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Japanese Ambassador Toyoei Shigeeda and President Dalia Grybauskaitė

Lithuanian president receives letters of credence from Japanese ambassador

President Dalia Grybauskaitė accepted letters of credence from Japanese Ambassador Toyoei Shigeeda. The president and the ambassador discussed relevant issues concerning bilateral and international cooperation, the presidential press service said.
Polish school students go to church service instead of classes in protest of Lithuania's education policy

Polish school students go to church service instead of classes in protest of Lithuania's education policy

Students of some of Polish-language schools in Lithuania skipped classes on Wednesday in protest of education provisions and went to a church service instead.
Europa Building that hosts the Israeli Embassy

Flag stolen from Israeli Embassy in Vilnius

A flag has been stolen from the Israeli Embassy in Vilnius, local authorities report.
Lithuanian TVs carve up bigger pie as national broadcaster leaves advertising market

Lithuanian TVs carve up bigger pie as national broadcaster leaves advertising market

The Lithuanian TV industry's revenues rose by 6 percent last year, with LNK posting the biggest growth and the TV3 Group recording a decline. This year is seen as a turning point as the public broadcaster LRT withdrew from the commercial advertising market, leaving a larger pie for commercial channels, the Verslo Žinios daily reports.
Linas Linkevičius

Lithuania unjustifiably slandered over Polish-language education, minister says

Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius says that some politicians defame Lithuania by accusing it of alleged discrimination against the Polish community in the field of education.
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