Lithuania

March 27, 2024

Vilnius plans ‘major’ expansion in public transport

Vilnius authorities are planning to add routes to the public transport network and increase the frequency of service on the existing ones.
March 26, 2024

Parliament commission indicts Lithuanian president in ‘whistleblower case’

The Lithuanian parliament commission that carried out a parliamentary inquiry into the State Security Department’s (VSD) whistleblower case has concluded that the intelligence agency rendered favours […]
March 26, 2024

Majority of Lithuanians happy with their quality of life – Eurobarometer

Eighty-six percent of Lithuanians say their quality of life is good, while 75 percent believe the country’s economy is doing well, according to the latest Eurobarometer […]
March 26, 2024

Lithuanian parliament backs bill designating Communist Party as criminal organisation

Lithuanian lawmakers on Tuesday gave their initial backing to a bill that would declare the Lithuanian Communist Party as a criminal organisation.
March 26, 2024

Lithuania proposes EU ban on scrap imports from Russia

Lithuania, supported by the Czech Republic, Latvia, and Estonia, has proposed that the European Union ban imports of ferrous metals, copper, and aluminium waste and scrap […]
March 26, 2024

Most middle-aged Lithuanians support their adult children – survey

Eighty-one percent of people aged 40–60 materially support their adult children, according to a survey, while 76 percent help out their parents.
March 26, 2024

Blinken calls Baltics ‘leaders in NATO’ for military spending

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken praised the Baltic countries for their defence budgets and support for Ukraine, calling them “leaders in NATO”. He met the […]
March 26, 2024

Belarusians celebrated Freedom Day in Vilnius, hoping to one day do it in Minsk

Belarusians celebrated Freedom Day in Vilnius on Monday, saying they hope they will one day mark the day in their home country. They also hope that […]
March 26, 2024

Why do Lithuanians still go to Russia’s Kaliningrad?

Although Russia’s large-scale invasion of Ukraine has entered its third year, Lithuanian citizens are still travelling to Kaliningrad. The Russian exclave can only be reached on […]
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