Majority of the Lithuanian residents (84%) believe it is difficult to start business in their country, so they are not planning to do this, according to the agency Rait data.
Dunja Mijatovic, representative on freedom of the media at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), expressed concern regarding the initiated libel charges against Dainus Radzevicius, chair of the Lithuanian Union of Journalists.
Lithuania’s Foreign Affairs Minister Audronius Azubalis has sharply criticized the European Commission's proposal to significantly reduce assistance to EU member states.
Lithuania’s Prosecutor-General Daryus Valis is set to tender his resignation over an accident on Wednesday morning.
Direct foreign investments in the Lithuanian economy are up 1.2 billion litas (LVL 244.8m) in 2011, accounting for 4.3% of GDP.
Russia-Lithuania intergovernmental commissions met in Klaipeda, but failed to reach an agreement on building a nuclear power plant in the territory of Kaliningrad.
This week, the issue of holding a referendum on the dual citizenship introduction has come to the Lithuanian Parliament's deputies, seeing that the Lithuanian Human Rights Committee plans to include it on the Parliamentary agenda.