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Talinn

Lithuania's president to discuss defense, cyber security, energy with US Pence in Tallinn

Lithuania's Dalia Grybauskaitė and her Baltic counterparts will meet with US Vice-President Mike Pence in Tallinn, pledging to address US military assistance, cyber security, the Belarusian nuclear power plant in Astravyets and supplies of US liquefied gas to Europe.
Seimas elections 2016

Lithuania's parties still in debt for 2016 general elections - daily

Financial obligations of Lithuania's political parties that ran for the 2016 general elections have narrowed by a factor of three, however, the total debt remains at an impressive 482,000 euros, Lietuvos Rytas daily said, citing data from the Central Electoral Commission.
Viktor Uspaskich

Uspaskich's return to head Labor Party would have no future - Lithuanian PM

Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that the return of MEP Viktor Uspaskich to head the Labor Party would not be a promising step.
Street lighting

Vilnius street lighting modernization funder to be established by Oct

After the Vilnius City Council on Wednesday gave a go-ahead to a 21.64-million-euro project to modernize the street lighting network, executives of municipality-controlled company Vilniaus Gatvių Apšvietimo Elektros Tinklai (Vilnius Street Lighting Electricity Network, VGAET) due to implement the project says the funder should be established by October.
Donatas Matuiza

Lithuania's deputy justmin in charge of prisons system resigns

Lithuania's Justice Vice-Minister Donatas Matuiza in charge of the prisons system resigned on Wednesday, the justice minister's spokeswoman confirmed to BNS.
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