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  1. Fisher: People in the Baltic states fear they are next on Russian President Vladimir Putin's listRead the original story

    37 min ago | Canada.com

    When Russia seized Crimea and caused bloody mayhem in eastern Ukraine, the pretext was that ethnic Russians there were oppressed and in urgent need of assistance. People in the Baltic states wonder whether, with most of the world now diverted by atrocities in the Middle East and what is happening in the streets of Hong Kong, Ukraine's recent history may be about to repeat itself in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia.

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  2. Decisions adopted in Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders of Lesto Ab on 4 April 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

    LESTO AB, identification code 302577612, registered office placed at A1 2vejA3 str. 14, Vilnius, Republic of Lithuania.

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  3. World War III? President Vladimir Putin wants to start World War III, says aideRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    ... limited government, free markets and peaceful international relations." Speaking at a recent conference in Lithuania, Putin's senior economic adviser from 2000 to 2005 said the 61-year-old Russian president has been planning and bracing for a global ...

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  4. Lithuanians and Poles fighting in eastern Ukraine, claims Russia FM - The Baltic TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Baltic Times

    ... assistance to whom, we can discuss (things) forever. The main thing is to start a national dialog." Lavrov said. Lithuania has long accused Russia of backing pro Russia rebels in eastern Ukraine, a claim the latter has repeatedly denied. Officials ...

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  5. World War III? President Vladimir Putin wants to start World War III, says aidRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Examiner.com

    ... limited government, free markets and peaceful international relations." Speaking at a recent conference in Lithuania, Putin's senior economic adviser from 2000 to 2005 said the 61-year-old Russian president has been planning and bracing for a global ...

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  6. Russia has been preparing for a global war since 2003Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Examiner.com

    On Friday, a former aide of Russian President Vladimir Putin has come out and stated that the citizens in the Baltic States cannot feel safe and secure because Putin has been working on a major global war for over the past decade, the Lithuania Tribune reported . The former adviser, Andrey Illarionov revealed Putin's intentions when he was giving a presentation at a conference in Palanga, Lithuania.

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  7. News analysis: euro opens window of opportunities for LithuaniaRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Xinhuanet

    The changeover to euro means both benefits and obligations for Lithuania, the last of the three Baltic states to join the monetary union in 2015. Lithuanian people, businesses and high officials are favoring the step as indication of deeper Lithuania's European integration which is crucial to further the country's financial stability and competitiveness.

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  8. We should never abandon the values that hold us together' Lithuanian leader tells UNRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | United Nations

    Dalia Grybauskaite, President of the Republic of Lithuania, addresses the general debate of the sixty-ninth session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Amanda Voisard 26 September 2014 – Taking the podium of the General Assembly, Lithuanian President Dalia GrybauskaitA today called on Member States to adhere to the core values of the United Nations, whether in dealing with terrorism in the Middle East or Russia's violation of Ukraine's sovereignty.

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  9. No slip-upsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Economist

    TODAY Mario Draghi, the president of the European Central Bank, visited Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. Lithuania formally adopts the euro in 2015, becoming the 19th country to do so.

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  10. Share Sale-Purchase Agreements for sale of the controlling block of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | GlobeNewswire

    ... precedent, which is the issue of a concentration permit to the Buyer by the Competition Council of the Republic of Lithuania. If the closing under the Agreements takes place and the Buyer acquires the Shares, the Agreements provide for the Buyer's ...

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  11. 'Speech by Vice-President Katainen at the Euro Changeover Conference in Vilnius'Read the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | PressReleasePoint

    It is a great pleasure to be here in Vilnius today to mark this country's upcoming accession to the euro area, bringing the number of countries in the currency union to 19. Being part of the euro area will strengthen even further Lithuania's position at the heart of Europe. This will be a major event for the country, the euro area and the European Union as a whole.

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  12. BTA insurance: October, December most dangerous months for drivers in LithuaniaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Over the period of 3 years the non-life insurance company BTA registered almost 13,000 car accidents in the three largest cities of Lithuania as 58% were registered in Vilnius, 27% - in Kaunas and 14% - in Klaipeda, informs LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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  13. AAANews: President Sargsyan Addresses 69th Session of UN Gen AssemblyRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Groong

    ... Sargsyan thanked Uruguay, France, Russia, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Greece, Slovakia, Cyprus, Lebanon, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Canada, and the Vatican for their `recognition and ...

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  14. 'To Hell With Your Ratification': Armenia Considers Recalling The Turkey ProtocolsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | Groong

    ... France, and Russia! Thank you Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, Switzerland, and Sweden! Thank you Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Greece, Slovakia, and Cyprus! Thank you Lebanon, Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, Canada, and Vatican! Thank you for the ...

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  15. Regarding the Position of the General Manager of Klaipedos nafta, ABRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | GlobeNewswire

    the President of the Republic of Lithuania had signed the decree on the appointment of Rokas Masiulis the Minister of Energy of the Republic of Lithuania; and therefore, - to recall Rokas Masiulis form the position of the General Manager of Klaipedos ...

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  16. DIARY- Top Economic Events to Oct 9Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Reuters

    European Central Bank President Mario Draghi will visit Lithuania to attend a high-level Euro Conference Lithuania "Single Market, Single Currency, Common Future," organized by the Bank of Lithuania in partnership with the ECB, European Commission and the Republic of Lithuania Ministry of Finance - 0700 GMT. JACKSON - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta President Dennis Lockhart speaks on the economic outlook and monetary policy before the Mississippi Council for Economic Education - 1720 GMT.

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  17. DIARY - Top economic Events to Oct 7Read the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | Reuters

    ... Carleton University in Ottawa - 1905 GMT. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 VILNIUS - ECB President Mario Draghi will visit Lithuania to attend a high-level Euro Conference Lithuania "Single Market, Single Currency, Common Future", which is organized by the ...

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  18. Lithuania joins convention on manipulation of sports competitionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    On 18 September, Deputy Minister of the Interior Elvinas Jankevicius on behalf of the Republic of Lithuania signed the international Convention on the Manipulation of Sports Competitions, the ministry said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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  19. Klaipeda's LNG terminal: a game changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | EurActiv.com

    The Klaipeda LNG terminal will enable Lithuania and its neighbours to access alternatives to Russian gas and will serve as the flagship for Baltic efforts to successfully address their persistent energy vulnerability, writes Agnia Grigas. Agnia Grigas is the author of The Politics of Energy and Memory between the Baltic States and Russia and a Fellow at the McKinnon Center for Global Affairs at Occidental College in Los Angeles.This article was first published in EN.DELFI.LT .

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  20. Lithuanian capital stages traditional Nations' FairRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Xinhuanet

    The traditional Nations' Fair started on Friday in Vilnius, the capital city of Lithuania, a Baltic country which is inhabited, alongside Lithuanians, by people of 115 different nationalities. According to the organizers, the main goal of the fair is to introduce the diversity of Lithuanian multicultural traditions to the locals and city guests.

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