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Lithuania suspends work of Snoras bank

Lithuania Central Bank Lietuvos bankas decided on November 16 to appoint a temporary administrator to AB Snoras bank and apply temporary preventive measures to ensure protection of the bank's assets.

84% of Lithuanians afraid to start their own business

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.

OSCE: freedom of speech threatened in Lithuania

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 protests against reducing EU's subsidies

Lithuania’s Foreign Affairs Minister Audronius Azubalis has sharply criticized the European Commission's proposal to significantly reduce assistance to EU member states.

Lithuanian Seimas now in charge of football

Fifteen members of the Seimas of Lithuania have established a new parliamentary working group For the Future of Lithuanian Football.

Lithuania Prosecutor General resigns over car accident

Lithuania’s Prosecutor-General Daryus Valis is set to tender his resignation over an accident on Wednesday morning.

Foreign investments spike half a billion in Lithuania year-on-year

Direct foreign investments in the Lithuanian economy are up 1.2 billion litas (LVL 244.8m) in 2011, accounting for 4.3% of GDP.

Lithuania and Russia fail to agree on Baltic nuclear power plant

Russia-Lithuania intergovernmental commissions met in Klaipeda, but failed to reach an agreement on building a nuclear power plant in the territory of Kaliningrad.

Lithuania to explore gas extraction sites

By the end of the first quarter of 2012, Lithuania might announce an international tender, possibly selecting a company that specializes in exploring gas extraction sites.

Lithuania to decide on organizing dual citizenship referendum

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.