How to counter intensifying Russian propaganda campaigns that have been targeting Lithuania lately? This was the topic of the discussion on LRT political debate programme "The Right to Know" on Monday night.
The first day of the annual foreign policy and security forum Rīga Conference 2014 has concluded with the lively discussions about the challenges and opportunities of the global and regional economy, security threats and relations with Russia.
Second day of the annual forum Rīga Conference 2014 was filled with lively debate and exchange of opinions among speakers of panel discussions, bringing together high-level foreign security and foreign policy experts, diplomats, politicians, academics, businessmen and journalists.
Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaitė suggests a provision that at least 90 percent of the television programmes rebroadcast in Lithuania should be in the official languages of the European Union, adding that fines should be imposed for instigation of war and infringement upon independence.
The prime ministers of the three Baltic states agreed on Friday on additional two weeks for the final agreement on the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market, adviser to Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis said.
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis met with his Latvian counterpart on the eve of Baltic prime ministers, expressing hope that the neighboring state would support the agreement on liquefied natural gas, which would pave way for applying for European Union (EU) support for gas infrastructure projects of all three states.
Lithuania's Prime Minister Saulius Skvernelis hopes to reach full stop in the Friday's negotiations among the Baltic prime ministers in an effort to ensure European support to the Klaipėda liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal. In his words, if the discussions end in failure, Lithuania will seek to end the discussions and move on.
Lithuania's Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis is meeting with his Latvian counterpart, Inara Murniece, in the Latvian seaside resort of Jūrmala on Thursday to discuss the positions on the Astravyets nuclear power plant (NPP) under construction in Belarus.
The Baltic Film Days will be held in Vilnius for the first time at the end of August – it is a unique event featuring Lithuanian, Latvian and Estonian productions on the same week in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, the Lithuanian Film Center said.