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Vytautas Jonas Žukas, Raimundas Karoblis, Saulius Skvernelis, Viktoras Pranckietis

Lithuania to increase its contribution to international operations by 30 pct

Lithuania plans to increase its contribution to international operations by around 30 percent, the president's office said on Monday as the State Defense Council held a meeting.
President proposes to increase fines for crimes

President proposes to increase fines for crimes

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė plans to table amendments to the Criminal Code to increase fines for all crimes and to tie fines for corruption crimes to the amount of damage done, of benefit received by perpetrators or of bribe paid.
Most Influential in Lithuania 2017: business personalities

Dargis, Nausėda, Mockus top ranking of Lithuania's most influential business figures

Robertas Dargis, president of the Lithuanian Industrialists' Confederation, Gitanas Nausėda, adviser to SEB Bankas' president, and Darius Mockus, president of MG Baltic, one of Lithuania's biggest business groups, top the list of the country's most influential business people, economists and company executives, Delfi.lt reported, citing the results of two separate surveys commissioned by the news portal.
Media watchdog to consider steps against 2 Russian TV channels

Media watchdog to consider steps against 2 Russian TV channels

The Lithuanian Radio and Television Commission (LRTK) on Monday will consider taking measures against two Russian-language TV channels broadcast in the country for alleged incitement to war and hatred.
Vytautas Jonas Žukas, Raimundas Karoblis, Saulius Skvernelis, Viktoras Pranckietis Raimundas Karoblis, Saulius Skvernelis, Viktoras Pranckietis  ir Dalia Grybauskaitė

State Defense Council to discuss army needs, participation in intl operations

The Lithuanian State Defense Council will discuss the needs of the national defense system and the country's participation in international operations in 2018 and 2019 at its meeting on Monday.
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