Multi-speed Europe: Lithuania, 12 other nations agree to set up EU prosecutor's officeFREE

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 16:20
Lithuania and another 12 EU member states have agreed to establish the European Public Prosecutor's Office (EPPO) to combat financial crimes.

US Congressman Shimkus calls for pressure on Belarus on Astravyets N-plantFREE

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:29
US Congressman John Shimkus of the Republican Party has made an address to US legislators, calling to pressure Belarus to give access to international observers to the Astravyets Nuclear Power Plant under construction merely 50 km from Lithuania's capital Vilnius.

Seimas speaker says to haven't heard questions from Polish colleague about namesFREE

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 12:25
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis says Polish Senate Speaker Stanislaw Karczewski did not inquire about the spelling of non-Lithuanian names in passports of Lithuanian citizens.

Lithuania to seek IAEA evaluation of Astravyets N-plant site selectionFREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 14:13
Lithuania seeks that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) should evaluate the safety of the site of the Astravyets nuclear power plant under construction in Belarus and its selection criteria.

Seimas speaker condemns detention of protesters in BelarusFREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 14:07
Viktoras Pranckietis, the speaker of the Lithuanian parliament, has condemned the detention of several hundred people during last weekend's protests in Belarus.

Georgian president to come to mark start of visa-free travel to EUFREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:53
Georgian President Giorgi Margvelashvili is to come on an official visit to Lithuania on Thursday.

Solidarity is what Belarus needs most now - Lebedko in VilniusFREE

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 09:46
Solidarity from the international community is what Belarusian people, who have been subjected to repressions from authorities over mass protests, need most now, Anatoly Lebedko, leader of the United Civil Party of Belarus, said in Vilnius on Monday.

Foreign Ministry calls on Russia to release anti-corruption protestersFREE

Monday, March 27, 2017 16:04
The Lithuanian Foreign Ministry on Monday expresses its concern over the detention of peaceful demonstrators during nationwide protests in Russia against corruption and called for their release.

Backing separatists in Eastern Ukraine means acting against LithuaniaFREE

Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:21
Sergey Shmakov
Asmeninis archyvas
The Lithuanian State Security Department's director says that those who support separatists in Eastern Ukraine are acting against Lithuania and Western values.

Lukashenko's statements on armed fighters aim to justify repressions (4)FREE

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 09:45
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko's statements about armed fighters allegedly trained in Lithuania and Poland are aimed at warning future protesters and justifying possible repressions against them.

Foreign Minister dismisses Lukashenko's accusations to Lithuania as fictionFREE

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 15:10
Lithuania's Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius has dismissed the statement by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko about training of armed provokers in Lithuania as fiction out of the blue.

Poland's boycott of Astravyets electricity proves it as threat - PresidentFREE

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 14:45
Building site of the Astravyets Nuclear site
Ramūnas Bogdanas
Poland's decision not to buy electricity generated at the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus confirms the Lithuanian stance that the utility threatens the whole region, says President Dalia Grybauskaitė.

Lithuania gets reinforcement from Poland in fight against Belarus' N-plantFREE

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 09:18
Poland became Lithuania's first ally in its efforts to stop the construction of the Russian state corporation Rosatom's nuclear power plant in Belarus when it stated its intentions not to purchase electricity from the facility under construction in Astravyets, just 50 kilometers from Vilnius, Lithuanian politicians and experts said on Monday.

Belarus may have to reconsider Astravyets N-plant project - PMFREE

Monday, March 20, 2017 14:15
The Polish decision not to buy electricity from the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus shows that the market may be closed for the Belarusian electricity, says Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis.

Lithuania to continue lower-level representation at Moscow security conferenceFREE

Monday, March 20, 2017 09:33
Lithuania intends to continue the practice started after the annexation of Crimea to send lower-level officials to the Moscow International Security Conference.

Lithuania should step up security cooperation with Nordic states - Minister of DefenceFREE

Monday, March 20, 2017 09:33
Exercise in Rukla
Exercise in Rukla
Lithuania should step military and security cooperation with the Nordic countries, Defence Minister Raimondas Karoblis said after meeting with Iceland's top security, defense and military official in Vilnius on Friday.

Seimas reiterates call on Russia to end Crimea occupation (2)FREE

Friday, March 17, 2017 11:16
Sputnik / Scanpix
The Lithuanian parliament on Thursday reiterated its call on Russia to end the occupation of Crimea.

Ambassador visits burial site of Lithuania's interwar ministers in Mowcow outskirtsFREE

Thursday, March 16, 2017 14:33
Lithuania's Ambassador to Russia Remigijus Motuzas and officials of the Foreign Ministry have visited a memorial place including graves of a few Lithuanian interwar ministers in the outskirts of Moscow.

Lithuanian ambassador to US calls for stronger transmitter of Radio Free EuropeFREE

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 10:16
The signal of the US Congress-financed Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) rebroadcast via Lithuania should be amplified in an effort to resist the Russian propaganda, and the radio should be broadcast round the clock, Lithuania's Ambassador to the United States Rolandas Kriščiūnas told US senators on Tuesday.

Riflemen's Union sends electric generators, other aid to Eastern UkraineFREE

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 13:43
The Lithuanian Riflemen's Union has sent three powerful electric generators, special headsets and other humanitarian aid to people in war-hit Eastern Ukraine.