Friday, June 23, 2017 17:03
Lithuania's parliament has urged Estonia, Latvia and Poland to bar electricity from unsafe nuclear utilities.
Friday, June 23, 2017 09:53
The West should expand sanctions for Russia amid the situation in eastern Ukraine, Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė stated on Thursday.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 10:28
A group of Lithuanian lawmakers propose that the Seimas should formally invite Polish, Latvian and Estonian parliamentarians to join initiatives to block electricity from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus.
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 10:34
Jaroslav Narkevič, a member of the Electoral Action of Poles in Lithuania – Union of Christian Families, has expressed indignation over the refusal to register a group for ties with Belarus.
Friday, June 16, 2017 15:43
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Ukraine is considering the possibility of joining the Baltic European-gauged Rail Baltica railway in the future, Ukraine's Infrastructure Minister Volodymyr Omelyan said in Vilnius on Friday.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 11:35
Lithuanian Days in Ukraine have kicked off in the southern port city of Odessa and will continue through Sunday, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
Thursday, June 15, 2017 09:13
Parliament will vote on Thursday on whether to declare Belarus' nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets, a mere 50 kilometers from Vilnius, as unsafe and posing a threat to national security, environment and public health due.
Friday, June 9, 2017 15:11
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Friday arrived in the city of Kharkov in eastern Ukraine to congratulate Ukrainians on visa-free travels to the European Union (EU) and express support in the Kiev conflict with Moscow.
Friday, June 9, 2017 10:21
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė is going to Kharkov in eastern Ukraine on Friday to meet with President Petro Poroshenko, saying that the city had been chosen in sign of respect to the people of Ukraine fighting for freedom.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 15:30
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) did not analyze the selection of the site for the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) close to the Lithuanian border in Belarus, which runs counter to information provided by Belarus, which said that IAEA had found the construction site suitable. Nevertheless, the agency's report does not say anything about this.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 09:20
Lithuania will be able to prepare for imposing an embargo on Belarusian electricity once its parliament declares the nuclear power plant under construction in Astravyets, a mere 50 kilometers from Vilnius, a threat to national security, Energy Minister Žygimantas Vaičiūnas said on Wednesday.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 17:02
The Lithuanian government has decided that Belarus' nuclear power plant under construction Astravyets, a mere 50 kilometers from Vilnius, poses a threat to national security.
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 10:15
Lithuania values the economic partnership with Belarus, however, cannot ignore the problems the country is faced with, says Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius.
Monday, June 5, 2017 09:29
Lithuania is Monday starting to build a protective fence on the border with the Russian Kaliningrad region.
Monday, June 5, 2017 09:14
Lithuania's parliament is advised to show solidarity with the neighboring Poland and state support to the resumed investigation of the 2010 airliner crash that claimed lives of then president Lech Kaczynski and another 95 individuals.
Friday, May 26, 2017 15:42
Lithuania seeks support from foreign diplomats as the country tries to stop Belarus' Astravyets nuclear power project over safety concerns.
Friday, May 26, 2017 09:23
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There will be no thaw in the energy dialog between the EU and Belarus until Minsk proves that the nuclear power plant it is building not far from Vilnius is safe, EU Energy Union Commissioner Maros Sefcovic said in the Lithuanian capital on Thursday.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:12
Amid doubts whether Lithuania's efforts to impose an embargo on electricity from the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus will be compatible with WTO rules, Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis says that the country will ensure that power from unsafe facilities has no access to its market.
Thursday, May 25, 2017 09:49
A Ukrainian government delegation will come to Lithuania next month to mark the start of visa-free travel to the European Union.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 09:26
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili has asked for Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė's support in raising issues of importance to Tbilisi at this week's NATO summit in Brussels.
Monday, May 22, 2017 11:33
Russian opposition figures say that they want to change Russia, rather than replace its leaders.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 15:33
Lithuania will continue to support Ukraine's defense and security reforms, Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius told Ukrainian Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak as they met in Vilnius on Thursday.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 09:42
More than 100 politicians, civil society activists, academicians and journalists from various countries are expected to attend the fourth Vilnius Russia Forum, a two-day event starting in the Lithuanian capital on Thursday.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 09:14
Gay men fleeing persecution in Chechnya have found refuge in Lithuania: Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius confirmed to BNS on Wednesday that two persons who suffered repression in the southern Russian republic have come to Lithuania.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 11:54
Lithuanian diplomats on Monday paid tribute to the victims of World War Two in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Kaliningrad, but they will not watch Tuesday's military parade, the Foreign Ministry said.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 11:11
Gazprom's proposed commitments in the Lithuanian and other Central and Eastern European gas markets do not meet the present-day realities and, in the long term, fail to ensure that the Russian gas giant will not abuse its dominant position and will not restrict competition, the Lithuanian Energy Ministry said on Thursday.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 09:23
Lithuanian Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis expects to discuss problems that overshadow bilateral relations and dispel existing myths during next week's meeting with his Polish counterpart, Beata Szydlo.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 14:06
The light aircraft that entered Belarus from Lithuania was under constant control, Lithuania told Belarus in an official response over the violation of the airspace that occurred two weeks ago.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:53
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Wednesday congratulated her Polish counterpart, Andrzej Duda, on May 3 Constitution Day and wished the people of Poland continued success, prosperity and unity.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 10:03
Russia has refused to hand summons to the Soviet Union's former leader Mikhail Gorbachev for testimony in the January 13 trial of attempted coup, a Vilnius court said on Tuesday.