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  1. Eesti Energia also bought gas from Klaipeda LNG terminalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Estonian state-owned energy giant Eesti Energia signed on Tuesday a contract with Lithuanian company Litgas that manages the Klaipeda LNG terminal, on the purchase of 5.8 million cubic meters of gas, LETA/Postimees Online reports.... Read more...

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  2. Pittston Knights of Columbus celebrate Lithuanian Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Times Leader

    The Knights of Lithuania, Council #143, Pittston, will celebrate Lithuania's Independence Day flag raising at 11 a.m. Feb. 16 in the Pittston City Hall. A luncheon will be served, by donation, at the Lithuanian Club on Butler Street.

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  3. At Least 10 Dead After Jet Crash At Military Base In SpainRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Switched

    PortugalA A ATMs F-16 Falcons jet fighter flies over Siauliai airbase during the NATO's Baltic Air Policing Mission at the Siauliai airbase some 230 kms east of the capital Vilnius, Lithuania, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014. The Baltic Air Policing Mission has already been conducted for a decade to stand as a security assurance and a fine example of commitments to collective defence.

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  4. Yellow-and-blue machine continues to roll onRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Jerusalem Post

    Maccabi Tel Av iv forward Sylven Landesberg led all scorers with 20 points in his team's 73-66 win on Friday over Zalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania.. Maccabi Tel Aviv returned home in an upbeat mood on Saturday after taking sole possession of second place in Euroleague Top 16 Group E on Friday with a 73-66 win against Zalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania.

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  5. Regarding the initiated legal proceedings by Lesto AbRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | GlobeNewswire

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

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  6. Lithuanian PM has no doubts about heating sector reformsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    As Social Democrat MP Birute Vesaite voiced her doubts whether the Government is not investing too much in the heating sector reforms in Vilnius and Kaunas, Lithuanian Prime Minister is confident about the benefits of these projects and says that Lithuania follows the proven methods from Western Europe, reports LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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  7. Looking Up at the Half-Moon Available April 7thRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | SciFi Japan

    Anime producer Lucky Penny Entertainment is pleased to announce that LOOKING UP AT THE HALF-MOON will be available on April 7, 2015. This DVD set will contain the complete six-episode series.

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  8. UK rail companies interested in Rail Baltica projectRead the original story

    Friday Jan 23 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    UK rail companies working in international projects and providing rail infrastructure services such as planning, construction and management of innovative and sustainable railways met the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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  9. New Philip Morris expansion in Klaipeda will increase production by 40%Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    ... s year, is part of a new EUR 40 million investment project by the international tobacco company, reports BC Invest Lithuania.... Read more...

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  10. How to Survive a Russian InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Atlantic

    Gunshots outside your window "are not the end of the world," and other tips from Lithuania's new manual for resisting foreign occupation. ith its mild climate and shuttered nuclear reactor, Lithuania has spent more than 20 years of independence largely free of both natural and technological disasters.

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  11. Most popular flight destinations from Lithuania in 2014 - UK, Germany, NorwayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    In 2014, a total of 3.8 million passengers used the services of Lithuania's three airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga, or by 9.1% more than in 2013, informs LETA/ELTA.... Read more...

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  12. Silute-Taurage area is promising for the extraction of oilRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    ... of the Lithuanian Geological Survey (LGT) under the Ministry of Environment, the Silute-Taurage area (in Western Lithuania - ELTA) is promising for the extraction of hydrocarbons, especially oil. Hence it is planned to announce a tender for the ...

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  13. Tieto assists Ab DNB Bankas with euro changeover in LithuaniaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Finextra Research news

    Tieto has participated in the national Changeover project supporting customer AB DNB Bankas in preparations for the Republic of Lithuania's entrance into the Eurozone. Lithuania changed its national currency from Litas to Euro on January 1st 2015.

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  14. "Lithuania Freight Transport Report 2015" now available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | PR-inside.com

    The escalating trade war between Russia and the EU prompted us to revise down our forecast for growth in Lithuania for 2014. Growth will accelerate in 2015, as geopolitical tensions in the region disperse, trade restrictions get lifted, and overall external demand improves.

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  15. Lithuania starts its Presidency of Baltic AssemblyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    On 1 January 2015, Lithuania took over the Presidency of the Baltic Assembly. This year, the Seimas plans to hold 14 international events, with the majority of them hosted by the Seimas in Vilnius and four of them held in Kaunas, Klaipeda, Palanga and Siauliai, reported BC the press service of the Lithuanian Parliament.... Read more...

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  16. Lithuanian transport minister concerned over free movement barriersRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Minister of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania Rimantas Sinkevivius addressed the members of the European Commission in order to request for additional evaluation of the new German law adopted on the 1st of January 2015 on minimal wages, which creates additional financial and administrative burden for the road carriers, and requested the Commissioners to ascertain its compliance with the European Union law, the ministry reported BC.... Read more...

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  17. Wary Of Russian Aggression, Vilnius Creates How-To Manual For Dealing With Foreign InvasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Weekday Magazine

    With its mild climate and shuttered nuclear reactor, Lithuania's more than 20 years of independence have been largely free of both natural and technological disasters. But a new emergency-response manual being distributed by the Defense Ministry aims to prepare Lithuanians for a catastrophe far worse than a chemical spill or the occasional tornado.

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  18. Lithuanian agriculture chamber: GMO crops could appear in Lithuania in 1-2 yearsRead the original story

    Monday Jan 19 | City Paper's Baltics Worldwide

    Andriejus Stancikas, chairman of the Chamber of Agriculture of the Republic of Lithuania, is convinced that the European Union's decision to allow member-states to decide on growing GMO crops independently is not material: more resilient and cheaper GMO crops will eventually push out traditional crops anyway, reports LEA/ELTA.... Read more...

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  19. Lithuania: Stay calm in case of foreign invasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Charlotte Observer

    VILNIUS, Lithuania Lithuania's defense ministry is advising its citizens how to react in case of war, reflecting jitters over neighboring Russia's intervention in Ukraine and a recent increase of reported airspace violations in the Baltic region. The 98-page booklet is to be distributed next week in Lithuania, a NATO member that was under Moscow's rule from 1940 until 1991.

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  20. NATO Member Lithuania Publishes War Survival Manual To Prepare Citizens Vs RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | International Business Times

    ... not yet. "Keep a sound mind, don't panic and don't lose clear thinking," the manual said. The 100-page manual, Lithuania's Defence Ministry said, will be sent to libraries by next week. It will be given out during army events. Titled "How to act in ...

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