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Palanga to relocate Soviet warriors' cemetery

Palanga city mayor Šarūnas Vaitkus has promised to agree with Russia on relocation of a Soviet warriors' cemetery which is currently located in the city's centre.

Lithuanian doctor receives a stern warning because of illegible handwriting

Lithuanian doctor received a verbal warning from management because her handwriting in one medical report was impossible to read. The warning was given to her after one of her patients sent a complaint about her illegible handwriting to the Healthcare Ministry and the President of Lithuania - Dalia Grybauskaite.

Gazprom agrees to split Lithuanian natural gas company

Foreign shareholders of a Lithuanian natural gas company Lietuvos Dujos have agreed to split the utility into three separate units as part of a European Union directive to unbundle energy monopolies and introduce competition.

Cheap Norway nappies smuggled via Sweden

A gang of Lithuanian diaper smugglers is using Sweden as a transit country to ferry cheap nappies bought in Norway for resale at a stiff markup in eastern Europe.

Lithuanian NPP construction may start in 2015

Construction of the Lithuanian Visaginas nuclear power plant could begin in 2015 at the earliest, says the Economy Minister Arvydas Sekmokas.

Lithuanian Central Bank raises growth forecast

Lithuanian economy will grow more than previously estimated as the labor market improves and domestic demand strengthens, according to the Lithuanian Central Bank.

Lithuanian budget deficit drops to 5.5% of GDP

Lithuania’s budget deficit fell to 5.5% of gross domestic product last year, missing the government’s target of 5.3%.

Powerful explosive found in bus Minsk - Vilnius

On Saturday morning, Vilnius bus station was cut off: mine experts dealt with the bomb, which arrived in a bag on the shuttle bus from Minsk. Police is looking for a young Belarusian.

Latvia is the most unattractive for investments among Baltic states

Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian businessmen find Estonia the most attractive country for foreign investments among the Baltic states, but Latvia – the most unattractive. Only 1% of Lithuanian businessmen and 15% of Estonian businessmen find Latvia the most attractive country for foreign investments.

Most Lithuanians don't want to emigrate for ever

Lithuanian residents don't want to leave their country for ever: half of respondents (48.8%) state they don't want to emigrate at all.

Lithuania against the new order of allocating aid to EU member countries

The European Commission offers to link the allocation of financial aid to EU member states for the period from 2014 to 2020 to the GDP index. Lithuania does not support European Commission’s proposal, Lithuanian Prime-minister Andrius Kubilius notes.

Lithuania produces more wind power than Germany

Last year, Lithuania was much ahead of Germany in the area of producing wind power, energy specialists say. "We produced 10% energy of wind power, while Germany – only 5.9%," says Rymantas Juozaitis, Chairman of the Lithuanian Committee of the World Energy Council.

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