This week, the Lithuanian Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a renewed National Security Strategy, laying out 14 major hazards and risk factors to national security.
A jail in Lithuania has unjustly barred a prisoner from accessing the internet, according to a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.
Vilnius has voiced plans to erect a 45-kilometre-long fence on the Lithuanian-Russian border along the Kaliningrad region, report Russian media.
Lithuanian government has dropped its support to the building of a data centre amid concerns that it might become linked to Russia’s reconnaissance bodies, stated a Lithuanian security official this week.
Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. International Festival for Children and Youth «Kitoks 2017»
BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during January 9-15:
The rise of Donald Trump to power of the mightiest country in the world, United States, as well as the surge of populists in the European Union, including Lithuania, stirred the pot most in 2016, agree all Lithuanian analysts that BNN spoke to before the end of the year.
British radio and TV personality Chris Evans, who was the presenter of Top Gear television programme from 2015 to 2016 has said last week that police has tracked down a bicycle stolen from him in Lithuania.
Finnish group of telecommunication companies Elisa has on December 13 announced plans to acquire the full ownership of Estonian telecoms firm Starman for 151 million euros.
BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during December 12-18:
Lithuania has ban entry to judges of the Russian Constitutional Court over decisions that legalized the annexation of Crimea. The Lithuanian decision drew an indignant reaction from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
Six members of EU’s European Parliament from five political groups have this week blamed the European Commission for not acting on allegedly clear discrimination against homosexuals in Lithuania.