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Week in Lithuania. Litgas and Statoil sign revised gas supply contract

Lithuania’s gas trade company Litgas, a subsidiary of the state-owned energy holding Lietuvos Energija, signed a revised LNG supply contract with Norway’s Statoil.

Investment magazine ranks Vilnius third among promising European cities

British foreign direct investment magazine fDi Intelligence has released its latest index called European Cities and Regions of the Future, where Vilnius has been ranked third among mid-sized cities in Europe.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Horse Race on Sartai Lake

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during February 1 and February 7

Poland turns as unpredictable to exporters as Russia, bank evaluates

Poland is Lithuania’s second largest export market, where the year 2016 has commenced with fluctuations of the national currency – the złoty. An economist at Swedbank Lietuva evaluates that from a doing-business point of view, developments in Poland are as unpredictable as in Russia.

Week in Lithuania. Country saw a record number of foreign investors in 2015

Under the supervision of the Lithuanian Ministry of Economy, Investuok Lietuvoje, a foreign investment promotion agency in Lithuania, has achieved an all-time best result last year -31 new investment projects were started in Lithuania in 2015.

Lithuanian pensioner, ex-émigré sues state over «dignity-humiliating» pension

In an unprecedented lawsuit, ex-Lithuanian émigré is suing the state of Lithuania over the pension she is to receive in Lithuania. At 190 euro, the pension, she claims, is too little to make ends meet.

Migrant family sues Lithuanian agency’s decision to deny it refugee status

Lithuania’s first migrant family that arrived in the Baltic country in December as part of the EU refugee resettlement scheme has appealed in court against a decision not to grant it a refugee status.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. French Film Festival «Winter Screens»

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week between January 18 and January 24.

Week in Lithuania. Economy to grow in 2016, but forecasts differ

Lithuania’s economy will grow by 2.8% this year, predicts SEB Bank. Meanwhile, Ernst&Young says that, although significantly shrunk export markets and droopy Russian economy last year slowed Lithuania’s GDP growth, but it should nevertheless grow twice as fast in 2015 and go up from 1.6 to 3.2% in 2016.

Lithuania on January 13, 1991: what if Soviets had seized power that night?

As Lithuania is commemorating the solemn 25th anniversary of the massacre on January 13, 1991, when 14 innocent defenders of Vilnius Television Tower were crushed to death by the Soviet tanks, few have ever given a thought on how different the path of the fledgling state would have been if the Soviet troops had seize power in Vilnius that night.

Kučinskis admits having limited English skills

The candidate of the post of the Prime Minister of Latvia Māris Kučinskis from the Union of Greens and Farmers admits he has limited skills of the English language.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Lithuania’s 25th Day of Defenders of Freedom

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during January 11 to January 17.

Week in Lithuania. Mandatory alcohol treatment program could go into effect in June

Mandatory alcoholism treatment program in Lithuania might go into force as soon as June. The draft regulations paving way for such kind of treatment have been approved by the Ministry of Health and are expected to put for the Seimas’ deliberations in its spring session.

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