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LITHUANIA
OECD Secretary General Angel Gurria

Lithuania updates OECD on membership progress (1)

Lithuania presented its progress on implementation of the recommendations for membership in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) to members of the organization in Vilnius on Thursday, the government said.
Mock Grunwald battle in Poland

Lithuanian, Polish troops to together mark Žalgiris Battle anniversary

Soldiers of Lithuania and Poland will celebrate an anniversary of the victory in the Battle of Žalgiris in Nemenčinė near Vilnius on Friday.
Smuggled cigarettes

Customs seize EUR 10 mln worth of smuggled cigarettes in H1

The Lithuanian Customs seized almost 64 million illegal cigarettes with a total estimated value of 9.5 million euros in the first half of this year, making up the bulk of all smuggled goods detained during the period.
The Kremlin

Ministries to update recommendations on travels to Eastern neighbors

Following a scandal surrounding a trip to Russia by youth of Plungė, western Lithuania, a few ministries will update their recommendations on cooperation with Eastern neighbors to ensure due attention to the factor of hostile propaganda, a decision was made at a meeting of the parliamentary National Security and Defense Committee and relevant institutions.
Money

Latvians going on trial in Lithuania over undeclared EUR 700,000

The Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office has handed to Vilnius court a criminal trial of three Latvian citizens charged with unlawful cash movement.
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