FEATURE
LITHUANIA
Sergey Shmakov

Backing separatists in Eastern Ukraine means acting against Lithuania

The Lithuanian State Security Department's director says that those who support separatists in Eastern Ukraine are acting against Lithuania and Western values.
Lithuanian railway

Lithuanian Railways expects to cooperate with China Merchants Group

State-owned Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG) expects to transport China Merchants Group's freight from a 280-million-euro industrial park under construction in Belarus' capital of Minsk.
LGBT march

Ministries have until September to draft legislation on sex change

The Lithuanian government on Wednesday gave two ministries until September to draft legislation that would make it possible to legally change one's sex in the country.
ISIS troops in Raka

Lithuania may double its contribution to fight against ISIS

Lithuania may double its contribution to international efforts against the Islamic State (ISIS), Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said.
Lithuania soldiers

Lithuanian army forming 3rd brigade from reserve troops

Lithuania's Armed Forces are forming the third brigade consisting of mainly reserve troops.
ECONOMY
NORDIC / BALTIC
CENTRAL / EASTERN EUROPE
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