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Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Kaunas Symphonic Orchestra’s 10th anniversary

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week between February 2 and 8.

Lithuania’s economic and political diary. Institute of World Policy: Lithuanian President is Ukraine’s friend No 1

Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė has ended up on Top-10 Ukraine’s Promoters in the World 2014, a poll by the U.S. Institute of World Policy revealed.

Will China be Lithuania’s new Russia?

Can China ever replace Russia as Lithuania’s trading partner? With the Russian retaliatory sanctions in place, some sectors of the Lithuanian economy have been shaken as the firms is search for new, often yet unchartered markets.

Lithuania’s litas-to-euro swap has not altered real estate prices

Unlike in Estonia and Latvia, Lithuania’s euro adoption has not slowed down real estate market in the country. The pre-euro forecasts of a more tepid realty market have proven to be inaccurate mostly.

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

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week from January 19 to 25.

Lithuania’s political and economic news diary. Court bans broadcasting of Russia’s TV channel

Having found that TV programs instigated enmity and warmongering, court in Lithuania ruled that broadcasting of a Russian TV channel must bbe banned for three months.

Is Lithuania's labour bill just too slack?

How flexible and loose the new Labour Code can be? If all goes according to the will of the authors of the new bill, Lithuania may soon see a whooshing turnaround in its national labour law – going from a very conservative and stringent Labour Code to a really lax one.

U.S. companies interested in Lithuania’s shale gas, Lithuanian PM says

Several U.S. energy companies have showed interest in exploring and extracting shale gas in Lithuania, the Baltic state’s Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius has said on Tuesday, January 13.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Vilnius Comedy Fest

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week between January 12 and January 18.

Lithuanian political and economic news diary. Amid menace from East, Lithuania streamlines military recruitment

Facing the menace from Russia, Lithuania’s Armed Forces will be this year enrolling young men and women who meet basic requirements, with no previous military training, Lithuanian National Defence Ministry said.

Euro is off to a memorable, curious start in Lithuania

Lithuanians have never been so preoccupied with calculations as during these New Year’s early days. Though, officially, the changeover from the national currency litas to the euro has been smooth, but, on the retail shop level, there has been many aws and ohs of excitement and exasperation.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Operetta Merry Widow

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the weekfrom December 22 to December 29.

Lithuania warned of eurozone quicksand, from which Greece sees no way out

Greece's grave and lengthy financial troubles show how limiting the abandoning of national monetary policy can be, warns financial and business news site Bloomberg, adding that the Lithuanian government has not managed to convince its nation that the adoption of the euro is the right decision.

Russians on edge amid ruble meltdown, Palanga vexed over Russians’ loss

A pre-Christmas Palanga, the Lithuanian resort on the Baltic coast, dazzling with the festively embellished alley of Christmas trees, is usually bustling with hordes of Russian tourists a week before the major holidays. But this December, the promenade has been spookily quiet, with few Russian couples sauntering along it. A free-fall of the ruble and the drought of hard currency has held up the panicky Russians at home. Not only Palanga, but entire Lithuania feels the drought of Russians ahead of a joyful holiday season.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania.

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the weekfrom December 15 to December 21.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Medieval tapestry exhibition

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week from December 8 to December 14.