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Reconstruction of Vilnius International Airport runway commences

Vilnius International Airport will remain closed from 14 July to 17 August. The airport will be closed down to perform the most massive runway reconstruction in the past 20 years.

Ruling Farmers and Greens strike deal with opposition Conservatives, irk Social Democrats

The foundation of Lithuania’s ruling coalition consisting of the Farmers and Greens and the Social Democrats are crumbling, but the fall might not come, at least so soon as some predict.

Week in Lithuania. Lithuanian satellite launched to space

Lituanica SAT-2, a satellite developed by scientists of the Vilnius University and NanoAvionics company, was launched to space on a rocket from India on Friday, June 23.

Lithuania set to limit cash payments to 3,000 euros

The Farmers and Peasants-led Lithuanian Cabinet has approved a draft bill envisioning restrictions on use of cash, limiting the kind of settlements up to 3,000 euro.

Vilnius airport to be closed for reconstruction soon

Preparations for a large-scale reconstruction of Vilnius airport’s runway have begun, as BNN was informed by A.C.B. representatives.

Corruption on decline in Lithuania, yet still remains troublesome

To wrap up the findings of a new corruption research ordered by the Special Investigation Service, an institution dealing with financial crimes in Lithuania, the situation is largely improving, yet not as fast as the service wishes.

Lithuania set to clamp down on alcohol sales, booze buyers’ habits

The news from the World Health Organisation could not have come worse to all the opponents of the ruling Peasants and Greens Party’s sweeping plans to enforce a lot tougher alcohol consumption regulation in the country.