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  1. Real edge close to Top 16 as Galatasaray win thrillerRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    Real Madrid are one victory away from reaching Euroleague basketball's Top 16 after a 68-66 win at Lithuanians Zalgiris Kaunas extended their record to 5-1 in the preliminary group stage of the 24-team event on Friday. Elsewhere, Galatasaray ground out a 110-103 double overtime triumph over Red Star Belgrade after the Turkish side's Serbian forward Zoran Erceg hit an audacious three-pointer from almost the halfway line with two seconds to go of regular time.

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  2. VIDEO: Baltics must counter Russian propaganda with success stories, ...Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Baltic Times

    ... that Lithuanians lack self-confidence, and that Russia uses this weakness to spread its disinformation about Lithuania. He pointed out that the largest threat to Europe and the whole Western world at the moment is not a direct military conflict, but ...

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  3. CORRECTION: Decisions on LNG terminal services prices adoptedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | GlobeNewswire

    ... infrastructure and link to funds payers, established by Resolution No. 1251 of the Government of the Republic of Lithuania of 12 November 2014, the Commission established a reduced natural gas supply safety component in addition to the natural gas ...

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  4. UN alarm as the death toll in Ukraine reaches 4,317Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Independent.ie

    A Portuguese military fighter jet, right, and a Canadian military fighter jet participating in NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission operate in Lithuanian airspace, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Portuguese Air Force fighter F-16 and Canadian Air Force fighter CF-18 Hornet patrol over Baltics air space, from the Zokniai air base near Siauliai November 20, 2014.

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  5. Regarding Decisions adopted at the extraordinary general meeting of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GlobeNewswire

    Elektenai, Lithuania, 2014-11-20 09:20 CET -- The extraordinary general meeting of shareholders of "Lietuvos energijos gamyba", AB held on 20 November 2014 adopted the following decisions: - 1.1. To elect Mr Mindaugas Keizeris as Member of the Supervisory Board of - Lietuvos energijos gamyba", AB until the end of the term of office of the present Supervisory Board. 1.2. To authorize Chief Executive Officer of the "Lietuvos energijos gamyba", AB to sign agreement on duties and security of confidential information with newly appointed Member of the Supervisory Board".

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  6. Statement on the Occasion of Latvia's National DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Latvia on the 96th anniversary of your independence on November 18. Earlier this year, the United states joined with you to honor the 25th anniversary of the Baltic Way. We remembered watching in awe as millions of Latvians, Estonians, and Lithuanians linked arms and formed a human chain hundreds of miles long -- connecting Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius.

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  7. U.S. Cavalry Soldiers, NATO allies demonstrate commitment in Iron Sword 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | The United States Army

    U.S. Cavalry Soldiers joined soldiers from eight other nations to complete the inaugural Iron Sword 2014, a multinational combined-arms exercise involving nearly 2,500 military personnel in the Republic of Lithuania, Nov. 2-14. Soldiers from B Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and Soldiers from C Troop, 1st Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Regiment, joined soldiers from Canada, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Lithuania, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom for the Lithuanian Land Forces exercise.

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  8. Ukrainian president intends to sell Roshen confectionery holding soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Trend

    ... Kiev, Vinnytsia, Mariupol and Kremenchuk], two production facilities in Lipetsk, Klaipeda confectionery factory in Lithuania, Hungarian confectionary enterprise Bonbonetti Choco Kft and the Bershad'moloko Dairy Plant.

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  9. From Baltic to Beast ModeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Sky Sports

    For an English footballer, Adebayo Akinfenwa's career began in the most unusual of places: the port city of Klaipeda, which sits at the mouth of the Dane River in Lithuania. It was amongst the clay-tiled roofs and white-walled villas of the city that he began a footballing journey that would take him from FK Atlantas to Swansea, Northampton and nine other Football League clubs.

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  10. Right Stuf Acquires Looking Up at the Half-MoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | SciFi Japan

    Anime producer and distributor Right Stuf, Inc. is excited to announce the acquisition of the LOOKING UP AT THE HALF-MOON anime series. Right Stuf's Lucky Penny Entertainment label will release LOOKING UP AT THE HALF-MOON as a complete 6-episode DVD collection in the spring of 2015.

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  11. Lithuania now distributing euro bank notes to commercial banks for 201....Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Coin World

    The euros, delivered by plane from Germany to Lithuania, were protected by the Lithuanian Police Anti-terrorist Operations Unit Aras. Bundles of euro bank notes borrowed from Germany were safely delivered to the Bank of Lithuania.

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  12. Vestiges of the Berlin Wall in the ArcticRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Anchorage Daily News

    ... NATO of triumphalism. NATO has continually expanded its footprint east, bringing the former Soviet republics of Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia into its fold and undermining Russian desires for a buffer zone along its perimeter. The Baltic states ...

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  13. Hungary PM Dismisses U.S. Memo on Corruption, Russia's Arctic Waters a Nuclear Time BombRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Transitions Online

    ... promotes Russia-Norway cooperation projects. Sixty-nine citizens of Russia, Belarus, and Ukraine are wanted in Lithuania on suspicion of committing crimes against humanity and war crimes in 1991 clashes in Vilnius as Lithuania broke with the Soviet ...

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  14. When will cheaper gas come to Lithuania?Read the original story

    Friday Nov 14 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    The liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Klaipeda is completed. When will cheaper gas come? And cheaper heating? Will they come at all? ... Read more...

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  15. Lithuanian Free Market Institute's Municipal Performance Index...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Sys-Con Media

    To build the case for policy change at the local government level, in 2011 LFMI designed and launched its Municipal Performance Index to measure and rank the performance of municipal governments in three overarching categories: municipalities for citizens, municipalities for investors, and municipal governance and administration. said, "The performance index is an easy self-evaluation tool for municipalities.

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  16. Hapoel Jerusalem blown out at home by VilniusRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Jerusalem Post

    Hapoel Jerusalem's dismal start to its Eurocup campaign only got worse on Wednesday. Hapoel dropped to an 81-70 defeat to Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius at the Jerusalem Arena, falling to 1-4 in regular season Group E. Jerusalem's three previous defeats in the competition came by relatively small margins and were only decided in the fourth quarters.

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  17. Mapping software to track Edinburgh's elderlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Scotsman.com

    ... is Udine, while the others are Brighton and Hove, south of the Border, Grand Poitiers in France, and Klaipeda in A Lithuania. The project aims to "transfer learning" between European cities about their approaches to tackling issues such as ...

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  18. Early must-win challenge for JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Jerusalem Post

    Hapoel Jerusalem will only reach the halfway mark of its Eurocup regular season campaign on Wednesday night, but it already finds itself in a desperate situation when it hosts Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius at the Jerusalem Arena. Hapoel dropped to a 1-3 record following last week's 83-74 loss in Romania to CSU Ploiesti and another defeat on Wednesday will leave it in serious danger of missing out on a top-four finish in Group E and a berth in the Last 32. After opening its Eurocup campaign with two tight defeats, Hapoel finally got off the mark by edging Partizan Belgrade 82-79.

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  19. Norwegian Stansefabrikken's strong growth brings jobs, higher salaries to Lithuanian UkmergeRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 11 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Orders are coming in thick and fast at Norwegian capital company Stansefabrikken's factory, located in the Lithuanian town of Ukmerge. The company forecasts growth of 10-15% and its turnover should reach EUR 21 million, informs LETA/ELTA. ... Read more...

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  20. More Russian Arms Said Headed for Donetsk, Lithuanians Accused of Spying for BelarusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Transitions Online

    ... Russia," Raulusaitis said. The two suspects were arrested last year after a three-year investigation. Until now Lithuania has not charged anyone with espionage since joining the European Union in 2004, Reuters reports . NATO aircraft stationed at ...

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