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LITHUANIA
US Congress

Amid concerns in Brussels, Lithuanian president hails US Congress sanctions for Russia

Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday welcome the plans of the US Congress to introduce new sanctions on Russia, which can have an impact on the energy sector.
Heathrow Airport

Vilnius City Council okays bid to earmark EUR 2.1 mln for marketing of flight to London

Vilnius City Council has given a green light to the proposal of the ruling parties to earmark about 2.1 million euros within the next three years for marketing of flights to one of London's key airports, hoping to attract the biggest UK airline, British Airways.
New York

Lithuania moving culture attache to US from Washington to New York

Lithuania's government has given a green light to having its cultural attache to the US reside in New York rather than in Washington D.C.
Afghanistan

Lithuanian govt writes off 8 SUVs used by troops in Afghanistan

Lithuania's government has decided to write off eight armored cross-country vehicles Toyota Land Cruiser used by the country's soldiers in the operation in Afghanistan, as they are not worth repairing.
State Tax Inspectorate

Janušienė appointed as Lithuania's new tax chief

Edita Janušienė, former chief auditor at the central Bank of Lithuania, has been appointed to head the country's State Tax Inspectorate (STI) for the next four years.
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