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Lithuania’s Constitutional Court: legislators need to redraw constituencies. Will they before Seimas election?

With just a year to go, Lithuania’s electoral system has been shaken up to the core. After the Constitutional Court’s ruling that the present voter determination order is flawed and cause disparities in voter numbers in Lithuania’s 71 constituencies, therefore incompliant with the Constitution, Lithuanian MPs face dilemma: embrace the decision and hurriedly overhaul the system or touch it up slightly before the elections.

German grocer giant Lidl to set foot on Lithuania after dropping Latvia and Estonia

The German grocer retailer Lidl known for its aggressive low-price strategy is about to set foot on Lithuania having before dropped expansion bids in Latvia and Estonia. Although other Lithuanian food chains seem unfazed by the new player, the German giant has already triggered a buzz in the otherwise dormant groceries market. Lidl Lietuva shies from any comments on the arrival, though.

Week in Lithuania. King of Sweden visits Lithuania, takes part in Swedish Business Awards Ceremony

King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustav has welcomed successful cooperation between Lithuania and Sweden in communications during a three-day state visit in Lithuania.

Deputy Interior Minister came empty-handed in search of refugees willing to resettle to Lithuania

Funk that migrants from the war-torn region will swarm Lithuania appears to be baseless. In fact, Lithuania fails to find any refugee family willing to voluntarily resettle to the Baltics.

What is behind the PG appointments: President’s «puppet» candidates or special agencies?

Lithuania does not have a Prosecutor General since June and it will remain this way indefinitely. Well, perhaps until next year’s autumn, when the freshly elected and sworn in MPs will get back to the issue after the President introduces a new candidacy.

Companies from Belarus continue transferring operations to Lithuania

With the business climate in Belarus, Russia and Ukraine being largely unpredictable, companies are opting for Lithuania a country linked to European and Western markets.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. Rock Festival «Lituanika»

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week during September 7 and September 13

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