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LITHUANIA
Dainoras Bradauskas

Lithuania's tax chief sacked

Lithuanian Finance Minister Vilius Šapoka has sacked Dainoras Bradauskas, head of the State Tax Inspectorate (STI), after a commission set up by the ministry recommended firing him for corrupt activities and gross official misconduct.
Romas Valentukevičius

Seimas speaker urges chief official ethics watchdog to resign

Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis on Friday urged Romas Valentukevičius, the head of the Chief Official Ethics Commission, to resign.
USA military moving to Rukla

Stationing NATO troops in Rukla, Lithuania to benefit businesses

As the town of Rukla, central Lithuania, awaits deployment of more than 1,000 NATO troops, the military town has already improved the infrastructure and plans to do more work for 5.8 million euros before the arrival of the entire battalion in mid-2017, Verslo Žinios business daily said.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

Deputy Foreign Ministers assigned to fields of operations

Fields of operations and functions of Lithuania's foreign vice-ministers Neris Germanas, Darius Skusevičius and Albinas Sananavičius were Thursday approved by decree signed by Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
The Vilnius University students

We should talk about education quality, not number of universities

When initiating reform of higher education in Lithuania, persons involved should speak about the quality, not the number of universities, President Dalia Grybauskaitė said.
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