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Kučinskis admits having limited English skills

The candidate of the post of the Prime Minister of Latvia Māris Kučinskis from the Union of Greens and Farmers admits he has limited skills of the English language.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Lithuania’s 25th Day of Defenders of Freedom

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during January 11 to January 17.

Week in Lithuania. Mandatory alcohol treatment program could go into effect in June

Mandatory alcoholism treatment program in Lithuania might go into force as soon as June. The draft regulations paving way for such kind of treatment have been approved by the Ministry of Health and are expected to put for the Seimas’ deliberations in its spring session.

Week in Lithuania. Tax collection results stokes FM’s optimism for 2016

Lithuania’s Finance Minister Rimantas Šadžius says that 2015 was a breakthrough in tax collection for Lithuania and that extra revenue is projected for 2016.

Kaunas happy to join UNESCO Creative Cities Network

Kaunas City Council in Lithuania has expressed satisfaction on its accession to the UNESCO Creative Cities Network in the field of design.

Better liaisons with Latvia and Poland among Lithuanian analyst’s hopes for 2016

What kind of a year the elapsing year of 2015 was to Lithuania? Well, the answer depends on who you are talking to, but the majority of respondents agree the year has been turmoil and shake ups-free.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Christmas in Vilnius’ Chodkevičiai Palace

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during December 21 to December 27

Russia bars fish imports through Lithuania

Russia's food safety agency and the medium of frequent sanctions against the Baltic states has on December 15 issued a ban on importing fish products in the country through Lithuania. The ban has been announced in the week after Lithuania decided to put in place a road tax on Russian trucks.

First refugee family arrives in Lithuania

As part of the European Union refugee quota programme, the first Middle Eastern refugee family has arrived in Lithuania on December 15.

Lithuanian internet company Vinted has attracted 54 million in venture capital

Lithuanian second-hand trade and swap site Vinted is one of Baltics' leading internet companies that has attracted 11 million users and since 2013 venture capital totalling 54 million euros.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Christmas Pop Up in Vilnius

BNN offers you a selection of cultural events in Lithuania for the week during December 7 to December 13

Dozen officers in Lithuanian security police loyal to Russia, not Lithuania

On duty they guard Lithuania’s highest-security objects like the liquefied natural gas terminal in Klaipėda or Vilnius Airport. Off duty some of them curse Ukraine and adore Russia and share «opinions» on what the surest way to blow up the LNG facility is. This is the basis to the claims by the new commander of Lithuania’s Public Security Service, Ričardas Pocius that there’s a bunch disloyal to the state officers in the ranks.