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Major Lithuanian cities’ mayors frown at Government’s refugee relocation plan

With the refugee centre in Rukla in central Lithuania full and tensions in the settlement simmering, the Lithuanian Government has come up with a plan to shut eventually down the centre, relocating its dwellers to Lithuanian municipalities.

Luxembourg to deploy soldiers to Lithuania

Luxembourgh will deploy 22 troops to Lithuania in July 2017, the parliament of the parliament of the Benelux country decided this week. Its 22 soldiers will be included in a NATO battalion being built in Lithuania along with troops from Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Germany.

Lithuania sees more foreign investments, yet they bypass regions

According to Invest Lithuania, a non-profit organization set up by the Ministry of Economy to promote investments in the country, the past year of 2016 was «another record-breaking year» for foreign direct investments (FDI) in Lithuania.

Calendar of cultural and sport events in Lithuania. 16th Japanese Film Festival

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during January 30- February 5

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

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during January 23-29:

Expert: «Lithuania’s renewed National Security Strategy is a «hodgepodge»

This week, the Lithuanian Parliament has overwhelmingly approved a renewed National Security Strategy, laying out 14 major hazards and risk factors to national security.

EHC: Lithuania violated prisoner’s rights with barring internet access

A jail in Lithuania has unjustly barred a prisoner from accessing the internet, according to a ruling by the European Court of Human Rights.

Media report on Lithuania’s plan to build fence along Kaliningrad border

Vilnius has voiced plans to erect a 45-kilometre-long fence on the Lithuanian-Russian border along the Kaliningrad region, report Russian media.

Lithuania drops data centre project amid spying concerns

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: