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Belarus turned to the Lithuanian government back in 2015 for the possibility to use Kruonis' services, and Lithuania then responded this would not be ... Lithuania's government fears that the construction is underway in violation of safety standards and could hinder the Baltic plans of synchronizing ...
The declaration signed between the Lithuanian government and the Polish oil concern Orlen on March 27th envisages the Polish company's investments in the Mazeikiai oil refinery and the same number of jobs, while the government should reconsider Public Service Obligation (PSO) tariffs for ...

Next year will be the real turning point for Lithuania from a financial point of view. After gaining independence, Lithuania was dependent on economic support from the European Union to help decrease its dependence on Russia. Many projects started by the country decades ago were successfully ...
Besides the Ignalina nuclear power plant, the Lithuanian government also needs financing for continuation of Rail Baltica, which aims to link Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland together with a European standard gauge rail line. No decisions have been made on the next funding period (after ...
On once again regaining its independence, one of the first acts of the Lithuanian government was to seek membership of the EU. We all need friends in order to stand up to bullies. So perhaps we should listen to the Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius who said this week that Russia sees the UK ...
The Lithuanian government has taken the decision to re-transmit Polish TV channels in the southeast of the country, where there is a significant Polish minority population, reports Vz.lt. The free-to-air re-transmission will be carried out by the state-owned TV distributor Telecentras, under a contract valid for ...

The Lithuanian government has strongly objected to two nuclear power plants being built by Rosastom in Belarus, south of the Baltic country, and in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, which shares a border with Lithuania, among others. No criminal investigation against Bastys has been opened. In recent ...
The Lithuanian government has strongly objected to two nuclear power plants being built by Rosastom in Belarus, south of the Baltic country, and in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, which shares a border with Lithuania, among others. No criminal investigation against Bastys has been opened. In ...
(MENAFN Editorial) Vilnius, Lithuania, 2018-03-09 09:08 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Government Securities auction of additional offers will be held on March 19, 2018. Auction participants can submit competitive and non-competitive bids. The competitive bids shall be submitted in the order books of ...
Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev has approved the law "On approving the agreement between the Government of Azerbaijan and the Government of Lithuania exempting holders of service passports from visa requirements". The agreement was signed in Vilnius on Oct. 27, 2017. President Aliyev also ...
Law360 (March 1, 2018, 6:30 PM EST) -- The Lithuanian government can't reduce the interest it owes on a €3.4 million ($4.2 million) value-added tax refund paid to grain trader Nidera even though disputes over the amount delayed its payment, the European Union's top court ruled Wednesday. The case centered on when ...
The Lithuanian government has increased its support of NATO's Operation Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan following requests from NATO and other allies, the country's Ministry of National Defense announced February 22. An unspecified number of Lithuanian troops from Special Operations ...
"With the support of the Lithuanian government we intend to finalize construction and commence production by mid-2019," adds Mr. Ali. "2017 has been a brilliant year for Kaunas FEZ and we are extremely proud and happy to have reached a deal with Continental," comments Vytautas Petruzis, managing ...
VILNIUS, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Lithuanian government approved on Wednesday tighter regulation on drone operation amid what authorities described as increasing "spying and security threats" to the country's national defense. The amendments, which are now subject to approval at the country's ...
The Lithuanian government's press release issued on that occasion made no mention of a gas terminal. Subsequently, Latvia repeatedly called on its Baltic neighbors to agree on a joint LNG terminal in Riga that could qualify for EU funding, but no deal was reached. After Lithuania began to build a LNG ...
... settle matters of national minorities. Around 200,000 Polish nationals reside in Lithuania. Over the past five years, Lithuania had frozen top-level visits to Vilnius, accusing Lithuania over the situation of the Polish national community. Lithuania's government has rejected the majority of the critical remarks.
THE Lithuanian government has approved a proposal by the Ministry of Transport and Communications to reorganise Lithuanian Railways (LG), bringing the organisation's structure into line with the provisions of the European Union's Fourth Railway Package. Under the plans, which were approved by the ...

The flag was presented to Francis by Algirdas Stoncaitis, chancellor of the Lithuanian government, who is in the Vatican for the annual meeting of the Santa Marta Group, a pope-endorsed global initiative that brings together state authorities, law-enforcement bodies and the Church in a joint effort to combat ...
The Lithuanian government has endorsed a resolution on gratuitous transfer of weapons to Ukraine worth almost EUR 2 million. As the Yevropeiska Pravda Ukrainian online newspaper reports with reference to the Lithuanian Defence Ministry, Ukraine will be granted weapons and munitions that were used ...
VILNIUS - The Lithuanian government plans to support talents going to foreign universities, but they will have to return home to work for at least three years. The respective amendments to the Law on Education and Studies, tabled by Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis, on Thursday passed the second ...
The Investors' Forum, an association of foreign investors in Lithuania, has put forward 100 proposals to the government on how to improve the business environment in the country, informs LETA/BNS. Photo: lrv.lt. "We may see different ways to achieve it, but we have a common goal of achieving that we are ...
"With the support of the Lithuanian government we intend to finalize construction and commence production by mid-2019," adds Mr. Ali. "2017 has been a brilliant year for Kaunas FEZ and we are extremely proud and happy to have reached a deal with Continental," comments Vytautas Petruzis, managing ...
VILNIUS, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Lithuanian government approved on Wednesday tighter regulation on drone operation amid what authorities described as increasing "spying and security threats" to the country's national defense. The amendments, which are now subject to approval at the country's ...
The Lithuanian government's press release issued on that occasion made no mention of a gas terminal. Subsequently, Latvia repeatedly called on its Baltic neighbors to agree on a joint LNG terminal in Riga that could qualify for EU funding, but no deal was reached. After Lithuania began to build a LNG ...
... settle matters of national minorities. Around 200,000 Polish nationals reside in Lithuania. Over the past five years, Lithuania had frozen top-level visits to Vilnius, accusing Lithuania over the situation of the Polish national community. Lithuania's government has rejected the majority of the critical remarks.
The spatial planning for the new line in Latvia was approved by the Latvian government in August 2016 followed by the Lithuanian government's approval in January 2017 for its section from Kaunas to the Latvian border. The only exception is the section from Kaunas to the Polish border, which is subject to ...
According to the Lithuanian government, around 760 different activities attended by more than 6.5 million participants are scheduled to take place in Lithuania and throughout the world to mark the 100th anniversary of the country's restored independence. On Feb. 16, 1918, 20 elected members of the ...
VILNIUS, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Lithuanian government approved on Monday the reorganization of the state-controlled Lithuanian Railways by splitting the company's activities into three separate subsidiaries. According to the plan prepared by the country's transport and communications ministry, ...
The flag was presented to Francis by Algirdas Stoncaitis, chancellor of the Lithuanian government, who is in the Vatican for the annual meeting of the Santa Marta Group, a pope-endorsed global initiative that brings together state authorities, law-enforcement bodies and the Church in a joint effort to combat ...
(MENAFN Editorial) Vilnius, Lithuania, 2018-02-09 07:09 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Government Securities auction of additional offers will be held on February 19, 2018.Auction participants can submit competitive and non-competitive bids. The competitive bids shall be submitted in the order books ...
The Lithuanian government has recently approved of a Startup Visa program for entrepreneurs serving as a new talent attraction scheme that provides a streamlined entry process to the country's startup ecosystem for innovative highly-skilled non-EU entrepreneurs. The Lithuanian Fintech Report 2017 was ...
BNS/TBT Staff Couples, including gays and lesbians, will be "married" by a humanoid robot in a mock ceremony planned to be staged outside the Lithuanian government's building in Vilnius on St. Valentine's Day, February 14. Three civic and political organizations are organizing the event to encourage ...
VILNIUS - Following the Lithuanian government's decision to restrict the use of Kaspersky Lab software, a competitor of the Russia-based company feels an increased interest in its products, the business daily Verslo Zinios reported on Thursday. "With the start of 2018, we noticed that it was managers of ...
Most come from Belarus, where taxes on tobacco are far lower than in Lithuania, and some are then sold on for even larger profits in countries such as Britain and Ireland, KPMG said. The Lithuanian government has said it lost 50 million euros in unpaid taxes in 2015 alone due to tobacco smuggling.
Since 2014, when the Ukrainian civil war broke out and Russia's “little green men” suddenly appeared in Crimea, the Lithuanian government has not held any meetings with high-ranking Russian representatives. Neighboring Latvia, Estonia and Poland maintain contact with Russia at the level of ministers ...
In 1988, it was revealed that the books and documents that Sutzkever and Kaczerginski had been unable to remove from Vilna had not been destroyed, and were under the control of the Lithuanian government. (During World War II, Poland lost control of Vilna, which became part of Lithuania.) Thus, a third ...
The Lithuanian government in concert with Ukraine is championing what is provisionally called a "European Plan for Ukraine" and would disburse an estimated $7.47-billion annually to Ukrainian recipients for a period of 10 years. It's not clear how much Canada would be asked to make available to ...
The Lithuanian government in concert with Ukraine is championing what is provisionally called a "European Plan for Ukraine" and would disburse an estimated $7.47 billion annually to Ukrainian recipients for a period of 10 years, the Globe and Mail reports. Lithuania remains concerned about Russia's ...
A Lithuanian government delegation, which visited Washington and Ottawa near the end of 2017 to press its case, hopes that Canada, which will serve as chair of the Group of Seven countries throughout 2018, can make Ukraine a priority for its tenure. More than 1.3 million Canadians, including Foreign ...
The Lithuanian government in concert with Ukraine is championing what is provisionally called a "European Plan for Ukraine" and would disburse an estimated $7.47 billion annually to Ukrainian recipients for a period of 10 years, the Globe and Mail reports. Lithuania remains concerned about Russia's ...
(MENAFN Editorial) Vilnius, Lithuania, 2018-01-05 17:24 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Government Securities auction of additional offers will be held on January 15, 2018. Auction participants can submit competitive and non-competitive bids. The competitive bids shall be submitted in the order books ...
... November 2017 Donors Conference," it said in a statement. EHU is a private university that was established in Minsk in 1992 and operated in Belarus' capital until its closure by the authorities in 2004. It reopened in Vilnius in 2005 at the Lithuanian government's invitation. EHU enrolls about 900 students, ...
The International Monetary Fund last November warned the Lithuanian government that further minimum wage increases might undermine the country's competitiveness. However, Lithuania has the lowest minimum wage in the Baltic countries, compared with 430 euros in Latvia and 500 euros in Estonia.
However, the Lithuanian government has promised to boost the monthly payout annually until it reaches EUR 100 per month in 2020. In April 2016, the Polish government started handing out PLN 500 a month for each child in low-income families, and for second and subsequent children in all other ...
VILNIUS, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- The Lithuanian government decided to ban Kaspersky Lab software in the state's critical infrastructure and information resources on grounds of security threats, announced the Lithuanian defense ministry on Thursday. The Baltic State's government recognized in its sitting that ...
VILNIUS, Dec. 13 (Xinhua) -- Lithuania's current government from the very first day of its work has been lacking the support of the country's president Dalia Grybauskaite, Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said on Wednesday. "We don't have the President's support, we never had it. This is the ...
The head of the Lithuanian government also emphasized that the upcoming period would be of utmost importance to the future of the European Union. ... "Please be assured that the government of Lithuania is willing to pursue a bilateral dialogue and continue creating well-being of our nations by mutual ...
VILNIUS, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Lithuanian government decided Wednesday to appeal the European Commission's (EC) 28-million-euro (33.1 million U.S. dollar) fine imposed for dismantling a railway track to neighboring Latvia ten years ago. The Lithuanian government decided to order state-controlled ...
The Lithuanian government has recently approved of a Startup Visa program for entrepreneurs serving as a new talent attraction scheme that provides a streamlined entry process to the country's startup ecosystem for innovative highly-skilled non-EU entrepreneurs. The Lithuanian Fintech Report 2017 was ...
VILNIUS, Jan. 4 (Xinhua) -- Around 1,000 medical workers attended a rally in the Lithuanian capital on Thursday demanding better working conditions and reforms of the country's healthcare system. Young resident doctors and their supporters held a symbolic march to the Lithuanian government palace.


 

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