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Vygaudas Ušackas

"Basketball diplomacy" puts Lithuanian diplomat under fire

With tensions flaring up again in eastern Ukraine after Russian-supported separatists attacked Mariupol, killing 30 civilians, policymakers and observers in Lithuania are particularly touchy when it comes to relations, or lack thereof, with Russia. Their ire can even fall on someone from their own team if he or she is as much as suspected of sympathies for Russia.
Israel opens embassy in Vilnius

Israel opens embassy in Vilnius

An embassy of Israel was opened in the Lithuanian capital on Monday, its representatives said.
Nerijus Mačiulis

Lithuania's export to Russia to shrink 10 percent, Swedbank economist says

Continuing geopolitical tensions in Eastern Europe will continue to affect Lithuania's economy in 2015, says Nerijus Mačiulis, chief economist at Swedbank.
Lithuanian president on Holocaust Day: Some people in Europe won't acknowledge today's aggressor

Lithuanian president on Holocaust Day: Some people in Europe won't acknowledge today's aggressor

Europe must learn its history lessons and prevent the rise of a new aggressor whom some people don’t want to see, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė said on Tuesday as the world marks the International Holocaust Remembrance Day.
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