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Lithuania’s political and economic diary. Lithuania’s worries over Russian propaganda and threat persist

Lithuanian ambassador to the United Nations Raimonda Murmokaitė insists Russia is using propaganda, manipulations and pressure at the UN, therefore the issue of Ukraine must be kept in on the agenda of the international communityand the Russian «propaganda machine» must be countered.

Lithuanian capital Vilnius exerts to stave off bankruptcy

The worse for Vilnius in the circumstances could be only filing for bankruptcy, but Councilmen at the Vilnius Municipality coupled with the influential parliamentary Budget and Finance Committee’s members are scrambling to do whatever it takes to ward off the demise.

Lithuanian construction sector is booming again - masons earn more than doctors

Construction sector, which was hit hard by the 2008 crisis, has rebounded in Lithuania with a robust finish of the year - the housing supply is hitting post-crisis record-highs and prices are edging down. According to Ober Haus, a major real estate company in the country, the average apartment price fall in the autumn was at 4.5%.

Vilnius’ Green Bridge Soviet-era guys and gals awaiting final trial

The Soviet-era monuments in Lithuania are gone long time ago with the sweeping national movement in the early 1990s. The Grutas Park in the proximity of the resort of Druskininkai in southern Lithuania, where the statues of Lenin and other Soviet revolutionaries are displayed to «awws» and «ohhs» of the abundant visitors, is the place to stop by to take a glimpse at the gloomy page of the Lithuanian history. But astonishingly to many, Soviet sculptures on the Green Bridge in Vilnius, embroiled in a lengthy and heated debate on their significance, are still catching the attention of the passers-by eyes in the bustling connection of the capital.

Calendar of Lithuania’s cultural and sports events. Vilnius Festival of Sports 2014

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week from September 29 to October 5.

Lithuania warns: Russian spies recruit Lithuanian border guards

Attempts of Russian spies to come close to persons who have access to secret information have increased in Lithuania. It is possible that Russian spies may be trying to recruit Lithuanian border guards, as reported by lsm.lv.

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania. September 21-28

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week from September 21 to 28

Calendar of cultural events in Lithuania September 13-21: European Heritage Days in Vilnius

BNN offers you a selection of cultural and sports events in Lithuania for the week from September 13 to 21.

Lithuania‘s political and economic life diary. Lithuania opens up Hong Kong dairy market

Hong Kong market opens up for Lithuanian dairy products, announced the Lithuanian Government amid intensive efforts to find new markets in the wake of the Russian embargo.

Lithuania’s herky-jerky prices edge up in anticipation to euro

Whatever the Lithuanian government and business elite did or do in calming the folks that with the euro adoption the prices will not go up – at least considerably - the assurances are being shattered by the herky-jerky dance of prices. Up! Up! Up!

Lithuania’s political diary. Russia-wary Lithuania scrambles to secure increased NATO presence

NATO allies have hinted of willing to provide more security capacities for Lithuania in the air, in the sea and on land, Lithuania’s Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius said after a round of talks at NATO summit in Wales.

Extra 10 euro for lowest-paid Lithuanians from October 1

With an election ahead, politicians can often lose their sound mind and become ambiguously generous. The left-wing Lithuanian government has been no exception.

Russian embargo shockwaves started crippling Lithuanian haulers

Russian embargo has punched Lithuanian haulers hard in the face - after staggering for a bit in shock, the heavy body of national logistics is starting to slump. This is an illustrative description, but it reflects best the situation among Lithuanian carriers, expecting help from the national Road Carriers’ Association Linava.

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