Many Lithuanians woke up this morning to a sever rain, bright and loud thunderstorms. According to the Vilnius Municipality this was the most intensive rain since 1993. Some Vilnius streets are flooded, a few traffic lights out of order. The taxi drivers are charging the Christmas fee and some 7000 Vilnius’ region residents are left without electricity.
Lithuanian Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis is taking part in a meeting of NATO defense ministries held in Brussels on Thursday to discuss the Alliance's counter-terrorism efforts and defense funding.
Lithuanian Prosecutor General Evaldas Pašilis on Thursday will ask the Seimas to strip MP Kėstutis Pūkas of his immunity from criminal prosecution in a pre-trial investigation over allegations of sexual harassment and violation of the rules for keeping firearms.