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LITHUANIA
Artūras Paulauskas

State Defence Council approves updated national security strategy

The Lithuanian State Defence Council has endorsed an updated National Security Strategy.
Mirė Leonidas Donskis

Leonidas Donskis – a farewell. How is it possible? (1) FREE

In that one split moment, in the morning hours at the Vilnius airport on the way from Šeteniai to St Petersburg, on that single Wednesday on the 21st of September, when the world was celebrating the Order of the Smile and people gathered in churches to Pray for Peace, on the anniversary of the passing of Virgil and the killing of 1159 Jewish neighbours by the death commando in Vėlučionys near Vilnius …;
Nikolai Filipchenko at the Vilnius' court

High-ranking Russian spy refuses to testify in Vilnius court

Nikolai Philiptchenko, a high-ranking Russian intelligence agent charged with espionage against Lithuania, on Friday refused to testify in his trial in the Vilnius Regional Court.
Voting in the Seimas

ELECTIONS. Poll: Lithuania reacts to the new Labour Code

The new Labour Code passed by the Seimas has not been well received by voters. Based on a poll by public opinion and market research company Vilmorus more than half of the respondents viewed the new Labour Code negatively. The negative perception of the code was found across the electorates of almost all parties, albeit less so among Social Democrat (LSDP) and Polish Electoral Action voters.
Ceremony in Paneriai in 2011

Lithuania commemorates Jewish genocide victims

Lithuania is commemorating Jewish Genocide Memorial Day today, on September 23.
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