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Monday 19.03.2018 | Name days: Jāzeps

Missing Lithuanian An-2 found at the bottom of Baltic Sea

This Tuesday, 19 May, Lithuanian Navy ship Kuršis M-54 located the Lithuanian civil An-2 aircraft, which went missing last Saturday, at the bottom of the Baltic Sea.

Lithuania considers breaking promise on keeping KGB agent list secret

What if the state itself lacks credibility? Having vowed in 1999 to protect identity of former KGB agents, who had came forward and admitted their KGB affiliation, Lithuania has been sizzling, whether to break the promise and make the KGB informant list public.

Lithuanian political parties gets engulfed in «refreshment» frenzy

Lithuanian political establishment is seeing something yet unseen: the silver-haired chairmen of major Lithuanian parties are nodding nearly in unison to youth, and if not for it, so definitely for change.

Lithuanian liberals revive idea of holding referendum on dual citizenship

Still high from windfall in March 1 municipal election, Lithuania’s Liberal Movement fans the flames with an initiative on legalizing dual citizenship in the country.

How Curonian Spit cormorants trick their two-legged guards

Ugly and nasty cormorants, once on the most protected species list, but now a scourge on the otherwise amazing Lithuania’s Curonian Spit, squeezed in between the Baltic Sea and the Curonian Lagoon, have cheated environmentalists - and the bird exterminators- again.

Lithuania’s political and economic diary. Lithuania invited to start OECD accession talks

Lithuania has been invited to open negotiations on joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

Lithuania scrambles to tighten mortgage rules

Are you zeroing in on an apartment or house of your dreams in Lithuania? You’d better hurry up with the mortgage loan! Аs the Central Bank of Lithuania (CBL) readies to hammer out a set of stringent mortgage rules, many future homeowners are about to face some major roadblocks along the way to the coveted property.

Russian TV channel RTR Planeta taken off air in Lithuania

Lithuanian media regulator has decided to take off air for a three-month period Russian state-owned TV channel RTR Planeta.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. «Sugrįžimai» festival of musicians with international education

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week between April 7 and April 12.

Lithuania’s political and economic diary. Gazprom drops claim against Lithuania

Hague’s Permanent Court of Arbitration has terminated the proceedings initiated by Russian Gazprom, the Lithuanian Energy Ministry has said, adding that such an outcome had been expected since the onset of the dispute.

Trawler sinks off Russia's far east - 54 dead; Latvians also on board

In the Sea of Okhotsk, off the coast of the Kamchatka peninsula, a Russian fishing trawler has sunk late on Wednesday, April 1. 54 people have been announced dead and 15 are missing.

Ahead of Easter animal rights watchdogs appall egg-(b)eaters with an unappetizing vid

Lithuanian animal wellbeing watchdogs from «Tušti namai», a NGO, warn not to touch the eggs: laying hens in Lithuanian hatcheries, at least in two of them, are allegedly mistreated. The proof? A short videothat is stirring a buzz.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania.

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during March 30 and April 5

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