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Russia blocked attempt to ensure justice for MH17 victim families, Lithuanian diplomat says

By vetoing on Wednesday a UN Security Council resolution on setting up a tribunal for those responsible for the Malaysian plane MH17 tragedy, Russia blocked the way for ensuring justice for the families of the victims, Dainius Baublys, a minister counselor at Lithuania's Permanent Mission to the UN, says.
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Lithuania to resettle nationals from Crimea and Eastern Ukraine

Lithuania's government decided on Wednesday to resettle Lithuanian citizens and people of Lithuanian descent to Lithuania from Crimea and Ukraine's regions of Luhansk and Donetsk.
Kazachstano prezidentas Nursultanas Nazarbajevas, PPO vadovas Roberto de Azevedo

Lithuanian PM congratulates Kazakhstan on completing WTO negotiations

Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has extended greetings to Kazakhstan over the successful completion of 20 years of negotiations for the membership in the World Trade Organization (WTO), the PM's Office reports.
Vilnius mayor says he would agree to trade Green Bridge statues with Russia

Vilnius mayor says he would agree to trade Green Bridge statues with Russia

Vilnius City Mayor Remigijus Šimašius has confirmed that he has indeed received requests from Sovetsk City Mayor Nikolay Voishchev and Russian Ambassador to Lithuania Alexander Udaltsov to hand over the Green Bridge statues to Russia.
Rolandas Kriščiūnas (second left) and President Dalia Grybauskaitė (second right). Photo by R.Dačkus, President's Office

President Grybauskaitė presents letters of credence to Lithuania's new ambassador to USA

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has presented letters of credence to Rolandas Kriščiūnas, Lithuanian Ambassador to the United States of America, the presidency reports.
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