of the European Union (EU) after being relocated to Lithuania under the EU program but violating the requirement to settle in the country. Evelina Gudzinskaite, director of the Lithuanian Migration Department, told BNS ...
VILNIUS – The plan of the Lithuanian national operator of airports Lietuvos Oro Uostai to raise prices may affect Ryanair's plans to establish bases in the country, the Irish low cost carrier announced on Thursday, a day after the statement that the carrier is planning to establish a base in Tallinn or Riga.
BNS/TBT Staff Russia's Embassy in Vilnius has announced five locations in Lithuania where Russian citizens will be able to vote in the upcoming presidential elections. Ballots during the March 18 presidential elections will be cast in Russia's Embassy in Vilnius, Park Inn hotel in Kaunas, the consulate ...
The Speaker of the Polish parliament, Marek Kuchciński, told reporters in Warsaw on Thursday that Poland and Lithuania have similar views on strengthening the EU - "that is, finding a recipe for strengthening member states and, on the other hand, for the EU to be strengthened". Kuchciński announced that ...
LONDON — Lithuania is betting that Brexit can help it become a global fintech hub, as the Eastern European country seeks to attract British companies setting up subsidiaries in the EU. "I cannot deny that," Marius Jurgilas, a member of the board of the Bank of Lithuania, told Business Insider when asked if ...
The Latest on cold weather and snow across Europe (all times local):. 3:10 p.m.. Officials in Lithuania say this winter's record low temperatures have claimed the lives of at least three people over the weekend in the Baltic nation's capital. Emergency medical officials in Vilnius reported Monday that, ...
Church bells tolled across Lithuania on Friday to mark 100 years of independence regained after World War I by the Baltic nation, which is now firmly anchored in the West but experiencing tension with powerful neighbour Russia. “At the start of the last century, we looked forward with great hope to any sign ...
The “indescribable beauty” of this geographical oddity, a skinny stretch of land curving from Lithuania's west coast to what is today the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, so enthralled the German author and his wife during a holiday in 1929 that they decided to build a summer house on its coast. The best part ...
Poland, Germany and Lithuania are among the European countries announcing they are expelling Russian diplomats over the poisoning of Russian ex-spy in Britain. Germany and Poland both say they have asked four Russian diplomats to leave, while in Lithuania, three Russian diplomats were ordered ...
VILNIUS – President Dalia Grybauskaite, Kaunas Mayor Visvaldas Matijosaitis and Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis continue topping the list of Lithuania's most popular politicians, shows a Vilmorus poll published in Lietuvos Rytas daily on Saturday. According to the survey, Grybauskaite is favored by ...
Officials in Lithuania say this winter's record low temperatures have claimed the lives of at least three people over the weekend in the Baltic nation's capital. Emergency medical officials in Vilnius reported Monday that, in addition, some seven people were have received substantial frostbite to their hands ...
Rarely have we seen a Raptor player as polarizing as Jonas Valanciunas. Especially in recent years, with the NBA game trending the way it is, the nightly JV watch has become a bit of a divisive issue amongst the Raptors fan base with the “JV Hive” staunchly defending the 6th year pro and others claiming ...
In January 2018, Bulgaria had the lowest minimum wage in the European Union, 261 euros, followed by Lithuania with 400 euros and Romania with 408 euros, according to Eurostat, published today. In general, the minimum wage is less than 500 euros in the countries of the eastern part of the EU and ...
In the twentieth century, most of Lithuania underwent seven currency changes, not counting a stretch with no currency at all, and two with only scrip, while of the remainder, the Vilnius region—eight, and the Klaipėda—six. These changes went hand in hand with changes in ownership, laws, economic ...


 

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